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Dress Code

The School insists on appropriate standards of dress. Current regulations are as follows, with approximate cost of required items provided in parenthesis.

Main School

The following are required items available from the school stockists -
Barretts, 148-150 Seabourne Road, Bournemouth, BH5 2JA, Tel: 01202 425192
National Schoolwear Centre, 85 High Street, Poole, Tel: 01202 686688

Prices may vary according to the stockist and range:
  • Green blazer (£27.00 - £34.00 including Badge) - compulsory in Years 7 and 8
  • School crested sweater (£17.00 - £25.00) - alternative to blazer for Years 9, 10 and 11
  • School Tie (£7.25)
  • Reversible football jersey (from £16.50)
  • Bottle green football socks (from £3.50)
  • Black polyester shorts (from £3.50)
  • White athletics top (from £2.25)
  • Laboratory coat (£12.50)
  • Shin Pads (£11.00)
  • Mouthguards (from £4.50)
In addition there are regulations concerning the colour of the following items:
  • Trousers - black or grey
  • Shirt - white (designed to be worn with a tie)
  • V-necked pullover - single coloured green
  • Footwear - formal black or brown (not suede)
NB Heavy boots and training shoes are not permitted.
PE shoes (or trainers) and football boots are also required for timetables PE and Games lessons and practices. The Parent Staff Association organise the sale of good quality second-hand items at the evening for new parents in June and at   other times of the year. The PSA can also offer support in cases of financial hardship through their Welfare Fund. Approaches can be made in strictest confidence to the Chairman, via the School Office.

Sixth Form

Pupils are expected to develop their own dress sense within guidelines laid down by the school. These include the wearing of a tie, conventional shirt and trousers.

School Uniform Support

The Parent Staff Association of Poole Grammar School does, however, operate a scheme for the purchase of second hand school clothing. This will be available at the New Parents Evening in July and throughout the year. If however there is a need for funding of School uniform, please approach the Bursar in complete confidence for a School discretionary award.