Uniform Expectations

Pupils are not allowed to wear hats, headscarves, or any other head covering inside the school building unless it is due to religious or cultural reasons. Any head covering for religious or cultural values or hair accessories that are worn such as slides, ribbons, bobbles etc. should be simple and BLACK in colour to match the uniform. A plain school baseball hat is available for both summer outdoor wear. These can be purchased from the school office.

 

Skirt

Skirts must be knee length or sit just above the knee

Tight/Lycra skirts or leggings must not be

 

Hairstyles

Pupils’ hair should be neatly groomed and professional at all times. Long should be tied back neatly. This is not only for reasons of smartness, appearance and health and safety: Pupils’ faces should not be obscured as the teacher may not be able to judge their engagement with learning and to secure their participation in discussions and practical activities. Pupils may not wear designs or words cut into their hair or permanent or temporary coloured hair.

 

Fingernail Polish or Make-Up

Pupils are not allowed to wear fingernail polish or false nails. Make-up is not allowed, including false eyelashes or Tinted eyebrows.  

 

Jewellery/Accessories

Pupils may not wear any jewellery except for: One watch only (no sound effects or games or smart watch).

One pair of stud earrings worn in the lower ear lobe.

All studs must be removed for PE or taped. Please note that the school will be unable to take any responsibility for any watches or jewellery that are.

 

Body Piercing and Tattoos

Body piercing is prohibited, with the exception of single, standard ear piercing. No other forms of body piercing will be allowed for any pupil. Pupils are not allowed to have tattoos of any kind on their body.

 

Naming Clothing and Property

VERY IMPORTANT – Please ensure all clothing and property is clearly marked so that lost articles may be easily traced and returned. The school cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage of pupils’ property and valuables.

 

Lost Property

We endeavour to return all named property. All unclaimed lost property is disposed of at the end of term and given to a local children’s charity.

 

South Kirkby, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 3DP

01977 643187

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