School Uniform

At Westborough we have very high expectations of our pupils and their personal presentation. We believe uniform plays an important part in this as it allows pupils to take pride in their appearance and helps prepare for life after school. Pupils are expected to wear full school uniform every day.

Girls

  • School blazer
  • White shirt with collar and school tie
  • Flat plain black shoes – no decorations (no trainers or pumps)

Plus one of the following items:

  1. Plain navy blue knee length skirt, (only navy blue tights are allowed)
  2. Tailored navy blue trousers
  3. Navy blue shalwar kameez
  4. Plain navy blue pinafore dress
  • Optional school jumper with logo
  • Where a headscarf is worn it must be plain navy blue with the school colour braiding.

Boys

  • School blazer
  • White shirt with collar and school tie
  • Tailored navy blue trousers
  • Flat black formal shoes (no trainers or sports shoes)
  • Optional school jumper with logo

Girls and Boys

Jewellery:

  • One small pair of plain stud earrings (no diamonds)
  • One wrist watch
  • No other jewellery is allowed Piercings are only permitted in the ear lobe. Lip, nose, tongue or chin piercings are not permitted.

Hair Styles:

  • No lines or patterns shaved in hair or eyebrows
  • No hair decorations only plain blue/ black pins and clips
  • No extreme hair dyes

Coats:

  • Coats can be worn over blazers outside
  • Coats are not allowed to be worn in the school building.

Additional:

  • Hoodies and non-school jumpers are not allowed and will be confiscated if worn
  • False nails of any type are not allowed in school
  • Tattoos must be covered at all times
  • False eyelashes and makeup are not permitted.

Boys’/Girls’ Compulsory PE Kit

  • Navy and purple rugby top (with school logo)
  • Navy PE polo top (with school logo)
  • Plain navy blue shorts (without school logo) and/or plain navy tracksuit bottoms (with school logo)
  • Plain navy knee length football socks
  • Shin pads
  • Trainers with laces (indoor and outdoor) (strictly no ankle boots or pumps)
  • Football boots – (with plastic rounded studs, metal studs are not advised but strictly no blades)

Advised (Optional) Extras:

  • Navy Blue Sports Hijab (can be purchased on ParentPay for £3.00)
  • Towel
  • Plain navy blue thermals (to be worn underneath)
  • Spare underwear
  • Navy blue windbreaker/waterproof (must be purchased at Rawcliffes)
  • Year 9,10 and 11 pupils can opt to wear Navy blue sports leggings, (purchased from Westborough High School, must be purchased on ParentPay for £15.00)

Important Information:

PE kit must be worn every lesson

  • Year 7, 8 and 9 – 2 x 1 hour Practical PE Lessons (2 days per week)
  • Year 10 and 11 – 1 x 1 hour Practical PE Lesson (1 day per week)
  • Pupils that cannot perform due to an injury must still bring their full PE kit
  • Injured pupils must have an accompanying doctor’s note or your PE teacher must have received a telephone call from a parent/guardian prior to the lesson

Please Note:

  • Pupils with medical needs must have appropriate medication in their possession, e.g. inhalers
  • When playing hockey and rugby a gum shield is strongly advised
  • All long hair must be tied back in a bobble and all jewellery must be removed
  • Full PE kit is strongly advised for extra-curricular sporting activities
  • All personal items should be labelled
  • A larger rucksack may be required for the days timetabled PE
  • Organisation is essential. Any 2 items missing will be classified as a ‘no kit’. Pupils issued 3 ‘no kits’ in 1 half term will receive a C3 detention. A C3 will be sanctioned for every subsequent ‘no kit’

    Uniform Exchange

    Uniform Exchange is a charitable project that recycles school uniforms and provides to families across Kirklees.