Students and facilities at William Brookes School in Much Wenlock, Shropshire

Uniform & PE Kit

School uniform is worn by all students and the standard of uniform is high. The wearing of uniform in school ensures that all students are neat and business like in appearance, which in turn affects their attitude to school and to their studies.

Items of school uniform marked ## must be purchased from Bristows Club & School (Bridgnorth) or SR Embroidery (Broseley) Some items can be purchased elsewhere, but they must comply with the specified uniform requirements.

  • Trousers - should be a straight fit and black in colour. NB No jeans, flares, cord, denim-type or stretch fabrics or fashion styles such as large zips, etc.
  • Skirt - should be black, straight in fit, without frills and of conventional length.
  • House Ties - are available from Student Services, priced at £3.50.
  • Blouses/shirts - should be pale blue, standard school uniform style, worn with all buttons fastened and tucked into skirts and/or trousers. Fitted blouses are not acceptable as they do not remain tucked in.
  • V-neck school sweatshirt ## with logo must be purchased from Bristows Club & School (Bridgnorth) or SR Embroidery (Broseley). NB This is a compulsory item to be worn at all times.
  • Shoes - should be of a standard conventional style, in black. No trainers should be worn to lessons in school. Acceptable styles do NOT include high heels, platforms, wedges, boots, mules or sandals, etc.
  • Socks/Tights - should be plain black without patterns.
  • Belts - should be black, plain conventional, uniform style with no fashion styles.
  • Trainers - should only be worn at school during PE activities. NB As it is contrary to Health & Safety Regulations for students to be engaged in practical work in any workshop whilst wearing trainers, any student who attends a Design & Technology lesson in trainers will not be permitted to take part in any practical aspect of that lesson.
  • Jewellery - should not be worn, other than a watch, one plain ring and one pair of plain gold or silver stud earrings if ears are pierced. NB only one stud per ear in the lower lobe is allowed.
  • Hair styles - We do not permit shaved heads, unconventional styles or unnatural colours in school. Long hair should be tied back in practical lessons.
  • Coats - In cold weather these are worn travelling to and from school and outside at Lunchtime. They should be a proper coat/jacket styles, of a plain dark colour. Non-uniform sweatshirts, sports tops, ‘hoodies’, etc. are not permitted as alternatives. At all times during the school day only school sweatshirts are allowed.
  • Sixth Form - There is no uniform for Sixth Form students but we reserve the right to disallow extreme styles of dress or personal appearance which may be seen as offensive or inappropriate. Sixth Formers are expected to exercise restraint as senior and responsible members of a community where conventional dress standards are observed.
  • PE kit ## - must be bought from Bristows Club & School of Bridgnorth or SR Embroidery of Broseley. Samples will be on display at the Induction Evening and staff will be available to take orders. These will be ready for collection from school or from SR Embroidery or Bristows Club & Sport during the summer holidays. It is advisable that both boys and girls have a gum shield.

Boys

Uniform
Shirt Plain pale blue, with collar, not denim
Tie House colours
Sweatshirt ## Navy blue, v-neck sweatshirt with embroidered school logo
Trousers Plain black of a smart conventional style, with no extreme design (no cord or denim-type fabrics, no jeans-styles)
Belts Plain black with no extreme designs, to sit on the waist
Socks Plain black
Shoes Black (not trainers, boots or sandals)
Outdoor coat / jacket Plain, dark colour No sports tops, ‘hoodies’, jumpers, cardigans, etc.
PE Kit
Outdoor Gum Shield - Advisable
Rugby shirt ## Royal blue (reversible)
Sports shorts ## Royal blue
Socks Royal blue
Indoor
Sports top ## White & navy blue [with school PE logo]
Cotton Shorts ## Navy Blue
Ankle Socks Swimsuit White
Towel Blue or black trunks
Footwear *Training shoes
Football boots
Shin pads (FA requirement)
Optional items
Micro fleece ## Navy blue [with white trim and school PE logo]
Tracksuit trousers Plain navy blue
Gum Shield Advisable

Girls

Uniform
Blouse Plain pale blue, shirt style with collar, not denim and not fitted
Tie House colours
Sweatshirt ## Navy blue, v-neck sweatshirt with embroidered school logo
Skirt or trousers Plain black of a smart, conventional style, with no extremes of length or design (no cord or denim-type fabrics, no jeans-styles)
Belts Plain black with no extreme designs, to sit on the waist
Socks or tights Plain black
Shoes Black, low-heeled shoes (not trainers, boots or sandals)
Outdoor coat / jacket Plain, dark colour No sports tops, ‘hoodies’, jumpers, cardigans, etc.
PE Kit
Polo Shirt ## Sky blue with school PE logo
Skort ## Navy blue
Ankle Socks White
Hockey Socks Navy blue
Swimsuit Towel One piece navy blue or black
Footwear (for outdoors) *Training shoes suitable
Optional items
Micro fleece ## Navy blue [with white trim and school PE logo]
Tracksuit trousers Plain navy blue
Gum Shield Advisable

*Please ensure these are sports trainers, and not leisurewear, to protect your child from sports injuries.