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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 note changes to our uniform from September 2023, details are provided in the letter attachment below.

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 (or for y7 Navy with a maroon and gold stripe), Bishop's reward tie, or Bishop's prefect tie. 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  knee-length tartan school skirt or trousers conforming to school design – any alternatives are not acceptable. (Regulation school skirts are available from the school shop). Skirts should not be rolled up.  Trousers are to be dark grey (smart not casual or jeans or cords).
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)


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)

PE Kit for Y7- 10 September 2023

All students in y7-10 in September 2023, regardless of gender, will need the same compulsory items as our Curriculum includes a very broad range of activities for all. Where there is a choice of item it doesn’t matter what gender you are as to which you select. Please see PE Kit list in attachments below.

Compulsory items are all available from club sport in Hereford or on their website. ALL students will need a polo shirt, socks, long sleeved reversible top and skort or shorts - all to these are Bishop's items. Students also need a gum shield, shin pads, Football or Rugby boots and trainers. 

In addition, there is the choice of some optional items - track pants with Bishop's logo, leggings with Bishop's logo, 1/4 zip fleece  all of which must be regulation items. Students can also wear a navy base layer under Bishop's items.