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Uniform

Suppliers:

Crawlers School Uniforms & Embroidery:

361 Hamstel Road, Southend on Sea, Essex. SS2 4LE

Telephone: 01702 601274

Web: www.southendschoolwear.com

National Schoolwear Centres:

96 Hamlet court Road, Westcliff on Sea, Essex. SS0 7LP

Telephone: 01702 330300

Web: www.schoolwearshops.co.uk

P.E Kit

Anglia Sports and Schoolwear

www.yourschoolwear.co.uk

Uniform requirements for all students :

Students are expected to wear school uniform in years 7 – 11.  If an article is not listed, it should not be worn.         
We advise strongly that all uniform items are clearly labelled with the student’s name. 
Please be warned that we may send students home at the school gate to change if they persistently arrive to school wearing incorrect uniform.

Further information:

Parents should be guided by the uniform regulations set in our Uniform Policy. 
Please go to our Transition Information for Year 6 

 

Years 7, 8 and 9 

BLAZER : black with school badge, from school outfitters 

POLO SHIRT: green with school logo, from school outfitters 

TROUSERS: black, tailored 

SKIRT : black, of a reasonable length and with pleats. 

SHOES : black, low heel, closed-in style leather look – no logos 

FLEECE : Black with school logo – from school outfitters

PULLOVER : V-neck, black with school logo – from school outfitters

OUTDOOR JACKETS : should be black without logos etc. and not worn in school 

Years 10 and 11 

BLAZER : black with school badge, from school outfitters 

POLO SHIRT: red with school logo, from school outfitters 

In Year 11, prefects wear a French navy polo shirt with school logo.

TROUSERS: black, tailored 

SKIRT : black, of a reasonable length and with pleats.

SHOES : black, low heel, closed-in style leather look – no logos 

FLEECE : Black with school logo – from school outfitters

PULLOVER : V-neck, black with school logo – from school outfitters

OUTDOOR JACKETS : should be black without logos etc. and not worn in school 

Items that are NOT allowed are:

Boots or trainers, including plimsolls, (we do not accept black Vans, Converse or large walking style boots by Firetrap or Timberland)

Patterned tights or leggings

Short skirts, tube skirts, jersey skirts. Skirts made of lycra based material which are stretchy or tight-fitting are not permitted.

Hoodies’, denim jackets / fashion jackets

Fashion trousers (including skinny fit trousers, leggings and jersey trousers)

Facial piercings, including tongue piercings

Baseball caps or other hats

Jewellery

The only jewellery that is permitted is one signet ring and one small stud earring worn in the LOBE of the ear.

Make-up and accessories 

Excessive make-up is inappropriate and students should not wear nail polish or any form of ‘false’ nails, including gels and acrylics.  Additionally, hair extensions, false eyelashes etc are also prohibited. 

Hair

Inappropriate hairstyles such as block colouring, streaks or highlights, as well as ‘shaving, undercutting, tramlines or carving’ hairstyles are not permitted.  Please note that students’ hairstyles should always be one consistent natural colour.

Exceptional Grant

In some exceptional circumstances Shoeburyness High School might be able to provide assistance to buy school uniform.  We do not provide funding for normal school clothing expenses and a grant is not provided on the basis of low income alone. A part-award of expenses may be considered.

Examples of exceptional circumstances (must be accompanied with low-income evidence)

  • A family being made homeless and placed in an address that requires a change of school. A letter from the district/borough council would be needed as evidence. Low-income evidence would also be required.

  • Parent and children placed in a refuge requiring a change of school. A letter from the refuge would be needed as evidence, along with low-income evidence.

  • Exceptional circumstances requiring the replacement of school clothing. Qualifying circumstances may include fire or flood damage. A letter from the relevant service would be required, along with low-income evidence.

Low income evidence (to accompany the above circumstances)

You must be able to evidence an exceptional circumstance and also provide evidence of one of the below:

  • Income Support.

  • Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance.

  • Job Seekers Allowance (income based).

  • Child Tax Credit, but not Working Tax Credit, with an annual income of less than £16,190.

  • The Guaranteed Element of Pension Credit.

  • Universal Credit, with an annual income of £7,400 or below.

Please note that applications based upon low-income evidence alone will not be approved.

How to apply:

If you can evidence an exceptional circumstance and low income, you may request a form via finance@shoeburyness.southend.sch.uk