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Uniform

2015 Uniform Information Leaflet

Click here to see UNIFORM ORDERING PROCEDURES

 

2014 Letter regarding changes to Uniform Ordering Procedures

(P.E. Uniform will be checked by P.E. Staff)

N.B.  All items of clothing must be named

 

COMPULSORY UNIFORM  (Blazer, jumper, skirt, blouse and trousers available from Stevensons, our school supplier)

 

  • Queen Mary’s High School Blazer – Black with school badge on the lapel. Compulsory for all girls in Years 7- 11.  
  • Queen Mary’s High School Jumper - Bottle green with school motif.
  • Queen Mary’s High School Skirt - Plain, pleated bottle green (N.B. Skirt must be no shorter than just above the knee) OR Queen Mary’s High School Trousers – Black with Tudor rose motif. (Trousers worn below knee length skirts are permissible for religious reasons)
  • Queen Mary’s High School Blouse - Light green, long or short sleeve.  This must be worn tucked into the skirt or trousers unless otherwise directed.  (A plain white tee shirt may be worn under the blouse in cold weather)
  • Tights – Plain black or flesh-coloured  OR
  • Socks – Plain white or black ankle or knee length socks.
  • Shoes – Black, sturdy, leather or leather look, fully enclosed with a low wide heel.  Sandals, sling backs, peep-toes, stiletto heels or boots are not permitted.  However, boots may be worn in snowy conditions. (N.B.  A boot is anything fitting on or above the ankle bone)

 

OPTIONAL UNIFORM

 

  • Outdoor coat – Plain black.  Leather, denim or other unsuitable material or motifs/slogans are not permissible.
  • Scarf, gloves and hat – Plain black with no motifs/slogans. (Outdoor garments may only be worn outside the buildings)
  • Hijab – Black
  • Jewellery - The only items of jewellery permitted are:
    • a wrist watch
    • one pair of very small plain studs or sleeper earrings. No other body jewellery can be permitted for reasons of safety and hygiene
    • a religious symbol on a chain worn under the blouse
    • one small plain ring
    • a Medic-alert or SOS bracelet or chain.
  • Hair ornaments e.g. slides, bobbles, scrunchies or hair-bands must be plain black or bottle green. 
  • Hair should not be an ‘unnatural’ colour (e.g. green, blue, pink, etc). No beading or wraps in the hair are permissible.
  • Nail varnish and make up are allowed but must be discreet.
  • A maximum of 5 small, discreet, school related badges may be worn on the blazer lapel

 

This is a complete list of Queen Mary’s High School uniform and no other external items of clothing can be worn to school. 

 

All items of clothing must be named

 

(P.E. Uniform will be checked by P.E. Staff)

 

NON-UNIFORM DAYS

Students organise these at various times during the year in consultation with Mrs. Ralphs.  Money raised is sent to a wide variety of charitable organisations.  They are very popular and well supported.  In order to ensure full regard is taken of health & safety issues as well as the image of the school the following guidelines must be followed:-

  • No skirts shorter than the midpoint between the top of the leg (base of buttocks) and the back of the knee.
  • No bare midriffs.
  • No off the shoulder or string strap tops.
  • No low décolletage – i.e. no visible cleavage.
  • No fishnet or purposely holed tights.
  • No ripped or holed jeans or trousers.
  • No piercings other than ears.
  • No short shorts (hot pants style).
  • No dangerous jewellery e.g. long chains especially if attached to wrists or ankles as well as round neck, necklaces or bracelets with spikes etc.

The description “smart casual” sums up the style of dress acceptable on non-uniform days.