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Uniform Policy


Wearing school uniform is an integral part of our school community in promoting positive attitudes as well as high standards. We believe that our uniform represents the high standards of the school, and as such we would like students to take pride in their presentation.

Uniform (Compulsory)

  • Black blazer with school logo
  • Black school trousers (no jean type trousers) or school skirt (just above the knee with logo visible at all times)
  • White school shirt (long or short sleeved) and school tie 
  • Plain black or white socks or neutral tights (no patterns or frills, or socks over tights)
  • Plain black, flat, polishable leather shoes (no canvas or trainer shoes with sports logo, no boots)

Optional items

  • Navy school v-neck jumper or cardigan with logo
  • Navy ¼ zip long sleeve technical top

NLS PE Kit (Compulsory) 

  • Navy/sky reversible rugby top with school logo or Navy/sky sports 1/4 zip sweatshirt with logo
  • Navy/sky PE sports short sleeved polo top with logo
  • Navy/sky PE jogging bottoms or leggings, both with NLS print
  • Navy/sky PE sports shorts or skort
  • Navy/sky Games socks
  • Trainers suitable for sports hall and astro turf and different to school shoes
  • Shin pads and gum shield and football/rugby studded boots
Excessive jewellery is not suitable wear for school and can be dangerous. Body piercing is not permitted due to health and safety risks. Discreet plain studs in the ear are permitted. No makeup should be worn by students in Years 7, 8 and 9. Students in Years 10 and 11 may wear discreet makeup. Nail varnish or acrylics are not permitted. Extreme hair colour and high fashion/cult hairstyles are not permitted, including shaved hair below a number 4.

Items NOT acceptable in school

  • Correction fluid, e.g. Tipp-Ex
  • Glass bottles/drink cans
  • Sugary high-energy drinks
  • All knives, airguns, fireworks, and any other potentially offensive weapons
  • All smoking materials including e-cigarettes
  • All substances/materials open to abuse/ misuse (i.e. drugs, solvents, other hazardous substances)
  • All alcoholic drinks
  • Aerosol cans (including deodorants)
  • Large sums of money (over £10) in cash form
  • Chewing gum
  • Laser pens
  • Scooters
  • Skateboards
  • Any other ‘craze’ items that are deemed as a distraction to teaching, learning and the safe running of the school
  • Mobile phones and technology including headphones and ear buds will be confiscated

The Head Teacher’s decision will be final in all matters relating to uniform, jewellery and hairstyles