School Uniform and Equipment

At John Flamsteed Community School students wear a uniform which demonstrates their commitment to our school and the professional standards that we value within our community.

Please label all garments in order to reunite students with any mislaid or found items.

The current academic year uniform policy can be found using the below link:

John Flamsteed Community School Uniform Policy


Compulsory Items for All Students

All students at John Flamsteed School must wear the following uniform:

  • Navy blazer with school badge.
  • White collared, short or long-sleeved school shirt.
  • Years 7-9 wear the prescribed clip-on school tie.
  • Years 10-11 wear the prescribed navy and silver school tie (non clip-on)
  • Prescribed full length trousers – no jeans, skinny cut, tight, capri style, culottes or low fitting styles OR a prescribed black pleated knee-length skirt. No pencil or tight-fitting styles.
  • Plain grey or black socks with trousers.
  • Black opaque tights or black / grey knee-high socks with skirt option.
  • Leather or leather-look plain black shoes with flat black soles and laces – no trainers, plimsolls or canvas material allowed.

Optional Uniform Items

The following Uniform Items are optional to our students.

  • Navy blue v-neck jumper (optional for winter months – no logos or trademarks permitted)
  • Plain coat enroute to school preferably in navy, grey or black.

Hoodies are not deemed to be an acceptable type of coat and we would request that students do not wear these to school.

Our General Dress Policy

All well as the above requirements, the following are also outlined in our school uniform policy:

  • Natural hair colours only. No extreme hairstyles.
  • Only a discreet amount of make-up is allowed.
  • No nail polish, acrylic or gel nails are permitted.
  • For health and safety reasons only one small stud in one or both ears will be allowed. No other facial piercing, body piercing, stretcher type earrings will be permitted.
  • One ring is permitted

School cannot be held responsible for the loss of any jewellery that students wear to school.

Our Physical Education Uniform

For specific situations, such as those met in PE, we ask you to provide additional clothing.

  • Sports shirt (navy and pale blue) with logo
  • Navy and white shorts with logo
  • Socks (summer)
  • Suitable training shoes (not plimsolls)

P.E. kits should be stored in a drawstring bag which is clearly labelled with the child’s name. Students should arrive at school in full school uniform but are permitted to travel home in their P.E. kits should they have P.E. as their last lesson of the day

Optional (winter only)

The following items are deemed to be optional during winter months:

  • Football boots
  • White football socks and shin pads
  • Navy blue hoodie or fleece with school logo
  • Under Armour top / leggings in blue or black
  • Mouthguard (Years 9-11 when playing contact sports)

Our uniform suppliers:

Making sure that arrangements are in place for parents to acquire second-hand uniform items is important us. Please contact our student services team for more information on second-hand options.