Boy’s uniform and PE kit

Boys’ main uniform

  • Plain white shirt – to be worn tucked into the trousers.
  • Black uniform type trousers – no fashion trousers, no canvas, denim or cord.
  • Black blazer with school badge* – blazers must be brought into school each day and worn at all times.
  • School tie* – each year group has its own tie which should be worn at all times, correctly knotted with the STM logo visible below the knot.
  • Footwear must be plain black shoes, leather or leather-look, no embellishments or logos, and black or grey socks. Pupils will need different footwear for school and for PE.

Jewellery

Wrist watches are allowed. No body piercings are permitted, including earrings. Students who wear a small cross and chain must keep it under their shirt and must remove all jewellery for PE.

Optional items

A grey school jumper may be worn as an optional item –available from Clemmy’s, Darlaston or Crested, Walsall.

Coats

Coats should be plain with no obvious logos. Hoodies, leather, denim or combat style jackets are not allowed.

Hair

Should always be neat and tidy. Hair colour and style must be appropriate for school. No extreme styles or colours are allowed. Boys hair should not cover the face or shirt collar and must not be shorter than Grade 3 clippers. Hair gel or wax is not permitted. Patterns or tramlines are not permitted. Patterns or tramlines are not permitted. Ponytails are not permitted and hair must not be tied up in any manner. Boys in Years 7-11 must be clean shaven. Boys in Years 12-13 are permitted to wear facial hair but are requested to ensure that this is tidy and suitably trimmed.

Make-up

Make-up or nail varnish must not be worn.

Practical lessons

Safety goggles are supplied but pupils may wear their own.

Boys’ PE kit

The St Thomas More Catholic School PE kit is available from Clemmy’s, Darlaston or Crested, Walsall.

Indoors

  • Black with red panel short
  • Black and red socks
  • Black with red panel polo shirt
  • Training shoes with laces

Outdoors

  • Black with red panel rugby top
  • Black with red stripe hoody (optional)
  • Shin pads
  • Plain black tracksuit bottoms
  • Towel
  • Black with red stripe shorts
  • Training shoes with laces
  • Football boots (no blades) (optional)
  • Plain black waterproof rain coat
  • Waterproof bag for kit.

(As pupils in Key Stage 3 could have PE lessons on consecutive days and so it may be an advantage for pupils to have 2 pairs of Black with Red stripe shorts)

Important notice about uniform

  • Failure to follow the school uniform may result in your child being sent home to correct their appearance.
  • All personal belongings are the responsibility of the individual.
  • All items of school uniform should be labelled with the student’s name.