The Governing Body will be looking to parents to support the school in the strict adherence to school uniform rules. It is asking for their co-operation in ensuring that pupils wear appropriate shoes and other items of school uniform rather than inappropriate alternatives.
We consider the wearing of school uniform to be a contributing factor in the pupils’ self-esteem and their adoption of positive work ethic. When setting out the guidelines about school uniform we expect co-operation of parents. The school is very keen to maintain high standards of uniform.
The Corbet uniform is supplied by School Shop Direct, a leading uniform supplier based in Shrewsbury. This provides an option to shop either by telephone, online or in person at the shop. In addition to items of Corbet uniform other general school clothing such as trousers and skirts are also available. If you have any queries about any items of uniform please contact the school before purchasing.
You can access The School Shop Direct website via clicking on the logo below.
School Shop Direct Contact Details and Opening Hours
Telephone: 01743 440449
Address: Unit 17/18, Sundorne Trade Park, Featherbed Lane, Shrewsbury, SY1 4NS
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm, Saturday 9.00am – 4pm.
- School issue polo shirt (Years 7-10 Sky blue, Year 11 White).
- School issue sweatshirt (Years 7-10 Navy, Year 11 Burgundy)
- Dark grey or black standard school skirt which should be to the knee in length.
- Dark grey or back standard trousers.
- Tights: Grey, black, navy or neutral.
- Shoes: Black school style shoes
- Socks: Black
- Belts: Black with a standard buckle
Because the list can never be totally exhaustive, we hope that members of the school will use common sense as to the suitability of trends and fashions for school wear. Fashion skirts and no skirts of stretchy material; leggings, denim and chino trousers; unauthorised footwear e.g. backless shoes, flimsy sandals or high heeled shoes, boots, trainers or canvas style footwear; coloured t-shirts worn underneath school polo shirts (white is permitted); fashion belts, Demin or leather jackets; hoodies; badges (other than those awarded by the school).
Situated in the corridor outside the hall. Pupils can view at break or lunchtime. Parents can view after school bt prior arrangement. Any lost property left at the end of term may be disposed of.
Make-up, haircuts & Jewellery
Extreme haircuts e.g. undercuts or lines/patterns in hair for example, or non-natural colours are not permitted.
No jewellery is allowed in school, except a watch.
If pupils are planning on having piercings then this must be done at the start of the summer holiday so that they can be removed prior to starting back to school in September. The school will not allow earrings to be covered up with plasters.
The wearing of make-up is not permitted. However, a skin tone foundation/concealer will be accepted, if this is only a light coverage. The following are not permitted to be worn at school; mascara, eyeliner, eye-shadow, blusher, lipstick or lip-gloss, heavily pencilled eyebrows, false nails, nail extensions, nail varnish, false eyelashes, shading/contouring.
P.E. Kit and Equipment:
Corbet crested track pants were not previously compulsory but they are now highly recommended.
|*Corbet crested shorts (optional alternative is rugby shorts/skorts||YES
|*Corbet crested polo shirt||NO||YES|
|*Corbet crested rugby shirt||YES||NO|
|*Corbet crested performance top||Optional||Optional|
|*Corbet crested track pants||Optional||Optional|
|*Navy football / rugby socks||YES||YES|
|Navy base layers (tops and bottoms)||YES (must be navy)||YES (must be navy)|
|Trainers that offer cushioning, support and grip||YES||YES|
|Studded boots||YES (for football and rugby)||YES (for football and rugby)|
|Mouth guard||Optional but highly recommended for Rugby||Optional but highly recommended for Rugby|
|Hair bands||Required for pupils with long hair||Required for pupils with long hair|
*Corbet crested PE clothing must be purchased from the official supplier (School Shop Direct). All other items can be bought from any retailer.
Please make sure that your son’s/daughter’s name is clearly marked in all PE kit so that it can be returned to them when mislaid.
If you have any doubt about whether an item of clothing or footwear is allowed, please ring the school to speak to a member of the PE Department.
Aprons for Food Technology and Design Technology/Art are available to purchase from the school office. Pupils are expected to have aprons to wear in Food Technology, DT and Art lessons.
Prices are currently:
Food Technology Apron (Red Stripe): £6.50
Design Technology/Art (Navy Blue), Apron: Small £6.30, Large £7.20