Uniform

We pride ourselves on the appearance of our children. It is Thorp’s policy that all children should wear uniform and be fully equipped for PE.

 We would appreciate if you would observe the following guidelines.

Early Years/Key Stage (1): Nursery/Reception/Years 1 and 2

  • Grey skirt or pinafore
  • Pale blue and white checked or striped school dress
  • Grey shorts or trousers
  • Pale blue shirt/blouse
  • Pale blue polo shirt or Thorp logo polo shirt
  • Navy blue “crew neck” sweatshirt with Thorp logo
  • Navy blue knitted cardigan
  • White knee/ankle socks or black/navy/grey tights
  • Grey/navy/black socks
  • Black, sensible protective school shoes (not trainers, boots or open toe sandals)

Key Stage (2): Years (3/4/5/6)

  • Grey skirt or pinafore
  • Pale blue and white checked or striped school dress
  • Grey shorts or trousers
  • Pale blue shirt/blouse
  • Thorp school tie (elastic or wrap around)
  • Navy blue “v-neck” jumper with Thorp logo
  • Navy blue knitted cardigan
  • White/grey knee/ankle socks or black/navy/grey tights
  • Grey/navy/black socks
  • Black sensible protective school shoes (not trainers, boots or open toe sandals)

PE Kit

  • Navy gym skirt, leotard or shorts
  • Short sleeved blue T shirt with Thorp logo
  • Short sleeved white T shirt
  • Plain coloured jogging or track suit
  • Plain black pumps
  • Trainers
  • Pump bag (named on the outside)

HAIR

All hair to be tied back – practical headbands only, no bandanas.

No extreme hairstyles e.g. tramlines, patterns, very short/severe or layered cuts.

No gel or dyed hair

Please note that the wearing of make-up or nail varnish is not permitted in school.

JEWELLERY

For your child’s safety and for security reasons, jewellery is not to be worn in school.

Ear piercings are not encouraged however should a child have a piercing this should be undertaken within the long summer holiday to allow daily removal before returning to school.  Children may wear wrist watches in school.

The wearing of earrings, studs or piercings in school is not permitted at any time. 

LOST PROPERTY

If clothing is named, it will be returned to your child.  Unmarked items are collected and stored for a limited period, after which they are disposed of.

It is recommended that all clothing is labelled with the name of your child.

MOBILE PHONES

Mobile phones for children are prohibited in school unless there is an emergency contact requirement, which has been agreed with the school.

In such instances the phone must be left with the School Office.

Reading Book Bag

  • Thorp logo reading book bag

All “school logo” uniform items are available from Top Form/Monkhouse schoolwear Shop, 27 Union Street, Oldham  OL1 1XS.  Tel: 0161 627 0417.

All other uniform items available from a range of reputable suppliers.