Uniform

Uniform

How to place a uniform order

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

Delivery

Shipping is free-to-school on a fortnightly basis or you can pay an additional fee for your order to be shipped to a home/work address within 3 working days. If you wish to choose the free-to-school delivery remember that it can take up to 2 weeks for your order to arrive at the school.  

Your uniform order can be collected during term time from the School Reception on the first and third Thursday of each month between 3.00pm and 4.45pm (provided your order is placed by 10 am on Wednesday) or if you prefer your son/daughter can collect the order from Reception. The first delivery to school will be Thursday 1st July.

Delivery information is available on the Schools Colours Direct web shop; just click on ‘Delivery and Returns’ which is on every garment page.

Please be aware that delivery to school can take two week so if you son/daughter does not have the right uniform items, please use delivery to home.

Free- to-school shipping during School Holidays

Please note that the school is closed in the summer holidays the last delivery to school during term time will be Thursday 15th July. However, we have made arrangements for orders to be collected from school on Wednesday 4 August and Monday 23 August between 10.00am and 2.00pm only. If you cannot collect on either of those dates we recommend that summer orders are sent to your home address. Orders must be made by Tuesday 27 July and Saturday 17 August to meet the deadline for these deliveries.

Uniform Fitting

We provide detailed sizing information on all items to give you the best opportunity of choosing the correct size (see link below).  

Writhlington School – Guide to measuring

In the future we hope to have a sizing set available in school for your son/daughter to try on but due to the current Covid restrictions we are unable to offer this service at the moment.

Price List

Enquiries

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.

We take great pride in our uniform and think our students look fantastic.

Uniform – Girls

  • School Blazers – Navy blazer with school badge.
  • Blouses (Girls) – White revere collar (short, three quarters or long sleeved) tucked firmly into skirts.
  • Skirts – School checked fabric. This should be worn no more than 2 inches above the knee and should not be modified/altered.
  • Pullovers– Navy blue with green stripe (optional).
  • Trousers – Charcoal grey conventional cut trousers. Jeans and leggings are not acceptable.
  • Tights – Navy blue/black.
  • Shoes – traditional style black school shoes. No trainers, daps, or fashion shoes. Heels may be no more than an inch.
  • Outdoor wear – Coats/jackets should be practical and discrete in colour (no leather, denim or tracksuit style tops).

Jewellery, Hair and Makeup

  • Makeup – We permit a discreet application of makeup for students in Years 9, 10 and 11. Students will be asked to remove any makeup that is deemed excessive by their tutors.
  • Piercings – We allow students to have small, plain ear studs. No nose or other piercings are permitted. All piercings need to be removed or covered during PE/Games.
  • Rings and Bracelets –  No rings or bracelets should be worn (including hair ties around wrists).
  • Hairstyles – Extreme hairstyles (eg completely shaved, mohawk) are not permitted and if hair is dyed it must be a natural hair colour.

Uniform – Boys

  • School Blazers –Navy blazer with school badge.
  • Shirts – Traditional white shirt with long or short sleeves tucked firmly into trousers.
  • Trousers – Charcoal grey conventional cut trousers. Jeans and leggings are not acceptable.
  • Tie – Should be worn with all shirts.
  • Pullovers– Navy blue with green stripe (optional).
  • Shoes – Black; no trainers or daps style fashion shoes. Should be worn with black/grey socks only.
  • Outdoor wear – Coats/jackets should be practical and discrete in colour (no leather, denim or tracksuit style tops).

Jewellery and Hair

  • Piercings – We allow students to have small, plain ear studs. No nose or other piercings are permitted. All piercings need to be removed or covered during PE/Games.
  • Rings –  No rings are permitted.
  • Hairstyles – Extreme hairstyles (eg completely shaved, mohawk) are not permitted and if hair is dyed it must be a natural hair colour.

PE Uniform

Students will be required to wear the following for PE and Games lessons. All PE Uniform MUST be clearly labelled:

Girls PE Uniform:

  • Polo Shirt – Short sleeved navy/turquoise fitted Victory PE shirt with school logo.
  • PE Bottoms – Navy/turquoise skirt with cotton short or navy/turquoise sports shorts with breathable inner.
  • Trainers – suitable sporting trainers.
  • Socks – Navy and turquoise school socks.
  • Hoodie – Navy hoodie with school logo.
  • Sports Extras – Shin pads must be worn for all football and hockey lessons.

Woollen gloves (not mittens) may be worn for hockey during the winter.

Boys PE Uniform:

  • Polo Shirt – Short sleeved navy/turquoise fitted Victory PE shirt with school logo.
  • PE Bottoms – Navy/turquoise blue shorts with breathable inner.
  • Trainers – Suitable sporting trainers.
  • Socks – Navy and turquoise school socks.
  • Hoodie – Navy hoodie with school logo.
  • Football Boots – Metal studded boots for grass. Only trainers/moulded studs for Astro.
  • Sports Extras – Shin pads must be worn for all football and hockey lessons.
  • Rugby Shirt – Short sleeved navy/turquoise Challenge cotton rugby shirt with school logo.

General information

For all PE and games activities, students with long hair should keep their hair off the 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 his/her 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.