The Grove Academy
April 30 2019

School Uniform

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School Uniform Information for Parents

Uniform is part of our school’s identity. It reinforces who we are as a community and helps to allow pupils to feel proud of being part of the school.

School uniform is ordered online through our supplier Mapac.  Items can be ordered via their website and items will be delivered to your home.  Please allow at least 10-14 days for items to be delivered. You can also purchase uniform from their shop:

Mapac Group Ltd

6 Mowat Estate

Sandown Road

Watford

WD24 7UZ

01923 255525

Access to their website is via the school website at:
https://www.mapac.com/education/parents/uniform/thegroveacademyWD25

Our compulsory school uniform is as follows:

Early Years Foundation Stage & KS1

  • Black skirt, dress or trousers/shorts
  • School V Neck sweatshirt or cardigan only available from Mapac
  • Red polo shirt available with school logo from Mapac
  • Full red checked school summer dress (Summer Term only)
  • Girls must wear white socks or black tights and boys must wear black socks
  • Indoor and outdoor black shoes (no heels or logos, and with sensible fastenings)
  • House colour PE polo shirt only available from Mapac (Nursery children plain white t-shirt)
  • Black PE shorts – no logos
  • Black jogging bottoms
  • Black plimsolls
  • Book bag with school logo only available from Mapac
  • PE kit bag (Infant) with school logo only available from Mapac

KS2

  • Black skirt, dress or trousers/shorts
  • School V Neck sweatshirt or cardigan only available from Mapac
  • White blouse or shirt with collar
  • School Tie only available from Mapac
  • Red checked school summer dress (Summer Term only)
  • Girls must wear white socks or black tights and boys must wear black socks
  • Indoor and outdoor black shoes (no heels or logos, and with sensible fastenings)
  • House colour PE polo shirt only available from Mapac
  • Black PE shorts – no logos
  • Black jogging bottoms
  • Black plimsolls or trainers
  • Excel shoulder bag with school logo only available from Mapac
  • PE kit bag (Junior) with school logo only available from Mapac

Optional Items:

  • Black embroidered fleece
  • Black coat embroidered on one side

Jewellery

  • All children from Nursery upwards are allowed to wear small, flat, non-hooped stud earrings in school.  Any children wearing hoops, dangly or large earrings will be asked to remove them.  During PE lessons, games and physical activities earrings either need to be removed by the child or covered using medical tape. 

Fashionable Items

  • Hair braids, big hair bows, friendship bracelets and charity bands are not to be worn in school.
  • Children must not come to school wearing either nail varnish or make up.
  • Extreme hair styles are not permitted.
  • No hats are to be worn in school.
 
 
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