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Uniform 2017

The Sele School uniform is currently in transition; after consultation with students it was agreed to change the uniform with effect from the start of the Autumn Term 2017. While the previous uniform was smart, students felt that they would like to move to a brighter look with the school's maroon colour featuring in the new blazer and with an updated look for the tie and the school badge.

Students who joined Year 7 in September all wear the new uniform. Students in current Years 7, 8 and 9 can choose to continue with the old uniform or can change to the new uniform immediately. Students currently in Year 10 will retain the old uniform without exception. 

It is appreciated that this will result in a short period during which some students will be wearing the new and some wearing the old uniform; the same high standards of dress as usual will be expected in both cases. The Sele School is justifiably proud of the smart appearance of our students; views on consultation were that the new uniform will further enhance the image of the school. 

Please note that items cannot be 'mixed and matched' between the new and old uniforms; students must either wear items that are all from either the new or the old uniform. Full details of uniform items in both styles can be found below, however if you are in any doubt about the purchase of uniform items please contact the school beforehand to check.  

Sele School Uniform       

Please find below a summary of the uniform items, further information and details of PE kit are at the foot of the table. Students are expected to wear the correct uniform at all times.

Item

Old Uniform

New Uniform

Blazer

Black with school badge

Maroon with school badge

Trousers or Skirt

Black

Grey

Shirt

Plain white long or short sleeved worn with school tie

Plain white long or short sleeved worn with school tie

Tie

Maroon and grey stripe

Maroon with school badge

Socks or tights

Black or white ankle socks or black tights

Black or grey ankle socks or black or grey tights

Pullover (optional)

Maroon ‘V’ neck with school logo or plain black

Maroon ‘V’ neck knitted pullover worn with the blazer

Belts

Fashion belts may not be worn

Fashion belts may not be worn

Shoes

Black sensible polishable shoes

Plain black leather or leather look shoes

Winter coat

Plain dark coloured

Plain dark coloured

Please note - shoes with heels higher than 2cms, platforms, stilettos, extreme wedges and trainers are not acceptable. Hooded tops may not be worn as an alternative to a winter coat.

Uniform items can be purchased directly from Kids Connection, 14 Market Place, Hertford SG14 1DQ. 

The school uniform is to be worn as follows:

  • Ties worn in a traditional manner 
  • Shirts should be tucked in at all times with top buttons fastened at the neck
  • Skirts must be at least down to the knee and not pencil slim with slits
  • Trousers (school regulation type) should be of a reasonable width and length.   Denim, cords, skinny trousers or leggings are not acceptable.
  • School ‘V’ necked cardigans are acceptable if worn in conjunction with the blazer.  Cardigans are not to be worn without the blazer.
  • Blazers must be worn at all times, in school and whilst travelling to and from school, unless permission is given to remove them.
  • A winter coat may be worn to and from school.  

Jewellery

Students may wear small plain studs if their ears are pierced, in the conventional manner. No other piercings are allowed. Wristwatches may be worn; however the school cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage. 

Hairstyles/Make Up 

Hair should be of a natural colouring with no extreme of cut or colour. No make-up is permitted. 

PE Kit

All students must have a separate bag for their PE kit. 

Boys (Compulsory) PE Kit

The Sele School Rugby Shirt

The Sele School Polo Shirt

The Sele School Black Shorts

The Sele School Sports Socks

Girls (Compulsory) PE Kit

The Sele School Polo Shirt

The Sele School Black Shorts or Skort

The Sele School Sports Socks 

Optional PE Kit

The Sele School Sweatshirt

Tracksuit bottoms

Rain Jacket

Dance Top/ Dance Bottoms

All PE kit can be purchased from school. Please make sure that students PE Kit is clearly labelled with their name.