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"Castle School Education Trust is committed to high quality education across the primary, secondary and sixth form key stages. Our schools cover the South Gloucestershire area. We encourage independence within each school within a strong framework of values."

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  • Year 7 Parents Evening Thu, 22 March, 16:30 – 19:30                Easter Holidays - end of term Friday 23 March, start of term 5 Monday 9 April, INSET date Monday 9 April, return to school Tuesday 10 April. 

School Uniform

The Castle School School Uniform

  • Navy sweatshirt with The Castle School crest
  • Polo Shirt with The Castle School crest
    • Y7-9      pale blue
    • Y10-11  white
  • Suitable topcoat, anorak or fleece - blue preferred
  • Plain dark shoes with low heels. No trainers or boots. No ballet pump style shoes.
  • Trousers and Skirts - black. Trousers must be tailored not fashion items such as flares.  Belts must be black in colour and attached through belt loops.  Black tailored shorts may be worn as an alternative during summer months.
  • Jewellery and visible body piercing are not permitted in school for reasons of loss, damage and safety. These exceptions are allowed :-
    • one pair of earrings which are small studs or sleepers for pierced ears
    • one signet ring
    • one wrist watch
  • Hair must be of ‘natural’ looking colour with no ‘extreme’ or ‘offensive’ styles
  • Students in year 7-9 are not allowed to wear make-up.
  • Discreet make-up may be worn in years 10 and 11. All items of student's personal belongings including shoes should be labelled with their name.

The Castle School uniform is smart, practical and cost effective. Some of the items on the uniform list are widely available in high street shops and internet suppliers. Bespoke items such as the polo shirt and sweatshirt can be purchased at a reasonable cost from;

Initially Yours  and Linela  (click on the name to view their website)

Linela have let us know that Parents can still order polos and sweatshirts from their shop, and if you wish to order PE kit please call 01454 615300 or email

Sportswear at The Castle School

This September we are introducing a brand new, modern PE kit for Year 7. There are a number of compulsory items and some optional.

Old PE kit can still be worn by all other years, but new kit can be brought if required.

Compulsory: Girls

Girls PE polo shirt (with school crest)

Navy PE skort or Navy PE shorts (with school crest)

Navy and amber or amber rugby socks

Gum shield

Shin Pads

Sports trainers

Optional: Girls

Navy hooded sweatshirt (with school crest)

Navy long sleeve baselayer

Football boots

Navy sports leggings

Compulsory: Boys

Navy PE polo (with school crest)

Navy/amber rugby shirt

Navy sports shorts (with school crest)

Navy/amber rugby sock or amber rugby sock

Gum shield

Shin pads

Sports trainers

Football boots

Optional: Boys 

Navy baselayer

Navy hooded sweatshirt (with school crest)

Kit for Arts and DT Faculty Cotton apron
Kit for Dance 

Black t-shirt

Black shorts, leggings or tracksuit bottoms               

Click here to view a photo of the PE kit

Other considerations

As a school we are aware of the following areas (as raised in the DCSF guidelines).  In the enforcement of the school uniform policy we will give due consideration to;

  • Home to school travel
  • Human Rights issues
  • Equality and discrimination issues
  • Race equality policy


A full copy of the DCSF ‘guidance to schools on school uniform and related policies’ can be accessed from at