School Uniform

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

Wirral FUSS offer free, second hand, school uniform to families who would like them.

Wirral FUSS/FUPS Shop3-5 Borough Pavement (Opposite Lloyds Bank)The Pyramids Shopping CentreBirkenheadCH41 2XXWirral FUSS/FUPS ShopTel: c/o 07731 831936Email: wirralfuss@gmail.comTue & Wed 10.30-1.00 (or by appointment)


  • 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, Castle tartan kilt skirt or black pinafore dress.
  • 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. No ankle boots.
  • Sports trainers may only be worn for PE lessons or for games activities at lunchtime only.

Wirral Uniform Centre are offering bundles containing everything a new student would require when joining us. These include:

Boys bundle – £90.00
Girls bundle – £100.00
Blazer Blazer
Clip + zip black trousers
Castle tartan kilt skirt
Twin-pack white shirts
Twin-pack white blouses
PE polo or t-shirt
PE polo or t-shirt
Black Akoa PE shorts
Black Akoa PE shorts
Black sweatshirt
Black sweatshirt
PE bag PE bag

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

  • Black bottoms (shorts/tracksuit bottoms/leggings -no logos)
  • Red Top (short or long sleeve – with school logo)
  • Trainers
  • Football boots
  • Black football socks
  • Optional Black sweatshirt with school logo
  • 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 Head of Year.

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