Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of any of our pupils please contact one of our Designated safeguarding leads Mrs Naomi Shrimpton, Mr Ben Paulley, Miss Carla Pilgrim, Mr Steve Pill, Mrs Jill Turner
Our Child Protection and Safeguarding policies can be found here:
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In September 2016 a new school uniform, designed by the school council was introduced.
All children in Years 1 to 6 will wear a white shirt with a proper collar and a school tie.
Children in Nursery and Reception will wear white polo shirts and no tie.
Ties, cardigans and jumpers need to be bought from the school uniform suppliers but shirts, skirts and trousers can be bought from local supermarkets.
Navy academy polo shirts can be worn for PE with black shorts and plimsolls. Plain white t-shirts can also be worn for PE.
The length of skirts and dresses was discussed by School Councillors and Governors. A policy on the length of skirts and dresses started in September 2016 stating that they must be knee length. This is to stop any embarrassment about underwear being seen when skirts and dresses are too short or have splits in them.
(Full details of our uniform are detailed below.)
We consider it very important for the well-being, health and safety of our pupils that the correct uniform is worn and non-uniform items are not brought into school. We would be very grateful for your support in ensuring that your child has the correct uniform.
Grey/Black skirt or trousers
White collared shirt and school tie (Yr1 to Yr6 only)
White polo shirt (Nursery and Reception)
Navy blue sweatshirt or cardigan
White/grey/black socks or tights
Black low heeled shoes with closed-in toes
In summer blue and white checked dresses are also permitted
P.E. AND GAMES FOR YEARS 1-6
We have 'Fitness Fridays' where all children are expected to come to school in their school PE kit (listed below).
For outdoor 'Fitness Friday' sessions in cold weather children may also wear a school fleece.
Children in years 3 and 4 will need a swimming costume and towel at certain times of the year.
Children in Key Stage 2 may need football boots, but you will be notified in advance.
Football kit/strips are not acceptable for PE and Sport in school.
LABELLING OF CLOTHES
Most children at the school will have identical or similar items of clothing. It is therefore essential that everything has a name clearly marked inside so that if it is mislaid it can be returned.
Any form of jewellery, including nose studs or any other form of body piercing jewellery is considered unnecessary and is not suitable in school. Such items are easily lost and can cause injury.
When children have pierced ears they may wear small plain studs but not hoops. If they do not have stud earrings then they should not wear earrings to school.
Any child arriving at school wearing jewellery, other than a watch or stud earrings, will be told to remove them. The jewellery will be put in a sealed envelope and returned to the child at the end of the day.
For health and safety reasons children should not wear platform soles, flip flops, high heels or open toes. This expectation also applies to non-uniform and 'dress up' days.
Any form of make up is considered unnecessary and is not suitable for children to wear to school. They will be asked to remove it. This expectation applies to non-uniform and 'dress up' days.
School uniform can be bought from our supplier, CJI Clothing, who are based in Moordown. For those who prefer shopping online CJI Clothing offer this facility.
CJI Clothing offer a budget payment plan and eligible families can claim a grant to help with uniform costs. Please call our school office if you would like more information.
New Stock Prices:
These items are embroidered with the Heathlands logo
School Tie £4.00
School Navy Polo - £6.50
School Jumper - £13.00
School Cardigan - £15.00
School Reversible Jacket - £23.00 (optional)
School Book Bag - £5.50
School PE Bag - £4.00
School Cap - £5.00 (optional)
The Local Authority is able to offer financial assistance towards pupils' basic clothing for those families who qualify for free school meals on income grounds. Please visit the School Office for details.