Upper School Uniform
You can purchase all of the uniform from Skoolkit. Please click on here to view the Skoolkit Westgate uniform list. Please see the Skoolkit price list below.
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Pupils must have a bag that is suitable for carrying A4 exercise books and the equipment listed above - handbags are unsuitable.
The Westgate School is proud of it's pupils and believes that the uniform should reflect the high standards of our learning community. Consequently, all pupils attending The Westgate School are required to wear the correct uniform (including to and from school) without exception or negotiation.
We are proud of our supportive culture that enables us to work in partnership with pupils and parents/carers in order to consider individual needs. If you would like to discuss this, please do not hesitate to contact your child's Year Leader.
Please click here to view the uniform reminder.
Summer Uniform Option
Standard unisex tailored grey shorts from Skoolkit or John Lewis from Easter to October half term for years 7 - 8.
Uniform as specified above. In recognition of the responsibility and privilege accepted by a prefect, the PSA subsidise prefect ties for boys and girls.
Plain black, polishable formal style shoe appropriate for a business environment. Sensible shoes are required for reasons of safety: ballet style, pumps, canvas, shoes with heels higher than 1 inch, shoes with sports branding or boots are not permitted.
Outdoor Clothing and Other Information
Dark outdoor coat of plain colour only. Hoodies, sports jackets, leather, denim jackets and other clothing of this type are considered to be unsuitable and must not be worn. Hats/beanies/caps etc must not be worn.
Hair must be tidy, in an appropriate style for school and must not reflect any extreme of fashion, including: shaved or partly shaved styles. Hair dye and any colour that is not natural are not acceptable. We do not allow pupils to display extremes of fashion. Extreme hair colour is any colour that is not natural; hair cuts below grade 2, beading/braiding or patterns cut into the hair style are not permitted at any time.
Makeup is not allowed in Years 7 and 8. In Years 9, 10 and 11 Makeup must be discrete (if it is noticed, it is too much). Henna tattoos, artificial nails and nail varnish are not allowed.
Pupils may only wear one plain stud earring in each ear. Gauging/ stretching and facial piercings are not permitted.
Jewellery & Watches
Necklaces/chains/rings/bracelets, bangles, etc are not allowed. Watches may be worn at the owner’s risk. Pupils may wear one charity wristband.
Hats/beanies/caps must not be worm in and around school.
PE kit and school books are to be carried in a plain, dark ruck sack bag. Plastic bags, carrier bags and handbags must not be used.
Sanctions will be applied without negotiation if School uniform is not worn correctly. In very exceptional circumstances, a temporary uniform pass (in the School Handbook for Learning) may be issued by a Year Leader. A maximum of three passes may be issued per academic year.
Any further queries should be directed to the Upper School Leader.
*All uniform styles must be as those supplied by our offical suppliers, other styles of skirts, trousers, shirts and blouses are not acceptable.
All belongings should be clearly marked with the pupil's name. Named items of lost property can usually be retrieved from the Medical room but the School accepts no responsibility for lost property. Valuables, large amounts of money, cameras, headphones, iPods etc must not be brought into School.
Everyday, pupils must bring to school the following equipment for learning:
Handbook for Learning
Exercise books and equipment for specific subjects.
A pencil case containing:
Blue or black pens suitable for writing;
a green biro for peer assessment and responding to targets;
pencils for sketching and drawing diagrams;
an eraser and pencil sharpener;
Other equipment as advised by subject teachers:
calculator - as advised by the Maths department
purple pen for MFL
earphones for Music - purchased from the school office