Below is a list of uniform items that are mandatory for your child to attend St James’ Catholic High School. All items are essential unless otherwise indicated.

A clip on tie is obligatory for all new students.

Items marked with a * are available to purchase from F R Monkhouse in Cheadle Hulme Precinct, Davensport in Davenport and Debonair in Wythenshawe.

Girls

  • Navy blue blazer with school badge
  • Navy blue box pleated skirt (not drop waist) OR black trousers with school trim*
  • White shirt style blouse (not open neck)
  • Clip-on school tie*
  • Navy blue jumper with school trim* (optional)
  • White, black or navy blue under the knee socks OR thick black tights
  • Dark brown or black shoes (not pumps, trainers or boots)
  • Plain black or navy outdoor coat (optional)

Boys

  • Navy blue blazer with school badge
  • Black trousers
  • White shirt
  • Clip-on school tie*
  • Navy jumper with school trim* (optional)
  • Plain black socks
  • Dark brown or black shoes (not pumps, trainers or boots
  • Plain black or navy outdoor coat (optional)

Girls PE Kit

  • Black shorts or plain black skirt
  • White polo shirt with school logo*
  • Sports trainers
  • School navy blue fleece* with school logo
  • White ankle socks AND navy blue sports socks
  • Shin pads (optional)
  • Gum shield (optional)
  • Astro trainers (recommended)
  • Bobble – blue or black (hair must be tied back for PE lessons)

Boys PE Kit

  • Black shadow striped shorts
  • White polo shirt with school logo*
  • Navy blue (reversible gold) rugby jersey*
  • Sports trainers
  • White ankle socks AND navy blue sports socks
  • Shin pads (optional)
  • Gum shield (optional)
  • Astro trainers (recommended)
  • Football boots

Dress Code

At St James’ Catholic High School all students are expected to uphold our high standards of appearance and dress. To help clarify these standards please find detailed below the main points of the school’s code of dress.

St James’ Dress Code

  • Top buttons on shirts and blouses must be fastened, open neck blouses are not allowed.
  • Clip on ties to be worn.
  • Skirts should be worn on or just above the knee.
  • Trousers must be tailored and worn around the waist.
  • Blazers should be worn at all times unless permission to remove it has been given by the class teacher. Sleeves must be worn at full length.
  • Tights or socks must be plain and of school colour as listed in the uniform list and must not be worn together. Leggings are not acceptable.
  • Shoes must be black or dark brown leather or leather style. Canvas shoes, pumps, trainers or boots are not permitted.

Hairstyles must be sensible and tidy and of a natural colour. Hair adornments should be discreet. Extreme hairstyles are forbidden. Shaven sides, fades and shades, mohicans or purple in colour are examples of extreme hairstyles. If in doubt please seek advice from your Form Tutor, Head of Year or Pastoral Manager before having it styled.

Jewellery of any kind is not to be worn. Jewellery worn in school will be confiscated and returned only to an adult.

Make-up and nail polish is not permitted to be worn in school. Students will be asked to remove any worn. False nails/acrylic nails are also not permitted.

The Headteacher has the right to send a pupil home to put on the correct uniform or otherwise adjust their appearance in line with the school’s uniform policy.

 

 

“With God all things are possible”

Matthew 19:26

Jesus looked at them and said,
“With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible”

Matthew 19:26