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 from the school office and cost £8.00. There are no requirements for any particular stockists for other items.  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.

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 / ripped jeans etc. Below are some examples of appropriate school uniform.

PE Kit


Hillhead High School branded sportswear can be purchased from  Alternatively, parents can purchase 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

If you received a grant last year you do not need to apply this year, we will pay you automatically in early July. You must however let us know now if your circumstances have changed such as your bank details or address. Visit our website at to complete an online enquiry form.

If you are a new applicant, forms will be available on our website mid-July, once the automatic payments have been made.

For S5 or S6 pupils (aged 16+), grants are paid after pupils have returned to school.

To find out more information please visit our website

Contacting the Grants Team
Parent/guardian enquiries should be submitted via the online Grants enquiry form at :
Parents/Guardians should utilise the online form for enquiries however in the event they do not have online facility they can dial 0141 276 1177 where their enquiry will be logged by a GCC call handler and passed to the team for action.

Thanks to our Parent Council and our partnership with the Wheels Trust, we  have  clothing bank of 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.

N.B. We will also be issuing all S1 pupils with an additional pack of resources to support our recovery timetable in August 2020.


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