School Uniform

Holloway School is a uniform school and asks all students to wear their uniform correctly and with pride.

All students must wear black leather shoes.  Plimsolls, boots, trainers or ‘trainer-type’ shoes are not allowed. If you are unsure about the type of shoes allowed, please ring the school for advice. Please label all equipment and uniform so it can be returned if lost.

Make up, nail polish and acrylic/gel nails should not be worn to school and students will be asked to remove them.  Nose/ tongue studs and other piercings are not allowed. We advise that students do not dye their hair or have a weave in a bright colour.  Plain black hair bands are allowed.

Jewellery is limited to one pair of small stud earrings and a watch.

Our uniform consists of the following:

Boys

  • White shirt
  • Black trousers – black belts only to be worn
  • Black leather shoes
  • Black blazer with school badge
  • School tie
  • Optional black V neck jumper/cardigan
  • A sensible outside coat (a hooded top is not appropriate)

Girls

  • Black and white tartan kilt or black boot-cut trousers
  • Black shoes 
  • Black or white socks or tights
  • Black blazer with school badge
  • School tie
  • Optional black V neck jumper
  • A sensible outside coat (a cardigan or hooded top is not appropriate)

The school PE kit consists of a white polo shirt, black shorts and black socks all with the school logo. This can also be purchased from the school uniform shop.

All uniform can be purchased online from www.roughcutcasuals.co.uk or from the shop:

Rough Cut Casuals
16 Chapel Market
London N1 9EZ
020 7837 7924

Items of clothing that does not have the school logo can be purchased in supermarkets and other stores. Ties and badges can be bought from the school office.

Other information:

It is advisable to buy your child a sensible outdoor coat with a hood. Outdoor coats are not to be worn in school.  Hats, hoodies and caps must be removed before entering the school site and kept in a school bag. Valuable items brought into the school remain the responsibility of the student.

  • All students need a sensible bag big enough to hold an A4 folder.They may need to carry another bag on PE days.They also need a pencil case with a range of equipment including pens, pencil, rubber, sharpener.These items can be purchased at pound shops or local supermarkets.
  • Students must not use mobile phones in school.They should be turned off and kept in their bag. Students should see their Director of Learning or the school office if they need to make an urgent call. Phones will be confiscated if found in use and students will receive a school detention for this infringement
  • Expensive and valuable items should be left at home. Electrical equipment such as i-pods, should not be brought into school. The school does not accept responsibility for personal items such as cash or mobile phones etc.