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Lethbridge Primary School

Parents' Area: Uniform
At Lethbridge Primary School, it is our policy that all children wear school uniform when attending school, or when participating in a school-organised event outside normal school hours. A complete list of the items needed for school uniform is included below in the uniform policy.
Uniform

Our school uniform is designed with health and safety in mind and:
  • promotes a sense of pride in the school;
  • fosters a feeling of community and belonging towards the school;
  • is practical and smart;
  • identifies the children with the school;
  • prevents children from coming to school in fashion clothes that could be distracting in class;
  • makes children feel equal to their peers in terms of appearance;
  • is regarded as suitable wear for school.
Purchasing School Uniform:
Good quality, reasonably priced school sweatshirts, cardigans, fleeces, book bags and polo shirts with the school logo can be purchased from our supplier:
www.YourSchooluniform.com

Friends of Lethbridge regularly hold second hand school uniform sales at the school and offer a selection of cheap, good quality second hand uniform. The school logo is not compulsory.

Uniform Requirements:
  • Plain white polo shirt.
  • Plain navy blue sweatshirt, jumper or cardigan. The school logo is optional. No other logos are permitted.
  • Black smart trousers, shorts, skirts or pinafore dresses. Jeans or jean style trousers may not be worn.
  • Zip style tops or fleeces may not be worn in class.
  • Tights should be plain black.
  • In warmer weather, children may wear blue and white checked school dresses.
  • School shoes have to be plain, flat and black. Trainers, canvas shoes or open toe shoes or sandals may not be worn. Logos on footwear are not permitted.
P.E. Kit:
  • Velcro or lace-up trainers. Younger children may wear plimsolls if they wish.
  • Socks
  • Black shorts
  • Plain white t-shirt
  • In colder weather, a plain dark sweatshirt or fleece and dark tracksuit trousers with no logos may be worn.
  • Football kits are not allowed.
  • When it is your child's turn to swim, they will need a towel, swimming costume or swimming trunks.
  • PE kits have to be in a suitable named bag.
Please label all clothing with your child's name.

Jewellery and Make-Up:
  • The wearing of jewellery is not allowed.
  • Children may wear a wrist watch.
  • The school takes no responsibility for valuable items worn that become damaged or lost.
  • Children with pierced ears are permitted to wear stud earrings only. Children need to remove earrings for PE or cover them with micropore tape.
  • Make-up and nail varnish may not be worn to school.
The Role of Parents and Carers:
We ask all parents and carers who send their children to our school to support the school uniform policy. We believe that parents have a duty to send their children to school correctly dressed and ready for their daily schoolwork. If the school has a problem with the clothing that a pupil is wearing, parents will be contacted to resolve the issue. Please refer to our Behaviour Policy for further details.

At Lethbridge Primary School, we welcome children from all backgrounds and faith communities. We recognise that some religions and beliefs require their adherents to conform to a particular dress code, or to otherwise outwardly manifest their belief. Parents who would like their child to wear clothes that differ from the school uniform for serious reasons, for example on religious or health grounds, should contact the head teacher. The school will look sympathetically at such requests.

The Role of Governors:
The Governing Body monitors and reviews the school uniform policy. It is the responsibility of the Governing Body to ensure that the school uniform meets all regulations concerning equal opportunities. Governors ensure that the school uniform policy helps children to dress sensibly, in clothing that is affordable, hardwearing, safe and practical.
Lethbridge Primary School                     Lethbridge Road                     SWINDON                     Wilts                     SN1 4BY
Telephone: 01793 535033                                Email:
Lethbridge Primary School is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 7685652.
Registered office: Lethbridge Primary School, Lethbridge Road, SWINDON, Wilts SN1 4BY
Lethbridge Primary School, Lethbridge Road, SWINDON, Wilts SN1 4BY
Tel: 01793 535033
Email:
Lethbridge Primary School is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 7685652.
Registered office: Lethbridge Primary School, Lethbridge Road, SWINDON, Wilts SN1 4BY