School uniform information

Alderman Knight School has a simple but smart uniform for all pupils.

This is as follows:


  • White shirt or polo shirt

  • Grey or black trousers, knee length skirt, pinafore dress, school shorts or school culottes.


[Please note: - Jeans or jogging / sports trousers are not acceptable as school uniform]

  • Black or brown shoes


[Please note: - Trainers, even if black, are not acceptable as school uniform]

  • Sweatshirts or cardigan – all pupils are required to have a sweatshirt or cardigan.

    • Primary pupils – cherry red sweatshirt or cardigan

    • Secondary pupils – navy sweatshirt or cardigan


[Please note: - Hoodies / Zoodies are not acceptable as school uniform]

  • If it is cold a coat should be provided to be worn outside.

  • In the summer months pupils can wear red & white gingham summer dresses or grey school shorts. 


In order to protect our pupil’s modesty, we would like to suggest that cycling shorts / PE shorts might be worn under dresses / skirts.  Please could you send your child in with the above item, especially in the summer months, when tights, shorts, culottes or trousers are not worn.

All school uniform with and without logo can be bought from:-


With regards to jewellery, pupils can only wear one small stud earring in each ear and pupils are allowed to wear a watch.

Please note – there are occasions when it will be necessary for pupils to remove all earrings and watches for health and safety reasons.

Make up – Makeup and nail varnish should not be worn to school

Physical Education for all Alderman Knight School pupils

Your child will participate in physical activities and will require the following kit. Please contact the school office if it is not possible for you to provide the clothing listed. All pupils will be expected to take part in physical activities planned by the school unless a letter is received from the parent explaining why they cannot take part.

Kit required for indoor activities:

  • Trainers with good grips (possibly with Velcro if they find tying laces difficult although we will try and help teach them)

  • Navy shorts or cycling shorts

  • Skort (a PE skirt and short combination)

  • White tee shirt or polo shirt

  • White socks

  • Towel

  • Hair bobble for long hair

  • Roll on deodorant

Kit required for outdoor activities:

As above with the addition of a navy tracksuit or navy jogging bottoms for cold weather activities.


  • Swimming trunks (not below the knee) / costume (one piece)

  • Towel                                                                         

  • Brush or comb           

  • Roll on deodorant

  • Hair bobble for long hair


Please ensure all kit is named and that no aerosol deodorants are sent into school


Uniform Grant for new Year 7 students


A discretionary school uniform grant is available for pupils transferring to Alderman Knight School as a Year 7 pupil.


This is a one off payment, up to the amount of £80.00.  To apply for this financial assistance, please send your request in writing to the School Business Manager, Alderman Knight School, Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Glos, GL20 8JJ or email accounts@aldermanknight.gloucs.sch.uk.


To qualify for this discretionary financial support, certain conditions must be met:-


Your child's date of birth must fall between 01/09/2007 & 31/08/2008 for the academic year 2019-2020 or between 01/09/2008 & 31/08/2009 for the academic year 2020-2021.  Your child must also be entitled to free school meals.