Uniform Requirements

  • White shirt – with collar, fastened top button with school tie to the top and covering all shirt buttons.
  • Blazer – With Benton Park emblem, compulsory for all year groups.
  • School Jumper – With Benton Park emblem; optional for all year groups.
  • Trousers –  Traditional tailored style black plain trousers worn at the waist no jean style, skinny, lycra, leggings, studded trousers or trousers containing elastine. Trousers must be full in length and meet the top of a student’s footwear. Trousers should be worn with ankle socks, not trainer socks. * see links to examples of suitable trousers below.
  • Skirt –  Black plain skirt and must be worn to the knee. Skirts must not be flared or fitted in style or lycra material.
  • Shoes –  Plain black shoes – no trainers including black trainers, no sport logos, mules, sandals, stilettos, flip flops, thin heeled shoes, pumps or boots.
  • Tights –  Plain tights black, opaque or neutral shade. No patterns.
  • Belts –  Plain black, small, plain buckle. Belts only to be worn with skirts and trousers where there are belt loops.
  • Jewellery –  No jewellery, other than one small plain gold or silver stud earring to be worn in the ear lobe. No other piercings. Only one charity band. Jewellery which is not allowed will be confiscated, and students will need to collect it from student reception at the end of the school day.
  • Make-up –  No make-up to be worn in Key Stage 3. In other Year Groups make-up must be discreet and natural colours only. No nail varnish, acrylic, gel or shellac nails. No false eyelashes.
  • Religious Wear – Must be black or navy and only one colour.
  • Hair –  Hairstyles must be a conventional style. Hair colourings should be a natural colour only. Hair should be no shorter than a grade 2 and have no patterns or stripes, either cut into the hair or in a different colour. Tips must remain the same colour as the rest of the hair. Only plain black hairband and bobbles to be worn in the hair. No other hair accessories to be worn. Eyebrows should be natural and not shaved.
  • Outdoor wear –  No outdoor wear, such as coats, hats or scarves to be worn in the building. No hoodies to be worn on the school grounds.

For links to examples of suitable trousers see below.

PE Uniform

Benton Park logo indoor PE shirt
White shorts
White socks
Sports trainers – No converse style pumps
Benton Park logo PE shirt
New Benton Park logo navy blue mid-length shorts and/or Benton Park logo tracksuit bottoms White Socks Sports Trainers – No converse style pumps
OutdoorMaroon reversible rugby shirt

Navy blue shorts

Hooped rugby socks
Studded boots

Navy blue mid-length shorts

White polo shirt

Plain navy blue Benton Park logo sweatshirt

Plain navy track suit bottoms

Health & Safety in PENo jewellery to be worn in any PE lessons.

No watches to be worn in any PE lessons

Long hair should be tied back with a hair bobble.

Items inappropriate for PE Uniform

Small gym/hot pants style shorts

Converse style pumps

Full details are also available in the Student Planner.

Students not conforming to correct standards of uniform will be isolated from other students throughout the day. Where an explanatory note is provided by parents, they shall be allowed to work in the appropriate Key Stage area for up to two days. After this time, or where there is no parental explanation, students shall work in the Isolation Room until the infringement is rectified. A doctor’s note must be provided where, for medical reasons, students cannot wear school shoes.

All  Benton Park uniform items are available at the following retailers:

PC Sports
67 High Street
LS19 7SP

Whittakers Schoolwear
3-5 Town Street
LS28 5EN

0113 256 6020

Rawcliffes Schoolwear
42-44 Darley Street

01274 724698