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It is our school policy that all children wear school uniform when attending school, or when participating in a school-organised event outside normal school hours.


Aims and objectives


Our policy is based on the notion that school uniform:


  • promotes a sense of pride in the school
  • engenders a sense of community and belonging towards the school
  • is practical and smart
  • identifies the children with the school
  • makes children feel equal to their peers in terms of appearance
  • is regarded as suitable wear for school and good value for money by most parents
  • is designed with Health and Safety in mind


This policy has been updated to transition between the old and new Bromstone School uniform. Current pupils in the school are permitted to wear the old uniform, but the school encourages families to choose uniform from the new list when replacing items.


Our uniform for new entrants to the school is:


  • Navy blue sweatshirt or cardigan with Bromstone logo
  • Gold polo shirt (logo optional)
  • Black or dark trousers
  • Navy or dark grey skirt
  • Yellow gingham check dress (in Summer)
  • Black or grey knee-length shorts (in Summer)
  • Black, navy blue, or grey socks - long or short
  • White socks (in Summer)
  • Black, navy blue or grey tights (in Winter)
  • Sensible, flat, black shoes
  • Small sized, blue hair accessories (if worn)


PE Kit:

  • Navy blue t-shirt with Bromstone logo
  • Navy blue or black shorts
  • Black plimsolls or trainers
  • Navy blue or black tracksuit (in Winter)
  • Football boots with plastic studs (Key Stage 2 only)



Our previous uniform is:


  • Navy blue jumper, sweatshirt or cardigan (Bromstone logo optional)
  • White, light blue polo or open neck shirt (no logo required)
  • Black or dark trousers
  • Navy blue or dark grey skirt
  • Navy blue or dark grey pinafore dress
  • Blue gingham check dress (in Summer)
  • Black or grey knee-length shorts (in Summer)
  • Black, white or grey socks, long or short (in Summer)
  • Black, navy blue or grey tights (in Winter)
  • Sensible black shoes


Grey jumpers of any kind, are not part of our uniform.


The only jewellery items permitted to be worn in school are earring studs in pierced ears. We ask the children to remove earrings during PE and games to prevent them from causing injury. With newly pierced ears, earrings will need to be covered by tape (provided by parents).

Extreme haircuts

The school does not permit children to have ‘extreme’ haircuts or elaborately coloured hair. This includes (but is not limited to): shaved-in patterns, gelled ‘spikes’ or ‘Mohicans’, clip-in hair extensions, coloured streaks.


The school believes that it is dangerous for children to wear shoes that have platform soles or high heels, so we do not allow children to wear such shoes in our school. Neither do we allow children to wear trainers to school, other than for PE, as they are not in keeping with the smart appearance of our school uniform. Open-toed sandals are not allowed as they can cause injury when playing in the playground. Plain, black boots can be worn in extreme weather conditions (i.e. snow).


Children may wear a blue, black or white sunhat in hot/sunny weather. This should be plain or with the Bromstone logo. Head scarves in school colours (i.e. a Hijab) may be worn for religious reasons.


The school does not specify the colour or style of coats and other outerwear, but requests that parents choose practical, dark colours and dress their children appropriately, according to the weather conditions. Navy blue reversible fleece jackets with the School logo are available.


School uniform with our School Logo can be purchased from:-

The Schoolwear Centre, 56 Addington Street, Margate. Telephone 01843 293555.

All uniform items should be named with permanent marker or sew/iron-on labels.


Uniform Policy