School uniform plays an important role in contributing to the ethos of a school and setting an appropriate tone. A uniform can instil pride; support positive behaviour and discipline; ensure pupils of all races and backgrounds feel welcome and protect children from social pressures to dress in a particular way. Above all research shows that school uniform supports effective teaching and learning.
To enable all parents/carers to afford a uniform the school has a colours only stipulation. Although the school can provide branded sweatshirts, cardigans and t-shirts, parents can shop around for the cheapest provider so long as the school colours are adhered to.