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Chilwell School Uniform

Chilwell School has a clear uniform policy, all pupils are expected to follow it and take pride in their appearance.

We have worked hard to ensure that our uniform is of a high quality but also reasonably priced.  The School Jacket and Tie are available from Morleys in Chilwell, all other items can be purchased from a number of high street outlets and supermarkets.

Below are details of our Uniform Expectations, including items which are not acceptable. Please note that some items sold in high street shops (and online) that are advertised as ‘school wear’ may not comply with our uniform expectations. If you would like clarification before purchasing any item, please contact the school.

School Expectation

Unacceptable Items


Plain black jacket with the school logoPlain black Jacket

Shirt and Tie

Plain white shirt with a collar
Buttoned to the neck
Long or short sleeved
School tie
Polo shirts
3/4 length sleeves
Pattered, coloured or shirts with logos, worn underneath the school shirt




Further Information

Plain black, stitched down full pleated school skirt
Appropriate length (not more than 3 inches above the knee)Plain black school trousers
Straight leg or boot cut
A-Line, flared or pencil skirts
Part pleated skirt (only pleated at the front)
Patterned skirts
Tube/Stretch materialFashion trousers
Jean or denim material trousers
Tight fitting trousers, Leggings or jeggings
Trousers with stitched on pockets
Cropped or ¾ length trousers
Embellishment or adornments
Tracksuit bottoms, including when worn underneath school trousers


School jumper with logo
School cardigan with logo
Plain or patterned jumper of any colour
Plain or patterned cardigan of any colour
Sweatshirt or hoodie


Further Information

Plain black leather school shoes
Flat/Low defined heel
Trainers or Trainer Style Shoes
Canvas shoes or pumps
Decorated shoes
Sandals or flip flops
Any Visible LogosExamples of Unacceptable Brands – Nike, Adidas, Puma, Lonsdale, Vans, Converse, Dunlop, Airwalk, Slazenger, Reebok, New Balance.

Socks / Tights

Plain black or natural tights
Plain black ankle socks
Footless tights
Patterned tights or socks
Coloured tights or socks


One small stud earring in each ear
One small plain ring on each hand
Hooped or large earrings
Facial or body piercings


Plain dark coloured coat
Fluorescent arm bands may be worn
Denim Jackets
Leather/suede Jackets
Fur Coats


Plain black or white head scarfPatterned head scarves
Embellished head scarves



PE Kit

School Expectation

Unacceptable Items


White Sports Trainers
Football Boots
Black trainers
Fashion trainers
Canvas shoes


White or pale blue polo shirtT-shirts of any colour or design
Vest tops of any colour or design


Plain Black (or Navy) shorts, track suit bottomsShorts or tracksuit bottoms of any other colour, tight leggings.


Plain Black sweatshirt with School logo
School PE Hoodie with School logo
Plain or patterned sweatshirt of any other colour

Advisory: We advise students to wear a gum shield when playing rugby and shin pads when participating in football.

Unnatural hair colours, unconventional styles or cuts (under Grade 2) are not allowed. This includes cut patterns or designs in the hair. Hair bands are to be black or brown in colour, other fashion hair accessories are not acceptable. Long hair must be tied back for all technology lessons and PE. Discrete makeup is permitted. Nail varnish is not allowed. False nails are not allowed and nails should be a suitable length for school.