School Uniform Requirements

Our school uniform aims to:

  • Encourage students to look distinctive and smart thereby fostering pride in our school.
  • Prevent discrimination and reduce tension caused by fashion and choice.
  • Allow recognition as Cox Green Students.

Please ensure that all items of uniform are clearly named.

Uniform Requirement

Not Permitted


Black blazer with embroidered school logo

Any other type of blazer.

Jumper (optional)

Dark green V neck jumper with embroidered school logo.

Any other jumper, sweatshirt, ‘hoodie’ or sports clothing.


Plain black tailored school trousers. Plain black belts if needed.

Brushed cotton, cord or jean type material, fashion trousers, skinny fit or leggings. Staff reserve the right to decide whether trousers are appropriate or not.


Plain black pleated knee length school skirt or Cox Green School skirt. All skirts must be knee length and not rolled over at the waist.

No pencil skirts, stretch/jersey material or bodycon- style skirts.


White shirt with collar (long or short sleeve).

Sports or fashion shirts, blouses, t-shirts or polo shirts. No coloured or logo t-shirts to be worn under shirts.


Cox Green School clip on or tie-able ties available from our on-line school uniform supplier Direct Clothing (please see school website), Cox Green School reception or High Street school uniform suppliers

Any tie other than the official school tie. No defaced school ties. No ties worn loosely.


Plain, flat black polishable shoes.

Trainers (including vans and leather-type trainers), canvas, casual slip on shoes or boots, sandals, high heels or ankle boots.


For students wearing trousers: Black or white socks

For students wearing skirts: Terms 1- 5: Black opaque tights

Term 6: White or black ankle socks, or black opaque tights.

Coloured or patterned tights or socks or knee-high socks.


Black or navy blue PLAIN coats only, in a suitable style for school. Coats should be SINGLE colour.

Any other colour, denim, leather, leather look,

patterned, studded, large logos. Logos should not be visible on the back of coats.


A strong practical bag big enough to carry books and equipment, such as a rucksack. This should be in a plain colour.

Fashion handbags.


One wrist watch, one pair of plain gold or silver ear studs (max diameter 5mm) and one small religious chain may be worn inside the shirt. The school is not responsible for jewellery worn at school.

Other types of earrings of any other kind including hoops. Rings, necklaces, bracelets, brooches or badges not concerned with school. On safety grounds jewellery must be removed for PE or when participating in sport. This includes newly pierced earrings (please note tape covering is not permitted). No other piercings apart from ear piercings are permitted. (e.g nose,tongue, body)


Hair should be cut in a style suitable for school and kept clean, neat and tidy. It should also be of a natural colour.

No extremes of hairstyle or colour. Lines shaved into head/hair or shaved heads/shaved eyebrows are not appropriate for school. If there is any doubt, please contact the school before going to the hairdresser. No ribbons, hair bands, grips or other hair covers, in a colour or style not complementary to school uniform. No hats/caps to be worn inside buildings. Shoulder length hair must be tied up for PE and sport.


No make-up.

Make-up, false eyelashes, coloured nail varnish or nail extensions.


Preloved Uniform

We have a range of pre-loved school uniform and PE kit available to purchase at greatly reduced rates.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.  

We also welcome any donations of clean uniform that students may have outgrown, especially in larger sizes.