School Uniform

Uniform List St Mary’s Thorncombe 

Please note that the summer uniform is entirely optional and the standard uniform can be worn throughout the year. 

School Uniform 

  • Plain white shirt or blouse (long or short sleeved) or polo shirt  
  • Blue sweatshirt or cardigan with the school logo  
  • Grey trousers, shorts, skirt or pinafore (leggings are unsuitable)
  • Navy or dark blue/grey/white socks or tights (no white tights/no white socks with trousers) 
  • Shoes should be black leather. Trainers/boots & crocs are not allowed.  
  • Navy, black or grey socks (or white socks with shorts only) 
  • Shoes should be black leather. Trainers/boots & crocs are not allowed.  

Summer Uniform (Optional) 

  • Blue and white checked summer dresses or grey school shorts & white short sleeved shirt 
  • Grey or white socks (no tights) 
  • Grey school shorts 

PE Kit 

  • White t-shirt with school logo 
  • Navy shorts 
  • Navy, white or grey socks 
  • Black plimsolls or plain white, black or grey trainers (bright colours not permitted) 
  • Plain navy blue tracksuit bottoms are acceptable in cold weather 
  • A zipped navy fleece with the school logo is acceptable in cold weather 
  • Drawstring PE kit bag (school ones are available to buy; other colours are acceptable but no rucksacks allowed) 

Seasonal Items 

  • The school uniform does not specify a winter coat. There is an optional school fleece with the logo that is available to order. 
  • Sunhats should be functional and not fashion items 

School Bags 

  • Blue school logo reading and PE bags are available to order 

Outdoor Shoes 

  • To make the most of our fantastic grounds, we ask pupils bring in a pair of wellington boots (infants) or wellies or waterproof trainers (juniors) for playtimes. This allows grassy areas to be played on all year round and prevent the indoors becoming muddy. These are worn for playtime and lunchtime each day throughout the autumn and spring terms.  
  • Infants are required to bring wellies due to other curriculum opportunities, namely welly walks and Forest School activities 


  • Your child should have a named, old, oversized, long sleeved shirt for messy art lessons. This will be stored in their PE bag. 


  • Hair that is shoulder length or longer needs to be secured and tied back with a small hair band, an alice band can be worn in addition. Small hair bands and slides should be navy, grey, black or white. 
  • Hair dye or inappropriate styles are not allowed. 


  • Items of jewellery are unsuitable for primary school pupils to wear during the school day. Rings, necklaces, bracelets (including festival bands), brooches and earrings should be left at home. 
  • For pupils with pierced ears, only studs should be worn.  
  • Any other piercing (eg: nose and eyebrow, is not permitted) 
  • No nail varnish allowed 

Labelling all personal property 

  • All clothing should be clearly labelled. Scarves, gloves, shoes, undergarments and school sweatshirts tend to be most often misplaced. 

Lost Property 

  • Lost property is stored on pegs by the blue doors or in the cloakroom. Items will be disposed of each half term if left unclaimed. 

Please order uniform online from MyClothing. This makes it very easy for parents to order uniform, when they want, and without the need to include the school office staff as part of the process.  We hope you will find this a quick and easy way to order uniform for your child/ren. 

There is a range of embroidered uniform which we have selected to be available to children.  Any of the items shown on the website have been agreed as part of the school uniform.   

 To access the website and order uniform, please follow the link below:

Should you have any difficulties with setting up your account or accessing the Internet to place orders, please speak to Mrs Aspinall in the school office.   

Pupils eligible for Pupil Premium are able to claim some free uniform and subsidised trips. Please ask at the office for details.


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