School Uniform

School uniform can be purchased either from the Sewing Shop in Gravesend or from our very own, well stocked pre-loved uniform hut available here at the school.

Uniform List - Lower School (Kindergarten)

Dress Uniform

Trouser Uniform

  • Pinafore – Cladish tartan pinafore (winter)
  • Dress – Gad’s Hill regulation dress  (summer)
  • Hats – Straw boater plus brown & gold ribbon (KR upwards)
  • Socks/Tights – Dark brown tights or brown socks (winter), short white socks (summer)
  • Cardigan – Jersey brown
  • Trousers – Dark brown long trousers (winter)
  • Shorts – Dark brown shorts (summer)
  • Hat – School cap in brown with school badge (KR upwards)
  • Socks – Brown or black with long trousers (winter), brown socks with shorts (summer)
  • KR- K2: Blazer – Brown wool with gold trim, school badge on pocket
  • KR-K2: Shirt – Tussore (cream) buttoned (not open necked) – Long sleeved (winter); short sleeved (summer)
  • KN: Long sleeved yellow polo buttoned top – Long sleeved (winter, all children) short sleeves (summer, over shorts)
  • Jumper– Brown V-necked with gold trim
  • Tie – House Ties – Haig (blue stripe), Wellington (green stripe), Beatty (red stripe). Ties to be worn sufficiently long enough to touch the waistband of skirt / trousers (KR upwards, Velcro or elastic)
  • Shoes – Brown or black, traditional, low heeled (and polished!)
  • Gad’s Black Coat – Black, waterproof coat with detachable lining
  • Sunhat – Maroon sun cap with Gad’s logo
  • Optional for very cold weather – Brown knitted scarf with embroidered school badge and brown or black woollen hat and gloves.

Please note: for Health & Safety reasons, all students’ hair should be worn off the face and tied up if longer than collar length. Please ensure all hair accessories are the School colours.

No jewellery to be worn, except (optionally) a digital or analogue watch (no Smart watches). No earrings or studs permitted.

All dress hems should be worn no higher than two inches above the knee.

Compulsory Bag: 

Maroon Bookbag only available from the Sewing Shop – pupils initials in House colours will be embroidered on to the bag.

K2 pupils: to have a Gad’s pencil case, embroidered with their name in house colours, available from the Sewing Shop.

Sportswear

  • Polo shirt, school design, gold & brown, with school badge (summer)
  • KR-K2: Rugby shirt, school design, gold & brown reversible, with school badge (winter)
  • Shorts – black poly-mixture & tie string (summer)
  • Joggers – plain black tracksuit bottoms (winter)
  • Gad’s Hill PE hoodie –with House colour initials
  • Pupils to have a change of white socks for PE
  • Training shoes – Black/White trainers AND black plimsols for indoor use
  • Coat – Reversible black fleece/waterproof jacket with school badge
  • Bag – Maroon draw string PE bag only available from the Sewing Shop – pupil’s initials in House colours will be embroidered on to the bag.

Swimming Kit (K2 only)

  • Black swimming costume or jammers - (jammers are the tight shorts)
  • Black swimming cap (optional)
  • Goggles
  • Towel
  • Maroon draw string swimming bag only available from the Sewing Shop

Forest School Kit 

  • Waterproofs – Black/Blue jacket and trousers (to be worn over old clothes)
  • Wellington boots
  • Forest School Bag
  • Optional for very cold weather – Brown knitted scarf with embroidered school badge and brown or black woollen hat and gloves.

Uniform and Sportswear must be worn & maintained to a high standard. Children with threadbare, worn or damaged uniform will be expected to get it replaced.

Uniform list - Lower School (Juniors)

Dress Uniform

Trouser Uniform

  • Skirt – Cladish tartan kilt (winter)
  • Dress – Gad’s Hill regulation dress  (summer)
  • Hat – Straw boater plus brown & gold ribbon
  • Socks/Tights – Dark brown tights or brown socks (winter), short white socks (summer)
  • Cardigan – Jersey brown
  • Trousers – Dark brown long trousers (winter)
  • Shorts – Dark brown shorts (summer)
  • Hat – School cap in brown with school badge
  • Socks – Brown or black with long trousers (winter), brown socks with shorts (summer)
  • Blazer – Brown wool with gold trim, school badge on pocket
  • Shirt – Tussore (cream) buttoned (not open necked) – Long sleeved (winter); short sleeved (summer)
  • Jersey – Brown V-necked with gold trim
  • Tie – House Ties – Haig (blue stripe), Wellington (green stripe), Beatty (red stripe) – Ties for Prefects, Colours as awarded. Ties to be worn sufficiently long enough to touch the waistband of skirt / trousers.
  • Shoes – Brown or black, traditional, low heeled (and polished!)
  • Gad’s Black Coat – Black, waterproof coat with detachable lining
  • Sunhat – Maroon sun cap with Gad’s logo
  • Book bag – Maroon book bag with pupil initials in house colours
  • Optional for very cold weather – Brown knitted scarf with embroidered school badge and brown or black woollen hat and gloves.

Please note: for Health & Safety reasons, all students’ hair should be worn off the face and tied up if longer than collar length. Please ensure all hair accessories are the School colours.

No jewellery to be worn, except (optionally) a digital or analogue watch (no Smart watches). No earrings or studs permitted.

All dress hems should be worn no higher than two inches above the knee.

Compulsory Bag: 

Maroon Rucksack only available from the Sewing Shop – pupils initials in House colours will be embroidered on to the bag.

J3 to Lower Shell Gad’s pencil cases only – these come with the rucksacks; spares available from the Sewing Shop.

Sportswear

  • Polo shirt, school design, gold & brown, with school badge (summer)
  • Rugby shirt, school design, gold & brown reversible, with school badge (winter)
  • Shorts – black poly-mixture & tie string or black skort (summer)
  • Joggers – plain black tracksuit bottoms (winter)
  • Gad’s Hill PE hoodie –with House colour initials.
  • Socks – Plain black football socks and a change of short white socks
  • Training shoes – Black/White trainers AND black plimsols for indoor use
  • Coat – Reversible black fleece/waterproof jacket with school badge
  • Shin pads/gum shield
  • Bag – Maroon Duffle Bag only available from the Sewing Shop – pupil’s initials in House colours will be embroidered on to the bag.

Swimming Kit

  • Black swimming costume or jammers - (jammers are the tight shorts)
  • Black swimming cap (optional)
  • Goggles
  • Towel
  • Maroon draw string swimming bag only available from the Sewing Shop

Uniform and Sportswear must be worn & maintained to a high standard. Children with threadbare, worn or damaged uniform will be expected to get it replaced.

Uniform List - Upper School

Dress Uniform

Trouser Uniform

  • Skirt – Cladish tartan kilt. Skirts to be worn no higher than two inches above the knee or lower.
  • Socks/Tights – Dark brown tights or brown socks (Winter), Short White socks (Summer)
  • Trousers – Dark brown long trousers
  • Socks – Brown or black
  • Blazer – Brown wool with old gold trim, school badge on pocket
  • Shirt – Tussore (cream) buttoned (not open necked) – Long sleeved (Winter); short sleeved (Summer)
  • Jersey – Brown V-necked with gold trim
  • House Ties – Haig (blue stripe), Wellington (green stripe), Beatty (red stripe) – Ties for Prefects, Colours as awarded. Ties to be worn sufficiently long enough to touch the waistband of skirt / trousers.
  • Shoes – Brown or black, traditional, low heeled (and polished!)
  • Coat – Brown or black coat
  • Optional –Brown knitted scarf with embroidered school badge 

Please note: for Health & Safety reasons, all students’ hair should be worn off the face and tied up if longer than collar length.

No jewellery to be worn except a watch (not network-enabled). No earrings or studs permitted.

Sportswear for All Upper School Pupils 

  •  Polo shirt – school design, gold + brown, with school badge
  •  Black shorts, poly-mixture & tie string or Black skort (a hybrid – shorts + skirt)
  • Plain black leggings/school jogging bottoms – essential for Fencing
  • Gad’s Hill PE hoodie –with House colour initials.
  • Socks for Autumn/Spring: plain black football socks.  Socks for the Summer term: plain white sport socks.
  • Training shoes – Black/White trainers.
  • Compulsory – Reversible black fleece/waterproof jacket with school badge https://www.the-sewing-shop.co.uk/product-category/gads-hill-school/gads-reversible-fleeces/
  • ALL PUPILS WILL REQUIRE PLIMSOLLS/TRAINERS WITH CLEAN NON-MARKING SOLES FOR SPORTS HALL USE
  • Shin pads/gum shield
  • For Rugby: Rugby shirt – school design, gold + brown reversible + school badge

Swimming kit requirements (Upper Shell only)

Uniform must be worn & maintained to a high standard. Children with threadbare, worn or damaged uniform will be expected to get it replaced.

Uniform Suppliers

The Sewing Shop

4 Echo Square, Gravesend, DA12 1NP

Telephone No: 01474 536700

Email: orders@the-sewing-shop.co.uk

Order online: https://www.the-sewing-shop.co.uk/product-category/gads-hill-school/

Pre-Loved Uniform

The Friends of Gad’s Hill manage a pre-loved uniform hut. Please contact the school office to request an order form.

The Greatest of Expectations

Our next Whole School Open Day takes place on Saturday 4th March from 10am-1pm.

Our Open Days are an excellent opportunity for you to view the school and find out more about the exciting learning opportunities we are able to offer at Gad’s Hill.