School Uniform and Standards of Appearance
Personal Appearance
We pride ourselves on the smart appearance of our children and request that you note the following with to personal appearance:
Hair :
Girls: Should be traditional, conventional, of natural colour, neat and tidy and not follow extremes of fashion in terms of cut, style and length. Long hair (below shoulder length) should be tied back when determined by a teacher for Health and Safety reasons. Accessories should be understated and minimal.
Boys:
Should be traditional, conventional, of natural colour, neat and tidy and not follow extremes of fashion in terms of cut, style and length.
Both boys and girls must maintain high standards of appearance. Hair must not obstruct the eyes or the face.

Parents will be informed of any incidences of head lice within school and significant or persistent infestations will be brought to the attention of parents.

Cosmetics and accessories:
Children are not permitted to wear make-up or nail varnish.  For safety reasons, children are not allowed to wear jewellery (watches, rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings) during P.E., games, movement, swimming lessons and after school sporting activities.  If children come in earrings they must be able to remove them themselves for P.E.
The wearing of any sort of jewellery in school is positively discouraged. To prevent loss or damage to their personal property children should be discouraged from wearing it, particularly on days when they go swimming or take part in physical activities.


Uniform:
The simple and inexpensive uniform that all children are expected to wear includes:

Girls:  Dark green jumper, cardigan, or school sweatshirt/cardigan, white blouse or polo shirt, grey skirt/grey or black trousers or pinafore dress, white, grey or black socks, black shoes.

Boys: Dark green jumper or school sweatshirt, grey shirt or white shirt / polo shirt, grey or black trousers, black shoes.

Summer Term
Following requests from parents a green polo shirt with the school logo will be available from suppliers to wear during the summer term.  green & white check dresses are also available to wear in summer.

PE Kit
For P.E. Indoors all children will require:
Shorts - Plain black shorts (football style)
T-Shirts - Plain short sleeved gold, red, blue or green (according to colour team)
Plimsolls - (Not trainers.)
P.E. Equipment must be stored in a small drawstring bag, as the cloakrooms are too small to accommodate anything else. P.E. bags with the school badge on can be purchased from the school office (Price £2.00).

For P.E./Games outdoors children will require in addition:
A jogging suit, Lightweight trainers (not boots).
Many children of all ages participate in extracurricular activities during and after school for which they will need appropriate kit.
School sweatshirts, polo shirts and t-shirts with the school badge embroidered on them are obtainable from ‘Identity’ Cavendish Street, Barrow and ‘Rig Out’, Market Street, Dalton. Other items of clothing may be purchased from any school wear supplier. It is not obligatory to have clothing with the school badge.


PLEASE NOTE:
Children in Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 attend Dalton Leisure Centre for swimming lessons for which they require a swimming costume / trunks, towel and a comb or hairbrush. Girls should wear a one-piece swimming costume and boys should wear trunks/short swimming shorts. Parents will be informed of the dates when each class will be swimming.

ALL ITEMS OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING FOOTWEAR, SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED WITH THE CHILD'S NAME.

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