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Uniform & Equipment

Girls

Black fitted/non fitted jacket/blazer with Bideford College logo.

A formal plain white shirt/long sleeved/short sleeved – with top button. These must be long enough to be tucked in at all times.

A tie – which will have different colour stripes.

Black tailored trousers or black straight/pleated skirt (no stretchy material).

V-neck black jumper to be worn under the jacket/blazer (optional).

Shoes must be plain black, with a flat heel. Any laces must be black. Trainers, boots (including ankle boots), canvas shoes, open-toed, pumps, sling-backs are not acceptable. NO VANS.

Plain black socks to be worn with trousers or skirts. Alternatively, plain black or flesh coloured tights may be worn with the skirt.

 

Boys

Black fitted/non fitted jacket/blazer with Bideford College logo..

A formal plain white shirt/long sleeved/ short sleeved – with top button. These must be long enough to be tucked in at all times.

A tie – which will have different colour stripes.

Black tailored trousers.

V-neck black jumper (optional) to be worn under the jacket/blazer (optional).

Shoes must be plain black, with a flat heel. Any laces must be black. Trainers, boots (including ankle boots), canvas shoes, open-toed, pumps are not acceptable. NO VANS.

Plain black socks to be worn with trousers.


Options

All students will be given the option to choose either a fitted or non- fitted jacket/blazer. Girls will be given the option of wearing either a black pleated or straight skirt or tailored trousers.

These are not to be skinny’ or of a stretchy material.

Ties

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Shoes

To avoid any confusion as to which shoes are acceptable, please use the following chart as guidance.

NB: Shoes must be plain black, with a flat heel. Trainers, boots (including ankle boots), canvas shoes, open-toed, pumps, sling-backs and black leather Vans are not acceptable. NO VANS.

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PE Kit

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How can you purchase the uniform?

Please click this link to be taken to the College uniform and PE kit suppliers online shop.

Skirts and Trousers

These can be purchased from any supplier. However, items NOT purchased from the College must be indistinguishable from the standard school skirts and trousers.

Boy/Girl – Trousers Skirts- pleated/straight
Waist measurement 25” to 42” Waist measurement 22” to 38”
Inside leg measurement 26” to 36” Knee Length 18” to 24”

 

NB: All skirts must be an appropriate length – knee length. Skirts which are deemed to be too short – will not be acceptable. Trousers must also be long enough to sit on the top of shoes and not be ankle length.


Approved Suppliers

https://www.pbuniform-online.co.uk/bideford

We recommend you buy the uniform through the College supplier to ensure that these meet the College expectations and to avoid an item of uniform not meeting requirements.   However, these items can also be purchased from alternate suppliers, should you wish to do so.


Jewellery

A watch is permitted. No rings, bracelets or necklaces are allowed. For pierced ears small studs or sleepers (gold or silver in colour); Studs in noses or any other part of the face are not allowed.


Hair

Hair must be of natural colour. If the hair is below shoulder length then it should be tied back for all practical lessons or where health and safety require it.
Shaving of any part of the head is not accepted. Number two is the shortest accepted cut, nor is the use of gel allowed to create unusual styles.


Make up

Coloured nail varnish is not permitted in school. Gel or acrylic nails or shellac polish are also not permitted. Light make up may be worn to give a natural look. Excessive make up will be removed.


Equipment

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