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School Uniform

The purpose of the uniform is to ensure children wear practical and appropriate clothes for the range of activities they need to take part in at school; to provide uniformity and to give the children a sense of belonging to our community.

We rely on parents and carers to co-operate with governors and staff by following the uniform policy and sending their children to school wearing appropriate clothing. We encourage parents and carers to contact the school if they are unsure about any aspect of the policy or if they have difficulty abiding by it for any reason.

 

1. The uniform

The school colours are navy blue and jade green

Children should wear the following items:

  • RPS logo polo shirt in jade green.
  • RPS logo sweatshirt, cardigan or fleece in navy blue.
  • Plain school trousers, shorts, skirt in grey or black, or a blue gingham pinafore dress. These should be from the school uniform range available at stockists such as Tesco and Asda or Direct4Logos. There should be no branding, combat trousers or frills.
  • White, grey or black plain socks or grey or black tights.
  • Plain black shoes.

 

2. PE kit

Children should have available a separate set of clothes to change into for PE lessons, as follows:

  • RPS logo royal blue sport top
  • Royal blue shorts
  • RPS logo royal blue hoody
  • Royal blue sports sock (optional)
  • Plimsolls or trainers

 

3. Jewellery and hair accessories

Children should not wear jewellery to school.  An exception will be made for pierced ears (small studs only may be worn for safety reasons) and if the jewellery is of a religious or medical significance. Please see your child’s class teacher if this is the case.

Children with long hair should wear it tied or clipped back for school.  Hair accessories should be discreet and in black, grey or white.  Extreme hair styles (dyed hair, tramlines, Mohicans, etc) are not permitted.

 

4. Uniform Stockists:

RPS uniform is available from Direct4Logos:

Unit 44 Romsey Industrial Estate
Greatbridge road,
Romsey,
Hampshire,
SO51 0HR

Sales of second hand clothing are also held regularly. These are advertised around the school in advance.

 

5. Frequently Asked Questions

Are other colours an acceptable alternative to those mentioned in the list?

No. The school colours are navy and jade green, with black and grey.

 

Can my child wear trainers or other similar sports/leisure shoes provided that they are plain black?

No. We ask that children wear plain black or shoes. Trainers can be worn for PE.

 

Can my child wear open toed sandals in summer?

No, these are not appropriate for a busy primary school.

 

I am struggling to get all the required items of uniform, what should I do?

Talk to the class teacher in the first instance, who will issue a temporary uniform pass.  For those families in receipt of Free School Meals please see the attached document:

Uniform Grant letter

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