The Student Dress Code
Following the Student Dress Code is an important part of your daughter’s education and lifelong learning. It provides a sense of belonging and encourages pride both in being a member of Greenbank High School and in her appearance.
All students must follow this dress code.
Compulsory grey blazer with green trim and green school badge.
Dark green ‘A’ line or pleated skirt or pinafore dress of a modest length.
Dark green or grey tailored trousers.
Green and white striped blouse with a flat collar.
Plain grey or green knee-length socks. If tights are worn they must be grey or black.
Shoes must be all black. Any logos must be covered or removed.
Optional Dark green v-necked pullover/cardigan with school logo.
A plain coat or jacket.
Hair bands, bobbles (which are needed to tie hair back in practical
subjects) or head scarves should be black or green.
For Physical Education
White sports shirt with green trim, Greenbank badge and initials.
Black skorts or shorts with green and white trim (for all activities).
Black with green and white trim hooded sweatshirt with Greenbank badge.
Black track pants (optional to be used during the winter).
¾ length white sports socks.
We recommend shin pads and a gum shield for hockey.
No jewellery should be worn on PE days in the interest of health and safety.
All articles of clothing must be named with sewn-in labels or permanent marker.
Kit should be kept in a large drawstring bag, also named. Other open type bags are inadequate and may lead to kit being lost. Only this bag should be taken to PE lessons.
Items of school uniform can be obtained from the following suppliers:
Whittakers Southport 01704 533394
Zips & Snips Southport 01704 231188
Equipment for Learning
All students must have the following equipment to be successful learners.
Student Planner (available on 3rd September) Pencil case
Two black or blue pens A green pen for Improvement Time
Calculator & geometry set Ear/headphones for Computing
Apron for DT Glue stick and safety scissors
Something to tie hair back.
Lab coats are provided when necessary
For Design & Technology
Something to tie hair back.
Aprons are provided when necessary.
It would be useful for pupils to have a 2B and 4B pencil.
Each student must have her own scientific calculator and geometry set.
A Pocket Gem dictionary.
For French & Spanish
We recommend the purchase of ‘The Collins Easy Learning Dictionary’for use at home.
Make-up and hair
Make-up is not worn
Hair should be neat and extreme styles and colours are not allowed.
Nail varnish is not permitted.
Nails should be short.
Aerosols should not be used in school.
A watch and inexpensive signet ring may be worn in school.
A single plain stud for pierced ears may be worn in each ear lobe but other jewellery is strictly forbidden.
No responsibility will be taken for loss of jewellery.
On your first day you will need to be equipped with two black or blue pens, a green pen to use when responding to feedback in your exercise book, a pencil, a set of coloured pencils, ruler, eraser, pencil case, school bag and Student Planner (available on 5th September).
Money must be carried in a named purse kept in a zipped pocket or worn on a strap belt. Large amounts of money should not be brought into school.
Pupils may carry a small bottle of water with them during the day. This can be taken into all lessons except Science – and in the case of Design & Technology must have a sports-top style.
Items of used school uniform are available in school. Please make inquiries at the Front Office.