HOW LONG CAN STUDENTS CONTINUE TO WEAR THE OLD SCHOOL UNIFORM?
CAN GIRLS WEAR TROUSERS?
CAN STUDENTS WEAR SHORTS?
WHO CAN I TALK TO ABOUT THE SCHOOL UNIFORM POLICY?
What is ‘Summer Rig’?
What are the requirements for footwear? How many pairs of sports shoes do I buy?
House polo shirts – what does this mean? Do I need to buy a white polo shirt too?
WHO WEARS A SCHOOL TIE?
House badges – are these for girls only?
Is the cookery apron compulsory?
ARE THE TROUSERS AVAILABLE WITH AN UNFINISHED HEM?
All new students starting from Sept 2023 should wear the new school uniform. Current students in the Senior School can continue to wear the old school uniform if they choose until July 2025.
All students can choose from a range of lower body items including trousers, a skirt and culottes.
Students in years 7 and 8 can wear shorts.
The first point of contact for questions about the uniform policy or modifying it is the student's Head of House or House Parent.
When it is hot during the summer term the Head may declare ‘Summer Rig’ as defined below.
Jackets do not need to be worn
Shirts must still have all the buttons done up
Ties must be properly tied
Shirt sleeves may be rolled up to the elbows
Girls may wear either socks or tights
Anklets may not be worn
School uniform shoes should be worn – not sandals
Boys in Years 7-11 will require rugby boots/football boots, cross-trainers for outdoor use, trainers with non-marking soles for use indoors and astro-trainers for use on the Astroturf
Girls in Years 7-11 will require cross-trainers for outdoor use, trainers with non-marking soles for use indoors and astro-trainers for use on the Astroturf
All pupils in the Sixth Form (Years 12 & 13) will require cross-trainers for outdoor use, trainers with non-marking soles for use indoors and astro-trainers for use on the Astroturf but may also
require other footwear dependent upon their chosen sports
The white Kent College Performance polo shirt is part of the compulsory sports kit for all Senior School pupils.
The House polo shirts relate to the Senior School competitive houses (not the boarding houses). New pupils can purchase these at the start of term once they are allocated to a House.
All students in Years 7 - 11 wear a school tie.
With the new school uniform anyone in the senior school can wear a House badge on their jackets. They can be purchased from the School Office or Reception.
Yes, for Years 7 & 8.
No, but there is a generous 2” hem which can easily be adjusted to a longer length.