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Landkey Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 9BW
Telephone: 01271 376252    Fax: 01271 372056
Email: admin@newportprimary.devon.sch.uk

© 2019 by Newport Community School Primary Academy

ACCEPTABLE
SCHOOL

UNIFORM

FOR

NEWPORT

At Newport Community School Primary Academy we believe children should wear school uniform because it:

 

  • Promotes a sense of pride in the school

  • Assists in maintaining the focus of the Academy’s work on learning

  • Gives a sense of community and belonging to the school

  • Ensures children present as being equal in appearance

  • Is designed with health and safety in mind

 

 

The school colours are green, white, yellow and black/grey.

School Uniform supplier is School Threads

 

  • Trousers/shorts/skirt/pinafore – Black/grey school trousers

  • Summer dress – yellow/green gingham/ candy stripe –

  • Shirt, polo shirt, blouse – White or yellow

  • Academy sweatshirts/cardigan with Academy badge on – Emerald green

  • Socks / tights – plain white, grey or black 

  • Belts – Plain black or brown

  • Shoes Plain flat black leather/leather like (Please no open toed sandals, boots, trainers or sling back sandals)

  • A green Academy hat may be worn in the summer (compulsory in hot sunny weather)

 

PE Kit

  • Academy Tracksuit – compulsory in Y3 – 6, optional in YR-2

  • Black school PE top as supplied by School Threads, except for Y6 Pupils in 2019/20

  • Black shorts

  • White sports socks

  • Trainers (not plimsolls)

A reading bag is given to each child in nursery or reception.

 

We also ask that:

  • Long hair is tied up at all times.

  • Hair bands should be plain green or yellow and appropriate to the uniform. Head scarves and other adornments are not permitted unless for religious or cultural reasons.

  • For safety reasons children must not wear bracelets, brooches or necklaces.

  • Children may wear watches, but must be responsible for them.

  • Children with pierced ears may wear stud ear piercings only. These studs should be removed or taped by the child before P.E. lessons.

  • Make-up, transfer tattoos and nail varnish should not be worn at school. Pupils will be asked to remove the make up at school or sent home if this is not possible to carry out easily.
     

Nursery Children

 Children in the Academy’s nursery are encouraged to wear an Academy green T-shirt and sweatshirt each day. Parents may choose other clothing to suit.

 

School Uniform Suppliers

 A school uniform shop was established 2013-14 to sell used items of clothing. The used items, donated by parents, are regularly sold.

 

When purchasing from School Threads you can choose to have it delivered free to school or have it delivered directly to your home for an additional charge. They aim to deliver orders to school within a few days and if choosing the delivery to home option, depending on your location, all orders are shipped by Royal Mail, and should generally reach you within 3 days once shipped. During the busy summer holiday period, this time can increase and they do say allow up to 14 days.

 

As all new garments will feature our new logo, children with uniform featuring the previous logo will not need to purchase new items to replace them - the new logo will just be phased in as new uniform is purchased.

The PE kit will not be available to order immediately on-line, we will inform you as soon as this is available to purchase. If you would like to order the PE Kit, once available, please do not feel obliged to order straight away, we are happy for you to purchase this later in the year when the discount is on offer.

 

During June/July, School Threads offer a 10% discount, this would be an ideal time to make a purchase.

Follow the link below to view and order our uniform garments. 

https://schoolthreads.org/