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School Uniform

Tottington high unifrom imageTottington high pe unifrom imageThe wearing of school uniform is compulsory. Full uniform must be worn in school and when journeying to and from school. When a student is admitted, it is on condition that parents accept our school uniform regulations, and therefore it is assumed that parents are willing to ensure that their child conforms to these in every respect.

In selecting our school uniform, we have attempted to combine the important factors of neatness, practicality and easy availability. We have tried to avoid burdening parents with unnecessary expenditure on highly distinctive and expensive items of clothing, whilst still achieving high standards of appearance.


BOYS’ UNIFORM: All items compulsory unless otherwise indicated

TrousersPlain - Black
TieSchool Tie (Black with School crest) (This item is available from the school via Scopay or from Monkhouse & PT's in Bury)
Pullover / SweaterV-necked – Black, with school crest. No other garment must be worn. (This item is optional)
Blazer with BadgeBlack (The badge is only available from the school via Scopay). Badges already embroidered with the school badge are available from Monkhouse and PT's in Bury.
ShoesBlack (solid colour) shoes only. Trainers and 'pumps' are not allowed. All footwear must end on or below the ankle bone.
SocksCharcoal grey or black.
A dark outdoor coat is desirable. Denim jackets are not permitted.

GIRLS’ UNIFORM: All items compulsory unless otherwise indicated

SkirtBox pleated with school crest situated on the front bottom left hand corner.
Trousers (Optional)Black - style number 3832/Banner Senior Boot Cut, but other ‘straight legged’ trousers, in plain black are allowed. Tight fitting ‘drain-pipe’ style is not permitted.
BlouseFitted Trutex Revere Collar Blouse
Pullover/SweaterSee boys list.
Blazer with badgeSee boys list.
ShoesBlack (solid colour), low heeled shoes only. Trainers and 'pumps' are not allowed. All footwear must end on or below the ankle bone.
SocksCharcoal grey or black. White socks may be worn but only ankle length is allowed.
TightsFlesh-coloured or black (Plain only).
A dark outdoor coat is desirable. Denim jackets are not permitted.


A watch may be worn. No other types of jewellery may be worn.
Coloured nail varnish and make-up IS NOT PERMITTED.


Hairstyles should be neat, hair length should be no shorter than a no. 2 cut. They should not contain different lengths eg ‘Mohican’ style sculpting, tramlines etc., Colour should be consistent ie no contrasting colours; and a natural colour, ie no ‘red’ or unnatural shades.

Long hair must be kept off the face and students will need to tie long hair back for certain activities eg PE, Technology and Science lessons. It is advised that students with long hair have their own accessories with them at all times; these must be plain and discrete.


Any student considered to be wearing their uniform or hair in an unacceptable fashion will be challenge and be expected to alter it in accordance with school rules. Sanctions may be invoked.


All sports clothing MUST be PERMANENTLY LABELLED. PE kit can be obtained from SkKits (further details can be obtained from school or the website).


Red T Shirt
Black shorts
Black football socks (girls)
Red football socks (boys)
Shin pads
Football boots will be required at some time during the year.


Sweatshirt is available to order from the PE department.

PE Kit can be ordered direct or through school and it will be delivered to school.


Tottington High School
Laurel Street,
Lancashire, BL8 3LY.

T: 01204 882327

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