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School Uniform 

As a student at Cotham School you are expected to wear full school uniform, including lanyards and I.D cards.  It is also as important to wear correct PE / Games and Dance kit. Our school uniform suppliers are Famous Branches (www.famousbranches.com) and Harris Sports (www.harrissports.co.uk). Please visit their shops or websites to view the approved skirts and trousers. Harris Sports are in school every Thursday from 2.30pm - 4.00pm.

The school rules will be enforced according to the Uniform Policy (see website for details).

Year 7 & 8 Only

Year 9  - 11 

The uniform is as follows:

Lanyards and I.D Cards

Will be provided by the school and should be worn at all times.  If you lose them you will have to pay for a replacement.

Sweatshirts/Jumpers

For Years 7 and 8 a navy blue v necked jumper with embroidered logo. For all other years a navy blue sweatshirt with embroidered Cotham logo (hoodies cannot be worn instead of sweatshirts/jumpers or an outdoor coat).

Polo shirt

For Years 7 and 8 white polo shirts with house colour trim on collar and embroidered Cotham logo. For all other years white polo shirts with embroidered Cotham logo.

Footwear

Black, leather type shoes only (no boots, raised heel, canvas, trainers, logos or brands). No ‘dolly’/ballet type shoes. Shoes must fasten securely with laces or a strap and the foot must be fully enclosed. Uniform shoes must be worn throughout the day – changing into trainers during break or lunchtime is not permitted. Tights must be black or navy blue. Socks must be ankle socks or below the knee in black, navy or white and must be plain (no patterns).

Skirts

Regulation black, knee-length, pleated or with a pleat feature school uniform skirts from our suppliers (no stretchy material, logos or brands).

Trousers 

Tailored, loose, black parallel trousers, no external raised seams, pockets or rivets, no logos or brands, not jean or tracksuit style. No leggings or tight fashion trousers.

Jewellery

One small ring only, one small pair of stud earrings only. No bangles, necklaces, nose studs or facial piercings. (Unacceptable jewellery will be confiscated).

Headwear

No caps under any circumstances. Plain woollen hats only worn during winter period, outside (not in school buildings).  Headscarves worn for religious or cultural reasons should be plain navy blue, black or white and must not cover the face.

Make up

Make up and coloured nail varnish is not permitted.

Hair

No extreme styles and no un-natural hair colour is permitted.  (No patterned/shaved eyebrows)

Coats

Plain dark coats without intrusive logos or brands. No denim jackets. No leather jackets. No fur coats. Coats are only worn outdoors on top of a navy sweatshirt/jumper and not in place of a navy sweatshirt/jumper.  No “Hoodies”

Bags

Students need a substantial school bag big enough to contain PE/Dance kit, exercise books, text books, a pencil case, planner and other equipment.  Small string bags, handbags and fashion bags are not permitted.

Equipment

Students are expected to bring to school, every day, their planner and the following in a pencil case;

  • Pen, pencil, rubber, small ruler, glue stick, calculator, sharpener and some coloured pencils.
  • Clear pencil cases are required for all examinations

Other equipment

  • Reading book

In Addition

  • Mobile phones must be switched off and kept in bags between 8.40am and 3.05pm otherwise they will be confiscated by a member of staff. Confiscated phones can be collected by a parent/carer from main school reception at the end of the following day. See Mobile Phone Policy on the school website for further information.
  • All electronic devices and headphones are not permitted on site and will be confiscated if seen.

Balls cannot be carried around the school site other than at break or lunchtime. Balls are to be kept in a locker or handed to a member of staff.

PE Kit 2017

Football/rugby boots

Shin Pads

Gum Shields (rugby)

For sporting fixtures all students are expected to wear their Cotham PE kit. For Example, for a rugby match, students must wear their Cotham purple / green reversible top, black shorts, black socks, football/rugby boots (no trainers) and a gum shield.

Football/rugby boots Shin Pads Gum Shields (rugby) For sporting fixtures all students are expected to wear their Cotham PE kit. For Example, for a rugby match, students must wear their Cotham purple / green reversible top, black shorts, black socks, football/rugby boots (no trainers) and a gum shield.

KS3 Boys

KS3 Girls

Purple polo shirt with Cotham logo

Black shorts & tracksuit bottoms

Black football socks

White socks (indoor)

Purple & Green Reversible rugby top

Black Cotham sweater

Trainers

Optional Kit

Black Waterproof jacket

Black long sleeve thermal base layer

Purple polo shirt with Cotham logo

Black skort (combination of a skirt & shorts)

Tracksuit bottoms

Black football socks

White socks (indoor)

Black Cotham sweater

Trainers

Optional Kit

Black Waterproof jacket

Black long sleeve thermal base layer

KS3 Boys

KS3 Girls

Green Cotham polo shirt

Reversible rugby top (rugby & American football)

Black shorts & tracksuit bottoms

Black football socks

White socks (indoor)

Black Cotham sweatshirt

Trainers & football boots

Shin pads (for football)

Gum shield (rugby & American football)

Green Cotham polo shirt

Black skort & tracksuit bottoms

Black football socks

White socks (indoor)

Black Cotham sweatshirt

Trainers

 

 

 

Additional PE kit for Extra-Curricular Activities & fixtures

Football/rugby boots
Shin Pads
Gum Shields (rugby)

For sporting fixtures all students are expected to wear their Cotham PE kit. For Example, for a rugby match, students must wear their Cotham purple / green reversible top, black shorts, black socks, football/rugby boots (no trainers) and a gum shield.

Dance Kit 2017

Black Cotham Dance t-shirt (available from usual stockists)

Black shorts, tracksuit bottoms or leggings

Bare feet

No jewellery

Long hair tied back