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

Equipment and Standards

Students are expected to enter School with the correct attitude for learning and the right equipment to enable the students to take an active part in class.

Students are expected to bring with them the equipment needed for their subjects on a daily basis. This includes PE Kit, Science and Food and Technology materials etc.

Students at North Chadderton are expected to bring the following equipment:

Students must bring the correct equipment each day in a suitable school bag.  All students are expected to bring the following essential items and checks will be made by academic tutors daily;

  • Blue or black pens
  • Green pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Whiteboard pen
  • Scientific calculator
  • Reading book – ALL YEARS – EVERY DAY


Students would also benefit from having;

  • Coloured pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Glue stick
  • Protractor & Compass


  • Bag - needs to be big enough to carry all books, equipment and PE Kit.
  • Boots - must not be worn.
  • Trainers - must only be worn for P.E. and drama lessons.
  • Coats - Dark coloured coats only. No denim jackets. No coats with logos. Coats must not be worn in school.
  • Jewellery - Pupils may wear a watch but no other item of jewellery.
  • Ear piercing - should be done at the beginning of the summer holidays. Plasters over new studs are not acceptable. No studs including clear studs or any body piercing are allowed in school for Health and Safety reasons.
  • Make-up, Nail varnish ,False/acrylic nails, False tan, False eyelashes - Must not be worn.
  • Hair - Extremes of colour and style are not acceptable. No.1 and 0 cut is not acceptable.
  • Hooded Sweatshirts – must not be worn.
  • Fizzy, Energy Drinks are NOT allowed in school or to be consumed on the school premises. They will be confiscated.
  • Phones and headphones - must not be used in school.  They should be switched off and in bag.

* Banned items will be confiscated and the school can not accept any responsibility for the loss/damage to any confiscated item. *

Sixth Form

Students studying Mathematics at A-Level are expected to have the CASIO FX-991EX Classwiz calculator, which is essential in preparing for and sitting the new style A' level mathematics examinations.

In addition, students should use a school bag that is large enough to hold all their books and equipment for the day.