Uniform (* items are to be purchased from school)


Rec to Prep 2

Preps 3 to 6

Year 7 to 11

Sixth Form

Blazer* O X X X  
Tie* X X X X  
Skirt* (girls only)     X X  
Pinafore* (girls only) X X      
Summer dress* (girls only) X X X    
Felt hat/summer boater* (girls only) O X X    
Cap* (boys only) O X X    
Black jumper/cardigan X X X X  
White collared shirt X X X X  
Charcoal trousers/shorts (boys only) X X X X  
Black school shoes X X X X  
Black tights/socks X X X X  
St. James' Sweatshirt*   X X X X
St. James' Waterproof*   O O O O
St. James' Shorts (boys)/Skort (girls)   X X X X
St. James' Sports Leggings* (girls only)     O O O
St. James' Tracksuit *   X X X X
St. James' Tapered Tracksuit*   O O O O
St. James' Polo shirt* O X X X X
Sports socks (green)     X X X
St. James' black jogging top* O O      
Black jogging bottoms O O      
St. James' Legionnaires Cap* X X      
St. James' Baseball Cap*     X    
St. James' Book bag* X X O    
Green shoe bag O X O    
Reversible fleece coat* X X X    
Green wool hat* O O O    
School scarf* O O O    
Black swimsuit/trunks   X X    
Black plimsolls     X    
Slippers (any design) X X      
Wellingtons (any design) X X      
Trainers (any design)   X X X X
Plain dark coat       X X

Key: X = required, O = optional

Frequently asked questions:

  • Summer uniform is optional from September to October half term and after the Easter holidays. 
  • Girls in Prep 3 can wear either the pinafore or the skirt
  • Children in the Sparrows class will need sports kit if they attend on Thursday afternoons
  • All children in Fledglings and Sparrows require a St. James' school coat 
  • All children in the Prep Department require a St. James' school coat
  • The Friends' of St. James' have a range of good quality second hand uniform at very reasonable prices, please ask for more information
  • Children from Reception to Prep 6 have the option of wearing a dark green duffel coat, available from the Friends' of St. James' or on the John Lewis website
  • Any design school bag and sports bag can be used from Prep 3 upwards
  • The Friends' of St. James' have a selection of second hand uniform available for purchase, please contact the main school office for more details

Sixth form Dress:

Students in the Sixth Form may wear smart business dress, either one piece of two piece. All Sixth form must purchase the school sports uniform.