Suitable clothing is available from many local shops and stores but certain items are only available from our College suppliers, 'Karlsports'.
'Karlsports' order forms are always available from Reception or can be downloaded above. You can order uniform directly from Karlsports' website at the link above. Alternatively, please return order forms to Reception with the correct money or cheque made payable to ‘Karlsports’ in a named sealed envelope clearly stating UNIFORM ORDER. Uniform will be delivered directly to your address or directly to the school.
School uniform plays a valuable role in contributing to the ethos of the school and sets an appropriate tone. It instils
pride and supports positive behaviour and discipline. It also encourages identity with the school as well as a greater
level of professional standards.
Huxlow Science College has some simple conduct expectations on personal presentation. From September 2021, all
our students are expected to follow these expectations consistently and without question when on site. Daily checks
in form time will enable a clear monitoring of these expectations and our Disruption Free Learning process will be used
Full School uniform is as follows and applies to all students:
• Navy blue blazer with Huxlow logo
• Navy blue jumper V-necked Sweatshirt with College Logo to be worn under the blazer (optional)
• Black knee-length tailored skirt or a pair of plain black tailored trousers (black belt if required)
• White collared shirt
• House Tie
• Pair of black polishable or patent shoes (with heels lower than 6cm, with backs i.e., not mules)
• Pair of white or black socks or a pair of black tights
In cold weather, a plain coat (blue or black) can be worn over the blazer whilst outside. A fleece with college
logo is also available to order.
At the start of the next academic year (2021/2022) all students will be required to wear their PE kit on days they
have a PE lesson. Please note our Disruption Free learning system will be used for those students who wear this on
the wrong days. Once COVID restrictions are clear, we will review our stance of PE kit being worn to school.
Our full PE kit is as follows and applies to all students:
• Rugby shirt or PE sweatshirt or a hoodie with college logo
• Navy tracksuit bottoms or a navy pair of leggings with College PE logo or a pair of Huxlow tracksuit bottoms with
College PE logo
• Navy quick-dry T-shirt with College logo
• Pair of navy socks
• Pair of plain trainers (black, blue, or white)
• Pair of football boots
All these items are available via Karl Sports www.karlsportsclothing.co.uk. KarlSports have a shop at Unit 7 Trafalgar
Road, Kettering NN168DB (Just behind B&Q). They can also be contacted through their enquiries line: 03300 080401.
All uniform orders will be delivered directly to you. If you would like the uniform to be delivered to a sibling in school,
please indicate both names and year groups on your order form.
Jewellery is not considered suitable for College, with the exception of a watch, a single pair of ‘sleeper’ or ‘stud’ earrings (one in each ear) and one plain signet ring. Body and facial piercing is not acceptable and will be asked to be removed.
Extreme hairstyles are not acceptable. Hair may only be dyed to a naturally occurring hair colour. The College reserves the right to judge what is, in its opinion, extreme. Hair should be tied back if requested for health and safety reasons during PE, Science and Design Technology lessons.
Nails (varnish or false nails)
False nails are not acceptable. False nails cannot be worn during term time. If worn students need to remove them. A letter will be issued to parents with a clear deadline. No extreme colour of varnish is accepted. The College reserves the right to judge what is, in its opinion, extreme.
Years 7 and 8 - Make-up is not acceptable to be worn at College.
Years 9, 10 and 11 – A reasonable amount of lightly applied make-up is permitted; the College will reserve the right to judge what a reasonable amount is, in its opinion. Eyelashes are not appropriate to be worn at College.
Hats / cover-up / hoods on
Students cannot wear any cover-ups including hoods on site.
From September, the following will not be accepted, and our Disruption Free Learning system will be applied
according to our behaviour policy:
• Skinny trousers
• Tube skirts
• Mini skirts
• Knee-high socks
• Trainers of any kind (unless a PE day)
• Hoodies (unless a Huxlow hoodie on PE days)
• Boots or canvas shoes
• Hat (of any kind)
• Bright coloured coats or jackets
Thank you once again for supporting us to ensure we maintain the highest possible standards at Huxlow Science
All students are expected to provide the following essential equipment:
- • A suitable bag (large enough to carry books and P.E. kit)
• At least one blue or black pen, a pencil, a ruler and a reading book (compulsory)
• A rubber, some coloured crayons (optional)
Parents are strongly advised not to send children to College with any large sums of money or valuable items such as phones, watches or jewellery. It must be emphasised that neither teachers, the College nor the Local Authority can take responsibility should any valuables be lost, damaged or stolen. If parents wish to let their children bring such valuable items to College they are advised to make their own arrangements to insure against the risks involved. All items of clothing should be clearly marked with the owner’s name.