Dorothy Stringer school uniform

Parents and carers are requested to provide the correct clothing as set out in the school uniform policy. The school uniform is summarised below. We can provide financial support for families who are experiencing financial hardship, this is accessed through our Financial Support Officer.

The main items of the uniform can be purchased from Sussex Uniform however, we have also joined with Smarter Uniforms, an organisation which provides second hand school uniforms to families in Brighton and Hove –

School uniform

The following is the list of our school uniform items.  

  • White polo shirt with school logo.
  • Black V-neck jumper with school logo, or School sweatshirt with school logo.  Hoodies are not permitted in school with the exception of leavers’ hoodies worn by Year 11 students after permission has been given by the headteacher. 
  • Stringer Tartan skirt – skirts should not be tailored above knee length and should not be rolled at the waist.  
  • Black formal school trousers – unisex (no chinos, jeggings, cargo trousers or jeans). Trousers must not be rolled up and any belt on trousers should be plain black with a normal and discreet buckle and essential to the fit of the clothing.  Trousers should be worn correctly and not low-slung.
  • Plain black knee-length tailored shorts  (PE shorts are not permitted except for PE lessons)
  • Plain black/nude coloured tights or plain black or white socks. Students deliberately or frequently wearing laddered tights will be asked to replace them. 
  • Plain black footwear (no logos/motifs or other colours should be visible. Knee length boots, sandals, platforms, high heels or ballet shoes are not permitted).
Sports kit 
The following is the list of our PE uniform items.   
  • Black polo top with school logo
  • Black shorts with school logo (for PE/Drama use only and not for general wear)
  • Fleece lined Midlayer Top
  • Plain black long PE/sports socks
  • Suitable footwear i.e., trainers

Optional items:

  • Tapered Tracksuit Pant with Stringer printed
  • Running Legging with Stringer printed
  • Rain Jacket with school logo
  • Black skort