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Gosforth Central Middle School

Uniform

 

At Gosforth Central Middle School we foster a feeling of belonging and a sense of pride in our school community. The school uniform is worn by pupils to show that they are part of the school family and as clear signal that they are ready to conform to our high expectations of behaviour for learning. All aspects of this policy apply to all of our pupils, regardless of their gender.

 

Our uniform provider is Emblematic, for more information you can visit their site HERE. Orders can be placed directly with them.

General Uniform:

  • Royal blue school branded sweatshirt

  • Pale blue polo shirt - a branded polo shirt is available but not essential
  • Black tailored trousers – not jeans, canvas, cotton, cargo style, leggings, jeggings or chinos. The trousers should not have any rivets or studs at the pockets. Trousers should be full length, not rolled at the ankle or skinny fit.

  • Black or grey tailored knee length school shorts

  • Plain black skirt – knee length or just above. The skirt may be pleated but it may not be fitted.

  • Plain black or white socks – knee or ankle length

  • Plain black or white tights

  • Plain black flat shoes - trainers may be worn provided that they are entirely black

  • Pupils are permitted to wear plain blue or black head coverings for religious reasons.

 

Physical Activity:

Indoor PE:

  • School branded PE top

  • School branded navy shorts

  • Clean trainers or plimsolls – any colour but the sole should not mark the gym floor.

 

Outdoor Games:

As above plus

  • School branded long sleeved top

  • Long navy socks

  • Trainers or football boots

  • Black or navy tracksuit bottoms (optional)

 

 

Hair and Jewellery:

  • Long hair (past shoulders) should always be tied back for hygiene reasons. Pupils with mid-length or long hair must have it tied back securely for practical subjects. Hair accessories should be with any pupil with mid-length to long hair at all times.

  • Hair styles should be neat, tidy and in a formal style. Please consult with your child’s Head of Year in advance of a hair style change if you are unsure of its suitability.

  • Shaved hair should not be extreme or patterned.

  • A watch may be worn – no other wrist jewellery is permitted

  • Rings may not be worn

  • Necklaces may not be worn

  • Stud earrings may be worn. These must be removed for PE, games and swimming.

  • Ear ‘gauging’ (stretched ear lobes) is not allowed

  • No facial / tongue / body piercings are allowed

  • Minimal make-up may be worn – tinted moisturiser and concealer only. Other make up including lipstick, mascara eyeshadow, fake tan, nail polish and false nails, may not be worn

PARENTS/CARERS ARE ASKED TO ENSURE THAT ALL BELONGINGS HAVE ADEQUATE LABELLING SO THAT LOST PROPERTY CAN BE RETURNED TO THEIR CHILD PROMPTLY.