Rhyddings Uniform Policy – Revised October 2017

Uniform regulations are listed below. If an item of clothing or footwear is not listed, it is not school uniform.

YEARS 7-10
Black tailored trousers or black knee length tailored skirt
White collared shirt [no rever collars permitted]
Black Rhyddings Blazer with logo on pocket flap
House Continent colour specific 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 – no black trainers, boots or canvas pumps/shoes

Black tailored trousers or knee length skirt
White collared shirt [no rever collars permitted]
Plain black, low heel, shoes
Plain black, grey, white socks or plain black or natural tights
Rhyddings dark navy Year 11 tie (repeated logo design)
Rhyddings Year 11 grey V neck jumper with black trim – no other jumper or cardigan is permitted

All years
Skirt – No pencil skirts which would restrict movement or lycra type ‘clingy’ skirts or trousers.
Shoes – Must be of a material that can be polished. No black trainers, boots or canvas pumps/shoes
Plain black hijab may be worn
Outdoor coats – Outdoor coats or jackets should be of a dark colour, ideally with a reflective strip or piping for safety. All outdoor clothing (coats, jackets, scarves, hats, gloves etc) must be removed on entry to classrooms.

PE KIT – ALL YEARS (all except trainers should be Surridge branded)
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 – must not be black-soled for indoor use

Hair of shoulder length or longer should be tied back

Please also note the additional points below:

  • 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, acrylic or gel nails are not permitted.
  • Jewellery is restricted to one small stud earring in each ear and a watch only.
  • Ear stretchers, nose studs and other body piercings are not permitted.
  • Only natural hair colours are acceptable in school and any highlights or dip dyed hair must be subtle. Hairstyles should not be extreme; shaved patterns/stripes on either scalp or eyebrow are not permitted nor are mohican style haircuts.  If in doubt the Continent Leader should be consulted beforehand.    If any styles or colours are deemed unacceptable, then parents will be contacted for them to be rectified.
  • Any hairbands must be black.

All students must have a bag for their books and equipment, which should include a pen, pencil and ruler at the very minimum.

All items should be clearly labelled with the student’s name and form.
For further clarification on any aspect of uniform or appearance please contact the school.

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