Trafalgar Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 9AS

01206 573519

Lexden Primary School

Community, Courage, Curiosity and Commitment

School Uniform Guidelines


We believe that parents should not have to think about the cost of a school uniform when choosing which school(s) to apply for. Therefore, we strive to ensure that our uniform is affordable.

If you have any questions relating to our uniform, please contact the school office on: 01206 573519.



White, long or short sleeved shirts/blouses.

Grey or black long smart trousers, skirts or pinafores.

Royal Blue Jumper/cardigan - jumpers/cardigans with the school logo are available from but are not essential.

School Tie - given to all children when they join the school.  Replacements are available from the school office.

Smart grey shorts can be worn from Easter to October half term.

Blue and white summer dresses can be worn from Easter to October half term.



White, crew neck T Shirt

Black or navy shorts

Black or navy jogging bottoms

Black or navy sweatshirt

Black or white trainers and white socks

Please note that PE lessons take place outside throughout the year and that the children need warm PE Kit during the colder months.



Plain socks, white, black or grey

Plain tights, black or grey

Plain, black shoes/trainers (leather or leather effect) should be worn to school.

Plain black boots can be worn in winter months, under trousers only

Please consider the suitability of any footwear purchased for school to ensure it provides adequate support and protection to the foot



Jewellery, with the exception of small hoop or stud earrings, should not be worn to school. These must be removed for all PE lessons.



Shoulder length or longer, hair must be tied up.


What not to wear

The following items do not form part of the uniform guidelines, and therefore should not be worn:

  • Leggings
  • Hoodies
  • Coloured polo tops
  • Grey or black knitwear
  • Patterned tights or socks
  • No ‘Ugg style’ or furry boots
  • Canvas footwear