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Uniform requirements

It is expected that students are dressed smartly and appropriately for a focused learning environment at all times.

All items of uniform should be clearly named using permanent marker, iron-on or sew-in tapes. Please note biro is not suitable as a marker.

Trousers: Black, smart, tailored style; plain, no cord, jean or legging style/material, no extreme tightness.

Skirts: Black A-line or pleated, no extremes of length or tightness; no stretch material.  If a skirt is worn - socks (black) or tights (black or neutral) should be plain.  Skirts should be reflective of a style appropriate to a professional job interview.  The hem should be closer to the knee than the hip.

Shirt or Blouse with stiff collar: White, long or short-sleeved, no sports shirts.

House tie: Available to order online via SWI.  We have limited stock available from Reception.

School Sweatshirt: Maroon with logo – available from online supplier SWI.

Shoes: Plain, black, formal, enclosed shoes. Heel of no more than 5 cm. No fashion footwear, boots, trainers, sandals or logoed brands.  Black socks (or black/natural tights) only to be worn with uniform (no white socks).

Outdoor wear: Coats and jackets should be an appropriate plain, colour without slogans. No denim or hoodies.
 
Year 11 Uniform: Black V-neck sweatshirt with school logo in House colour - available from online supplier SWI.  Tie not compulsory, however an optional maroon tie is available to purchase from Reception.
 
Aprons: Maroon apron for Food Technology - available to order online via SWI.  We have limited stock available from Reception.

Art Overall:  An old, long-sleeved shirt that covers uniform is sufficient.
 
Jewellery, Make-up and Hair:

 

Y7

Y8

Y9

Y10

Y11

Jewellery

No jewellery apart from a single stud or sleeper per ear
Single charity bracelet

1 plain stud or sleeper per ear
One plain ring on one finger

 

No face/body piercings or tattoos

Make up

No make-up

Discreet make-up

Hair

No extreme hairstyles or colours

The school reserves the right to decide whether an item of uniform or jewellery, make-up or hairstyle complies with the above standards.  Any items of jewellery considered unacceptable may be confiscated for a fixed period of time.

Bags: Students should bring a reasonable-sized, secure rucksack (no handbags), which must be big enough for A4 sized books and folders.

Summer Term Uniform (Optional): White polo shirts with House colour logo on the collar are available from online supplier SWI. These may only be worn during the summer term.


Physical Education – Uniform

It is important that ALL items are clearly named.

All jewellery, including studs and sleepers, must be removed for all PE lessons.  Newly pierced ears must be covered for the initial 6-week period.

Students with long hair must have hair tied back.

Required PE kit

CPS Logoed Polo Top

 

 

CPS Logoed Maroon Rugby/Multi Sports top

Or

CPS Logoed Maroon Fleece

CPS Logoed Black football shorts

Or

CPS logoed Black Skort

CPS Logoed Maroon Long Socks

 

 

White ankle sports socks

 

 

Shin Pads with ankle support

 

 

Mouth Guard

 

 

Indoor Trainers - any colour or make.  Must be non-marking soles. No hightop style boots or canvas pumps.

 

 

Astro trainers (no metal studs or metal blades) – any colour or make. 

Astro trainers can be worn on both the playground and field.

Or

Football Boots (no metal studs or metal blades) – any make. 

Sturdy Kit Bag

 

 

 

Optional PE Kit

Black full length Plain Track suit bottoms – As per SWI website

Or

Sports full length Leggings – Plain Black (must be from SWI Website or a sports shop)

Black logoed Track suit top – As per SWI website

 

 

 

Online Ordering

Uniform items should be ordered directly from our online supplier SWI via their website.
Items can be delivered to school free of charge.

SWI offer free of charge returns for orders over £75. If unsure of sizes it is advisable to order more than one size to try at home.

SWI DO NOT offer exchanges on orders. Incorrect items will need to be reordered.

SWI offer free delivery to school during term time. Orders placed before Friday will usually be delivered to CPS on Tuesday. Orders will be held at reception for collection.

Sundry Items

School reception holds stock of a few items that can be purchased directly:

House Ties
Maroon Ties (Y11 only)
Cookery Aprons
Calculators
Geometry Sets
Student Planners

Useful links

Lost Property

Second-hand uniform - contact Reception to find out what is available.

 


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