School Uniform

Minsthorpe Community College Uniform

NB – Students are wearing tie colours for 2019/20. The skirts shown are not the branded skirt required for September 2020.

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Uniform Letter – Change to Minsthorpe Uniform from September 2020 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.


  • A College tie in the appropriate colour must be worn at all times.
  • These can be purchased from The Hub.


  • 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.

Year Group Ties 2020/21

  • Year 7 – gold
  • Year 8 – sky blue
  • Year 9 – maroon
  • Year 10 – dark blue
  • Year 11 – green

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

Activ Apparel 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

Resource Download
Uniform Letter – Change to Minsthorpe Uniform from September 2020 Download File