Uniform
General Clothing
Blazer Black With school logo (compulsory). Should be worn at all times whilst students are on site.
Shirt Plain White Traditional shirt collar (short or long sleeved). No frills trims or patterns. This should be buttoned up to the neck and tucked in at all times. Where a student chooses to wear a vest underneath this must be plain white.
Jumper / Cardigan Black V-neck with school logo (optional). No other top is permitted under the blazer or instead of the blazer. Hoodies and body warmers are not permitted.
Tie Clip-on School Tie Compulsory. To be worn at all times to and from school and while students are on site. This should be the standard school tie with no alterations.
Skirt Black Tailored, knee-length. Plain black, no pinstripes.
Trousers Black Tailored. Plain black – not pinstriped or skinny fit. Non-stretch fabric – not jeans, combat trousers, tracksuit bottoms or other casual/fashion trousers. No visible zips allowed.
Belt Black Optional. Functional, not fashion.
Socks Black  - -
Tights Black / Flesh Coloured Not patterned. -
Footwear Black Shoes only, no black trainers. No colour on whatsoever with decorative buckles being discreet and not garish.
- Trainers (at social times only). Trainers may be brought into school and worn when engaged in physical activities, such as sports.
Winter Options
(when directed by the Headteacher)
Boots Black 'Shoe' style. To be worn under trousers. No fashion boots such as Ugg style.
Outdoor Coat / Jacket May be worn over blazers. Should not contain any offensive or inappropriate messages or images. No training tops, tracksuit tops, cardigans, hoodies, sweatshirts or body warmers.
Hats, Scarves & Gloves Scarves may be worn for fashion purposes but must be removed on entry to the building.
Summer Options
(when directed by the Headteacher)
In times of very hot weather, students will be allowed to remove their blazer whilst on the school site. However, jumpers and cardigans must be removed as a first measure.
Accessories & Appearance
Jewellery Jewellery is not suitable for school, both on the grounds of security and health and safety. The only jewellery permitted is one small pair of stud earrings (one in each lobe), one small ring and a watch. Only necklaces with religious significance may be worn and these should be tucked inside the shirt. Facial piercings and stretchers/spacers are not allowed. If a student wants to wear jewellery of religious significance they must have a signed note in their study guide from their parents and the Deputy Headteacher. Inappropriate jewellery will be confiscated and will be available for collection at the end of the school day. A refusal will result in a sanction for failing to follow school rules.
Make-up / Nails If make-up is noticeable then students will be asked to remove it or tone it down. Nails should be natural.
Hair Colour The school will only permit students to have 'natural' hair colours. This will be assessed by staff accordingly.

Note: The school reserves the right to make changes to the code of dress. Parents will be informed of any change of uniform rules.

PE Kit

All students are required to provide and wear the appropriate kit for PE and Dance.

Compulsory Items
PE Top Maroon With vertical black trim and school logo.
Shorts Plain Black -
Socks Plain Black Football type.
Football Boots - -
Training Shoes - -
Gum Shield* Compulsory for hockey and rugby These can be fitted by orthodontists or generic gum shields can be bought from all good sport retail stores.
Shin Pads Should be worn for football, hockey and rugby Shin pads are a vital part of protective PE equipment for all students.
Optional Items
Polo Shirt Maroon With school logo.
Hooded Jumper Black With school logo. For use in cold weather.

*Please be aware that for PE, in accordance with Derbyshire County Council policies and procedures, the wearing of a gum shield is compulsory for playing hockey and rugby.

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About Frederick Gent School

Postal Address:
Frederick Gent School
Mansfield Road
South Normanton
Derbyshire
DE55 2ER

Telephone: 01773 811737