School Uniform

 

We take great pride in a high standard of uniform. We know that for our children it promotes a sense of pride and belonging in our community. The cooperation of parents and carers to ensure that their children are wearing the correct uniform is greatly appreciated.

 

Purchasing uniform

Our school uniform supplier are LGS, who are a local company providing uniform for Frome Schools.  Uniform can be ordered and paid for through their website <https://www.cosmicmonkey.co.uk/schoolwear> 

Items marked with an Asterix (*) should be purchased from the local supplier LGS.  All other items can be purchased from a shop of choice and must be in line with the academy uniform specifications. 

Our uniform consists of:

· *Royal blue, V-neck jumper, with the Academy logo

At the times this is not worn, it should be carefully folded and kept in a bag.

· Formal white shirt

· General hoodies are not part of the Selwood Academy uniform and should not be worn once on school site. If worn,     pupils will be asked to remove them, staff will confiscate and place in the Compass Centre for collection at the end       of the day. Putting a hoodie ‘in a school bag’ is not an option. A PE hoodie may only be worn during PE Lessons.

· *Blue/gold striped tie. This can be a choice of clip-on or proper tie.

· Black school trousers or skirt

Trousers must not be cords, chinos or skinny jeans/skinny drainpipe trousers.  Optionally, you can wear tailored shorts (knee length) or culottes (knee-length).

Skirts must  be  knee-length.

· Black or white, ankle or knee-high socks. If wearing tights these must be black to dark or white socks. Dark tights

· Sensible leather-type black shoes or trainers

 

Must not have logos or any colour showing.  Plimsolls/canvas type shoes are not acceptable.  Heels must be no more than 1inch.  In adverse weather, boots may be worn on the way to school and then changed upon arrival.

 

 

 

 

 

PE Uniform

 

We have a very strong sporting tradition at Selwood and offer a diverse PE Curriculum and extensive range of enrichment opportunities. Our pupils enjoy team and individual success not only within school but also across the local area and in national competitions.

 

We have a very strong sporting tradition at Selwood and offer a diverse PE Curriculum and extensive range of enrichment opportunities. Our pupils enjoy team and individual success not only within school but also across the local area and in national competitions.

Core PE Kit – All year round

Our PE Kit consists of these items as a minimum:

· *PE Top – Navy/Sky Blue – with logo

· *PE Shorts – Plain Navy

· *PE Knee-high Sport Socks – Plain Navy

· Sports trainers (different from the trainer that you wear for school)

The sports trainer should provide a good grip and be cut below the ankle.  High tops, daps, plimsolls or casual wear trainers are not permitted.

· Plastic/rubber studded boots (for use on the 3G pitch)

Only plastic/rubber studded boots can be used on the 3G Pitch.  The studs should be of equal size and shape.  Metal studs, blades or astro trainers are not permitted. Please review the poster on our website to see what is expected. We advise that you check with the school if you are unsure. 

· Shin pads

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional PE Kit – All year round

· *PE Hoodie – Navy/Sky Blue – with logo

Due to health and safety, this is not permitted to be worn during contact Rugby lessons/        fixtures

· Tracksuit Bottoms or Sports Leggings – Plain Navy

Due to health and safety, these are not permitted to be worn for Gymnastic lessons/fixtures.  We strongly recommend that these are worn during the cooler months, however it is accepted that some children wish to wear these rather than shorts.

· Plain White or Navy Ankle Socks – for use with tracksuit bottoms/sports leggings.

Due to health and safety, trainer socks are not recommended because of the lack of protection for the ankles, especially in games such as hockey etc. 

Other Optional Extras

· Beanie Hat – Navy – For the Winter months only

· Cap – Navy – For the Summer months only

· Thermal layers/skins in Plain Navy or Plain Black may be worn underneath the expected PE Kit for extra warmth if needed.

 

Health and Safety and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

· It is strongly recommended to use a mouth guard for hockey and rugby lessons

· All jewellery, including piercings and wristwatches must be removed for all PE lessons. 

· Long hair (below shoulder length) must be tied back for all PE lessons.

· It is compulsory to use shin pads for football and hockey matches or training that involves tackling.

 

Showers

Showering facilities are available at Selwood.  Any pupils wishing to use the showers must ask permission and bring their own towel.  The use of roll-on or stick deodorants are permitted and recommended after a PE lesson but aerosol sprays are strictly not permitted.

 

Swimming in Year 5

Trunks or one-piece swimming costume can be worn. You must provide your own towel.  Swimming goggles and hats may be worn if you wish to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General information

 

The only acceptable jewellery is one stud per earlobe and no other body piercings. A wristwatch may be worn also. If wearing more than is acceptable, pupils will be asked to put it in an envelope with their name on.

 

Hair colour should be natural, with no extreme fashion styles. No excessive bleached areas of the hair or shaved areas of the head. Long hair (below shoulder-length), must be worn up for PE and other practical lessons. Cosmetics or coloured nail varnish must not be worn please.

 

All items of value or sentimental value brought in to school, is strictly at the owner’s risk. We recommend that all items are clearly named.

 

We reserve the right to challenge variances of the above and discuss further with parents when necessary. Any pupils not adhering to the above will have items confiscated and will be expected to collect from the Compass Centre at the end of the school day.

 

We take great pride in our high standard of uniform. We know that for our children it promotes a sense of pride and belonging in our community. The cooperation of parents and carers to ensure that their children are wearing the correct uniform is greatly appreciated.

 

Lost Property

 

Please label everything! If an item of clothing is lost we ask you to encourage your child to make a thorough search themselves before they report it to their form tutor.

 

Any named property found should be returned to the owner. If any unnamed property is found it should be taken directly to the lost property container. Unnamed lost property will be kept for a term and can be viewed by parents/carers by arrangement with our receptionist. Please note no lost property is stored at Reception. 

 

Iron-on labels are available from Easy2name Tel: 01635 298326 https:// www.easy2name.com/

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