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Uniform Information

We aim to make our school uniform as affordable as possible.


Please ensure that all items of clothing are named.




  • Bottle green sweatshirt or cardigan (the school badge is optional)
  • White blouse/polo shirt
  • Grey skirt, pinafore or trousers
  • School Tie (optional)
  • Black sensible school shoes, no high heels. (no coloured trainers)




  • Green and white checked dress
  • White or black sandals
  • Black, grey, green or white tights/socks




  • Bottle green sweatshirt (the school badge is optional)
  • White shirt
  • Grey trousers
  • School tie
  • Black sensible school shoes (no coloured trainers)
  • White or dark socks




  • White polo shirt (the school badge is optional)
  • Grey Shorts


For summer months we ask all parents to ensure their child has a hat preferably with a neck shield and also has applied sun screen before coming to school.


For winter months we ask all parents to ensure their child has a coat, winter hat, gloves and a scarf.


P.E. Kit


All children must take part in P.E lessons, if your child is unable to take part due to ill health please inform the school in writing.  If your child forgets their P.E kit a letter will be sent home to notify you. We recommend that all children bring in P.E kits on a Monday and take them home again on a Friday to be washed.


At Southcote we have our own swimming pool that all classes use throughout the year. Your child will be told when their swimming slot is. We recommend that all childen bring in their swimming kit on Monday and take it home after their swimming lesson to be washed.


Children come to school wearing their PE kit on their PE day.


 Indoor P.E


  • White T-shirts
  • Black shorts
  • Plimsoles (not trainers)


Outdoor P.E


  • White T-shirts
  • Black shorts
  • Trainers
  • During the winter months a plain tracksuit may be worn.


Swimming Kit (for Year 3 onwards)


  • Swimming costume/trunks
  • Towel
  • Swimming Hat (may be purchased from the School Office)
  • Plimsoles or Flip-flops




For health and safety reasons children are not allowed to wear jewellery to school. Children are allowed to wear a wrist watch. If your child has had their ears pierced they may wear small plain studs only.  Earrings must be removed or taped over during P.E, please supply your child with tape.  No make-up or nail varnish is allowed.




We ask that parents ensure sensible hairstyles without colouring or inappropriate motifs.  Long hair must be tied back.


Sweatshirts, cardigans, school fleeces and polo shirts can be ordered from Tilehurst Schoolwear via the school office. Please see the order form on the left hand side of this page. Alternatively, the Marks and Spencer website can be accessed by clicking:



School ties can be purchased from the school office.