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The following uniform code can apply equally to girls or boys.

 

The school policy is to ask parents to support the adopted colours of purple and grey. There is complete choice over the style and make of garments, the only established item being the school tie and sweatshirt/cardigan bearing the school logo, which can now only be purchased from Taunton Uniforms (144b East Reach, Taunton). At the current time, Book bags are only available from the School Office.

 

Winter: (October half-term until end of spring term)

 

SHOES - flat, black, not trainers
SOCKS - grey or white
TIGHTS - grey, black, white or purple
SKIRT - tailored, grey, or
PINAFORE DRESS - tailored, grey, or
TROUSERS - tailored, grey
SHIRT AND TIE - white shirt with Bishop Henderson School tie (standard or clip-on)
Reception children may wear a white polo shirt throughout the year
Year 1 children to wear shirts and ties (clip on or ‘normal’) as winter uniform, rather than polo shirts.
JUMPER/CARDIGAN - purple, V-necked, plain or with school logo only

 

Summer: (Beginning of summer term to autumn half-term)

 

SHOES - flat, black, not trainers
SANDALS - open toed are not recommended
SOCKS - grey or white
GINGHAM DRESS - lilac gingham, or
SHORTS/SKIRT - tailored, grey (leisure shorts are not acceptable), or
TROUSERS - tailored, grey
SHIRT AND TIE - white shirt with Bishop Henderson School tie, or
POLO SHIRT - plain white or with school logo only
JUMPER/CARDIGAN - purple, V-necked, plain or with school logo only
Baseball Cap - plain white or purple, or with school logo only

 

Earrings, Make-up, etc - no make-up, no jewellery (except for single small stud earrings.

 

Hair - shoulder length hair should be tied back for reasons of safety and hygiene. Hair accessories should be in school colours.

 

PE Equipment - plain purple T-shirt worn with plain black shorts. Black or white plimsolls/daps, however, in KS2 (Years 3 to 6) plain trainers are recommended.

 

Purple V-necked sweatshirts and sweatshirt cardigans with the school logo on are available from Taunton Uniforms.

 

Suitable, sensible footwear should be worn – trainers are not acceptable except for outdoor games under certain circumstances.

 

Children wishing to play football, hockey, cricket, etc, need appropriate clothing as advised by staff.

 

Please be sure to name all clothing – quite a large amount of unnamed, nearly new clothing ends up unclaimed in Lost Property! 

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