HOLYWELL SCHOOL CLOTHING
There is a recommended school uniform for wear by Holywell pupils, and parents are asked to support us in ensuring that their children wear it at school and when on school activities. The school colours are grey and royal blue, so clothes which conform to this combination are acceptable. In detail, the recommended uniform is:
Grey or black trousers (no jeans).
Grey or black skirt.
Pinafore/dress, either plain or blue/white check or blue/white stripes.
Holywell Polo Shirt in white or royal blue or a plain white shirt or blouse.
Long sleeved cardigan - either "Holywell" or plain royal blue.
Holywell Fleece (Optional) or Holywell Coat (Optional)
Blue Holywell Cap
Blue or White headscarf (when required)
GENERAL - Black school shoes are required (no trainers). Boots or wellingtons worn during inclement weather should be changed for school shoes on entering the school building. Plimsolls are not suitable for everyday wear and should be kept for PE.
If children wear shorts in summer months, parents should ensure they comply with the school's recommended colours. (Lightweight beach/athletic shorts are not suitable for school wear).
P.E BAGS - Foundation Stage/KS1 classes
White plain T-shirt and black shorts and 1 pair of plimsolls (not training shoes)
KS2 classes White plain T-shirt, black shorts (cycling shorts are allowed, but only black); a spare pair of socks for outdoor games; Blue or black tracksuit bottoms or leggings (winter); a spare long-sleeved top (winter). Black or white plimsolls, a pair of trainers for outdoor games and football boots (useful from Year 3, but not essential). PE KIT – Must be available in school each day
Goggles are not recommended, as they carry considerable risks. They may only be worn if we receive your written permission, accepting responsibility for any problems which may arise from their use. Form available from school office or it can be printed off the school website www.holywell.leics.sch.uk
BOOK BAGS - Each child needs a book bag, these are available from the school office..
The governing body do not accept liability for the security of personal items on school premises. The wearing of jewellery and watches in school can cause all manner of problems for children and staff, and we do discourage it generally. The Health and Safety advice of the LA. is that "All jewellery and other adornments should be removed before participation in physical activities". If such removal is unacceptable for cultural, religious reasons or newly pierced, then items may be covered for the duration of the activity
SCHOOL PURCHASES: “Holywell” Polo shirts, Jumpers and Fleeces are available from ‘Rosebuddies’ who are situated on Loughborough Market. Our online supplier),Tesco Embroidery Service
Holywell School also have a very good second hand clothes stall which is held every 1st Thursday of every month from 3.15pm in the school library run by Holywell PSA. All proceeds go to the school.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL ITEMS ARE CLEARLY MARKED WITH YOUR CHILD'S NAME & CLASS.
CLOTHING/FOOTWEAR FOUND CAN ONLY BE RETURNED IF THEY HAVE BEEN NAMED.