School Uniform and Equipment
Our uniform is an important aspect of our identity as a school and an outward indication of the pride students feel for themselves and their school. Our uniform reflects the standards of dress expected in professional environments and reflects the high expectations culture of our school. All pupils should come to school every day in neat and clean uniform. The support of parents in ensuring this is essential.
On PE days, students are expected to bring in their school PE kit.
The items listed below form the regulation uniform:
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Students are also expected to bring the following equipment with them so that they are ready to learn and able to take responsibility for their belongings:
Pencil Case, Black/Blue Pen, Green Pen, Pencil, Ruler, Rubber, Sharpener, Calculator, Protractor, School Planner, Reading book.
School Clothing Grant
To qualify for this grant your child must be starting Year 7 from September. You must also be a Hackney resident and getting one of the benefits below:
- Income support
- Income-based jobseeker’s allowance
- Child tax credit, and getting no more than £16,190 a year
- Working tax credit, getting no more than £16,190 a year
- Guarantee element of pension credit, or
- Income-related employment and support allowance
- Universal Credit with a net earnings threshold of £15,400 a year
You can apply from May onwards after you receive the secondary school offer letter from the Learning Trust’s Admissions Team. Your application will normally be processed in May/June. The grant is £100 Clothing vouchers which can be exchanged for school uniform at London shops that take part in the scheme. A list of shops will be sent to you with the confirmation letter telling you when to collect your vouchers. To apply, complete the online form which can be found here.