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School Uniform at St Bernard’s

Our uniform is about belonging – we are proud to be a part of St Bernard’s Primary School. Children wear the uniform as a clear statement that we are working together in our school.


  • White Shirt (White Polo shirts in summer plain or crested)
  • School tie
  • Royal blue jumper or sweatshirt (plain or crested)
  • (Grey or navy jumpers/cardigans are not permitted)
  • Grey trousers or shorts – straight leg regular trousers
  • Grey/black socks – winter uniform
  • Grey/black /white socks – summer uniform
  • Black shoes (not trainers) - soles should be black


  • White blouse (White Polo shirts in summer plain or crested)
  • School tie
  • Grey pinafore dress or skirt (knee length)
  • Grey trousers or shorts - straight leg regular trousers
  • Grey/black socks or tights – winter uniform
  • Grey/black socks or tights or White tights/socks – summer uniform
  • Light blue gingham dress for summer wear
  • Royal blue jumper/cardigan or sweatshirt (plain or crested)
  • (Grey or navy jumpers/cardigans are not permitted)
  • Flat black shoes, (not boots/trainers) in the winter
  • White/navy/brown closed toe sandals may be worn with summer uniform
  • With exception of the crested sweatshirts, polo shirts and ties, all the above uniform can be obtained locally.

Clothing for PE

Our policy on PE clothing is intended to ensure hygiene, practicality and, most importantly, safety during P.E. lessons.  PE Kits must be brought to school the first day of each term and taken home (for cleaning) the last day of each half term. It is extremely important to maintain a full kit in school at all times. (A replacement kit would be a good idea to have, should you want to clean/wash the kit during the school term).

PE Kit   Named bag containing:

  • White PE tee shirt
  • Navy blue or black Shorts
  • Navy blue or black jogging bottoms (Oct-March) optional
  • Trainers (Juniors) for outdoor sports
  • Plimsolls (Infants) for outdoor sports

Jewellery: In the interests of children’s safety, no jewellery is allowed in school, except for a pair of small stud earrings and a watch. Earrings have to be removed for P.E. If a child is unable to remove the earrings due to recent piercing, they need to be taped over with tape supplied from home. Adults are not able to assist children in removing or replacing earrings.  Pupils may wear one stud in each ear. Rings, necklaces and bracelets are forbidden, in the interest of health and safety.

Hair styles/fashion accessories: Hair should be tidy, of a reasonable length, no shorter than number 2 on the clippers. Extreme hairstyles - e.g. tramlines / shaved-in lines and patterns and dyed hair are not allowed. Head bands, hair bands and clips must be small, simple and plain. Other hair accessories are not permitted.

Hair longer than shoulder length should always be tied back.

Nail polish and tattoos are not permitted. 


Boys – Trunks (not long shorts)

Girls – One piece swimsuit

(earrings to be removed before swimming)

Year 6 children go swimming once a week during Term 1; Year 5 during Term 2 and Year 4 during Term 3. This means most of our children reach the national curriculum requirement of 25 metres during their time at St Bernard’s and are able to continue their lessons once they have achieved this.


Click here to download a copy of the school uniform policy, this is also written in Polish.


CORONAVIRUS UPDATE All Uniform orders will need to either be delivered to home or collected personally from the store as the school is not accepting deliveries at this time.  

Monkhouse- Our School Uniform Providers



Uniform and Sports Kit

We are now pleased to be able to offer parents and carers the opportunity to order and pay for school uniform online through 'Monkhouse'  You can shop in the following ways:

  • Order online from the garments listed below
  • Orders can be sent to school during term time (free of charge)
  • Home delivery is charged extra
  • You should allow a minimum of 10 working days for online orders to be available for collection/despatch
  • Free to School delivery may take up to 5 working days longer as we only dispatch to school once a week

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE To keep you and our staff safe we are complying with government guidance for all clothing retailers. We have adapted our business to meet these demands. The most important change is that YOU MUST ORDER ONLINE

If you need to visit a branch services will be limited.

YOU CAN: Collect orders placed online - Exchange/refund items - Redeem uniform vouchers

YOU CANNOT: Browse/try on garments - Use changing rooms - Make purchases at the till






If you have ordered uniform and have any queries regarding your order, please  contact Monkhouse direct using the email below, stating your name, order reference number and query.