Dereham Neatherd High School

Dereham Neatherd High School

Traditional, Inclusive, Supportive

School Uniform

The school blazer.
A pale blue, button up to the neck, blouse/shirt (not denim), suitable to be tucked in.
A school tie which must have six stripes showing.
The school navy jumper or cardigan with embroidered Neatherd Shield.
Dark blue, grey, black or white socks (coloured or patterned socks that can be seen at the shoe-line are not permitted).
Black or brown shoes (backless shoes are not permitted, along with plimsolls and Ugg style boots).

Either a plain navy or black tailored knee length skirt, OR plain navy or black full length trousers. NO figure hugging, tight, skinny trousers or leggings.
Either thick dark tights or flesh coloured sheer tights, or appropriate socks.
Black or charcoal grey trousers.

Black or charcoal grey tailored shorts

Summer Uniform

After the Easter holiday, a pale blue three button t-shirt with the Neatherd school shield on it in red may be worn in place of the shirt and tie. If students are cold, a blazer (and NOT another kind of jacket or sweatshirt) should be worn over the school polo shirt. Alternatively, students are free to continue wearing full winter uniform.

School Uniform and Personal Appearance Code

Full school uniform will be worn at all times unless permission is given for
alternative arrangements.

In particular, the following are forbidden:

  • Tattoos
  • Badges or logos with overt political, racial or offensive comments or Messages.
  • Hairstyles, hair colours or facial hair likely to deemed to be inappropriate by the Headteacher, or which cause a lack of focus from students' learning. Hair colour which is not “natural”.
  • Hooded tops and other sweatshirts.
  • Skinny trousers (including leggings).
  • Makeup or nail varnish deemed to be excessive by designated staff.

Please Note:

A plain, dark coat or anorak may only be worn outside the buildings.
Hooded tops and other sweatshirts are not acceptable and will be confiscated if worn.
Trainers should only be worn for sport, or activities on the tennis courts during break and lunchtimes and are not to be worn in school.
No jewellery is allowed except small and plain stud earrings (no other type of earring is permitted at all), a cross and light chain, or plain signet ring. Nasal or other forms of body piercing (including retainers) are forbidden. Students are asked to be sensible with bracelets and only wear one at a time.