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St Andrew's RC High School

Respect, Happiness,
Confidence and Ambition

School Uniform

Ambition, Confidence, Happiness and Respect.

 

We are delighted by the numbers of pupils who wear our school uniform and with the numbers of parents who support our dress code. 

Following consultation with staff, pupils and parents, we reviewed our school uniform policy in 2022. Our new dress code is: 

  • Black dress trousers, black jeans, or black skirt (No shorts, cargo trousers, tracksuit bottoms, or leggings) 
  • White school shirt or blouse with school tie

and/or

  • Plain white t-shirt with a black school-branded sweatshirt / jumper 
  • Black shoes or black trainers

There is no compulsion to have a school branded jersey if the school tie is worn and families can readily buy plain black v neck jerseys should they wish.

 Optional items:

  • Black blazer with school badge

The school will hold a stock of blazers for special occasions should groups of pupils need to wear one.  These are also available to buy online – details below

  • School fleece

 

 School-branded sweatshirt / jumper

The school-branded Russell crew neck sweatshirt, Banner V-neck jumper and micro fibre fleece all feature a white version of our traditional school badge on a plain black background. 

"The crew neck sweatshirt costs £13.75 for sizes up to age 11/12 and £17.75 for bigger sizes.  The V-neck costs £19.99 for sizes up to size 32 and £25.99 for bigger sizes.  There is also a school-branded fleece available.  This costs £22.99.  These items can be purchased online for free click and collect from any BE Schoolwear shop (stores include Kirkcaldy, Dundee and Edinburgh) or for home delivery charge of £4.99 for orders under £65.  Look out for online sale prices offered and discounts for larger orders!

BE Uniform, offer 3 reduced price ordering windows throughout the year between 1st October and 19th May.  For school session 2023/24 these are Sunday 1st October to Sunday 15th October 2023, Friday 15th December to Sunday 7th January 2024 and Monday 22nd April to Sunday 19th May 2024.  During these periods, orders will receive a 20% online discount.  Deliveries will be made within 28 days of window closure.

This is the weblink for ordering the branded crew neck sweatshirt, v-neck or fleece:  https://www.border-embroideries.co.uk/schools/st-andrew-s-high-kirkcaldy.html

From 15th May 2023, branded items are also be available in-store at the BE Schoolwear shop (Kirkcaldy branch only)

N.B If you're placing an order online for delivery for August, your order must be placed online before midnight on Sunday the 9th July to guarantee it'll be dispatched and with you in time for back to school.

BE Uniform size guides:

Crew neck sweatshirt

V-Neck jumper

 

Blazer

Myclothing.com are the suppliers of our school blazers with embroidered school badge.  We have a special area of their website for parents/carers to purchase these.  They cost £24.00 + £3.95 delivery for up to age 11/12 sizes and £27.00 + £3.95 delivery for bigger sizes.  Delivery is free for orders over £50.  This is the link to the webpage for ordering online: https://myclothing.com/st-andrews-rc-high-school/23969.school.  You can also reach this page by accessing the myclothing.com website and searching for St Andrew’s RC High School by entering the school post code KY1 3JL.  A blazer size guide from the website is below for convenience.

There is also an option to buy a school badge that can be ironed on to a black blazer.  These can be purchased from the General Office for £5.50.

 

School tie

We have different designs for Juniors (S1-S3), Seniors (S4-6) and for S6 Prefects.  Any tie orders can be placed and paid for in cash/by cheque at the General Office or via IpayImpact and collected at the school General Office priced at £5.50 for Junior/Senior ties and £9 for Prefect ties: https://www.ipayimpact.co.uk/IPI/mgslp?Bref=Fife  

We would also like to remind parents that the following items of clothing are NOT acceptable to our dress code and so should not be worn to school – jeans (other than black), tracksuit bottoms (except for PE), white trainers (except for PE), football tops, tops with offensive slogans, low-cut tops, large hoop earrings, facial piercing jewellery, brightly coloured shoes.

As a school we believe that uniform is an important aspect of school safety as it means that we can identify our own pupils very quickly.  It is also important for letting our pupils share a sense of belonging to our school community.  We believe that our pupils and our school are the best and we want them to wear their uniform with pride.

POINTS TO NOTE

 - Appropriate jumpers/tops can be worn in class

 - Outdoor coats should be removed in class

There may be circumstances that prevent pupils from wearing uniform – a crisis at home, broken washing machine, not staying in the home where the uniform is kept etc.  In these cases, the pupil should bring in a note for that day.  This should be countersigned and dated by their Guidance teacher.

Clothing grants are available for families on low income.  For details please click here https://www.standrewsrchs.org.uk/Free-School-Meals-and-Clothing-Grant/?skipHAP=y 

If you have any items of uniform your child may have grown out of that are still in good condition, we will happily accept donations at the main reception or general office.  Thank you