School Uniform

School ties and badges can be purchased from the school office throughout the year.


  • Black blazer with SWHS badge
  • Long or short sleeve white shirt, must be tucked in and done up to the collar
  • School tie with House colours – available from Student Services
  • Black school trousers, black skirt or black pinafore dress.
  • Skirts must be knee length
  • Plain black belt with plain, non-branded buckle
  • Plain black, grey or white socks or tights
  • Polishable black school shoes; either flat or with a heel not exceeding 5cm
  • Sports trainers may only be worn for PE lessons or for games activities at lunchtime only.

    As of November 2020, students are also able to wear black v-neck jumpers – more information and examples can be found here

Jewellery / Make-Up

  • Jewellery should not be worn in school. An inexpensive watch and one small stud in each ear are acceptable.
  • Other earrings, nose rings/studs, tongue studs, eye-brow studs or any visible body piercings are unacceptable.
  • Clear nail varnish only is acceptable.
  • False / acrylic / gel nails are not permitted.
  • No false eyelashes of any description are permitted.
  • Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 may not wear make-up. Make-up worn by students in Year 10 and 11 must be discreet and business like.


  • Hair cuts and styles must be smart and business like, and not covering the face or eyes
  • Discreet hair accessories should be in the school colours of black, red or white
  • No shaving all or part of the head
  • No lurid, unnatural or extreme colouring
  • No tramlines


PE Kit

• Red rugby shirt or plain red t-shirt
• Black shorts
• Black football socks
• Training shoes
• Football boots
• White t-shirt or polo shirt
• Black shorts
• Training shoes
• Black jumper
  • Plain black tracksuit bottoms and sweatshirt are optional – no logos.
  • A black sweatshirt for PE use only with an embroidered school logo is available for boys and girls.
  • Students who study Dance are also to wear suitable PE kit.

Other Equipment

Students should organise themselves for school and be responsible for bringing the necessary books and equipment to lessons.

The following items are essential and should be brought on a daily basis.

  • Pen, pencil, ruler and eraser
  • Calculator
  • A protractor, a pair of compasses
  • A strong bag to carry homework, equipment and P.E. Kit.
  • Planner

We are committed to ensuring every student has the correct uniform and equipment to ensure they can make the very best progress, every single day. Students and their families who would like to discuss financial support available should contact their child’s House Progress Leader.

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