Senior School

Sydenham High Uniform Regulations 2017-18

These uniform regulations apply to years 7-11.

General

  • Girls are expected to identify themselves with Sydenham High School by wearing their uniforms neatly and without adaptations.
  • Jewellery: a simple chain necklace with a small pendant may be worn, as may stud earrings. These may have to be removed for some activities.
  • No make-up is allowed, and no coloured nail varnish for the Lower and Middle School (years 7-9). In the Upper School (years 10-11), make up must be discreet and natural.
  • Long hair should be tied back, and any hair accessories must be navy blue or a neutral colour. No unnatural looking hair colouring is permitted, nor should any part of the head be shaved.
  • Piercings are not allowed, other than a single piercing in each ear lobe.
  • Any girl who wishes to cover her head for religious reasons should use a plain, navy blue headscarf.

Footwear

  • For school, girls should wear flat, black, leather/synthetic leather shoes in a traditional ‘school shoe’ style (no suede, no patent, no sandals, no canvas, no boots).
  • For sport, a supportive pair of trainers is required.

Outerwear

Girls may wear a coat of their choice which should be plain and ideally blue or black. There is no school bag but it is advisable that girls use a sturdy rucksack and an appropriately sized bag for PE kit.

Uniform

All compulsory uniform  items must be bought online from www.schoolblazer.com. Everything should be named, and a free name-taping service is available through Schoolblazer.

Compulsory uniform items  

  • Long sleeve or short sleeve revere blouse
  • Tartan skirt (years 7-9) or navy lilac pinstripe skirt (years 10-11)
  • Navy jumper with magenta stripe (years 7-9) or navy jumper with lilac stripe for years 10-11
  • Navy jacket with lilac trim

In addition to the above girls need to wear either navy ankle socks, navy knee length socks, or opaque navy tights. These can be purchased from Schoolblazer. White socks should only be worn with PE kit. Trainer socks are not permitted. There is also a trouser option available which must be purchased from Schoolblazer.

PE kit

Our bespoke PE Kit is supplied by Schoolwear Solutions and can be ordered online at www.schoolwearsolutions.com. Click on the letter ‘S’ to find the school and then click on the Sydenham High logo.

Compulsory items

  • Navy/purple sports top
  • Navy/purple skort
  • Navy/purple tracksuit top
  • Navy/purple tracksuit trousers
  • Navy swimsuit with logo
  • Swim cap with logo
  • Navy games socks

There is also the option of purchasing baselayer items which are optional but please note that no alternatives can be worn.

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