Uniform

What our students MUST wear:

Compulsory items:
Blazer:
Black with school logo – from school outfitters

Polo Shirt:
Years 7-9—green with school logo – from school outfitters
Years 10-11—red with school logo – from school outfitters
 
Trousers:
Black, tailored – available from various well known stores such as Marks & Spencers, Next, Matalan, George
 
Skirt:
Black, reasonable length – from school outfitters
 
Shoes:
Black, low heel, closed-in style, leather look
Optional items:
Fleece:
Black with school logo – from school outfitters
Pullover:
V-neck, black with school logo – from school outfitters
Outdoor Coats:
Should be black without logos etc (to be worn in addition to a blazer, not in place of one)
 
In Year 11, prefects wear a French navy polo shirt with school logo.
 
Please note:
Girls’ school skirts and trousers should be purchased from our uniform suppliers so that they meet our expectations.

What NOT to wear:

Items that are NOT allowed are:
¨ Boots or trainers, including plimsolls, (we do not accept black Vans, Converse or large walking style boots by Firetrap or Timberland)
¨ Patterned tights or leggings
¨ Short skirts, tube skirts, jersey skirts
¨ Hoodies’, denim jackets / fashion jackets
¨ Fashion trousers (including skinny fit trousers, leggings and jersey trousers)
¨ Facial piercings, including tongue piercings
¨ Baseball caps or other hats
¨ Coloured hair / extreme hairstyles (including shaved hair). Hair and nails should be a natural colour. Acrylic or gel nails are not permitted.
 
The only jewellery that is permitted is one signet ring and one small stud earring worn in the LOBE of the ear.
Please be warned:
We may send students home at the school gate to change if they persistently arrive to school wearing incorrect uniform.
 
If you are in receipt of any of the following you could be entitled to a School Uniform Grant;
  • Income Support
  • Income-Based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income Related Employment Support Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Pension Grant (Guaranteed Credit)
You must be able to provide evidence of the benefit you are receiving. The evidence must be dated within one month of the application in order to receive a grant.
 
Please visit our Main Reception at Shoeburyness High School, Caulfield Road, Shoebury SS3 9LL to collect a School Uniform Grant.