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Uniform

We believe that wearing a smart uniform fosters a sense of belonging and pride.  The Goresbrook School uniform has been designed to be neat, hard-wearing and economical, with most items available from high street shops.

Goresbrook School items marked with an asterisk* can be purchased from Premier Schoolwear Ltd

Goresbrook Nursery

In our Nursery, the uniform is the same for boys and girls:

  • Goresbrook Nursery light blue polo t-shirt*
  • Goresbrook Nursery navy blue sweatshirt*
  • Goresbrook Nursery water bottle*
  • During hot weather, girls are allowed to wear blue summer dresses and boys may wear smart navy shorts with blue polo t-shirt
  • Plain navy tracksuit bottoms, leggings, shorts, plain navy skirts or pinafores are all permitted. These can be purchased on the high street or in supermarkets. No denim. 
  • Plain black plimsolls or plain black trainers/shoes, preferably with no laces so that children can take them off and change them. No sandals: feet must be completely enclosed.
  • No jewellery at all, including earrings.
  • No nail polish.
  • Coats may be any colour but please ensure they are warm and waterproof.
  • Goresbrook Nursery Bookbag* (no other bags permitted)
  • Summer and winter hats can be any colour.

Primary phase

Boys:

  • Shirt: Plain, white, collared shirt.  Long or short sleeved. Tucked in at all times.
  • Trousers/shorts: Plain, navy blue, tailored school trousers.  During hot weather, boys may wear smart navy shorts with their shirt and tie.
  • Tie: Goresbrook School tie* (elasticated).
  • Jumper: Goresbrook School V-neck jumper*.
  • Socks: Any socks are permitted.
  • Shoes: Plain black school shoes with plain black laces and black soles.  No boots.  No trainers or canvas shoes. No sandals: feet must be completely enclosed.
  • Jewellery: Silver stud earrings only: no other jewellery permitted.
  • Rucksack: Plain, navy blue rucksack* (no other colours or patterns permitted). This should be brought into school every day. On P.E days, kit should be put in this bag along with books and Goresbrook water bottle.
  • Outdoor clothing: Coats may be any colour but please ensure they are warm and waterproof. All outdoor clothing should be removed in the school buildings.
  • Water bottle (optional): Goresbrook water bottle* only with name clearly marked.
  • Hats: Summer and winter hats can be any colour.

Girls:

  • Blouse: Plain, white, collared shirt or blouse suitable for wearing with a tie. Long or short sleeved. Tucked in at all times.
  • Trousers: Plain, navy blue, tailored school trousers or shorts  OR
  • Pinafore dress: Plain, navy blue, tailored pinafore dress with box pleat or straight cut.
  • Summer dresses: Blue summer dresses may be worn in hot weather.
  • Skirt: Plain, navy blue, knee-length, tailored school skirt.
  • Tie: Goresbrook School tie* (elasticated).
  • Jumper: Goresbrook School V-neck jumper*.
  • Hair bands: Plain navy blue or black hair bands may be worn.
  • Socks and tights: Any socks are permitted. Tights must be plain navy or black.
  • Shoes: Plain black, low-heeled school shoes with plain laces and black soles. No boots. No trainers or canvas shoes. No sandals: feet must be completely enclosed.
  • Jewellery: Silver stud earrings only: no other jewellery permitted.
  • Rucksack: Plain, navy blue rucksack* (no other colours or patterns permitted). This should be brought into school every day. On P.E days, kit should be put in this bag along with books and Goresbrook water bottle.
  • Outdoor clothing: Coats may be any colour but please ensure they are warm and waterproof. All outdoor clothing should be removed in the school buildings.
  • Summer hats: Summer and winter hats can be any colour.
  • Water bottle (optional): Goresbrook water bottle* only with name clearly marked.

Appropriate religious headwear: permitted subject to the discretion of the Principal e.g. plain navy blue or black hijabs may be worn.

PE Uniform (boys and girls):

  • Polo shirt: White Goresbrook polo shirt*
  • Sweatshirt: Navy blue Goresbrook sweatshirt*
  • Trousers/shorts: Plain, navy blue PE shorts or tracksuit bottoms
  • Shoes: Black plimsolls or plain black trainers with black laces

Other

  • No temporary tattoos or henna are allowed.
  • Only natural hair colour and styles allowed. No shapes/patterns shaved into hair.
  • No sunglasses unless for medical reasons as confirmed in writing by a Doctor.

Concessions will be made for children with particular needs at the discretion of the Principal. We are not responsible for lost property or uniform on the premises.

Premier Schoolwear Ltd

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 9am – 5pm

Address: 688 – 690 Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 3HD

Phone: 020 8592 0141

http://www.premierschoolwear.co.uk/

Castle Green 

Address: Gale St, Dagenham RM9 4UN

Phone: 020 8724 1500

https://castle-green.org.uk/ 

Hardship Fund

Barking & Dagenham Council will be providing support to families suffering financial hardship through their Hardship and Individual Assistance Payment (IAP) fund. The IAP fund is used to provide support to those residents who require help with emergency living expenses which includes food, fuel (gas and electric for customers who pay via a key meter), travel expenses (only on Oyster cards), and household appliances and/or clothing in exceptional circumstances. Details of the scheme can be found on the following link: Hardship and Individual Assistance Payment (IAP) | LBBD 

 

Free School Uniform Shop

Smile London Essex, are a fantastic charity, currently holding a large amount of 2nd hand branded and generic uniform suitable for primary and secondary schools across Havering, Barking & Dagenham.

https://www.smilelondonessex.com/