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IMPORTANT NOTICE

For a number of years items of school uniform have been sold through the school. We have now decided it will be more efficient and accessible to enable parents to buy uniform and Heathland P.E. kit externally. After the next half-term (from 22nd February 2016) Heathland School uniform will be available from:

                                                 School Bells
                                                 48 Bell Road
                                                 Hounslow
                                                 TW3 3PB

School Bells is open late in the evening and on weekends. Parents can, of course, buy the correct colour and style of blazer, trousers, skirts and shirts from other shops if you wish. School ties and all other items which have the school logo can only be purchased from School Bells. During the summer term pupils in Year 9 will need to buy the Heathland Senior (Upper School) Tie. Pupils currently in Year 10 + 11 continue to wear Upper School tie.

May I please ask parents and guardians to refer to the pupil diary or the school website when purchasing uniform.

School uniform and appearance

All pupils are expected to wear their school uniform correctly at all times on their journey to and from school. The school believes that a smart and formal appearance is important in encouraging pupils to take pride in themselves and to strive to maintain high standards in all aspects of school life. If pupils are not in full school uniform they will not be able to attend lessons. Pupils will work in the school’s internal exclusion room (205G) until the correct uniform is worn.

* These items are available to purchase from the school via ParentPay 
until 12am Thursday 11th February 2016

ITEM

 

 

FURTHER CLARIFICATION

Blazer

Black with embroidered Heathland badge* in the correct House colour

 

 

Compulsory- it is to be worn at all times unless given permission by a teacher.

Tie*

KS3- Navy Heathland school clip on tie with blue and red stripes

KS4- Navy Heathland school clip on tie with the Heathland school kestrel print

 

 

 

Must cover the top button on the shirt

 

Shirt

Plain and white

Collars must be designed to accommodate a tie and have a top button which fastens

 

 

 

Shirts must be sufficiently generous to tuck fully into the skirt/trousers.

The top button must be done up and shirts must be tucked in.

Trousers

Plain black, straight cut trousers, Sufficiently tailored to keep the shirt tucked in

 

 

 

Trousers must not be skin tight or boot cut and must have a natural hang

Belts must be plain black and without large buckles

Skirt

Black formal - knee length – A line design

 

 

 

Skirts must be formal with no slits. Fitted / tight skirts of a stretchy material are not permitted

 

Jumper*

Black school V neck jumper

 

 

The jumper is optional; it cannot be worn in place of a blazer. Cardigans are not to be worn and ‘hoodies’ are not permitted.

Socks/Tights

Plain black socks

Plain black tights

 

 

No 'leg warmers' or above the knee socks.

Shoes

Black (upper and sole)

Smart, plain and polishable

 

 

Velcro fastening shoes, ballerina pumps, trainer style shoes (even if leather), canvas style footwear, boots and ‘kickers’ are not permitted as they are not formal school footwear.

Scarf and Gloves

Must be plain black

 

 

 

 

Outdoor coats

Must be either black or dark blue

 

 

Leather jackets or sports jackets including ‘hoodies’ are not permitted

Hair

Hair bands, ribbons, clips and any other item used in the hair should be plain black

 

 

No fancy flowers, frills or large bows. Dyed hair of any type or braids are not permitted.

Haircuts must be grade 3 or above. No shaved designs or lines are allowed in hair or eyebrows.

Jewellery

One small single plain stud earring may be worn in each ear lobe

Rings, necklaces and bracelets must not be worn

 

 

No other piercing is acceptable e.g. cartilage of ear, eyebrow, nose or lip. Excuses that they cannot be taken out because they have only just been done will not be accepted and students will be instructed to remove them

Make up

Make up of any form is not permitted

 

 

No mascara, foundation or false eye lashes.

Artificial nails or nail varnish are not permitted and students will be instructed to remove them

Bags

Must be black or dark blue in colour

 

 

 

Large logos, which cover more than 50% of the bag, are not acceptable nor are handbags for girls.

Bags should be big enough to hold equipment and school books up to A4 size.

 Students should expect detentions or confiscation of an item if they wear the uniform incorrectly.

P.E. Kit

All items of clothing should be labelled with the pupil’s name. All jewellery must be removed prior to a lesson and pupils should ensure that any valuables are handed to a member of staff in the changing rooms.

Pupils should bring their PE kit to every lesson. If a pupil has an injury, they must still bring in their kit as they will be asked to change and adopt a different role in the lesson (i.e. Coach/Umpire etc.)

(SAME FOR GIRLS AND BOYS)

  • Plain white T-shirt with the Heathland crest*
  • Navy blue shorts*
  • White ankle sports socks
  • Navy blue games socks (knee length) *
  • Navy school sweatshirt with the Heathland crest*
  • Trainers (non-marking soles) or Astro Trainers (It would be beneficial for boys to have either Astro Trainers or Studded Boots for their Rugby Lessons)
  • Towel – showering is compulsory
  • Navy plain track suit bottoms and a white base layer are allowed during the half terms either side of Christmas or in extreme weather conditions.

Equipment List

All pupils are asked to have a suitable bag for carrying books and P.E. items. School bags should be plain and free of symbols.

Pencil Case containing

  • Pencil
  • Ruler (transparent)
  • Eraser
  • Blue, black and green pens
  • Protractor or angle measurer
  • pair of compasses
  • Glue stick
  • Pair of round ended scissors
  • Highlighter pen

In addition, pupils will need

  • Scientific calculator (preferably a Casio fx-83GT PLUS
  • English dictionary
  • Colouring pencils
  • Reading book
  • Art pencils HB, 2B and 4B

Sixth Form Dress Code

Students should dress as they would in a formal office environment. Extremes of fashion are not acceptable.

  • Male sixth form students should wear a suit, formal shirt, tie and formal shoes.
  • Female sixth form students should wear a formal top, formal jacket, a tailored skirt/trousers or smart dress and formal shoes.

The following are not acceptable:

Casual footwear, short skirts and dresses, jeans, jeggings, heavily patterned trousers, hoodies.

If sixth formers persistently break the dress code they should be referred to the relevant Head of Year. Only SMT, the Director of Sixth Form and Heads of Year 12 and 13 have the right to send students home after warnings have been given.

Teachers can discipline pupils for breaching the school’s rules on appearance and uniform. The Headmaster or a person authorised by the Headmaster may ask a pupil to go home briefly to remedy a breach of the school’s rules on appearance or uniform.