National Schoolwear Centres (99-101 Stafford Street, Hanley, ST1 1LS, 01782 272991) is our chosen uniform supplier.
Message from National Schoolwear Centres:
National Schoolwear Centres Hanley are the stockists of your school uniform.
We are a retail shop in Hanley city centre, close to the shopping centre and several large car parks. We are open six days each week from 9.00 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Friday and 9.00 am – 5.00 pm Saturday. You are very welcome to visit our shop and make use of our experienced staff to help with your purchases. All our staff have many years experience in schoolwear and are experts in sizing your child. We have changing room facilities and accept either card or cash payment.
During these difficult times we do ask that you only attend where possible with one adult and the child needing the uniform, as we are a small shop it is imperative that we still try to continue social distancing as much as possible. Whilst wearing offace coverings is no longer compulsory again we do ask that you consider wearing one when visiting our shop. Our primary aim is to keep everyone safe whilst trying to beat COVID-19.
If you prefer we do offer mail order, if you either call us on the number above or use the email address above and include your telephone number we can contact you to discuss requirements and arrange to post out to you.
If you have questions or queries regarding stock or sizings please do not hesitate to contact us. We will do our very best to be of assistance.
The National Schoolwear Centres Team
Students will be able to try on items before making a purchase, which will be more convenient, saving both time and money for parents. Our PE uniform is also reasonably priced and is also available from National Schoolwear Centres in Hanley.
National Schoolwear Centres are open all summer to enable you to purchase your uniform in time for the new academic year.
All students should wear sturdy, flat black, leather/leather-look school shoes. Boots, platform soles, high heels and trainers are not part of the school uniform.
We do not allow extreme hair styles such as: lines or steps shaved into the hair, unnatural colouring of hair or holiday braids. Make-up should be discreet and used only to cover blemishes. Heavy use of foundation, fake tan, eye make-up (including false eyelashes), coloured nails, false nails and lipstick are not allowed.
This should be limited to a wrist watch and one pair of studs in the ear lobes (one in each).
Piercings of any description are strictly prohibited.
If you are unsure about which trousers are allowed, please see the example below indicating which styles are acceptable, or contact the school directly. Examples of acceptable styles are also on display in the school’s main reception.
Students attending school wearing the incorrect school uniform without a clear written explanation from parents/carers, will be sent home to change into correct school uniform before being allowed into lessons.
Students are required to wear:
The school uniform for girls comprises of:
The school uniform for boys comprises of:
|Blythe Bridge High School & Sixth Form black suit jacket||Blythe Bridge High School & Sixth Form black suit jacket|
|White and blue pinstriped open neck blouse||White and blue pinstriped shirt (long or short sleeved)|
|Blue striped scarf with swan emblem||Blue and black clip on tie|
|Blythe Bridge High School & Sixth Form knee-length skirt||Black suit style trousers|
|Black suit style trousers||Black and blue pullover or slipover (optional garments)|
|Black and blue pullover or slipover (optional garment)|
We consider smart dress and pride in appearance to be very important for all students and expect parental support in ensuring that high standards are maintained.
If you are unsure of the suitability of a garment, please check the school website before purchasing.
|Games shirt||Games shirt|
|Black school PE shorts (not cycling shorts)||Black school PE shorts (not cycling shorts)|
|Black football socks||Black football socks|
|Football boots||Football boots|
|Black badges PE polo shirt||Black badges PE polo shirt|
|Training shoes||Training shoes|
|Shin guards||Shin guards|
|Black swimming costume||Gum shield|
|Towel||Black swimming trunks (not shorts)|
|Blythe Swim School Hat*||Towel|
|Blythe Swim School hat*|
|*Can be purchased through Miss Martin at the swimming pool|
SHIN PADS AND MOUTH GUARDS ARE COMPULSORY