School Uniform

School Uniform

Our uniform has been agreed in consultation with parents,  pupils and staff. Wearing our uniform helps to promote equity between pupils.  Our uniform has been designed to be as inexpensive and practical as possible. School ties can be purchased via ParentPay and cost £8.00.  Please contact our school office if you are unsure how to access ParentPay.  There are no requirements for any particular stockists for other items of uniform.  Smart trousers / skirts and school shirts can be purchased from many shops on the high street or in supermarkets. Pupils should wear plain items and not items with slogans / logos etc. Coats, jackets and hooded tops  (including Hillhead High P.E. hoodies)  should be removed in class and pupils.

** N.B. at present there is increased ventilation in classrooms due to Covid and so classrooms may be colder, therefore for now pupils can keep on hoodies, jackets if they wish. However, all pupils should have on uniform under any jumpers or hoodies.

School Shirt (long or short-sleeved) White
School Skirt/Trousers Black
Junior Tie (S1 – S3) Red
Senior Tie (S4 – S6) Blue
Jumper/Cardigan Black
Shoes Black

Pupils should not wear leggings / jeggings / jeans /jogging bottoms etc. Below are some examples of appropriate school uniform.

PE Kit


Hillhead High School branded sportswear can be purchased from  Alternatively, parents can purchase the items below from high street stores or supermarkets.

PE indoor plain black or navy shorts, jogging bottoms or leggings; navy polo shirt or tee shirt; trainers
PE outdoor plain black or navy shorts, jogging bottoms or leggings; navy polo shirt or tee shirt, navy sweatshirt, trainers or boots

Clothing Grants

You may be entitled to claim for clothing grant. You can find out more at the website below.

Parent/guardian enquiries should be submitted via the online Grants enquiry form at :
Our school Financial Inclusion Support Officer can also help with the application process.
School Stock of Resources

We  have  clothing bank of new and good condition second hand school uniform, school bags and other items that can be passed on to families in need.  You can contact your child’s Pastoral Care Teacher in confidence at any time to find out more.

School Equipment

Every August all S1 pupils receive a folder with all equipment needed in mathematics: pencil case, highlighter, pencils, pen, ruler, rubber, sharpener and scientific calculator. This saves the expense of having to purchase these items and means that all children have the same calculator to use throughout school.



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