Year 11 Uniform

We have high expectations of all students at Soar Valley and standards of uniform are no exception. The uniform is simple and smart, and we expect all students to wear it. Please note that this is a uniform and not a dress code; Items of clothing must therefore conform exactly to this list. 

Lanyards

These are part of the uniform and must be worn at all times. (Will be given to student on first day). 

Tops

Black V-neck knitted jumper, OR black knitted cardigan, OR black crew neck sweatshirt, embroidered with the College logo.
These should be worn over a white blouse, shirt or polo shirt.
Jumpers/sweatshirts/cardigans without the College logo are not to be worn.

Shirts

Plain white collared shirt/blouse with either long or short sleeves, OR plain white polo shirt.
Plain white T-shirts may be worn under shirts.

Trousers/Skirts

Plain Black Trousers. 
Plain black skirt. No shorter than 2” above the knee.

Not acceptable

Black jeans, leggings, jeggings, skinny/clingy or combat trousers.
Skirts with side slits or made of clingy or lycra material.
Trousers/skirts with decorations (eg gold/silver buttons, embellishments, motifs).

Religious Clothing

Head Coverings worn for religious reasons should be plain black or white only.
Abayas must be plain black.

Shoes

Footwear must be plain black, any laces must also be black.
Trainers or excessive heels are not permitted.

Outdoor wear

Jackets/Coats should be plain (not patterned) with no large lettering or logos.
Hoodies are not permitted.

Other

Belts must be plain (not decorative), small and used only for practical purposes.
Headbands must be small, plain black or white and without decoration.
Earrings must be no bigger than a 2 pence piece.

Not Permitted

Excessive jewellery, large earrings, ear stretchers.
Facial piercings (other than a small discreet nose stud).
Hats and caps, not to be worn in the college building.

PE kit

Black/Gold polo shirt with the College logo (boys and girls)

 

Black/Gold reversible multisport top with the College logo, (boys only)

 

Black/White ½ zip sweatshirt with the College logo, (girls only)

 

Plain Black tracksuit bottoms (optional for boys)

 

Plain Black shorts

 

Plain white socks

 

Long Black football socks (optional for girls)

 

Trainers

 

Football boots (for boys)

 

Towel

 

Hair band (for students with long hair)

All jewellery must be taken out for P.E.

NOTE: College uniform with the college logo can be purchased from Uniform Direct from their city centre store
54-56 Humberstone Gate, Leicester, LE1 3PJ or via their website http://www.uniform-direct.com

Please make sure that the uniform items have your child’s name on it