North Chadderton

The Oak Trust will provide excellence in teaching, learning and leadership development.
This will be based on safe, inclusive practice which inspires and challenges everyone.
The Oak Trust

Our Uniform


Year 7-11 


Unform Rules 

If a student arrives wearing incorrect uniform, action will be taken to rectify. The school will lend replacements but if a student refuses to wear the item(s), there will be a more serious sanction. 


North Chadderton has a pre-loved uniform shop 



A North Chadderton school embossed blazer 

A white skirt with tie or a blue blouse 

An option navy jumper or cardigan 

Trousers – Black, grey or navy 

Skirts – Navy pleated or straight 

Tights – Back or navy (40 denier plus) 

Socks – Black, navy or white 

Footwear - Boots or Trainers must not be worn 

Trainers are only permitted for PE or performing arts lessons 

Coats - Coats are not to be worn in the school building at any time 

Jewellery – pupils may wear a watch and no other jewellery 

Piercings - Ear/nose piercing should be done at the beginning of summer holidays. Plaster over new studs are not acceptable. 

Nails - Nail varnish/gel nails/acrylic nails are not to be worn 

Hair - Extremes of colour (unnatural) and styles are not acceptable. Number 0 and 1 length are not acceptable. Minimum length is a Number 2. 

Belts – No large belt buckles 

Hats/caps/sunglasses must not be worn 

False tan/fake eyelashes/excessive makeup must not be worn  


PE Kit 

NC Polo top 

NC Shorts or NC leggings 

Navy football socks 

Sport trainers (Not Kicker pumps) 

Optional NC rain jacket or NC sweater jumper 



Year 12-13 

Business Dress: Monday to Thursday 


  • Suit consisting of a suit jacket and skirt, dress or tailored trousers.  
  • Suit jackets must be worn at all times.  
  • Skirts should be of a suitable length and must be appropriate for a business environment.  
  • A shirt, blouse or top of any colour may be worn and must be appropriate for a business environment. Suit shirts must be worn with ties.  
  • Smart footwear. Trainers are not allowed.  


Photo ID must be worn visibly at all times while on college premises.  


Dress Down: Friday  


Own clothes may be worn on Fridays to reflect practice in many large businesses in our country and indeed, world-wide.  

The aim is to have a smart appearance that allows a degree of personal choice. However, your college is a workplace and a learning environment, and your appearance should reflect that.  

Shorts and short skirts are not permitted. Tops that expose the abdomen are unacceptable as are strapless, backless, see-through, or strappy vest tops.  

Photo ID must be worn visibly at all times while on college premises.  


In the event of extreme weather conditions, this dress code may be subject to change at the discretion of the Assistant Director and/or Headteacher.