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|
|Summer Polo Shirt||Burgundy classic fit polo with integrated school badge on the front (Summer Term only)|
|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 or suit style only (Full length straight leg style - no skinnies/jeggings/legging, denim, chinos, cords, lycra, etc)|
|Shorts||Summer Term Only - Grey shorts|
|Skirt||Official Hampton Gardens grey check plain school style, 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|
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. Trainers, boots, open toed, high heeled or other unsuitable footwear is not allowed, nor are 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; one plain metal stud in each ear only. NOTHING ELSE IS PERMITTED (i.e. no nose studs, no necklaces and no bracelets).|
|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)|
- Items in Italic are available from Total Clothing only.
- 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.
|Polo Shirt||Burgundy, short sleeved with school logo embroidered on chest, male and female design|
|Shorts||Black, shadow stripe shorts|
|Skorts||Black Plain Skort|
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.|
- Items in Italics are available from Total Clothing only.
- 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
Unit 9 Botolph Bridge Trading Estate
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.
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.