Student Uniform

Thomas BENNETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOOL UNIFORM CODE

Full school uniform and PE kit is compulsory for all students in Years 7 to 11 inclusive.

  • TBCC blazer (compulsory)
  • Plain white shirt (with TBCC logo or no logo).  Shirt must be worn tucked in, (with top button done up)
  • TBCC tie with stripe in house colour. Tie must be worn at all times, including during break and lunch
  • Black trousers (Plain black, formal, tailored school trousers with pockets) or TBCC school skirt.
  • Black shoes. No logo or colour.
  • Plain tights or socks (black/navy/natural)
  • A hijab, if worn, must be black or navy
  • TBCC V-neck jumper (optional). We recommend that students have a TBCC V-neck jumper to wear under the blazer in colder weather as no other non-uniform tops are permitted.
  • Students wishing to wear a skirt must only wear the TBCC school skirt available from Sussex Uniforms.  Skirts MUST be worn at knee length or just above.
  • Maximum of one stud earring in each ear.

The following are not permitted:

  • NO coloured or patterned t-shirts or tops visible underneath school shirts.
  • NO cardigans/jumpers/non-school tops/hooded tops/sweatshirts.
  • NO PE team tops to be worn other than for PE activities.
  • NO shorts (except PE) /cropped trousers/jogging bottoms/jeans/cargo/’skinny’ trousers/jeggings or leggings.
  • NO /flip flops/Ugg-style boots/other boots, including ankle boots.
  • NO coloured or decorated socks or tights.
  • NO brightly coloured headscarves or large/brightly coloured hair accessories.
  • NO hats, gloves, or scarves worn inside the school buildings.
  • NO necklaces, facial piercings, multiple/large earrings, bracelets/bangles or decorative belts.
  • NO extreme or unnatural hair colours or extreme hair styles (this includes dip dyed hair of any colour)
  • NO heavy makeup.  Natural/ discrete colours only.  NO false nails (including acrylics or gels) or nail extensions . NO false eyelashes

PE Kit - students should wear:

  • TBCC PE polo shirt (compulsory)
  • Plain navy blue shorts (compulsory)
  • Blue TBCC sports socks (compulsory)
  • TBCC rugby shirt (Boys) (optional)
  • TBCC fleece (unisex) (optional)
  • Trainers (compulsory)
  • Swimwear required for swim lessons for Year 7 at K2 (one piece costume for girls/Swim shorts for boys)

Please note:

  • In the first instance, prohibited items brought in to school will be confiscated.
  • Staff will not give warnings/chances before confiscation.
  • Some items may be held until they can be returned to parents.
  • If any uniform items are provided by the school, students must wear them.
  • Persistent offenders will be withdrawn from lessons/sent home and parents will attend a meeting to discuss the student’s failure to follow school rules.
  • Students repeatedly refusing to follow school rules may be excluded.

Full school uniform and PE kit is compulsory for all students in Years 7 to 11 inclusive.

Uniform can be purchased from Sussex Uniforms: https://www.sussexuniforms.co.uk/collections/thomas-bennett
Parents can order on-line and arrange home delivery or visit the Sussex Uniforms shop in Haywards Heath.

The address is:
Bridge Road Business Park, Unit 1 and 2, Bridge Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 1TX
Telephone Number: 01444 227066

If you have any queries about the uniform, please do not hesitate to contact the school.