Years 7-11 – Dress code and uniform

Years 7-11 Smart uniform

Uniform is a very important part of school life and helps everyone feel part of the whole community. The school blazer, which is woven from Yorkshire wool, must be worn at all times. Students should either wear tailored charcoal grey trousers or the school tartan grey skirt. The skirt must NOT be shorter than knee length and can be ordered in different lengths as needed. White, ironed shirts or blouses should be tucked in at all times. Shirts must be worn with the school house tie and blouses worn with the house pin on the blazer lapel. The school v-neck burgundy jumper may be worn under the school blazer.

A smart black or navy coat can be worn on the way to school or during break times in cold weather.

All uniform should be clearly labelled with the student’s name on name tapes, and footwear should also be labelled with permanent marker.Parents and Guardians are asked to to ensure that clothes/items conform to the standards outlined. We ask you to adhere to these guidelines as any items not deemed suitable for School wear will need to be replaced. If you have any queries about uniform in the Sixth Form, please contact your child's Head of House, House Parent or the Head of Sixth Form.

Day pupils travelling to and from school must wear full school uniform. Exceptions to this rule can be made only with permission of the Head.

Jewellery

Students may wear one small ring and a discreet silver or gold necklace with a small attachment. One plain stud earring can be worn in the lobe of each ear. Bracelets and anklets are not allowed and no jewellery at all is to be worn for PE. Please ensure that all earrings can be removed for sport and games.

Personal care

No extreme hairstyles are allowed and hair if coloured, may only be dyed natural colours and should be kept off the face. Makeup and nail modifications/varnish are not permitted.Nails must be kept short. Pupils must be facially clean shaven.

Footwear

Students should wear smart, business-like, black shoes that are kept clean and polished at all times. Shoes can be slip-ons, lace up or with a fastening strap and buckle and should have a maximum heel of 2cm. Under no circumstances should flip flops, trainer-style shoes, patent leather shoes, boots or boot-style shoes be worn in school. Please also note that correct footwear should be worn in the Sports Hall (non-marking trainers) and on the Astroturf (Astro trainers or suitably studded trainers). Studded or bladed football or rugby boots must NOT be worn on the Astroturf.


Where to buy

Uniform for Years 7-11 can be bought online from School Colours Direct.

You will need to set up an account in order to log in, but if you do need any historical information you can contact enquiries@schoolcoloursdirect.co.uk

When selecting garments from the School Colours Direct online shop, it is always best to also select gender and product type for them to appear in a more logical order on the screen.

If you need to contact School Colours Direct please email enquiries@schoolcoloursdirect.co.uk

Visit School Colours Direct

A sizing guide is available on the website. In addition sizing samples are also available to try on in the school's Thrift Shop, which is located on the Senior school campus, and is open during term time on Mondays and Fridays, 3.30pm to 5.00pm. Good quality second-hand uniform and sportswear for all years is also available in the Thrift Shop. Any questions about the purchase of school uniform should be addressed to bursar@kentcollege.co.uk


Download : 7 - 11 Girls' Uniform List

Download : 7 - 11 Boys' Uniform List

Have a question regarding uniform?

Please email uniform@kentcollege.co.uk