School uniform is worn by all pupils for the first five years of Senior School. Uniform is not worn in the Sixth Form.
Girls in the Third to Upper Fifth Forms must wear the School jacket and School skirt; the School pullover is optional. The length of the skirt must be no longer than mid-calf and no shorter than just above the knee. All items of school uniform are available from Monkhouses in Cheadle Hulme.
In addition parents are notified of regular second-hand uniform sales in school run by the PTA.
Everyone from Third Form to Upper Fifth must wear the School blue and white striped blouse. Pullovers, if worn, must be the standard School navy pullover with School crest (no fleeces or sweatshirts except for PE).
Coats should be plain black or navy. PE fleeces or WGS crested sweatshirts may be worn to and from school, but other ‘hoodies’ are not acceptable. There is a regulation school scarf – no other scarf is allowed.
Shoes must be plain navy or black, should be low-heeled and suitable for indoor wear. Trainers, trainer-style and canvas shoes are not acceptable. Navy blue or black tights, or navy blue or white socks of knee or ankle length, must be worn.
Pupils must have a laboratory overall to wear for science lessons and a PVC apron to wear when cooking/preparing food.
No jewellery other than watches, school badges, and simple stud earrings, (one per ear lobe, not nose or any other type of studs) are allowed, although a small religious pendant may be worn under the School blouse (girls will be required to remove these for games lessons).
Hairstyles must be consistent with school uniform; extreme styles or colours are not allowed. Hair bands, if worn, should be plain black, navy or white. Nail varnish and make-up are not permitted.
Muslim girls from the Third Form upwards may choose to wear a plain navy headscarf, embroidered with the School crest, also available only from Monkhouse, Cheadle Hulme.
Girls in the Sixth Form wear their own clothes for school. These should be of an appropriate style for school, with no extreme fashion items, including jewellery, make-up and hair colour. For formal school occasions such as Founders’ Day, girls in the Sixth Form are expected to wear smart ‘interview-style’ clothes.
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