Uniform

Important Notice for Parents and Guardians June 2015

If replacing items of uniform for the new Autumn term, please pay close attention to the Uniform Policy. The Uniform Policy is posted on the website and paper copies are
available from the School Office, if required.

Pupils are asked to pay particular attention to the regulations on skirt length and shoes. Please be aware that pupils who do not follow these regulations will be asked to replace the incorrect items of uniform. If this does not happen, the sanctions outlined in the Citizenship and Behaviour Policy will be applied.

COMPULSORY ITEMS YEARS 8-12

Winter and Spring

Bloomfield Collegiate School blazer.

Regulation bottle-green skirt with two box pleats to front and two box pleats to the back. The skirt must not be worn any shorter than 11cms above the ground when the pupil is kneeling (the depth of a business envelope).

Long-sleeved regulation striped blouse.  The blouse must be worn tucked into skirt and with top button in.

Regulation V-neck bottle-green sweater.

Regulation Bloomfield Collegiate School tie.  The tie must be worn properly knotted and at the appropriate length.

Plain bottle-green knee socks or plain bottle-green tights (40 denier or more)

Outdoor Wear

Regulation bottle-green rainproof jacket (not fleece-lined).  The jacket may not be worn as a substitute for the school blazer.

Regulation Bloomfield Collegiate School scarf

Schoolbag: dark colour and waterproof – see Section 3: Additional Notes.

Gloves:  bottle-green, navy or black

Umbrella: bottle-green, navy, black or silver

SUMMER ALTERNATIVE – ALL YEAR GROUPS

Regulation short-sleeved school blouses may be worn in the summer term and until the end of September.

COMPULSORY ITEMS YEARS 13-14

Winter and Spring

Bloomfield Collegiate School Sixth Form blazer

Regulation bottle-green straight skirt with kick pleat to back.  The skirt must not be worn any shorter than 11cms above the ground when the pupil is kneeling (the depth of a business envelope).

Long-sleeved regulation striped blouse.  The blouse must be worn tucked into skirt and with top button in.

Regulation V-neck bottle-green sweater with the option of regulation V-neck bottle-green cardigan

Regulation Bloomfield Collegiate School Sixth Form tie.  The tie must be worn properly knotted and at the appropriate length.

Plain bottle-green knee socks or plain bottle-green tights (40 denier or more)

Outdoor Wear

Regulation bottle-green rainproof jacket (not fleece-lined).  The jacket may not be worn as a substitute for the school blazer.

Regulation Bloomfield Collegiate School Sixth Form scarf

Schoolbag: dark colour and waterproof – see Section 3: Additional Notes.

Gloves: bottle-green, navy or black

Umbrella:  bottle-green, navy, black or silver

SUMMER ALTERNATIVE

Regulation short-sleeved school blouses may be worn in the summer term and until the end of September.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND GAMES

Compulsory items – all Year Groups

Kukri BCS polo shirt

Kukri BCS skort

Kukri BCS bottle-green tracksuit bottoms (must be worn zipped up)

Kukri BCS royal-blue and bottle-green hoodie

Kukri BCS shorts

regulation knee length blue sports socks

1 pair non-marking laced training shoes

hockey stick (required for September)

shin guards (required for September)

mouth guard (required for September)

one piece swimsuit and swimming cap in any colour  – Year 8

tennis racquet (required for Summer Term)

Summary of PE Uniform items for particular sports

Non-compulsory Items

regulation team playing shirt

regulation smock top

regulation athletics vest

Sports equipment and clothing must be named, carried in a sports bag and kept inside lockers.

Unless special permission has been granted, sports items should only be worn during PE or Games sessions. However, should a pupil be going home directly after a sporting activity, she must wear either full school uniform or full PE kit (including track suit bottoms).

Members of the PE staff will be happy to provide advice to parents about the purchase of Sports Equipment.

SHOES – ALL YEAR GROUPS

Shoes must be plain, matt black leather shoes with non-marking soles.

The heel should not exceed four centimetres measured at the back of the heel and be the full width of the shoe for the duration of the heel. Flimsy soles, kitten heels, pumps, high heels, wedges, canvas shoes, open toes and other fashion shoes are not permitted.  Shoes must fit securely to the foot; in more open styles, a strap over the instep is expected.  If in doubt parents should contact the School.

Trainers must not be worn except for PE related activities.

OFFICIAL OUTFITTERS

Parents are requested to obtain articles of uniform from the official outfitters, listed below, as they have undertaken to conform in all respects with the School’s requirements.

Podium 4 Sport, 40 Montgomery Road, Belfast          02890701444

PE Kit only (including optional items)

Warnock’s Limited, 791-793 Lisburn Road, Belfast    028 9038 1828

Alan Espey, 33 High Street, Newtownards                  028 9181 4789

Gowdy Limited, 121 – 127 Woodstock Road, Belfast  028 9045 9052

Roberts Schoolwear, 24 Central Avenue, Bangor       028 9127 0516

Mr D. Crawford, 1 Conway Square, Newtownards     (mob) 07801 343 505

Email  Schoolwear@hotmail.com

www.dcrawfordschoolwear.co.uk