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Uniform

Uniform

Uniform Academic Year 2020 / 21

The school takes pride in the appearance and conduct of its pupils. The school’s reputation in this area is of importance to individual pupils both during school life and later when seeking employment. Therefore:

• School uniform is to be worn by all pupils and all adults are asked to ensure that the pupils  comply with the accepted uniform standards through the Positive Discipline Policy and noted in the Pupil Passport.
• Please refer to the Pupil Passport for information regarding sanctions given to breaches of the uniform standards.
• Please ensure that learning is not disrupted by breaches in the uniform expectations.
• The headteacher reserves the right to prohibit unsuitable fashion/styles in dress and personal       appearance which is contrary to the reasonable uniform policy summarised in this document.
• Any disputes arising from uniform or personal appearance queries/concerns will be decided upon by the Head.

Boys (obligatory)

• Navy Blazer with school embroidered logo
• Plain white shirt (tucked in)
• Tie
• Black tailored trousers (no tight fitting, fashion trousers, or jean or chino style)
• Plain black or grey socks – other colours are not allowed
• Plain black school shoes – see below
• Optional: Navy plain v-neck jumper - no zips, logos or motif
• An apron must be worn for all Design & Technology subjects

School Uniform Clarification 2021


Year 7

Blazer is compulsory for all students at all times.
Girls:
Pinafore with white open neck shirt or
pinafore with shirt and tie or
white shirt, tie and trousers.
No skirts.


Years 8 - 11
Blazer is compulsory for all students at all times.

Options until September 2022 only.

Girls :
Gingham blouse and trousers.
Gingham blouse and skirt with SGHS on waistband .No other skirt will be allowed.
If your child has outgrown their skirt please do not purchase a new skirt. Please ensure you have ordered your first pinafore from school.
Pinafore and gingham open neck blouse.
Pinafore and white open neck blouse.
Pinafore, white shirt and new year tie.
Girls & Boys : Black trousers, white shirt and new year tie.
The ties will be provided to the children on their first day back to school. Please come in your old school tie and this will be exchanged for a new style one.
We also have acceptable and unacceptable shoes, examples of which are attached.
Any further enquires please contact your relevant Head of Year or the school office.
Pinafore collection will be the last week of August, we will clarify nearer the time.

• Plain white or navy blue socks below the knee or black opaque tights. No ‘over-knee’ socks/stockings.
• Plain black school shoes 
• Optional: Navy plain v-neck jumper – no zips, logos or motifs.
• An apron must be worn for all Design & Technology subjects.

 

General Appearance

Jewellery and make-up

Not allowed:

• Jewellery including earrings and taped over earrings
• Make up and nail varnish
• Piercings or stretchers
• Fake sun-tan
• Badges of any description other than those distributed by school
• Fake nails or nail polish

Allowed:

• A wrist watch
• Badges issued by school for wear on the lapel of blazer (council, peer-mentor, etc)

Hair styles

Hair styles should be neat and tidy and of a natural hair colour. Hair should not be shorter than a
‘number 3’ without lines or fashionable designs.

Colour should be natural – no extremes of colour, length or style

Hijab head wear
Should your daughter choose to wear a hijab, it must be of a plain design, without any colour trim,
in navy blue or black

Outdoor coats

Outdoor coats should be warm and waterproof preferably in navy blue, black, or a dark colour

Coats should not be worn inside the building but may be worn outside at break, lunchtimes

The wearing of hoodies, track suit tops or other fashion wear is not allowed

Other information and equipment

Weatherproof bag for books and other equipment – no fashion handbags

Stationery

Pen, pencil, ruler, some coloured pencils, rubber, pencil case and a scientific calculator

Pupils may have uniform and equipment checks each morning as part of their ‘Standards Card’

Any pupil arriving at school without the appropriate equipment or uniform will be placed into the removal room until equipment is brought from home.

If there is any doubt regarding acceptable uniform, or if there are any temporary problems of availability, parents should contact school as soon as possible.

Physical Education and Sports Kit

Girls

Indoor Kit

Navy-sky-white girls cut sports polo shirt
Navy-sky-white skort (combined skirt/shorts)
(Navy-sky-white shorts if preferred)
Navy blue football/hockey socks only

Outdoor Kit

As above, but pupils can also wear:
Optional Navy-sky-white hooded sweatshirt with school logo

Navy-sky-blue joggers or Plain navy blue full-length joggers (no zips, logos or motifs) Or

Navy-sky-blue leggings or plain thick navy leggings
Black leggings may be worn but skort/shorts must be worn on top of the leggings. (No logos or motifs)

Pupils may also wear a blue or black base layer for arms or legs.

JOGGERS/LEGGINGS/BASELAYERS ARE OPTIONAL
– for use in cold weather

Shin pads

Footwear

Trainers/astro-turf trainers for outdoor

When representing school:
White sports socks may be worn if appropriate

Boys

Indoor Kit

Navy-sky-white sports polo shirt
Navy-sky-white shorts
Navy blue football socks only

Outdoor Kit

As above, but pupils can also wear:
Optional Navy/sky/white hooded sweatshirt with school logo

Navy-sky-blue joggers or Plain navy blue full-length joggers (no zips, logos or motifs)

Pupils may also wear a blue or black base layer for arms or legs.

JOGGERS/BASELAYERS ARE OPTIONAL
– for use in cold weather

Shin pads
Gum shields

Footwear

Trainers/astro-turf trainers for outdoor

When representing school:
White sports socks may be worn if appropriate.

 

Boots or leisure shoes/pumps/canvas material, i.e., Converse/Vans are NOT allowed to be worn and trainers must be fully supportive

All items are part of the Falcon Gameswear range and are embroidered with the school motif.

PE Excusal Policy

The Physical Education Curriculum delivered at St Gabriel’s encourages pupils to participate in a variety of roles, such as performer, official, coach and leader. Each of these roles gives pupils the opportunity to develop life skills such as teamwork, confidence, leadership, self-esteem and a determination to work to the best of their ability. Therefore, it is Departmental Policy that every pupil must always have their full, correct PE kit for every lesson, even if they are not able to practically take part. Their class teacher will then assign them a role in line with the National Curriculum for PE, which will enable the pupil to be fully engaged in the lesson. This way, they can still demonstrate progress in the lesson without impact on any illness or injury.

Obviously, there are occasions when an injury or illness is long-term and it is not possible or appropriate for a pupil to be based in Physical Education. We will make alternative provision for such cases and this will be decided through discussion with the Head of Physical Education.

 

Uniform Suppliers

Monkhouses Schoolwear Murrays Family Clothing
86 The Rock 26 Bridge Street
Bury BL9 0PJ 0161 764 4320 Ramsbottom BL0 9AQ 01706 281812

PTs School Wear PTs School Wear
Bury Market Hall 7 New Road
14 Market Parade Radcliffe
Bury BL4 0QE 0161 761 1365 Manchester M26 1LS 0161 723 0991

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