Information - School Clothing
We expect all children to arrive in school clean,
tidy and suitably dressed according to the weather.
PLEASE WILL PARENTS ENSURE THAT ALL CLOTHING IS
THE RULE IS IF IT COMES OFF; NAME IT!!
Light blue & white check
not denim or
Polo shirt (with
or without school badge) tucked in.
Not to be tied around waist.
Pinafores and skirts should be knee
Children should wear sensible “school” type shoes.
worn in dark colours.
Junior pupils may bring trainers into school to wear
during play times
Outer clothing, without designer labels should be in
plain colours. Coats also need to be waterproof. For
this reason, denim jackets are not suitable.
Panache, Market Street, Droylsden
MCS Stores, Ashton under Lyne.
Plain blue/black shorts with plain white
short-sleeved T-shirt (not Football shirts) should
be worn. Leotards may be worn for gymnastics but are
not suitable for outdoor games.
Black or white pumps (can be laced-up pumps for
older children) should be worn for gymnastics and
dance activities. Other physical education
activities will require trainer to be worn.
Pupils in year 1 to year 6 are required to wear black or
navy track suit bottoms or leggings for outdoor P.E.
along with trainers.
Boys should wear swimming trunks and NOT shorts.
Girls should wear a well fitting one piece swimsuit.
A towel must be brought in from home. Please check
that wet towels and swimsuits are being returned
home on the same day.
All junior children go swimming to Droylsden Baths
located at Medlock Sports Centre on a rota basis on
Friday afternoons. Juniors need to check that they
are removing all items from the changing rooms.
Hair should be smart, cut/arranged in a conventional
style without streaks, bleaches, colouring and
tram-lines. Extremes of hairstyle including
“sculptured” hair are not permitted. A water based
hair gel is permissible with short hair to give a
smart appearance. Other gels are not permitted for
reasons of safety. With regard for considerations of
health and safety as well as practicality, long hair
must be tied back or arranged in a style that
achieves the same result. Braids with beading are
Bobbles and head bands should be in school colours.
No jewellery, including rings, necklaces and
bracelets should ever be worn to school.
We insist that no sleepers or studs should ever be
worn at school. It is quite possible that children
who wish to have their ears pierced to have them
‘done’ at the start of the long summer holidays so
that they will have healed fully by the start of the
new autumn term. No other body piercing is
acceptable, whatever the shape or form. No body
tattoos (permanent or transfer) should be worn in
A wrist watch may be worn from Year Two onwards, but
your child must take responsibility for their safe
Make up, including nail varnish, lip salves, body
sprays, mouth fresheners, etc., are inappropriate at