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Uniform

Uniform

The uniform at Brentside High School is designed to be practical and to present a smart image.

Plain, black tailored trousers, or girls may wear a plain, black skirt of at least knee length.

  • Leggings, skin tight skirts or trousers are not permitted.
  • Trousers should be worn at waist level, with no adornments or heavy belts or buckles. Trouser bottoms should be about 3cm from the floor and not be frayed or cut.
  • Plain black or grey socks, or plain black or beige tights. Socks should be plain in colour and style and be a matching pair.
  • Black blazer with Brentside badge.
  • Plain white shirt and Brentside tie. Blouses with revere collars are not permitted.
  • During cold weather a plain black V - necked pullover may we worn. A plain black woollen hat may be worn outside.   
  • Baseball caps must not be brought into school. No other tops, for example, cardigans and ‘hoodies’ are permitted.
  • Plain black polishable shoes. Laces, where worn, must be black. Plimsolls or pumps are not permitted.

Jewellery/Make up/Headwear/Neckwear

  • The only jewellery items permitted with uniform are: plain matching stud earrings, one per earlobe (any other visible body adornment will be confiscated) and one ring (no raised stones).  
  • No facial piercing
  • A discreet religious symbol may also be worn
  • Facial piercings are not allowed
  • Make-up and nail varnish should not be worn in school

Hair must be of a natural colour and hair accessories and head scarves and hats/ the Rastafarian tan, should be white or black. No extreme hairstyles such as ‘hair tattoos’ or very close shaven styles are permitted.

The School may make exceptions to the uniform during periods of extreme weather. Should this be the case the Headteacher will inform students and parents of the start and finish time of the exception period.

Sixth Form

  • The Sixth Form dress code is smart business dress
  • No sportswear other than in PE lessons

PE kit

  • Brentside High School PE department rugby shirt in your House colour* (boys)
  • Brentside High School PE department fleece in your House colour* (girls)
  • Brentside High School PE department t-shirt in your House colour*
  • Brentside High School PE department tracksuit bottoms or shorts*
  • Black football socks *
  • Short white socks
  • Trainers
  • Football boots
  • Shin pads
  • Mouth guard*

All PE clothing must be clearly named and taken home each day.

Please note that students are not allowed to wear any sort of jewellery during PE lessons.

PE Kit Supplier

All items of PE kit marked with an asterix* can only be purchased from the School.

PE Kit can be ordered from the Brentside Shop - please click link

Brentside High Shop

Students who do not adhere to the school dress code will be asked to go home and change into correct uniform. In any dispute regarding the interpretation of the uniform, the school’s decision will be final, so if you are unsure about the suitability of any particular item of clothing, please consult staff before making the purchase.

Uniform Supplier

Uniform can be purchased at Kevins, 17 The Broadway, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 9PH        Tel: 020 8578 1210. Similar articles may also be purchased from high street retailers. Ties and badges can be purchased from the school office at the discounted price of £6 for both.