Welcome back to all students and especially to the new year 7 cohort.  Please can we remind everyone about the standards we expect regarding uniform.  All students should have received a letter at the end of last term with a copy of the Rhyddings uniform policy.  If anyone is unclear about any aspects of this, please see your Form Tutor or Year Leader.

YEARS 7-10
Black tailored trousers or black knee length tailored skirt
White shirt
Black Rhyddings Blazer with logo on pocket flap
Silver-grey Rhyddings tie (repeated logo design)
Black ‘V’ neck jumper with grey detail around neck (optional)
Black,grey or white socks or black tights
Plain black flat shoes

YEAR 11
Black business suit – jacket and tailored trousers or tailored skirt (knee length)
or
Black tailored trousers worn with plain black ‘V’ neck jumper or cardigan
White shirt/tailored blouse
Plain black, low heel, shoes
Plain black, grey, white socks or plain black or natural tights
Rhyddings pinch pin lapel badge
Rhyddings dark navy Year 11 tie (repeated logo design)

Further guidelines:-
Year 11
Any cardigans worn should be hip length. Longline, shrug cardigans or jumpers are not permitted. A collared shirt/blouse is to be worn with tie. No black denim or cotton jeans, combats or tracksuits
All years
Skirt – No pencil skirts which would restrict movement or lycra type ‘clingy’ skirts or trousers.
Shoes – No black trainers or boots
Plain black hijab may be worn
Outdoor coats – No fleece hoodies are allowed. Outdoor coats should be of a dark colour with a reflective strip or piping for safety. Outdoor clothing (coats, scarves, hats, gloves etc) must be removed on entry to classrooms.

PE KIT – ALL YEARS
Boys and Girls
One black/white training shirt
One pair of black football socks
One pair of black football shorts (Asian heritage girls are allowed to wear black tracksuit bottoms)
Trainers

Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 are not permitted to wear make-up. Any make-up worn by students in Years 10 and 11 must be discreet. Coloured nail polish is not permitted. Jewellery is restricted to one small stud earring in each ear and a watch only. Nose studs and other body piercings are not permitted. Any hairbands must be black.

All students must have a bag for their books and equipment.

All items should be clearly labelled with the student’s name and form.

Stockists of Uniform (except ties which are available from school):
Abbey Street Shopping Centre, 2-4 Abbey Street, Accrington
D Whittaker & Co., 10 Ainsworth Street, Blackburn