Uniform

All students at Gillotts are expected to wear school uniform.

Gillotts’ uniform is intended to be smart, simple, functional and value for money. Standards of uniform are very high and we assume, by selecting Gillotts for your child, you will accept our policy and support us in maintaining these standards.

The uniform list can be found below, but the following additional comments may also help:

  • No jewellery apart from a maximum of two small stud earrings, one in the lobe of each ear.
  • No extreme hair styles or non natural colour.
  • No make-up or nail polish may be worn.
  • Plain brown, grey or black belts that fit through trouser belt loops may be worn. Non uniform scarves may be worn outdoors.
  • No canvas shoes or trainers.
  • No jeans or denim.

Outdoor coats may not be worn in the classroom.

Muslim girls who wish to wear hijabs may do so provided the fabric is plain, light weight and dark blue or black. Garments covering the face or whole body are not permitted. Jewish boys may wear a skullcap and Sikh boys may wear a turban. A lightweight gold or silver chain with a small religious symbol is permissible.

PE Kit: High standards of appearance are very much in evidence in PE and games. Students will be expected to wear proper Gillotts kit that is suitable for the activity they are involved in. The PE staff will tell your child what activity they are doing and what kit to bring for each lesson. Ideally, all PE, games and dance kit should have the student’s name or initials embroidered on the OUTSIDE left hand side as well as a name tape sewn on the inside.

It is the responsibility of parents to ensure their children come to school in correct uniform. Staff will monitor that students are wearing correct uniform at all times. Non-uniform items will be confiscated. Black soft shoes & other items of uniform can be borrowed from the Student Services. Students may be sent home to change, or taken out of lessons, should this not be possible.

Students will often ‘pressure’ parents into buying non-uniform items under the pretext that others are wearing them. Parents are advised to contact their child’s tutor if they are uncertain about any item.

All items of uniform should be named.

In the case of financial difficulties, please contact your child’s tutor.

Requests to vary the uniform for particular reasons, such as medical needs supported by a doctor, will always be carefully considered.

The Headteacher’s decision on matters of uniform is final.

Boys’ uniformGirls’ uniform
Black shoes, closed back and front (no trainers, boots, sandals)Black shoes, closed back and front (no trainers, boots, sandals)
White or black socksWhite or black socks
Black or flesh coloured tights
Plain black or dark grey tailored trousers (no jeans, cords, canvas, denim or cargo style).
Regulation Gillotts tailored school shorts (terms 5 and 6 only)
Regulation Gillotts black school skirt worn to the knee.
Plain black or dark grey tailored trousers (no jeans, cords, canvas, denim or cargo style. NO leggings or skin tight styles)
Navy blue Gillotts School sweatshirtNavy blue Gillotts School sweatshirt
Navy blue Gillotts School polo shirtNavy blue Gillotts School polo shirt
Plain single colour outdoor coat (no hoodies, no large logos, no denim, leather, leather look or suede)Plain single colour outdoor coat (no hoodies, no large logos, no denim, leather, leather look or suede)

PE Uniform

Games, PE and Dance KitAvailable from GillottsGames, PE and Dance KitAvailable from Gillotts
Indoor and summer outdoorIndoor
Gillotts sports polo shirt (navy/sky) Leotard (black)
Gym shorts (white)Black leggings (for gym/dance)
Plain round neck white t-shirt (optional for cricket)Gillotts sports polo shirt (navy/sky)
Cricket whites (optional)Cycling shorts (navy or black)
White socksSummer and winter outdoor
TrainersGillotts sports polo shirt (navy/sky)
Winter outdoorCycling shorts (navy or black)
Gillotts rugby shirt (navy/sky)Trainers
Sports shorts (navy/sky) Summer outdoor
Plain navy blue socksWhite socks
Shin padsTrainers
Boots suitable for rugby and footballWinter outdoor
Thermal baselayer (navy) (optional)Games skort (navy/sky) [Sports shorts as an alternative]
Sports fleece (navy/sky) (optional)Plain navy blue socks
Shin pads
Football or Astroturf boots
Hockey stick
Thermal baselayer (navy) (optional)
Sports fleece (navy/sky) (optional)
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Gillotts School
Gillotts Lane
Henley-on-Thames
Oxfordshire
RG9 1PS


01491 574315