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School Uniform

The Cypress Primary uniform is expected to be worn by all pupils from Nursery to Year 6. All children should be encouraged to wear it with pride. This allows our pupils to be distinctive, thereby removing competitiveness which can surround young peoples' clothes. As well as being practical, a school uniform raises expectations and gives a sense of pride and commitment to the values of Cypress Infant and Junior Schools. We ask your co-operation to ensure that children dress neatly and tidily. The uniform is reasonably priced so that items that wear out can be replaced.

The complete uniform is available from Hewitts of Church Street, Croydon, but most items are obtainable from chain stores such as Marks and Spencer and BHS.

Skirt/Trousers

Plain grey (not charcoal) - If girls prefer to wear trousers they must be plain grey school trousers, not fashion trousers.

Shirts/Blouses

Shirt style with no trimmings or white polo shirt.

Summer Dresses

Red check.

Jumpers/Fleeces

Red Cardigan - plain style.
Red Fleece Jackets.
Red sweatshirts.

Headbands

Plain - red, navy, white or grey.

Hats

School hats (woollen and baseball) should be worn.

PE Kit- kept in a bag and hung on the child's peg. Every item should be named.

Plain red shorts.
White T shirt.
Grey, navy plain Tracksuit for colder weather.

Jewellery

Children should not wear jewellery in school. Large earrings are not allowed; these can be dangerous. Plain gold studs are permitted if ears are pierced.

Junior children may wear watches for school as they have reached the age when they can be personally responsible for them.

Watches should not be worn in the Infant School.

Parents who wish their child to wear 'jewellery' which is of a religious nature should speak to the Headteacher or Head of School.

The school does not accept responsibility for jewellery worn/lost at school.

Coloured hair, nail varnish and make-up are forbidden.

Shoes

Sensible black shoes must be worn during lessons and while travellingbetween school and home.
Shoes should have low heels, no higher that 2cm.
Trainers are permitted to be worm for Physical Education and sporting activities. Shoe bags should be provided (not large sports bags).

All items of clothing, including footware and lunch containers, must be clearly labelled with pupil's name.

Second Hand Uniform

Sale of nearly new uniform is held from time to time.

Parents wishing to dispose of uniform in good condition can add to the school stock for re-sale. Please enquire at the office about this.

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