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Smithdon High School

School Uniform

Please find details below regarding our school uniform.

Transition from Year 6 to Year 7 Sept 2020 - Uniform Update

Please note for Year 7 students starting with us in September the only items that need to be ordered are the Tie, Blazer and a Skirt.   
Please do not order PE items at this time as we will be inviting parents and students in to view the full PE kit at a later date.



  • Navy blazer with school badge embroidered on the breast pocket (from school supply) must be worn at all times around the school site. Blazers may be removed in classrooms with the class teacher’s permission. In hot weather, the Headteacher may give permission for blazers to be carried instead of worn.
  • School ‘clip-on’ tie (from school supply).
  • Grey full length tailored trousers – no jeans, chinos, cords, skinny  trousers, leggings or jeggings - with plain black socks that come up over the ankle. Trousers must be loose at the ankle.
  • Compulsory school skirt (from school supply), with plain black or grey tights or black socks.
  • Plain white formal shirt (stiff collared, buttoned to collar and tucked in).
  • Black school shoes – no trainers or shoes with sports logo, no high heels, platforms, sling backs or backless shoes. Shoes need to be safe to wear in a variety of school environments.
  • Outdoor coats (to and from school).
  • No sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts, denim or leather jackets.
  • If a belt needs to be worn (through belt loops), it must be plain black without motifs, embellishments or decoration. Belt buckles
  • PE Kit consists of a red polo shirt or football shirt (with name on the reverse), black shorts, black sweatshirt (with name on the reverse) and red socks (all from school supply). 


  • Piercings – no visible body/facial piercings including tongue piercings, nose piercings and ear ‘tunnels’ are to be worn: this includes the wearing of clear (or other) retainers.
  • One small pair of plain stud earrings may be worn but must be removed to allow pupils to participate in PE.
  • Please do not allow your child to have a piercing done during term time as retainers will not be allowed.
  • No rings, necklaces or bracelets are to be worn (Medical necklace/bracelets are allowed).
  • Pupils may wear a wristwatch.


  • Light make-up may be worn but must be discreet and natural.
  • No false eyelashes.
  • Hair may not be dyed bright or ‘unnatural colours’. Shaved or stylised in a distracting way.
  • No nail varnish.
  • Acrylic/Gel/Nexgen nails or tips are not allowed in school. This is a Health & Safety risk.


Every day students must be prepared to learn with the correct basic equipment:  pen, pencil, ruler, rubber, they may also find coloured pencils useful. For maths lessons a compass and protractor will be required.

A scientific calculator is now a compulsory piece of school equipment and students are required to have one with them at all times.

Students are expected to have a reading book with them at all times.


Purchasing School Uniform  

Please click on the link below to purchase the required school uniform from our online shop.

Smithdon High School Uniform Shop

For further information on ordering school uniform please click on the links below:

Uniform Sizing Guide

Learner Support Fund - Application for Uniform Assistance 

The Learner Support Fund is a discretionary source of financial help available to all registered full time Academy students. The aim of the Fund is to help students who have difficulties in paying for certain items necessary to facilitate their education, and the purchasing of school uniform is one of those items.

If you think you may be eligible for the Learner Support Fund to purchase school uniform from our shop  then please click the link below to download the criteria and the application form:

Learner Support Application Form - Uniform Only

For further information and  assistance on other areas of eligibility please contact the school direct on 01485 534541