School uniform should be worn smartly and appropriately, both in school and on the way to and from school.
Network School Uniform (UK Uniform) - Thamesmead Blazers and Jumpers
Shepperton Sports - Thamesmead PE Kit
Shirt Plain white with a top collar button, which must be done up, worn tucked in
Tie The appropriate clip-on House tie must be worn for school.
Trousers Full length, black, Terylene/tailored type with no decoration. Cords, jean styles
Skirts Plain, black skirt, no shorter than 5cm above the knee length and no longer
alternative to the blazer.
Blazers School blazer, with school badge, purchased from approved supplier.
Footwear Safe, black practical shoes - no heavy boots. Trainers / canvas footwear are not
Socks White, grey or black socks.
Outdoor Coat Coats must be plain outdoor garments and should not be casual tops. Coats
Hair Although the school recognises a student’s right to express individuality
Bicycles Students riding bicycles to school should conform to safety regulations, which
Equipment Day Book, pens, pencils, ruler, and a suitable bag, i.e.big enough to enclose an
A4 hardback folder. USB memory stick is also recommended for transferring
Jewellery Only a moderate amount of simple jewellery may be worn - one plain ring per
and hand and one stud or sleeper per ear. No other body piercing is permitted.
Valuables Jewellery must be removed for P.E. and practical lessons. Failure to conform
will mean confiscation of jewellery and parents will be invited into school to
collect it. Mobile phones, iPods, MP3 players, etc. must be turned off throughout
the whole day. If a student is found using any of these items in school they will
be confiscated and retained in the main office for collection by parents/guardians
between 2-4pm on Fridays only. The school does not accept responsibility for
any items of this kind.
Aprons Students should wear an apron for practical subjects to protect their clothing.
Make-up Only the discreet use of make-up will be permitted in school. Nail polish/false
nails are not permitted.
PE equipment Boys' and Girls' PE Equipment
Red Thamesmead sports sweatshirt
Black shorts (In winter PLAIN, black tracksuit bottoms may be worn)
Trainers that correctly support the foot - NOT fashionable plimsolls/canvas footwear
Red football socks for all sports
Recommended – shin-pads, mouth guard
It must be clearly understood that there can be no departure from this uniform. Whilst we cannot cover every eventuality in the brief description, we would trust that both parents and students will uphold the spirit of our uniform policy. The Governing consults with parents and students regarding changes to this uniform policy and it may be that alterations to the uniform are brought about following consultation.