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Uniform Policy

Years 7-11:

All students should wear the correct school uniform and should be neatly and tidily dressed at all times. They are expected to wear regulation school uniform travelling to and from school as well as in school. Students should be proud of their uniform and aware that they are representing their school when they are wearing it. Items of non-school uniform worn by students will be confiscated. Dependent on circumstances, these items may be disposed of or students may collect them from the School Office at 3.10pm. If clothing or jewellery is not collected by the end of term it will be recycled. The school will not accept responsibility for loss or damage to property that should not have been brought into school/used in school

Topcoat or Anorak:              

Plain black / Navy Blue / Grey only. No sports jackets or jackets with logos. Reflectors may be worn for health and safety purposes

No outer garments should be worn during lesson time


Regulation blazer, with appropriate House badge, should be worn at all times


Plain black smart leather footwear that conforms to traditional “school shoes” only; no logos. Shoes should be an appropriate height with a heel no higher than 5cm. Gym shoes or trainers, should only be worn for PE

Boots or canvas shoes should not be worn

Socks / Tights:                      

Plain black socks or black opaque tights for junior girls. Black opaque tights for senior girls. Summer, 15 denier black tights may be worn.   Plain black socks for boys


Girls: plain white flat-collared short-sleeved                                 

Boys: plain white of a tailored style, suitable for wearing with a tie


Regulation pattern, compulsory for boys


Years 7 to 11 – regulation skirt with green insert


Plain black. For female students ‘Bootleg’ style and tight-fitting trousers are not acceptable. There are two acceptable styles Banner Code 3832 and 3627


If a jumper is wanted to be worn, it has to be the regulation black Altwood jumper with the Altwood logo.

No cardigans, sweatshirts or hoodies to be worn

Physical Education Kit:          

Girls: Regulation black top, badged ‘Altwood’, black badged games skort and/or black athletic shorts, black and green Altwood socks and/or white socks

Boys: Green & black badged ‘Altwood’ rugby shirt and black shorts, black and green Altwood socks and/or white socks. Regulation black top badged ‘Altwood’

All: Training shoes and football boots. Gum shields and shin pads will need to be worn for contact sports.

Optional: Regulation black badged ‘Altwood’ hoodie and plain black track-suit bottoms.


Plain black unbranded tracksuit suitable to the activity, approved by the PE department

Jewellery and Make up                                            

Students may wear no more than one small plain and regular ear stud in the ear lobe of each ear, a wrist watch (not a “smart” watch) one plain finger ring and a small religious necklace. No other jewellery is allowed. Students wearing any other jewellery will be instructed to remove it, and may have the items confiscated, to be collected by parents/carers. If a student were to be wearing jewellery, or clear retainers, in other piercings they will be asked to remove it/them. Make-up is not allowed with the exception of light foundation. False nails and false eyelashes are not permitted and students will be instructed to remove these


Hair should be clean, tidy, naturally coloured and of reasonable length. Long hair should be tied back for safety reasons. No extreme hairstyles are permitted – this includes shaved, in logos

MOBILE PHONES ARE ONLY ALLOWED IN SCHOOL IF THEY ARE SWITCHED OFF DURING AND BETWEEN LESSONSIPODS AND OTHER SUCH EQUIPMENT SIMILARLY MAY NOT BE USED DURING THE SCHOOL DAY. Students have access to a telephone in the case of an emergency at the General Office and must take responsibility for the safekeeping of their own phones and possessions. It is important that students understand that if inappropriate use of phones/electronic equipment takes place, the item will be confiscated, and need to be collected by an approved adult


All clothes and equipment should be clearly marked with the owner’s name. Whilst the School takes reasonable care to protect property, it cannot be held responsible for loss or damage. This is particularly relevant to any items of non-school uniform that may be worn. Parents are advised to make their own insurance arrangements for property and for accidental injury.


Uniform is available from:

School Days Direct, 20A Buckingham Avenue, Slough SL1 4QA  (01628 665353)

Online ordering:     Access Code SDDALT

 Goyals, 28 Bridge Street, Maidenhead, SL6 8BJ (01628 639725)

Online ordering: