Uniform

This school has a long tradition of school uniform.  The wearing of uniform reduces difference of appearance resulting from social class or income, ensures that the pupils come to school looking neat and tidy, enhances the school’s image in the community and helps weld the school together.  Pupils in Years 7-11 are required to wear the uniform of the school in the correct manner; Sixth Form students are not required to wear uniform but are expected to adhere to the Sixth Form dress code and wear a smart business suit in navy, black or grey.

Key Stage 3:  Years 7-9*

  • Trutex School blazer with school crest.  This is compulsory and not optional.
  • Trutex School pleated skirt (knee length)
  • OR Trutex dark navy-blue trousers OR your own dark navy-blue trousers.  Own trousers must be full length and straight legged.

*2022 Y8 & Y9:  If new uniform is needed in Years 8 and 9, parents should buy the Trutex items.  All blouses must be open necked for September 2022.

Key Stage 4:  Years 10 & 11*

  • Trutex School blazer with school crest.  This is compulsory and not optional.  Year 10 students may wear their blazer from Year 9 or purchase a new Trutex blazer.
  • Trutex School navy blue back vent skirt (knee length).
  • OR Trutex dark navy-blue trousers OR your own dark navy-blue trousers.  Own trousers must be full length and straight legged.

*2022-2023 Year 11 only: Cardigans and kilts may still be worn if students wish.  Blouses must be open necked.  If new uniform is needed, parents should purchase the Trutex items.

All Years 7-11

  • Trutex School jumper with school crest is optional for extra warmth.
  • Pale blue open neck blouse (short or long sleeved).  This can be from Trutex or another brand.
  • Buttoned up shirts are not allowed as ties are no longer required.
  • Very thin trousers are permitted to be worn under school skirts for religious reasons, but leggings or thick school trousers must not be worn underneath skirts.
  • Navy blue tights (40 denier plus).  Knee high socks are not permitted.
  • Navy-blue or white ankle socks may be worn after May half term.
  • Black flat shoes.  Ankle boots and trainers are not permitted.
  • Coat (to be removed on entry to buildings).
  • Hoodies are not part of the uniform and cannot be worn inside.
  • Bag (should be fit for purpose).
  • Hats and baseball caps are not permitted indoors.
  • Navy blue or black head coverings are allowed.
  • It is not permitted to cover the face.

· There is no separate summer uniform.

· All items of school uniform must be named inside.

· Some uniform items are available from our pre-loved shop

Optional:

  • School scarf* or plain navy blue scarf

Dress of a Cultural or Religious Nature

Girls may wear a neat, navy headscarf (usually Muslim) or turban (usually Sikh). Girls may wear thin trousers underneath their kilts if they wish to cover their legs.

It is not permitted to cover the face.

Physical Education Clothing

All Years 7-11*

  • Falcon School black and white polo top with school crest OR Falcon School long-sleeved black and white jersey with school crest.
  • Falcon School Black and white hoodie with school crest OR Spirit School ¼ zipped outer top with school crest.
  • Choice of items to be worn on bottom half:
  • Falcon School black and white leggings
  • OR own black leggings
  • OR Falcon black and white skort
  • OR own black skort
  • OR own black tracksuit bottoms.
  • Own black base layer top is optional for extra warmth.
  • Any ankle socks can be worn or students may purchase plain black long socks.
  • Trainers (no plimsolls)
  • P.E. bag

· No embroidery is required on P.E. kit so that items can be donated to our pre-loved shop or handed down to others. 

· All P.E. kit must be named inside.

*2022 Years 8-11:  If new P.E. kit is needed, parents should buy the new black and white Falcon P.E. kit.

General Requirements

Hairstyles:

  • Hair can be worn in any style.
  • Long hair must be tied back for Science, D&T, Food and P.E. lessons (and other lessons as requested) for health and safety reasons.
  • We embrace all hairstyles.
  • Hair must not be green, blue, pink, purple or red.
  • Hair gel/wax may be worn.
  • Hair accessories must be navy blue or black.

Jewellery and Make-Up:

  • All students may wear stud earrings, one ring and a watch.
  • Necklaces, bracelets and religious jewellery or emblems can be worn under uniform.
  • Henna/mendhi is permitted.
  • Discreet make-up is permitted (no lipstick, eyeliner or false eyelashes).
  • Nail polish is permitted but extensions and false nails are not allowed for health and safety reasons.
  • For health and safety reasons, hoop earrings, nose rings and other visible piercings are not allowed.  Discreet nose studs are permitted, but not nose rings.