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The purpose of our school uniform is to enhance our feeling of community and pride in our school. The school student council thought it was important to have a school uniform that students could wear and feel a sense of belonging, yet they were also keen to respect students for whom uniform would not be appropriate. As such there is a school uniform which where possible we would like our students to wear and we very much appreciate parents’ co-operation in this. However we are clear that the uniform is not compulsory and we encourage parents to make reasonable adjustments for those students who have particular needs ensuring their clothing enables them to be comfortable and as independent as possible. We fully appreciate that for some students uniform is not appropriate and respect your decision as parents and carers to adjust this accordingly.

 

Birch Wood students: Birch Wood logo

Royal blue sweatshirts/cardigans/fleeces (logo or non-logo)

White/sky blue shirts or polo shirts (logo or non-logo)

Birch Wood School and KIDZONE, Burton Street, Melton will stock all the logo items

 

Birch Wood Vale students: 

New uniform will be available at 

http://www.yourschooluniform.com/schools/find?name=birch+wood 

There is no need to get all uniform straight away. We have the next 2 terms to transition to the new uniform in order to help parents and students manage the change. Any problems please let Ros know.

 

Birch Wood Vale logo Blue sweatshirts/Blazers

White/sky blue shirts or polo shirts

 

Sizing samples are available in school for students to try.

 

The above tops should be worn with grey or black skirts/trousers/shorts and sensible, safe school shoes.

 

Please note:

 All clothing should be clearly marked with your child’s name

 Sixth Form students are not expected to wear uniform

 

Practical college courses or work experience

 More flexible, casual and washable clothing may be worn that is appropriate to the activity for example jogging trousers and T-shirts for construction and decorating courses.

 Students must wear clothing that is required for the role when at work experience.

 

P.E. and Swimming

 We also ask for P.E. kit to be provided – black shorts/track suit bottoms,

a round neck T shirt and pumps/trainers. Tracksuits and team kit are available from school for inter-school sports fixtures.

 Swimsuits/swimming shorts/towel

 

 

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