PERSONAL PRESENTATION AND UNIFORM & EQUIPMENT

Please click the links directly below for the latest information supporting our Uniform Policy

 
School Uniform 2016-17.pdf - School Uniform (including Shoes)
 
Outdoor Coats 2016-17.pdf - Outdoor Coat Information
 

Personal Presentation

All students at Westleigh High School are expected to wear our approved school uniform, which is both smart and practical. We believe that this provides our students with a sense of identity and promotes a belonging within our school. 

At Westleigh High School, we believe that first impressions are important and for this reason, we expect our students to present themselves in a smart, business-like appearance at all times. By consistently wearing our school uniform to the highest standards, students are not only presenting a positive image of our school community, but also of themselves as individuals. 

In order to meet the required standard, students are expected to wear our school uniform correctly, e.g. shirt tucked in, top button fastened, tie showing the school badge and blazer sleeves rolled down.

 

 

Furthermore, in meeting the expected standard for Personal Presentation, students must conform to the following requirements:

  • Hairstyles which are considered extreme in any way are NOT acceptable e.g. shaved heads, patterned shaving, ‘mullet’ cuts, unnatural or two-tone colours
  • Hair extensions and beadings are NOT allowed
  • Haircuts shorter than a No 2 blade are NOT allowed
  • The use of make-up is NOT acceptable – students wearing makeup which is plainly visible will be expected to remove it
  • Nail varnish and the wearing of false nails is NOT allowed
  • Piercings of any description other than stud earrings are NOT allowed

With regards to jewellery and personal items, students are allowed to wear a watch, a small ring and one pair of stud earrings. No other jewellery, piercings or personal items are permitted.

For Health & Safety reasons, the wearing of jewellery or personal items is NOT allowed during PE lessons.

IN ALL CASES, STUDENTS NOT CONFORMING TO WHAT THE SCHOOL CONSIDERS TO BE ACCEPTABLE WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF OUR SCHOOL POLICY ON UNIFORM AND PERSONAL PRESENTATION WILL BE ISOLATED UNTIL THE ISSUE HAS BEEN RESOLVED

 

CONFISCATION

If any student is seen to be wearing more jewellery or personal items than is allowed in line with our policy on Personal Presentation, the member of staff concerned will confiscate the item in the first instance. The item will be put into an envelope, clearly labelled with the student’s name and it will be placed in the school safe.

Students will be allowed to collect the confiscated item at the end of the same school day from the Pupil Office. If any item is confiscated from the same student on more than one occasion in any half-term, Parents/Carers will be asked to collect the confiscated item from school.

 

Uniform & Equipment

All students are expected to wear our school uniform as required:

Boys’ Uniform

Girls’ Uniform

  • White shirt
  • Westleigh High School tie
  • Black tailored trousers
  • Westleigh High School blazer with badge
  • Westleigh High School jumper (optional)
  • White or black socks
  • Sensible, plain black shoes
  • Plain black or navy outdoor coat (optional)

 

  • White shirt
  • Westleigh High School tie
  • Westleigh High School black skirt (knee length) or Westleigh High School black tailored trousers
  • Westleigh High School blazer with badge
  • Westleigh High School jumper (optional)
  • White or black socks or plain black tights
  • Sensible, plain black shoes
  • Plain black or navy outdoor coat (optional)

Shirt

This MUST have a top button that is fastened at all times

Tie

Students MUST ensure that the school badge is visible at all times

Boy’s Trousers

This item MUST be a tailored style and must NOT be denim, ‘skinny’, ‘slim fit’ or tightly fitting

Girls’ Skirt

This item MUST be knee length and must NOT be Lycra or tightly fitting. For Year 7 students starting in September 2016 this item MUST be purchased from our approved suppliers

Girls’ Trousers

This item MUST be a tailored style and must NOT be denim, ‘skinny’, ‘slim fit’ or tightly fitting. For Year 7 students starting in September 2016 this item MUST be purchased from our approved suppliers

Jumper

This optional item is only available from our approved suppliers

Footwear

This MUST be a shoe without logos – boots, sandals, pumps, training/sports shoes, sports brands or high heels will NOT be allowed

Outdoor Coat

This optional item must NOT have any highly visible logos which are coloured (e.g. red, green, orange or yellow) – sweatshirts or hoodies are NOT allowed to be worn as an outdoor coat

Students must NOT wear any of the following items: hoodies, sweatshirts, baseball caps, boots or trainers

 

 

All students at Westleigh High School are expected to have basic equipment with them every day to ensure that they are ready for learning:

Planner

This is issued to every student in Year 7 only – students MUST have their planner for every lesson. Parents and Carers are expected to monitor their child’s planner and sign in weekly

Equipment

All students MUST have following items on a daily basis:

  • School bag – large enough to carry books and equipment
  • Pencil case with pen, pencil, ruler, rubber and coloured pencils

Reading Book

Students MUST have an age appropriate reading book with them every day


                          

PE Kit

All students are expected to have the required PE kit available from our approved suppliers:

Boys’  & Girls’ PE Indoor Kit

  • Black shorts with Westleigh High School badge
  • Maroon polo shirt with Westleigh High School badge
  • Maroon socks
  • Trainers suitable for indoor and Astroturf use – Converse & Vans style pumps are NOT allowed

Boys’ Outdoor PE Kit

Girls’ Outdoor PE Kit

  • Maroon reversible rugby shirt with Westleigh High School badge
  • Black tracksuit bottoms with Westleigh High School badge**
  • Black rain jacket with Westleigh High School badge**

**these items are optional requirements for the Boys’ Outdoor PE Kit

  • Black rain jacket with Westleigh High School badge*
  • Black tracksuit bottoms with Westleigh High School badge*

 

*these items are compulsory requirements as they are the only items required for the Girls’ Outdoor PE Kit

 

 

Description: J:\Photos\Y7 Uniform\IMG_8867.JPGPlease be aware that studded boots are essential for boys’ outdoor lessons as training shoes DO NOT provide a sure enough footing on wet grass.

Students MUST wear the correct PE kit for all lessons and students may shower after every lesson if they wish to do so.

Students are encouraged to bring their tracksuits for outdoor lessons.

Parents and Carers are encouraged to ensure that all items of school uniform and equipment are clearly labelled with the student’s name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page updated: 14/07/2016