Uniform

We take pride in our uniform at Caludon and all students are expected to represent the community by adhering to our uniform policy. We know students sense of belonging to their school community increases when uniform is consistently worn.

A list is provided below. These are all available from Clive Mark Schoolwear and Cat Ballou Originals Ltd.

UNIFORM – CALUDON CASTLE
CHECKLIST – YEARS 7-11 – SEPTEMBER 2023

Please ensure correct uniform is worn at all times and correct equipment is taken into school.

We recommend that you purchase uniform from our preferred uniform suppliers – Clive Mark Schoolwear; Cat Ballou Originals Ltd; If you purchase from other sources, please be aware that their view of (fashionable) school wear is not ours. Therefore, you run the risk of your child not being in appropriate school uniform.

A list is provided below. These are all available from Clive Mark Schoolwear and Cat Ballou Originals Ltd.

Blazer    Black
Badge Caludon badge
Trousers Black: with either front or side zip fastening, beyond ankle in length.(No jeans, corduroy, stripes, slits, legging type, or excessively narrow legs; no decorative belts
SkirtsApproved school logo skirts ONLY in either pleated or A-line design.  The logo must reach at least the knee. Skirts are available from stockists Clive Mark or Cat Ballou. They come in a variety of lengths to enable students to wear the logo at their knee.
Socks    Plain black (not patterned)
Tights  Plain black or neutral
Shirt/Blouse White (with collar that can be buttoned at the neck and long enough to be tucked in)
Tie   Clip ties (including approved school sport elite ties)
ShoesFlat, black (no fashion shoes, slipper/flip flop style, PLAIN all black trainers are allowed (no coloured, stripes or flashes.)  Low ‘business like’ ankle boots are allowed but trousers must cover the ankle section of the boot.  Large boots such as ‘doc martens’ are not allowed)
BagPractical (strong and big enough for all equipment and resources to be brought to school)
In addition, if required:
PulloverPlain black ‘V’ neck only (no sweatshirts, hoodies, cardigans, zip tops should be worn inside the school buildings.)
Scarf   Not football club or similar
Outer coat        Raincoat, overcoat, plain, dark (jackets/coats to be big enough so that blazers can be worn underneath. In school, blazers are to be worn.  Coats/ hoodies are not to be seen in the school building. 
Jewellery One pair small studs (one in each earlobe). No body, facial or mouth pierced items. No other jewellery, including charity bands, to be worn)
Make-up       Year 7-10: No eye make-up, mascara, blusher, eyeliner or lipstick (a subtle application of concealer is allowed.  No decorative nail extensions/nail polish allowed) Year 11 only:Year 11 students are permitted to wear a subtle/discreet application of make-up, including: eye shadow, mascara, foundation, blusher and lip colour. The following are NOT allowed: false eyelashes, nail polish of any description, nail extensions/acrylics etc.
Hair    Extreme hairstyles in terms of style are not acceptable (large hair accessories are also not acceptable.  If hair is coloured it must be in a natural colour (not an extreme shade).  A plain dark ribbon/headband is acceptable
TattoosPlease note that in the UK “it shall be an offence to tattoo a person under the age of 18”.  Tattoos are not acceptable in school.

Basic equipment

Every student is expected to provide the following basic items of equipment for every lesson:

Pencil, eraser, black or blue pen (and a spare), ruler, reading book, calculator – for some courses you will need a scientific calculator. These can be purchased via Arbor in the school shop.

You may find it is useful to have a prittstick, a set of highlighters, a French/Spanish dictionary and an English pocket dictionary.


CALUDON CASTLE SCHOOL

SPORT AND LEISURE FACULTY

KIT LIST 2023

All of the sport kit items apart from swimming wear and towel need to have the Caludon Castle logo on.

Compulsory ItemsOptional Items
Buttoned sports polo – black/scarlet/white
OR
V cut sports polo – black/scarlet/white

Panelled shorts – black/scarlet/white
OR
Panelled skort – black/scarlet/white    

Black knee length Caludon sports socks

Swimming trunks – black
OR
Swimming costume – black, not bikini

Towel  
Fully reversible sports top – black/scarlet/white    

¼ zip fleece top – black/scarlet/white    

Panelled rain jacket – black/scarlet/white

Tracksuit bottoms – black with school logo

Sports legging – black with school logo

All of the sport kit items apart from swimming wear and towel need to have the Caludon Castle logos on and the following suppliers stock this range:

  • Clive Mark School Wear – 88-90 Barker Butts Lane, Coundon, Coventry CV6 1DY
  • Cat Ballou Originals Ltd – 1-3 the Burgess, Coventry CV1 1HN

Second hand uniform

We do welcome donations of past uniform from school leavers and therefore have a small supply of uniform in school. If you wish to find out more information then please don’t hesitate to contact us for support.