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Woodbrook Vale School

Woodbrook Vale School

Woodbrook Vale


Uniform is an important part of the ethos of Woodbrook Vale School.

Students should be tidy in appearance and always wear the correct uniform as outlined in the school dress code. The Woodbrook Vale School uniform can be supplied by Orchard Clothing. Items can be purchased online unless your child is eligible for Free School Meals.  

This following guide explains how to order your uniform online.

If your child is entitiled to Free School Meals, a Blazer, Skirt, tie and PE Polo Shirt will be provided on submission of a completed school uniform form.  Please request a form by contacting the School Office on 01509 557560 or


School Blazer Buy Online
School White Shirt  
School Tie Buy Online
School Checked Skirt Buy Online
School Black Trousers  
School Jumper (optional) Buy Online

PE Uniform

In response to the positive feedback we have received about PE kit on PE days, we have decided to formalise this arrangement for the whole of next year. We would therefore like, to clarify our expectations regarding PE kit as follows:

  • Embroidered PE polo shirt
  • Embroidered PE hoodie (now compulsory)
  • Black tracksuit bottoms, black shorts or black sports leggings.
  • Trainers suitable for sport (not necessarily black)

These are the only items that will be accepted, and we expect all students to adhere to this.

Students may also be asked to bring a change of footwear depending on the location of their lesson or the type of activity they are participating in (e.g playing on a muddy field).

School PE Polo Shirt Buy Online
School PE Hoodie Buy Online
Black PE Shorts Buy Online

Please note - School Blazer, School Skirt, School Tie, School PE Polo Shirt, School PE Hoodie, and School Jumper are only available from Orchard Clothing using the "Buy Online" links above. All other items can be purchased online or a shop of your choice as long as they meet the new school uniform requirements.

Parents/carers will be briefed every year in the summer term about the school’s uniform expectations.  ‘Trying on’ evenings will be arranged.  Students must be tidy in appearance and always wear the correct uniform as outlined in the school dress code:
  • Students must remove coats, hats, scarves, gloves immediately in tutor rooms at the beginning of the school day
  • Students must not wear coats, hats, scarves, gloves when leaving any classroom to move to their next lesson
  • Blazers must be worn appropriately as students move around the building
  • Shirts must be white and tucked in at all times
  • School checked skirt is the only permitted skirt.
  • Trousers must be formal. No skinny trousers, Jean style, leggings or tracksuit bottoms are allowed
  • Ties should be worn to an acceptable length with the school logo visible. Clip ties are also available to order, if preferred
  • Footwear must be plain black with no logo. Sandals or boots are not permissible
  • One pair of stud earrings is permissible. Apart from this, for safety and security reasons, jewellery, including bracelets, necklaces, rings and nose, face, tongue or body piercings should not be worn in school. If such jewellery is worn it will be confiscated and students and/or parents/carers will be informed when it can be collected. Tattoos are not permitted
  • Make up is not permitted in Years 7 and 8
  • Light make-up in Years 9, 10 and 11 is permissible but should not be noticeable
  • Nail varnish, including acrylic or gel nails are not appropriate for school and should not be worn
  • Hair styles should not be extreme. This includes closely shaved; decoratively shaved or vividly coloured hairstyles
  • The school will be sensitive towards students who choose to wear a specific item if it is for a religious reason
Please note - School Blazer, School Tie, School checked skirt, School PE Polo Shirt, School PE Hoodie, and School Jumper are available from Orchard Clothing.  All other items can be purchased from Orchard Clothing or from a shop of your choice as long as they meet the school uniform requirements. Outdoor clothing such as hoodies, coats, scarves, hats and gloves should not be worn inside the building.  

Personal Protective Equipment

Gumshields and shin pads are strongly recommended for Football, Rugby and Hockey lessons and extra curricular activites.


  • Aprons are provided to protect clothing when students are doing design work.


You will need to bring your own equipment which includes:

  • Black Pen / Blue Pen x2
  • Green pen
  • Pencil
  • 30cm Ruler
  • Scientific Calculator
  • Protractor
  • Eraser
  • Felt Pens
  • A Reading Book

Lockers are available for you to keep your belongings in during the day. Although there is no charge for your locker, you will need to bring a padlock to keep your belongings safe. 

All property and clothing should be clearly marked with your name.