Uniform
Our expectations with regard to school uniform are high.  ALL pupils must look smart and
presentable at all times.  If you are in doubt about an item of clothing and its suitability please
consults our list below or look at the images in the link below.  Year group Guidance Managers can
also be contacted if you have a query about your son/daughter's school uniform.
Label your son/daughter's school clothing with their name.
Girl’s uniform

Plain white shirt (short sleeve in the summer if preferred)
School tie (available from school)
Black blazer (plain) - school badge to be purchased separately if not embroidered
Black school skirt or trousers (not leggings, jeans or jeggings -
not tight material)
Black Cardigan/v neck jumper (plain acrylic/cotton/wool - no design or logo)
Black or brown shoes (leather/vinyl) - no canvas pumps, trainers or boots
Black or grey tights, woollen tights or plain white ankle socks (not trainer socks)
Suitable coat
No sweatshirts/hoodies

Boy’s uniform

Plain white shirt (short sleeve in Summer if preferred)
School tie (available from  school)
Black blazer (plain) - school badge to be purchased separately if not embroidered
Black school trousers
Black Jumper - v neck (plain acrylic/cotton/wool - no design or logo)
Black or brown shoes (leather/vinyl) - no canvas shoes, trainers, boots or pumps
Black or grey socks
Suitable coat
No sweatshirts/hoodies

Where to obtain the uniform
Skoolkit at 31 Leigh Road, Eastleigh are the main supplier.  Telephone 02380 629095..

Shirts:
Shirts can be bought at a retail outlet of your choice (eg. Marks and Spencers, John Lewis, Asda
and Tesco or alternatively  at Skoolkit.

Ties:
You will be able to buy the school tie from the school.  Stock will be available in school during term
time.  Years 7-9 wear a red and grey striped tie and Years 10/11 wear a black and grey striped tie.
Prefects and pupil leadership team will have a different colour and design.  Skoolkit will also hold
ties.

Blazers:
Blazers are to be plain black and can either be bought at a retail outlet of your choice (eg. Marks
and Spencer, John Lewis, Asda, and Tesco) or at Skoolkit

Badges:
If the blazer does not have the Toynbee embroidered badge, badges can be purchased in school
during term time or from Skoolkit.  They will need to be hand sewn onto the blazer positioned at
the left breast pocket.

Skirts:
Pleated black girls skirts can be bought at a retail outlet of your choice (eg. Marks and Spencer,
John Lewis, Asda, and Tesco) or at Skoolkit

No other style of skirt should be worn and skirts should be knee level or no more than 2 inches
above the knee.

Trousers:
Trousers should be black and plain and can be bought at a retail outlet of your choice (eg. Marks
and Spencer, John Lewis, Asda, and Tesco) or at Skoolkit.

Jumpers/Cardigans:
Black v-neck jumpers and cardigans can be bought at a retail outlet of your choice (eg. Marks and
Spencer, John Lewis, Asda, and Tesco) or at Skoolkit.

Make-up is discouraged, and jewellery, false nails and coloured nail polish should not be
worn in school.  Shirts must be tucked in at all times and blazers worn throughout the year.
Girls and boys with pierced ears should, for reasons of safety, wear stud earrings, and only
one in each ear. No visible body or facial piercings are allowed, this includes retainers, spikes
and expanders. This is not an exclusive list.   Final decisions with regard to uniform rest with
the school. 

Extreme hairstyles must be avoided: 

No extreme haircuts
No cuts shorter than a grade 2
No coloured hair, eg. natural colour only
No tramlines, razor cuts, beading or braiding
This is not an exclusive list.

Trainers are not to be worn as normal footwear. Hoodies and coats or garments with slogans
are not allowed. There should be no variation of this uniform and coats should not be worn
in school.

PE
A towel for use after taking a shower, and changes of underwear and socks, are essential. All
games and PE kit should be taken home after use for washing. Pupils should be reminded to bring
it to school on the appropriate days and should not wear their day clothes for PE. A gum-shield is
recommended for hockey (boys and girls) and rugby (boys) but is not compulsory. In Year 11 both
boys and girls are allowed to wear plain black tracksuit bottoms or dance trousers for their PE
lesson, if they wish.

Girls’ PE Wear:
Plain black polo shirt from Swift UK or plain black T-shirt
Black reversible Rugby shirt with red band from Swift UK, or a plain black sweatshirt (no hoods)
Black shorts
Black or white trainers (no plimsolls)
Long red sports socks or short plain white sports socks (depending on the activity)
Football boots (metal studs are not allowed on the synthetic pitch) and shin guards

Boys’ PE Wear:
Plain black polo shirt from Swift UK or plain black T-shirt
Black reversible Rugby shirt with red band from Swift UK, or a plain black sweatshirt (no hoods)
Black shorts
Black or white trainers (no plimsolls)
Long red sports socks or short plain white sports socks (depending on the activity)
Football boots (metal studs are not allowed on the synthetic pitch) and shin guards
(Boxer shorts must not be worn during PE lessons; tighter fitting underpants should be worn.)

"a friendly school, fantastic students,
impressive results"
Toynbee School
a specialist humanities school
Mr Matthew Longden - Headteacher
Bodycoats Road, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2PL
Tel: 023 80269026  Email: admin@toynbee.hants.sch.uk