Uniform

School Uniform

 

Blazer

Black with school badge; SWI only

Jumper

Black v neck with a red stripe: SWI only

Trousers

Charcoal grey or black smart school style

Skirt

Charcoal grey – only in approved style and at a length of on or near the knee, as a guide “near knee length” will be deemed as no shorter than 5cm above the knee: SWI only. Please speak to the relevant Head of House is there is an issue with this.

Shirt

White poly-cotton school shirt with long or short sleeves

Summer term option: black polo shirt with embroidered school badge or short sleeve open neck blouse

Tie

School colours

Shoes

Black, flat  (no boots or leisure shoes)

Socks

Charcoal grey, black or white

Tights

Black

Coat

Plain and in a dark colour. Discreet logo or lettering is permitted

Scarf

Plain dark

Hat

In wet or very cold weather, a discreet dark hat may be worn.  In very sunny weather a discreet light weight hat may be worn as protection from the sun.

Other Items

 

Permitted jewellery

Watches; one short, discreet necklace and or/one discreet bracelet may be worn; one stud earring per lobe may be worn; badges awarded by the school

Hair colour and accessories

Hair may be coloured using natural shades. Artificial colours e.g. red, green, purple, blue are not permitted.

Small discreet hair accessories may be worn in white, grey, black or one of the school’s colours.

Hair coverings worn for religious reasons should be black.

Bag

Plastic carrier bags are not suitable for everyday use. Acceptable bags are sports holdalls, backpack, briefcase or document case

 

SCIENCE WEAR REQUIREMENTS

All students must bring a white lab coat to science lessons. These are available from SWI, School Days Direct or John Lewis, Reading.

 

PE KIT REQUIREMENTS

The following items are compulsory for PE lessons and are available from Sportswear International:

BOYS KIT

* Reversible black/yellow rugby shirt (SWI)

* White polo shirt(SWI)

Black shorts

Black knee length games socks

White ankle length socks

Trainers (non-marking sole)

Football boots (these can be used on school astro)

Shin pads

Large towel to be brought to every lesson

Gum Shield

GIRLS KIT

*White polo shirt (SWI

* Fleece (SWI)

Black netball skort (SWI)

Black knee length games socks

Black shorts

White socks

Trainers (non-marking sole)

Football boots

Shin pads

Large Towel to be brought to every lesson

Optional items for boys and girls:

 

Track Suit (SWI)

Fleece for boys (SWI)

Base layers (SWI)

Black rugby shorts

Cricket Whites (if representing the school cricket team)

GCSE PE Black T-Shirt

A Level PE T-Shirt

 

You can find a link to SWI on the school website :

/220/uniform

 

 

SIXTH FORM DRESS CODE

 

 

•        Business dress must be worn – suggested items would be: Suit and tie or dress/skirt and jacket.  Jackets may not be substituted by jumpers and cardigans, although these may be worn in addition during cold winter months.

  •     Skirts worn to school must be at the length of on or just above the knee it has been agreed that “near knee length” will be deemed as no shorter than 5cm above the knee.  (A guide that could be used would be the width of three fingers)

•        Trousers should be tailored.  No jeans or jeans style, no leggings or shorts.

•        Shoes should be of a type similar to that worn lower down the school, although not necessarily black.  No boots, trainers, basketball boots or similar.

•        Longer hair must be worn neatly ideally tied back neatly.

•        Sleeper or stud earrings may be worn, one per earlobe. Students may be required to remove items if an excessive amount of jewellery is worn

•        Those with facial hair are expected to come to school clean-shaven or with a neatly-trimmed beard.

 

The following are not considered appropriate to a business-like working environment and sixth form tutors in particular should challenge girls about the following:

  • very short skirts or dresses
  • jackets of an informal style such as denim, leather or similar
  • T-shirts - especially those of a baggy style with logos and similar across the front or back
  • dresses or shirt/tops which are strapless, backless or similar or which show cleavage.

 

P.E. and Games

1.       Students may wear the relevant specialist clothing, if possessed, for training in sports such as football, hockey, athletics, aerobics, etc.

2.       A plain white or black top, coupled with black shorts, leggings or jogging bottoms is perfectly acceptable.  Jogging bottoms should not be worn for indoor games.

3.       Any student who represents the school in any of the major competitive sports will wear the team kit provided.

 

 

 

 

Downloads

Page Downloads Date  
SWI Uniform Order Form 04th May 2018 Download
Documents Date  
County Lines Guidance 30th Nov 2018 Download