The dress code of the school is the wearing of the school uniform, which consists of:
- Grey or black trousers or skirt, or Baird tartan skirt (details of tartan is available from school).
- Magenta pullover or cardigan (available in school).
- White shirt, blouse or polo shirt.
- Tartan tie (available in school).
- Black school shoes.
- Indoor shoes to be kept in school.
- Pupils are required to wear black shorts and a plain, white T-shirt.
- Earrings must be removed before each lesson or covered with tape/plasters provided by parents.
Please note, a full P.E. kit is required for each P.E. session. P.E. kit can be brought into school on a Monday and taken home on a Friday to ensure your child has the appropriate clothing in school at all times. All clothing and equipment should be clearly marked with your child’s name to prevent the mix up with school uniforms.
Clothing which is unacceptable in school under any circumstances would include items which:
- could potentially encourage factions (e.g. football colours)
- could cause offence (e.g. anti-religious symbolism or political slogans)
- could cause health and safety difficulties, such as loose fitting clothing, dangling ear-rings, and other potentially dangerous jewellery
- are of flammable materials which may be a danger in certain classes e.g. shell suits.
- could cause damage to flooring.
- carry advertising in particular for alcohol or tobacco; and
- could be used to inflict damage on other pupils or be used by others to do so.
Parents in receipt of a clothing grant from the council will be encouraged to purchase items, which are in accordance with the school dress code. Approval of any requests for such grants in other circumstances is at the discretion of the Executive Director of Learning & Leisure Services. Information and application forms may be obtained from any school or First Stop Shop. Parents are entitled to receive a clothing grant if they are in receipt of any of the following benefits: Income Support, Job Seekers’ Allowance (income-based), Employment & Support Allowance (income related) housing benefit, council tax rebate.