Upper School Uniform

Purchasing Uniform

Skoolkit

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.

School Uniform Price List 2019/2020

John Lewis

John Lewis's new collection service in partnership with Collect+ is now available. You will now be able to pick up your johnlewis.com order at local convenience stores and petrol stations.

The service costs £3 per order and will be available at 1,500 locations in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and South West England.

Visit www.johnlewis.com for more information.

Pupils must have a bag that is suitable for carrying A4 exercise books and the equipment listed above - handbags are unsuitable.

 

 

Uniform Reminders

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.

Girls

BLAZER - New style blazer

School Blazer - Black with school badge*

SCHOOL TIE

Burgundy school tie with logo; any damaged ties must be replaced – the logo must be visible and the front of the tie worn to belt length. Clip on ties are compulsory for ALL years.

JUMPER

School's grey v-neck jumper with stripe around collar; the jumper must be worn from October half-term through to the start of summer term.

SHIRT

Plain white shirt (not fitted) with conventional collar suitable for a tie; must be worn tucked in at the waist at all times; top buttons must be done up

SKIRT

Regulation Charcoal grey, pleated knee length skirt (skirts must not be above the knee or rolled up); or charcoal trousers or pinafore (purchased from John Lewis or Skoolkit)*

SOCKS/TIGHTS

Plain black or grey ankle socks./black or neutral tights

TROUSERS

Regulation grey trousers

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Boys

TROUSERS

Regulation Mid- grey trousers (these must be worn correctly at the waist and with no extremes of style)*

BLAZER - New style blazer

School Blazer - Black with school badge*

SCHOOL TIE

Burgundy school tie with logo; any damaged ties must be replaced – the logo must be visible and the front of the tie worn to belt length. From Sep 2013, clip on ties are compulsory for ALL years.

JUMPER

School's grey v-neck jumper with stripe around collar; the jumper must be worn from October half-term through to the start of summer term.

SHIRT

Plain white shirt with conventional collar suitable for a tie; must be worn tucked in at all times. top buttons must be done up

SOCKS

Plain black or grey ankle socks.

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PE Kit

SPORTS SHIRT

School's sports shirt embroidered with logo*

SHORTS

Black shorts - boys years 7-11; girls years 7-8*

RUGBY

Rugby shirt*

GIRLS DANCE

Girls' dance trousers/leggings - years 9 - 11 only*

OUTDOOR WEAR

Westgate Sports Hoodie

SOCKS

Sports socks - white*/Football socks - black*

FOOTWEAR

Footwear appropriate to the sport.

EXTRAS

Shin pads and gum shield

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Summer Uniform Option

Standard unisex tailored grey shorts from Skoolkit or John Lewis from Easter to October half term for years 7 - 8.

 

Prefects

Uniform as specified above. In recognition of the responsibility and privilege accepted by a prefect, the PSA subsidise prefect ties for boys and girls.

Generic Items

Shoes

 

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

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

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.

Earrings

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.

Standard Equipment

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;

  • a ruler;

  • pencils for sketching and drawing diagrams;

  • an eraser and pencil sharpener;

  • protractor;

  • compass.

  • Glue Stick

Other equipment as advised by subject teachers:

  • calculator - as advised by the Maths department

  • coloured pencils.

  • purple pen for MFL 

  • earphones for Music - purchased from the school office

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