We believe that school uniform helps us to create a sense of belonging and a calm working atmosphere. It promotes an image that shows our school community off to advantage when assembled together or when away from school on educational visits.
We have a dress code of purple fleeces/cardigans/sweatshirts with Billesley School logo; conventional white shirts or blouses worn with a white polo shirt with Billesley logo worn without a tie; black trousers or black skirts and black shoes.
Children should have hats and covering for arms in summer as protection against the sun. We also have available popular Billesley fleeces which are a waterproof coat with a foldaway hood which can be reversed.
A full range of school uniform can be purchased from school and Clive Marks (Kings Heath). Book bags with the school logo are available from the school office.
Patterned t-shirts, Bermuda shorts or cycle shorts and tracksuits are not permitted. Please make sure children wear suitable plain footwear without high heels.
It is very important to ensure all clothing is well labelled at all times - especially new clothing or where the names are wearing off older items.
School uniform is available to buy from the reception office daily between 9.00 and 9.30am and 3.00 and 3.30 pm.
Parents can send a completed form along with the correct money in an envelope with your child to request the uniform.
Dress for Physical Education
All children must have a complete change of clothing for PE. This should consist of:
Black shorts White t-shirt (with or without the school badge) Black plimsolls for inside games. Black trainers for outside games. Tracksuits or sweatshirts may be worn outside in cold weather. This dress code is enforced to help stop the pressure on pupils to wear (and on the parents to provide) the latest expensive fashion sportswear. In this instance, a PE uniform is considered to be a great 'status leveller'. Therefore no exceptions will be made except for cultural/religious reasons.
For safety reasons it is imperative that the indoor dress code is followed for gymnastics lessons. Under no circumstances should children wear tracksuit trousers, tights or socked feet, as this can be dangerous. Barefoot work is encouraged indoors in dance and gymnastics. This enables feet to become stronger and allows more sensitive footwork to be developed.
If your child is swimming then a swimming costume of conventional design together with a towel and waterproof carrier is required.
PE Bags are also available from the school office.
Billesley Primary School