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Hugo Meynell

CofE (VC) Primary School

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School Uniform Information

Our Uniform


Girls and Boys

  • A blue school sweatshirt or cardigan
  • A blue or white polo shirt



  • Grey trousers or shorts



  • Grey skirts, trousers or pinafore dresses
  • In the summer term, girls may wear blue and white checked dresses


All the above items can be purchased on line or from the Smart School Uniform shop in Newcastle




Second-Hand Uniform


Hugo Meynell PTFA collect donations of good condition pre-loved uniform throughout they year. These items are then offered for sale to families at a greatly reduced price. Recycling clothing in this way also helps to reduce landfill, so it is good for the planet too!


If you wish to donate any items to the PTFA for this purpose, please bring washed good condition school uniform to the school office. 


The PTFA have uniform sales throughout the year, but if you need uniform in the meantime, contact us in the office and we will endeavour to help you.



Hugo Meynell Uniform Policy

Examples of our uniform:



  • Girls: flat, black shoes
  • Boys: black shoes


Indoor PE kit:


  • Shorts – plain black
  • House team T-shirt 
  • Pumps/trainers


Outdoor PE kit:


  • School logo PE hoodie (or a warm long sleeved top)
  • Jogging bottoms (black or dark navy)
  • Trainers


The school does have a limited supply of second hand items available, which can be purchased at regular periods throughout the school year. 


In Key Stage 2, children may attend swimming lessons at Market Drayton Swimming Centre. For swimming lessons they will need:


  • Swimming cap                       
  • Swimming trunks or swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Goggles (with parents’ written permission)


Hair and jewellery

We like children to look smart for school so we do not allow shaved patterns, extreme styles e.g. Mohicans or dyed hair in either eyebrows or hair during term time. Long hair (shoulder length or below) should be tied back for safety and hygiene reasons.  Hair should be tied up in a bobble. Blue or blue and white checked scrunchies may also be worn. Hair bands, if worn, should be discreet and of standard size.


For reasons of safety and security, the wearing of jewellery such as rings, necklaces or bracelets are not allowed.


We prefer it if children do not wear ear-rings for school.  However, if ear-rings are worn, they should be small studs for safety reasons and only one stud in each ear.  There are times when ear-rings are a danger to the child and ear-rings are not permitted during swimming, games and P.E. activities.  Other piercings are not permitted. 


Children who wear ear-rings in school are expected to both remove and replace them themselves before and after the activity, or on activity days, to come to school without ear-rings.  For health and safety reasons, teachers are not permitted to remove pierced ear-rings for children.  If you are considering having your child’s ears pierced, then please wait for the beginning of the long summer holiday. We also respectfully request that children do not wear make-up or nail varnish to school. 


Parental Consent

If your child is not fit to participate in PE, Games or Swimming, a note to this effect must be sent to the class teacher or you must speak to the teacher to explain why.


Please ensure that all items of uniform, PE kit and coats are clearly marked with your child’s name and class.