At Layston C of E First School we ask all the children to wear the correct school uniform every day. This means they are smart and appropriately dressed for learning.

School uniform requirements are set out below.

Our school uniform is:

Warm weather:

  • Check green school dress.
  • Grey smart skirt or shorts with a white shirt or polo shirt with collar.
  • Sunhat and light rain coat.
  • Sunscreen applied before school. Please do not send sunscreen into school.

Cool weather:

  • White shirt with a collar or white polo shirt with collar.
  • Fleece, sweatshirt or v neck jumper in bottle green. No hoods.
  • Grey smart trousers, smart grey skirt or smart grey pinafore dress.
  • Coat.


  • Socks: grey, black or white.  Tights: green or grey.
  • Black or brown shoes with a low heel– NOT boots or trainers.
  • No jewellery, no beaded or cotton hair wraps or hair colouring, no nail varnish.
  • Long hair must be tied back using elastic hair bands or a green or black scrunchy.
  • Stud earrings only to be worn. No earrings can be worn on the days children have Forest School, swimming or PE.  Staff are not permitted to remove the earrings so they should not be worn to school on these days.

Forest School:

Warm weather:

  • Plain long sleeved T-shirt (long sleeved grey t -shirts with school logo available)
  • Plain dark leggings or lightweight trousers (no jeans)
  • Stout trainers
  • Wellies (to be left in school)

Cool weather:

  • School green jogging bottoms
  • Green sweatshirt
  • Stout trainers
  • Wellies (to be left in school)

Legs and arms must be covered in the forest due to the presence of thorns, brambles & nettles. In very hot weather children will be instructed to wear PE kit and take part in modified Forest School activities to avoid the above. In wet weather school provide waterproofs which are expected to be worn when Forest School leaders deem it appropriate. In cold weather please dress your child in layers.


PE kit:

Apple green shorts (from school office), bottle green school PE T-shirt, socks, black or white trainers

Outdoor games:

Bottle green jogging bottoms, bottle green school PE T-shirt, socks, black or white trainers

Swimming: (not currently happening due to Covid)

One piece swimming costume or swimming trunks (fitted not Bermuda shorts), towel, swim hat for long hair (can be put into a pony tail), bag to carry everything, waterproof coat.


Uniform ordering

Please see below the on page document on how to order uniform online:

Mapac Uniform Ordering 2020

Please find the link to the schools page on Mapac where you can order all your child’s uniform.


Hot Weather

During the hot weather ALL children need

  1. A named sun hat or cap
  2. A named freshly filled water bottle with sports cap
  3. Sun cream applied BEFORE school. Sun cream should not be brought to school. See office team if your child has a sun related medical condition.