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SCHOOL UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT

 

 

Our school uniform gives our children a sense of belonging.  It is designed to be both smart and practical.  It is expected that children attending Oakwood comply with these guidelines.

 

Winter uniform

 

Grey school trousers (not leggings), skirt or pinafore and white blouse

White polo shirt with the School logo

Bottle green jumper, cardigan or sweatshirt with School logo

Grey, white or black knee or ankle socks or grey tights (not trainer socks)

Flat black shoes

 

We recommend that long hair is tied back for safety reasons and to help prevent the spread of head lice.

 

Hair bands and ribbons etc should be green, white or black.

 

Summer uniform

 

Children may wear short grey school trousers (not casual shorts), white polo shirt and grey socks.

 

Children may wear a green and white checked or striped dress, green cardigan and white knee or ankle socks.

 

Please exercise care when choosing summer shoes as injuries may occur in sandals with open toes or heels.

 

Please ensure your child has a hat or cap to wear at playtimes in particularly sunny weather.  Sun lotion is best applied before school (a long lasting formulation) but may also be sent to school.  (Please ensure that your child is able to apply it him/herself and that the bottle is clearly named.)

 

Stevenson’s, 133-135 Victoria Street, St Albans (Tel 01727 853262) stock our school uniform and will be happy to help you with your requirements.  Orders for uniform can now be placed online via Stevensons website.

 

P.E. Kit

 

White T-shirt

Bottle green shorts (not silky or shiny fabric)                            

Plimsolls - optional

Trainers

Dark coloured tracksuit for colder months

 

PE kit should be kept in a named drawstring bag.

 

Long hair must be tied back during PE lessons for safety reasons and to help prevent the spread of head lice.

 

Swimming Kit (for Yr3 pupils only)

 

Swimming costume or trunks (not swimming shorts)

Towel

Swimming hat for children with long hair

 

Jewellery

For health and safety reasons children are not allowed to wear jewellery to school.  (Children may wear studs although we strongly discourage it because of the potential risk of injury to the child and others.  If studs are worn, the child must be able to remove the earrings or cover them with plasters/medical tape him/herself before PE lessons.)

 

Children should not wear nail varnish and body transfers to school.  Please keep them for weekends.

 

All items of uniform should be named to make it easier to return them to their owner.

 

Extra items, such as water bottles, PE bags, green caps and book bags are available from the School Office.

 

Children have access to drinking water at intervals throughout the school day, but they are encouraged to bring an additional bottle of water that they may drink throughout the day.

 

We recommend that children do not bring expensive belongings to school.


 
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