School Uniform Policy for Years 7 to 11

High standards and a positive work ethic are central to a successful future. Our school uniform creates a sense of belonging to our school community and sets the tone for all our work.

Students in years 7 to 11 this year are required to wear the following school uniform:

  • Polo Shirt: students will need a blue badge on their white polo shirts. *
  • Jumper / Cardigan: Black Bridlington School sweatshirt/cardigan with a blue badge. *
    (No other jumper to be worn in school).

* Please be aware that the purple badge is being phased out and replaced with the blue badge for students in Year 11.*We will support any Year 11 parent / carer struggling to purchase a polo / jumper or cardigan with a blue badge.

  • Trousers: Full length plain black school trousers (no badge required).
    – Students cannot wear: leggings, sports wear, stretch fabric, short / cropped trousers, jeans, chinos,trousers with coloured belts, gold or silver zips
  • Shoes: Low heeled, plain black shoes (no coloured flashes, coloured soles or logos)

It is advisable that clothing is clearly marked with the student’s name in case of loss.

PE kit:

We are also phasing out the Year 11 PE red polo shirt over this academic year.
Students will be expected to wear:

  • Navy polo shirt with navy collar and red trim for year 7, 8, 9 and 10.
  • Red polo shirt with navy trim for year 11.
  • Navy blue or black shorts (not cycling)
  • Navy blue or black tracksuit bottoms or sports leggings
  • Long red socks
  • Trainers
  • Football boots (certain sports), Gum shield (certain sports), Shin pads (certain sports)
  • Optional: Navy hoodie with school badge. Waterproof sports jacket with school badge.

Jewellery, Make-up and Hair

We do not allow students to wear jewellery, except for one stud per ear for those with pierced ears. No other body piercings are allowed including clear bars and studs.

No accessories to nails including acrylics, varnishes, gels, jewels etc. Hair should be clean and well-kept – extreme or unusual styles/unnatural colours are not acceptable.

Make-up should be subtle, if worn. Any student wearing excessive make-up will be asked to remove it.

The Headteacher will have the final decision on the definition of extreme/unusual/unnatural hair styles and make-up.