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School Uniforms

At West Kidlington Primary School and Nursery, our school uniform policy is based on the notion that a school uniform:

  • Promotes a sense of pride in the school.
  • Engenders a feeling of community and belonging.
  • Is practical and smart.
  • Identifies the children with the school.
  • Is not distracting in class.
  • Makes children feel equal to their peers in terms of appearance.
  • Is regarded as suitable, and good value for money, by most parents/carers.
  • Has been designed with health and safety in mind.

Nursery

Details on the Nursery uniform are available below:

Reception

Details on the Reception uniform are available below:


Year 1 to Year 6

Boys:

  • Red West Kidlington branded sweatshirt.
  • Blue West Kidlington branded polo shirt.
  • Red West Kidlington branded fleece.
  • Grey or Navy blue trousers or shorts(not black or light blue).
  • White or dark plain socks.
  • Practical black shoes, indoor shoes, or plimsolls that your child can fasten.

Girls:

  • Red West Kidlington branded sweatshirt/cardigan.
  • Blue West Kidlington branded polo shirt.
  • Red West Kidlington branded fleece.
  • Navy blue/grey trousers or skirt (not black or light blue).
  • Grey or Navy pinafore or red summer dress.
  • White or dark plain socks.
  • Black shoes (no heels or boots), indoor shoes, or plimsolls that your child can fasten.

PE Kit:

  • West Kidlington branded blue T-shirt.
  • Navy shorts or jogging bottoms.
  • White or dark plain socks.
  • Practical black shoes your child can fasten.

Please note that trousers need to be plain school trousers and not jeans or jogging bottoms.

Nursery

Pupils in nursery school should wear a foundation stage T-shirt (available in a range of colours) or sweatshirt, but are free to wear sensible clothing otherwise.

Ordering Uniform

You can order school uniform online through the Mapac website.

A guide to ordering uniform through Mapac is available below:


Jewellery

The school does not allow children to wear jewellery on health and safety grounds. However, there are two exceptions:

  • Stud earrings in pierced ears.
  • Small objects of religious significance where this has been agreed with the headteacher.

In both cases, we ask the children either to remove these objects during PE and games lessons, or to cover earrings with a plaster.

Children should not wear makeup or coloured nail varnish.

Hair

The school strongly advises that children do not have extreme haircuts that could serve as a distraction to other children. Examples include patterns shaved into hair and dyed or highlighted hair.

We advise that those with long hair wear it tied back in school to reduce distraction, be comfortable on hot days and in PE, and to reduce the spread of headlice.

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