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At The Hart School we firmly believe that the wearing of a smart school uniform encourages pride and loyalty to the school and demonstrates that the student is a willing member of our community. Parents and carers are asked to ensure that their child is dressed correctly for school. We particularly welcome your support on uniform and equipment.


  • Plain black leather or leather-look school shoes with black socks.
  • Shoes with rubber toe; pumps; training shoes; canvas, suede or logo styles are not acceptable.
  • Notes from parents/carers requesting alternative footwear for medical reasons must be supported in writing by a medical professional for consideration and state specifically the make and type of footwear that is recommended.


  • Straight leg, full length plain black trousers, formal style from school wear range, short length trousers, leggings, jeggings, and jeans do not meet our uniform standards.
  • Plain black socks (no sports branded socks) or black opaque tights.


  • The Hart School skirt only – this should be knee-length and not tight-fitting.
  • Skirts are available from both Blueprint and Uniform Plus in Rugeley
  • Black opaque tights to be worn when wearing a skirt.
  • Plain black socks (no sports branded socks) or black opaque tights.


  • Extreme hairstyles are not allowed.
  • Patterns or logos must not be shaved or cut into hair or eyebrows.
  • Hair must not be dyed as an unnatural colour, for example: pink/purple/red.2
  • Close shaved haircuts, including undercuts, are not permitted.
  • Hair should be neat and tidy without decorative attachments; this includes additional braids.
  • If hair is dyed, it should be a uniform natural hair colour throughout, not two toned.
  • If any style constitutes a health and safety risk, we will request that this is rectified.


  • The wearing of make-up is strongly discouraged. Students will be required to remove any excessive make up, including coloured nail varnish, eye shadow, eyeliner, lipstick, foundation, fake tan or fake eyelashes.
  • False nails are not allowed.
  • Facial piercings, tongue piercings and other visible piercings are prohibited.


  • A flat, plain ring and one pair of small, plain stud or sleeper size earrings (which can be worn in each earlobe), and a watch are the only items allowed.
  • All jewellery must be removed for PE activities and is brought into school entirely at the student’s own risk.
  • Nose studs and all other types of facial piercing are not allowed (this includes clear retainers). Students are not allowed to attend school with a plaster covering the piercing.
  • All piercings are to be removed before the start of the school day.
  • Other items of jewellery are considered health and safety risks and should not be worn.
  • Students will be required to remove any items of jewellery which contravenes this code; they will be confiscated until parents/carers collect them from school.
  • If you do allow your child to have additional piercings, please ensure that they are removed for school.

Outdoor clothing

  • All students are expected to wear a smart waterproof coat, dark in colour.
  • Hoodies and jackets of a sweatshirt-type material are not permitted as outdoor wear.
  • Cardigans, sweatshirts, hoodies or denim or leather jackets are not to be worn under or over the blazer.
  • Students will be expected to take coats off when entering the school building.
  • Winter hats/scarfs/gloves are permitted but cannot be worn anywhere inside the building.
  • Students must not wear hats as a fashion accessory in school; baseball caps are not permitted.


Students must bring their own equipment to school each day to ensure they can participate fully in lessons. They will need a pencil case with the following equipment:

  • Pens (black, green, and purple)  
  • Pencil 
  • Ruler
  • Protractor
  • Eraser
  • Scientific Calculator (Casio FX-83/85 models are recommended)
  • Spanish Dictionary for language lessons is recommended

Additional school equipment, which is useful, includes a geometry set and an English dictionary.  

Pencil cases are available to purchase via ParentPay.

School Bag

  • A school bag is required to carry equipment, textbooks, exercise books and other essential items for learning. Drawstring PE bags are available to purchase via ParentPay.

PE kit

  • All students must bring their PE kit to every lesson, even if they are going to be excused for medical reasons, as they may be asked to fulfil a different role depending on the activity, i.e., line judge; umpire; coach, etc. Students should be suitably dressed in PE kit and bear in mind the weather conditions.

Our PE kit requirements are as follows: –

  • Black shorts or skort – with school logo
  • Black tracksuit bottoms or black leggings – for cold weather (optional)
  • Black thermal base layer top & bottoms ( To be worn underneath PE kit ) would be advisable
  • Black socks
  • Black PE shirt – with school logo
  • Training shoes – with non-marking sole if used in gym
  • Football boots and shin pad
  • Gum shield

Additional information

  • Additional items of PE wear are available from our school uniform stockists – these are optional.
  • Please ensure that all items of school uniform and PE kit are clearly marked with the student’s name so they can be returned easily if lost.
  • In cases of severe hardship, parents and carers should approach the school which may be able to assist in the provision of uniform.
  • Items of non-uniform will be confiscated and retained by the school until an agreed time of collection; the school will not take responsibility for the loss of confiscated item

Uniform Suppliers