Saint John Bosco College Uniform and Sixth Form Dress Code
The School Uniform for St John Bosco College is an essential part of our school life and identity and should be worn with pride. All items must be worn fully and correctly and shirts must be tucked in and ties done up fully at all times:
Long hair should be tied back, with a plain black or dark blue band or clip. No extremes of colour or style are permitted. No earrings or other jewellery whatsoever (even if 'covered up') should be worn apart from a discreet religious symbol such as a crucifix, if preferred. No nail varnish or make up should be worn whatsoever.
The uniform supplier is Valentino Ltd of Knaphill, Surrey. Further information and details of how to order can be found on their website. You will be asked to register when you first log in to their site, you can then follow the links to St John Bosco College. Valentino run a uniform drop-in at SJBC on a Thursday from 10.30am-2.00pm, parents are welcome to come in to school during that time to purchase uniform. Please report to visitors' reception when you arrive.
Sixth Form students, as young adults and role models within the school, are required to attend in business dress. This means for boys a business-style shirt with collar and Sixth Form tie, black or brown shoes (not trainers, pumps, sandals or flip flops) full-length trousers (not jeans or cargo-style) . No earrings, hats, jewellery or ear (or other) studs, metal or otherwise. For girls business dress means full length tailored trousers or knee length skirt, a tailored shirt or blouse (not cropped or sleeveless), shoes (not trainers, pumps, sandals, flip flops). Students who arrive improperly dressed will not be allowed to enter the premises until their dress is correct.
It is imperative that all students come to school fully prepared with all the equipment that they need to learn. Please ensure your son or daughter has the following, each day:
A sturdy, waterproof school bag (see note above on bags), pencil case, pencils (HB and colouring), pens (at least 3- either black or blue), ruler, eraser, geometry kit (available at W H Smiths), calculator.
Mobile phones/MP3/personal luxury items or items of sentimental value should not be brought to school. The school takes no responsibility for such items and staff will not be asked to investigate their disappearance. In the event of a student choosing to bring such an item to school it must be be kept in in students' bags for use on their way to and from school only. Having a phone/electronic equipment visible in a lesson or around the school will result in the confiscation of the item for 7 days. The item will be placed in a sealed, named, dated envelope and locked in the school safe and must be collected by the student after 7 days. Parents wishing to collect the phone on their child's behalf should telephone the school to arrange a convenient time to to collect it.
All students are issued with a school diary upon arrival at St John Bosco College. The first diary is free of charge and is the student’s responsibility. Any lost diaries are replaced at a cost of £3.00.