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The Downley School

“Learning, Growing and Succeeding Together”

School Uniform

Within our school we have now adopted a non gender specific policy for school uniform, This means that you are free to choose the uniform that allows your child to feel valued, supports their identity within school and right to choose.

All children at The Downley School wear their school uniform with pride.  

Most items (shirts, trousers, skirts etc) can be bought at local department stores but  polo shirts, sweatshirts and cardigans which feature the school logo can be purchased Leonard Hudson Teamwear

PE bags are available from the school office.  Payment should be made via Parentpay.  All orders will be completed on a Monday/Wednesday/Friday and sent home with your child. 

Sample sizes are available in the school office for your child to try on if you are unsure of the size you require. 

We have a winter and summer uniform. Wearing a uniform supports the children in having a feeling of belonging, and the school so that the children are free to play and be included in all activities without the fear of ruining expensive items. We ask that the children wear their uniform with pride and will be asked to tuck shirts in, not wear large hair accessories, not to wear trainers in school and no jewellery.

School Uniform 

All children at The Downley School wear their school uniform with pride.

“Winter” uniform should be worn from the half term of the autumn term until the end of the spring term. 
 
“Summer” uniform should be worn from the beginning of the summer term until half term of the autumn term. 
 
Reception—Summer Uniform

  • Navy blue sweatshirt/cardigan
  • Gold polo shirt
  • Navy blue or grey shorts for boys
  • Navy blue pinafore/skirt/tailored shorts/yellow checked dress for girls

Reception—Winter Uniform

  • Navy blue sweatshirt/cardigan
  • Gold polo shirt
  • Navy blue jogging bottoms for boys
  • Navy blue pinafore/skirt/jogging bottoms for girls 

 
Key Stage 1 and 2—Boys’ Winter Uniform

  • Navy blue sweatshirt, white shirt, grey trousers, school tie

Key Stage 1 and 2—Boys’ Summer Uniform

  • Navy blue sweatshirt, gold polo shirt, grey trousers/tailored shorts 

Key Stage 1 and 2—Girls’ Winter Uniform

  • Navy blue sweatshirt/cardigan, white shirt, navy blue pinafore/skirt/trousers, school tie

Key Stage 1 and 2—Girls’ Summer Uniform

  • Navy blue sweatshirt/cardigan, gold polo shirt, navy blue pinafore/skirt/trousers/tailored shorts/yellow checked dress 

Trousers and shorts must not be combat style 
 
PE and Games

White T shirt, navy blue shorts, black plimsolls (KS1) or trainers (KS2) Navy blue tracksuit (recommended) 
 
Footwear

Pupils should wear black shoes. Trainers, as general school footwear, are not allowed to be worn, nor are shoes with flashing lights. In the summer brown or white closed sandals can be worn. In the interests of Health and Safety open-toed sandals should not be worn.