Please be aware that from September 2023 there will be some small changes to uniform. Straight skirts will not be permitted, leggings will not be permitted and all Year 7 students will need a school sports jacket and school tracksuit bottoms. The School hooded sweatshirt will not be permitted from September 2024.

How to Place a Uniform Order

Please click the School Colours Direct logo. This takes you to the School Colours Direct website, where you will need to create an account the first time you order. Subsequently, you can log in as a returning customer. You will then be able to order the usual range of school items.  


Delivery information is available on the Schools Colours Direct web shop; just click on ‘Delivery and Returns’ in the footer area. 

Delivery to school is no longer available.


Uniform Fitting

For the best opportunity of choosing the correct size for your child please refer to the guide to measuring.

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School Colours Direct website is informative and should answer most general queries.

For enquiries about your uniform order please go to ‘Contact Us’ on the web shop. Queries are answered by email at enquiries@schoolcoloursdirect.co.uk

Remember you MUST quote ‘school name’ along with the name on the order and order number.

Uniform Information

All Students should be wearing the correct uniform both in school and on the journey to and from school. Blazers should be worn around school and as students enter and leave lessons. Shirts should be tucked in and skirts should be worn without modification. Students should take pride in wearing their uniform and remember that they are ambassadors for the school when they are seen wearing it.

Gender Neutral Uniform


Uniform Item






Not acceptable


School Blazer Navy blazer with school badge Any other type of blazer
School Jumper (optional) Navy blue with green stripe  Any other type of jumper
White school Shirt Long or short sleeved shirt with top button  A polo shirt or open-neck shirt
School Tie School tie (navy and green stripe)  
School Trousers  Charcoal-grey or black conventionally cut trousers.  Decorative features, such as dangling zips or studded pockets 
Tight fitting (tight around the ankles) 
Jersey material 
Jeans or chinos style
School Skirt School pleated skirt, checked fabric. This should be worn no more than two inches above the knee and should not be modified/altered Extreme length 
Tight or clingy (jersey material) 
No slits
School Shoes  Black leather or leather look Branded or non-branded leather or canvas trainers such as those of Vans, Converse or Nike
Coat/Jacket Plain in design Denim or hooded jackets/jumpers
Jewellery  Ear studs: one small stud in each ear lobe No other piercings such as tongue/nose piercings.
Hairstyle  Natural colour. Length – no shorter than grade 2 Extreme hair styles 
No hair dye outside of natural range of colours 
No multi-coloured hair or extreme variations in length
No shaved lines
Makeup Neutral-coloured makeup  Glitter, brightly coloured makeup, anything excessive. 
No nail varnish or false nails

PE Uniform

  • Writhlington-branded polo shirt
  • Writhlington-branded PE bottoms (shorts or skort) or plain black jogging bottoms (yr 8 - 11 until Sept 24)
  • Writhlington-branded PE socks
  • Sports trainers with non-marking soles
  • Writhlington-branded rugby shirt (for rugby lessons only)
  • Writhlington branded sports jacket or Writhlington branded hoodie (yr 8-11 until Sept 24)
  • Football boots: metal-studded boots for grass. Only trainers/moulded studs for Astro (for football and rugby lessons only)
  • Mouth guard and shin pads (football, rugby and hockey lessons)


General Information

For all PE and Games activities, students with long hair should keep their hair off their face using ribbons, hair ties or hair clips.

It is strongly recommended that students wear a gum shield for hockey and rugby.

Students will only be excused from PE or Games lessons on receipt of a signed note from their parent/carer or a medical note. Students who are excused PE or Games are expected to bring and change into the correct uniform. They will take a full part in the lesson, acting as a coach, leader or official.