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School Uniform

Main School Uniform

Students are expected to be properly dressed in appropriate school uniform whenever they are in our care. Students who are not properly dressed may be sent home or denied admission to lessons.

Uniform to be worn by students in Years 7-11 as follows:-

BLAZER

Grey with integral school badge on front pocket

SHIRT

White plain style, buttoned to the collar with enough material allowance to stay tucked into waistband

TIE

Official Hampton Gardens tie with neat knot; not tucked into shirt and with tie reaching waist

TROUSERS

Black plain school style only (no jeggings/leggings, no denim, chinos, cords, etc.)

SKIRT

Official Hampton Gardens grey check, knee length or just below

CARDIGAN (optional)

Dark grey ‘V’-neck plain school style (waist length)

JUMPER (optional)

Dark grey ‘V’-neck plain school style

SOCKS

Black, grey or white plain socks

TIGHTS

Black/grey or neutral

SHOES

Black, low heeled of a ‘traditional’ or formal style – they must be leather, or leather style school shoes or ankle boots with up to 8 eyelets, which can be polished and are totally black in colour. Trainer, canvas, open toed, high heeled or other unsuitable footwear is not allowed, nor shoes manufactured by trainer companies (Nike, Converse, Vans, Lonsdale, Reebok etc.)

COATS

Plain colour, with no stripes or designs or patterns or slogans on them

JEWELLERY

Wrist watch (We will be monitoring the use of SMART watches and step counters and will review this during the course of the year in line with our Mobile Phone policy); plain gold or silver studs (maximum of one per ear). NOTHING ELSE IS PERMITTED (i.e. no nose studs, no necklaces and no bracelets).

HAIRSTYLES

Extreme hairstyles are not permitted i.e. no shaven designs (anything less than a No. 2 cut is not permitted) or exaggerated hair colours e.g. green (hair colours must appear natural)

Optional Summer Uniform (Summer Term only)

POLO SHIRT

Burgundy logoed polo shirt

SHORTS

Grey School uniform shorts – available from most supermarket outlets or from Total Clothing

Note:

  1. Items in Italic are available from Total Clothing only.
  2. Parents / Carers who wish to raise religious/cultural issue regarding school uniform should contact their child's Head of Year.

In the event of extreme weather conditions the school will issue guidelines to enable students to feel more comfortable eg in extreme prolonged warm weather students could be allowed to not wear their blazer.

PE Uniform

Polo Shirt Burgundy, short sleeved with school logo embroidered on chest, male and female design
Shorts Black, shadow stripe shorts
Skorts Black Plain Skort
Socks

Black, plain football socks. During the summer term only, plain white ankle socks may be worn

Hoodie Burgundy, with school logo embroidered on chest
Rugby Top This is an optional item. If worn, Burgundy, long sleeved with school logo embroidered on chest
Base layer Plain black or white to be worn underneath PE top
Leggings (Optional) This is an optional item embroidered with the school logo. Non-school logo leggings are not permitted.
Tracksuit Bottoms (KS4 only) KS4 students only may wear plain black sports tracksuit bottoms (no sweatpants) for Core PE.
Rain Jacket Plain black or blue rain jacket.
Jewellery All jewellery MUST be removed for PE.

Note:

  1. Items in Italics are available from Total Clothing only.
  2. If excused from PE, a note dated and signed by a parent/carer is required. Please do not email. If the student is to be excused for longer than a week then a doctor's note or hospital letter is required.

School Uniform Supplier

Total Clothing

Unit 9 Botolph Bridge Trading Estate

Oundle Road

Woodston

Peterborough

PE2 9QP

Tel: 01733 394758

Orders can be placed directly online through the Total Clothing website www.totalclothingshop.co.uk/hgs

Please note that all orders are placed directly with Total Clothing and will be delivered to your home address. All queries relating to your order should be made directly with Total Clothing.

Total Clothing's Uniform Booklet for Hampton Gardens is available to view here.

School Uniform - Further Guidance

  • Please make sure that all clothing is clearly marked with your child's name.
  • Should a student need to wear trainers for purposes other than PE, a medical note from a doctor is required. You are advised to buy sensible footwear, which does not place undue stress on the feet.
  • Coats with inappropriate slogans or images are not permitted. Coats are not allowed to be worn inside the school building.
  • Facial / Body piercing of any description is not permitted.
  • Uniform should not be customised in any way by wearing badges etc.
  • Belts, where worn, must be in a plain style in black, navy blue or grey.
  • Discreet make-up may be worn.
  • Clear nail polish is acceptable. Coloured nail varnish/polish is not acceptable and students will be asked to remove it immediately. Gel and acrylic nails are not acceptable.
  • Baseball caps are not permitted.
  • Students not adhering to the school's uniform policy will be isolated at break or lunchtimes or, in extreme persistent cases, may be isolated all day or sent home.
  • In the light of the pace at which fashion changes, the school reserves the right to amend the rules concerning the wearing of uniform, where necessary.
  • If there is any doubt whether an item conforms to the school uniform policy, please contact the school for advice before purchasing an item of clothing.

Mobile Phones

Students are allowed to bring mobile phones into school; however they are not to be used during the school day. If a student is caught using their phone, then it will be confiscated and will need to be collected by a parent/carer.