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School uniform should be worn by all children from Reception to Year 6, as it fosters a sense of belonging.

All Jumpers, cardigans, fleeces and sweatshirts should have the Purwell logo on them. Items of school uniform are sold at very reasonable prices and can be purchased through BEAT, the uniform shop in Hitchin, who supply the logo uniform for Purwell. Caps, bookbags and PE bags can be purchased from the school office. Also you can purchase standard white PE tops, shirts, dresses, trousers etc, from most supermarkets, ASDA, Tesco and Sainsburys.

The uniform is as follows:

Long grey trousers Grey skirt or pinafore (both must be knee length) or grey trousers
White shirt or polo shirt White blouse or polo shirt
Purwell Logo sweatshirt Purwell Logo cardigan or sweatshirt
Optional, blue Logo fleece Optional, blue Logo fleece
Plain, grey or white socks Plain grey or white socks/grey tights
All-black trainers for outside and inside All-black trainers for outside and inside
Summer Summer
Grey Shorts Blue/white dress (must be knee length)
Blue caps Blue caps
Physical Education Physical Education
Navy shorts and white T-shirt. Navy shorts and white T-shirt.
PE trainers (these are to remain in school at all times). PE trainers (these are to remain in school at all times).
Navy tracksuit or jogging bottoms (Juniors only) Navy tracksuit or jogging bottoms (Juniors only)
  • Jewellery: One pair of stud earrings may be worn to school. For safety reasons, earrings will have to be removed or covered with surgical tape during physical education lessons. No bracelets, necklaces to be worn.
  • Makeup and nail varnish must be removed before school and no body art.
  • Hair must be tied back and off the face. Hairstyles must be appropriate – shaved designs are not allowed. Any hair bands worn must be undecorated and muted in colour.
  • Swimming: When your child goes swimming they need to remember their kit each week: towel, girls – one-piece swimsuit and boys – trunks (which do not go below the knee) and goggles if possible. For health and safety reasons earrings need to be removed.

Please name all your child’s clothes and belongings.

Stick in name labels, for uniform or other property, are available from Please quote 16278 when ordering.