School Uniform

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Uniform September 2021 Download File


  • Blazers must be formal, black and have the College badge sewn on. Fitted blazers are not allowed.
  • Sleeves should NOT be rolled up.
  • Blazers should be worn at all times.


  • Trousers should be plain black, smart with a zip and button at the waistband.
  • Jeans, jeggings, treggings and leggings are NOT allowed.


  • From September 2020 skirts must be a branded Minsthorpe skirt.
  • The logo must be visible & waistband must not be rolled over.


  • Shirts should have a stiff collar.
  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times.


  • If worn, this must be a black ‘V’ neck design underneath blazers.


  • Shoes/boots should be plain black.
  • No trainers/pumps/canvas shoes.
  • No heels.

Outdoor Wear

  • A coat or hoodie may be worn over the blazer.
  • Students must take down their hood on the school site.
  • A woollen hat may be worn outside in cold weather.

Hair & Makeup

  • Hairstyles should be a sensible style and suitable for the formal setting of school with colour of natural tones and shades similar to the student’s normal hair colour.
  • No extreme hairstyles such as mohican, shaved and brightly coloured hair or sharply contrasting colours.
  • Students may wear makeup of a reasonable nature.


  • Students may wear a wristwatch (although this will need to be removed in GCSE examinations).
  • They may also wear one small pair of gold, silver or diamante studs in the ear lobes. Earrings MUST be removed for PE.
  • No other piercings or jewellery are allowed.
NB – Students will not go into mainstream lessons until they have the correct uniform/hair.

PE Uniform

All students must wear correct PE uniform.

PE and Sports Kit (for all)

  • Navy polo shirt with Minsthorpe logo.
  • Navy shorts with Minsthorpe Logo.
  • Sports trainers and white socks.
  • Suitable footwear for activities on grass.
  • Shin pads are recommended.
  • Optional navy blue tracksuit bottoms with Minsthorpe logo.

Boys (additional)

  • Navy/white reversible rugby shirt.
  • Navy football socks.
NB – A note from a parent/carer must be produced if there is a medical problem. However, students will still be expected to change into their PE kit and contribute to the lesson. PE teachers will lend a kit if a student forgets theirs. Refusal to wear clean kit provided by the PE team will be sanctioned with time in the MID Room.

Code of Conduct

  • Students wear their uniform with care and pride to represent the College.
  • Students who cannot wear the correct uniform for medical reasons (short term) must supply medical evidence.
  • College will lend uniform items to students if necessary. If a student refuses to wear the supplied uniform, they will be required to work in our Specialist Support Area.
  • The College maintains the right to make decisions about the suitability of clothing, hairstyles and makeup.
  • If in any doubt, please check with the Cross Curriculum Team Leader first.

Stockists of Minsthorpe Community College Uniform (including the branded Minsthorpe skirt)

Activ Apparel (UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT) Graham Briggs School Outfitters

Reception C, The Acorn Centre,
51 High St.
S72 7BB
Mobile: 07936 762428

Mobile: 07944 825 103

Signature Retail Ltd Smart Uniforms

13 Rogergate,

20 The springs,
Phone: 01924 366633