Ysgol Stanwell School

Archer Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 2XL

School Uniform

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For Boys and Girls

Wearing uniform is compulsory for all school occasions, including the journey to and from school. Failure to comply could result in exclusion from class/school. Uniform regulations are implemented by all teachers. The uniform is simple in design, where interpretation is necessary, acceptable uniform is decided by the senior staff.

Top Coats

Plain top coats must be black or navy blue. The following are NOT allowed: coats/jackets with lettering, logos or motifs. Coats/jackets containing unacceptable material e.g. leather (real or lookalike), denim, corduroy, fur (real or artificial) etc. It is unacceptable to wear baggy jumpers, cardigans, hooded tops, tracksuit tops etc. as a top coat. Fleece coats must have the new simplified school badge.


Yr 12 and 13 only. Navy with school badge for girls. Black with school badge for boys.


(Classic/Traditional/Formal) Black, low heeled/flat school shoes. (NO boots, high heels, trainers, sporting or casual styles, platform soles, of any kind).

School Ties

Must be worn correctly. There are distinctive ties for Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Sixth Form and Sports Colours.


In very bad weather, out of doors, if accessories such as scarves are allowed, they must be plain black or navy with no motifs.


No unacceptable hair styles e.g. unusual dyes, braids, excessively long, short or shaved etc. No shaved heads, beards or facial hair. Hair accessories for girls only should be simple and in school colours.


No jewellery, no earrings, facial piercings, rings etc.

Make Up

Make up and nail varnish are not allowed.


No badges or motifs are permitted on any item of clothing except the school badge and those connected with school activities and County or National sports colours.

Uniform for Girls

Navy pin stripe skirt of approved length (knee length) and approved style (A line without slits) OR navy pin stripe trousers of approved design and material. Navy socks of appropriate length or opaque navy tights Plain white traditional school shirt. Plain knitted navy cardigan or jumper with school badge.

Uniform for Boys

Plain knitted black v-necked pullover with school badge. Black school trousers. (NO cords, jeans, chinos or other casual trousers). Plain white traditional school shirt. Black socks.

General Equipment

It would be helpful if the following equipment could be provided: dictionary, pen, pencil, eraser, 30cm rule, calculator, atlas, and geometrical instruments, e.g. compass, protractor, set square.

Games and P.E. for Girls

Navy and gold PE shirt with a navy and gold skirt or gold polo shirt with navy games skirt for netball and badminton and/or navy shorts for gym, dance and athletics. Training shoes (preferably not black soles), Navy PE Department sweatshirt (optional), Navy blue tracksuit bottoms (optional) and a Towel.

Games and Gymnastics for Boys

Navy and gold PE shirt with navy and gold shorts ,or white polo shirt, black shorts, navy and gold reversible rugby shirt, navy rugby/football socks, navy and gold shorts, or black and gold reversible rugby shirt, black shorts, black rugby/football socks. Rugby/football boots (with studs), black vest (optional), training shoes (preferably not black soles), black tracksuit bottoms (optional), black PE Department sweatshirt (optional), and a Towel.

Please be advised that the new navy and gold PE kit is being phased in. However, the pre-2012 kit will still be acceptable for all Year Groups.

If you have any comments on the school uniform please contact Mrs C Kynaston, Deputy Headteacher.

School uniforms can currently be purchased from A Class Apart – Dinas Powys and YC sports, Cardiff. If, for any reason, there is a temporary short-term deviation from full school uniform, parents must write a letter to the Year Tutor explaining the reason why full uniform is not worn and give the date when full uniform will be worn.

Any item of clothing not listed above is not school uniform.  All clothing must be clearly marked with the owners forenames, not initials, as well as surname.

Uniform is reviewed annually. Changes may be made. Before parents purchase any items of uniform please obtain the most up to date list for September term. (July 2014)

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