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The Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat School

A Church of England School

Uniform Expectations and School Shop

If you wish to order any school uniform orders please email it to 

All orders will be prepared and you will be contacted to arrange collection.

Please help us to ensure high standards of dress and appearance by providing a full uniform for your son/daughter in accordance with our uniform code (see attachment below and the BHBS Behaviour Policy 2021 Appendix 1).

This is summarised below but if you are unsure about an item please contact the school office for an up to date uniform code.

Please discourage your son/daughter from wearing a hoodie to school as a jumper or coat. If seen between 8.30 a.m. and 3.20 p.m. they will be confiscated.


Blazer: Badge Gold and blue on maroon background Blazer  
Jumper: Navy Blue – plain V-necked plain, navy blue (without motifs or logos)
Tie: Maroon and gold striped. The knot should be pulled up to the top of the collar and must be kept smart and tidy.
Shoes: Black, smart, safe and sensible (with a heel not exceeding 2 inches). Trainers or canvas shoes should not be worn – if the shoes can be polished then they will probably be ok.


Skirt/Trousers:  Regulation navy blue knee-length school skirt or trousers conforming to school design – any alternatives are not acceptable. (Regulation school skirts are available from the school shop). The skirt should have a single pleat at the back. Skirts should not be rolled up.  
Blouse: Pale blue, worn tucked in at the waist. The top button must be done up, so please make sure that the neck size is appropriate. 
Socks: Navy blue socks (ankle or knee-length) or tights (NOT bare legs)


Polo shirt: Pale Blue (BHBS logo P.E. Shorts: Maroon with a blue stripe (only available from school shop)
Trainers: Non-marking shoes
Socks: 3/4 socks Maroon (available from the school shop)
Outdoor rugby shirt: Maroon, gold and blue (optional and only available from the school shop)

Girls may wear full-length black leggings, neutral coloured base layered tops, and a rugby shirt (available from school shop) in inclement weather. 


Trousers: Dark grey (smart, not casual – not jeans or cords)
Shirt: Pale blue, worn tucked in at the waist. The top button must be done up, so please make sure that the neck size is appropriate. Summer Shirt For summer term only. Pale blue, with embroidered ‘BHBS’ worn outside the waistband without a blazer – currently available from the school shop.
Socks: Dark socks (not white)


Outdoor Rugby Shirt: Maroon and gold (reversible blue)
Rugby Shorts: Navy Blue Socks   Navy with gold and maroon stripe (available from the school shop)
Indoor Shorts:  White (available from the school shop) T-shirt   White with Bishop's logo (available from the school shop) Socks  
Socks White short socks
Rugby Boots:  with safety studs