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School Dress and Appearance Policy

School-uniform  shoes


  • Black blazer with badge* (for Years 7-10)
  • Plain black “V” neck sweater, or sleeveless ‘tank’ top (optional for Years 7-10) If Years 7 – 10 wear a sweater or sleeveless top, this must always be worn under their blazer
  • Year 11 may wear a black ‘v’ neck sweater* with the school oak leaf logo
  • Black trousers (classic cut, not skin tight at the knee or ankle).
  • White blouse/Shirt and school tie
  • Plain white or black socks or tights
  • Sensible all black shoes with dark laces and soles.

*Girls may wear a petrol blue knee-length skirt with the school logo displayed near the hem or black trousers as described above.

Students who wear items relating to their faith, such as a turban or headscarf, should do so in line with the school colours, which are black or petrol blue.

Students may wear any sensible and acceptable outdoor coat with the following exceptions:

  • Pictures, designs, football badges, pop group emblems, and sweatshirts with hoods are not allowed.
  • Camouflage, military style, denim or leather coats or jackets are not allowed.

Students who arrive in trainers, shoes with coloured logos or stiletto or platform soled shoes will be provided with shoes to wear during the school day.

*All logo uniform; ties, blazers, sweaters, rugby tops and skirts are to be purchased from Rumours, 17 Victoria Road, Scarborough, YO11 1SB.

Scalby School now has a Pre-Loved Uniform shop, where you will find good quality items available for everyone at no cost or for a small donation.  For more information please contact Mrs Wallace on 01723 362301 or 


  • Students are permitted to wear one plain stud in the lower lobe position of each ear if their ears are pierced. Earrings must be removed for PE.  
  • Earrings larger than studs, 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 Years 10 and 11 must be discreet and business like


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


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

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


Students with long hair must have a hair bobble to tie their hair back and all jewellery must be removed.


  • Training shoes and white socks
  • Football boots and shin guards
  • Navy blue football socks
  • Older training shoes for Cross Country Runs
  • Navy blue shorts
  • Navy blue skirt
  • White PE shirt
  • Navy blue track suit bottoms
  • Navy blue rugby shirt with red band (reversible to all navy) for outdoor winter games
  • Shin pads (winter only)


  • Football boots and shin guards
  • Training shoes and white socks
  • Navy blue football socks
  • Older training shoes for Cross Country Runs
  • Navy blue shorts
  • White ‘T’ shirt for indoor lessons and summer games
  • Navy blue rugby shirt with red band (reversible to all navy) for outdoor winter games
  • Navy blue tracksuit bottoms (winter only)
  • Boys with long hair must also tie their hair back
Coast and Vale Learning Trust

About Coast and Vale Learning Trust

The Coast and Vale Learning Trust in Scarborough aims to improve education in the locality through establishing coherent and collaborative practice across schools and other educational institutions in the area.

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