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We believe that it is reasonable to expect all children to come to school or attend school organised offsite activities neatly dressed in the jade school uniform, and have a change of clothing for PE. We are pleased to partner with the Fairtrade school uniform company, Koolskools, who provide quality Fairtrade uniform at affordable prices. All Koolskools-manufactured uniform is made with Fairtrade cotton and recycled polyester. You can buy the Fairtrade/ECO uniform online at:

1) Retail: From the Koolskools retail outlet at Holt and Haskell, 387 Shirley Road, Southampton, SO15 3TS. Tel: 023 8077 1839.

2) Online: Go to, ‘Buy Fairtrade Uniform’ and place your order. There will be a flat delivery charge whether you order just one or multiple garments.

Uniform at Highfield consists of, a jade jumper or cardigan, either a jade or white polo shirt, a white shirt, grey trousers, grey skirts, grey shorts or a grey dress. In summer there is also the option for a green and white summer dress.


Orders will take a maximum of 10 working days to turn around, from the date of order placement (15 working days during the busy June to September period). A ‘Click and collect’ option will be available on the Koolskools website forthose who preferto order online but pick up their orders themselves from Holt and Haskell. Prices and delivery charges are on the website.


Children are required to wear black, closed toe shoes to school.

Trainers, open-toed sandals and large, thick boots are not considered suitable footwear for school. High heels are not permitted: sensible, plain black shoes must be worn by both boys and girls.

Magic Step Lo Kid Black PatentNike - Air Max 270 Mens Trainers Black Leather Eyelet Unisex Lace Up School Shoes - Victoria 2 Schoolwear Girls Hush Puppies Black Amber Junior School Shoe

PE Kits

Sports kit for girls and boys in a named PE bag (No football or other logos) · Sports shorts (jogging bottoms in the winter) · T-shirt/polo shirt (a change from uniform top) · Plimsolls or trainers · Socks

All uniform with the Highfield CE Primary School logo can be bought at KoolSkools in Shirley, or online at

What else will my child need every day?

- A water bottle You will need to provide your child with a clearly named water bottle containing water, every day.

- An analogue watch Telling the time is not only part of the National Curriculum but is an important life skill that children need to acquire. Teaching pupils to tell the time is best achieved through daily, regular input from an adult, using a real watch or a clock. Therefore, teaching ‘time’ in a block of lessons is an extremely challenging task for pupils (and teachers!) We have noticed that when pupils wear an analogue watch (and parents are engaged in helping their child tell the time) they make better progress. Therefore, we ask that all pupils to please come into school every day wearing an analogue watch. This needs to be inexpensive as the school will not be responsible for any loss or damage that occurs in the school day.


If you are facing financial difficulty, we may be able to support with uniform cost. If you would like to speak to a member of our team regarding this, please contact the office on