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Uniform

School Uniform
From September 2018

All pupils of Watford Grammar School for Girls, including the Sixth Form, wear school uniform. We believe that uniform is important in building and supporting the school community and is a visible sign of the school's high standards. We greatly value the support of parents in ensuring girls wear correct uniform. Girls who persistently infringe uniform rules are sent home.

Details of what is required are set out below together with links to retailers. Some items are available directly from the school.

Years 7 - 11


FOR ALL FIVE YEARS:

  • Navy blue traditional blazer with school badge on breast pocket.  The badge is compulsory.  (Separate blazer badges for sewing onto blazers can be purchased from the Finance Office at School.)
  • Gold fitted open neck blouse, with or without school crest.  (Not PE or T shirt). 
  • Woollen/knitted navy blue V-neck jumper, with school crest. 
  • Year 7 only: Smart, dark navy blue pleated skirt with a crest in the bottom left hand corner or trousers, of a suitable style and appropriate length.  
  • Year 8 – 11: Smart, dark navy blue tailored skirt or trousers, of a suitable style and appropriate length. 
    Lycra skirts are not permitted.  
  • Trousers should be straight-legged, hemmed and end at the ankle  Jeans style, denim, corduroy trousers, or trousers which are tight on the leg, are not permitted. 

 


Sixth Form

COMPULSORY AT ALL TIMES: 

  • Black suit, consisting of 
  • short or mid-length jacket
  • black tailored knee-length skirt.  Lycra skirts are not permitted, 
  • or trousers which are straight-legged and hemmed.  Jeans style, denim, corduroy trousers, or trousers which are tight on the leg, are not permitted. 
  • white, fitted open neck blouse, preferably with school crest.

OPTIONAL IN COLD WEATHER ONLY

  • Black V-neck Woollen/knitted jumper with school crest (if needed, worn only underneath the jacket)

ALL GIRLS ARE EXPECTED TO WEAR CORRECT SCHOOL UNIFORM


 Whole School

Tights:

Black, navy blue or pupils skin colour.  No patterns

Socks:

Plain white, navy blue or black

Shoes:

Only black or navy leather/leather-look shoes that are suitable and safe for a busy working environment are allowed.  Shoes must have a low heel and give support to the foot.  

Boots (i.e. footwear on or above the ankle) are not permitted; in bad weather, they must be changed for school shoes on arrival.

Jewellery:

Jewellery is not allowed, except one pair of unobtrusive studs or sleepers in the ear.  Bars, nose piecing, and other facial and body piercings, are not permitted.  

An item of religious significance may be worn discreetly.

Make-up /
Nail Varnish:

Not permitted in Year 7 to Year 11. Discreet only in Sixth Form.

Hair

Natural colour. No extreme styles

 

Outdoor clothing, including boots, must not be worn inside the school buildings.

The School maintains a stock of very good quality second hand uniform, including PE kit, at very reasonable prices, many items hardly used. Please contact our Medical team for further details.

Please contact Mrs Barrett for further details. 


Uniform Suppliers

Uniform Suppliers

Beat School Uniforms: Unit 1, Paramount Industrial Estate, Sandown Road, Watford, WD24 7XE

Tel: 08448797288        Website: www.beatschooluniforms.co.uk

 

D J Uniforms: 45 High Street, Bushey, Herts, WD23 1BD

Tel: 02084219488        Website: www.djuniforms.co.uk

 


School PE Kit

Appropriate clothing is essential for the safe participation in Physical Education. Watford Grammar School for Girls students are expected to wear school PE kit in all PE and extra-curricular activities. 

All PE kit must be WWGS kit which can be purchased from Beat School Uniform. 

Activity

Top

Bottoms

Socks and Footwear

Additional items

Optional Kit

Netball

Yellow polo top

Blue skort 

White socks and trainers

 

School Hoodie or track jacket and tracksuit bottoms. WGGS leggings and base layers worn under kit. 

Hockey

Yellow polo top

Blue skort

Blue hockey socks and football boots

Mouth guard

Shin pads

School Hoodie or track jacket and tracksuit bottoms. WGGS leggings and base layers worn under kit. 

Gymnastics  and Trampolining

Yellow polo top

Blue shorts

White socks and trainers

 

WGGS leggings may be worn instead of shorts.

School tracksuit bottoms may be worn for trampolining.

Dance

Yellow polo top

Blue shorts

None (shoes must be worn from the changing rooms to the venue)

 

WGGS leggings may be worn instead of shorts.

Swimming

Navy blue swimming costume

 

None 

Swimming hat.

Goggles, Towel 

 

Badminton

Yellow polo top

Blue shorts

White socks and trainers

 

 

Football

Yellow polo top

Blue shorts

Blue hockey socks and football boots

Shin pads 

School Hoodie or track jacket and tracksuit bottoms.

WGGS leggings and base layers worn under kit. 

Tennis

Yellow polo top

Blue skort

White socks and trainers

 

 

Rounders

Yellow polo top

Blue skort or shorts

White socks and trainers

 

 

Athletics 

Yellow polo top

Blue shorts

White socks and trainers

 

WGGS leggings may be worn instead of shorts.

School Hoodie or track jacket and tracksuit bottoms

Cricket

Yellow polo top

Blue shorts

White socks and trainers

 

 

OAA

Yellow polo top

Blue shorts

White socks and trainers / Football boots

 

School Hoodie or track jacket and tracksuit bottoms. WGGS leggings and base layers worn under kit.

Under guidance from Association for Physical Education (AfPE, 2016)