Senior School Uniform

SENIOR SCHOOL UNIFORM

All uniform and sportswear may be purchased from the school supplier, Stevensons (www.stevensons.co.uk).

Mid-grey trousers (not light-grey or near-black).

Eltham College blazer with sewn-in badge (as supplied by Stevensons).

Eltham College pullover (as supplied by Stevensons)

Socks - plain grey, navy blue or black (not white or pale, no patterns).

Shirt - white (short sleeves if desired). Please note: No T shirts with loud or visible motifs or lettering to be worn beneath the regulation shirts.

Shoes - plain black leather (no canvas, no suede, no cord, no trainers, no metal attachments, no industrial style, no boots). Black laces only. Must be kept clean.

Tie - House tie (as supplied by Stevensons), or tie specifically authorised (by the Headmaster) and awarded for school sporting or cultural activities

Navy Eltham College Design Technology apron (as supplied by Stevensons) for all students in year 7 to 9

Navy Eltham College Design Technology labcoat (as supplied by Stevensons) for students studying for DT GSCE in years 10 and 11.

School Bag – School bags should be navy or black without large, colourful logos. Optional bags with the Eltham College crest are available from Stevensons.

Badges (metal lapel badges and other insignia) - only prefects or other specifically authorised (by the Headmaster) badges are allowed.

Jewellery - no jewellery of any sort including studs, sleepers and finger rings.

Hair should not be dyed, highlighted or unnaturally coloured, and should be tidy and not unacceptably long (cut above the collar) or excessively short.

SENIOR SCHOOL SPORTS WEAR

PE Kit

Eltham College items as supplied by Stevensons: Cream cricket/PE shirt, white shorts,

Additional required items: white socks, trainers, navy fitted “jammer” swim shorts and towel.

Games kit

Eltham College items as supplied by Stevensons: Senior Reversible games shirt (white inside), rugby shorts, games socks, tracksuit top and tracksuit trousers

Additional required items: rugby boots (grass), trainers (students may wear astro boots or cricket spikes where appropriate)

Additional items of sports kit are available but are not compulsory: including an Eltham College contact top and midlayer, and House coloured tech tees. You may wish to wait and see whether your son wants/needs these items before purchasing. Stevensons also hold stock of useful sports accessory items including baselayers (white long-sleeved tees, navy baselayer shorts and/or leggings), kit bags and hats.

Cricket

If your son is selected for a cricket team he will need Eltham College cricket whites (trousers) and either a sleeveless or long-sleeved cricket jumper (as supplied by Stevensons). Please wait to be advised whether this is required.

Senior teams

If your son is selected to represent the College in a Senior team his coach will place kit orders directly with Stevensons on the team’s behalf. The costs of these items will be added to your termly bill if required. In such circumstances parents will be notified in advance. 

OUTDOOR WEAR

Outdoor wear must be coloured plain dark navy blue or grey. Raincoats, overcoats, trench and duffle coats, anoraks and cagoules are permitted, providing they are clean and in good order. These must have no plastic or leather patches, no tabs or brass buttons, and the lining must be unobtrusive.  A school coat is also obtainable from Stevensons.

Cyclists may wear on their way to school suitable protective clothing over their uniform, including fluorescent bands, but must, of course, wear their uniform into school building.

Scarves must be plain navy or black. Dark coloured gloves.  Coats, gloves and scarves are for outdoor wear only.

MUSIC CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCES

Please note that the Dress Code for the majority of Eltham College (Senior School) concerts is Dinner Jackets (or very dark/black suits) with black bow tie and white shirt for boys and all black (long dresses) for girls.  If your child is asked to perform, please ensure that they have the appropriate concert dress.

SECOND-HAND CLOTHING

The Parent-Teacher Association organises a second-hand clothing sale on the first Thursday of every month throughout the academic year where school uniform (including dinner jackets) may be bought and sold. Please note that the standard College brand has been updated and new items are available to parents for the first time from the summer of 2017. Items in the previous style may be worn until summer 2019.

HOUSE COLOURS

Senior School ties and the optional Sports tech tees are available in House colours:

Carey – blue

Chalmers – red

Livingstone – green

Moffat – yellow