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The Richmond upon Thames School

The Richmond upon Thames School

Excellence Through Endeavour

Uniform

Students are expected to wear school uniform correctly to and from school, as well as in school.

The Richmond upon Thames School uniform consists of:

Compulsory Uniform Items

School Games / PE

RTS - Blazer

RTS - PE Polo Shirt
RTS - House Tie RTS - Games Rugby Shirt
RTS - Jumper RTS - Striped Rugby Socks
RTS - Kilt Black Rugby Shorts (unbranded)
RTS - School bag White socks (for PE)
Trousers - Standard grey (not charcoal), tailored; e.g. David Luke DL959 Shin pads (for Games)
White shirt with a collar (long or short sleeve) Mouth guard (for Games)
Black, grey or navy socks Studded boots (for Games)
Black school shoes, formal in style and capable of being polished. No logos and not trainers. Pictorial guide for shoes is here. Trainers (for indoor PE)
Optional Items
Shorts - Standard grey (not charcoal), tailored knee-length shorts (no cargo pockets); e.g. David Luke DL945 RTS - Mid-layer
RTS - PE Bag Black tracksuit bottoms (unbranded)
Black or Blue Apron (Art & Design Technology)  

Our uniform suppliers are:

  • Stevensons: 1-15 Heath Rd, Twickenham, TW1 4DB. Telephone: 020 8892 2201; or via their online shop.
  • SchoolDays: 94 High Street, Whitton, TW2 7LN. Telephone:  020 8898 4881; or via their online shop

Hairstyles

“Extreme” or “Fashion” hairstyles are not allowed. In-keeping with our uniform policy, hairstyles should be smart and appropriate. Some examples of extreme or fashion hairstyles include:

  • Obviously dyed hair (particularly if bleached or dyed a bright or unnatural colour)

  • Shaved heads or excessively short haircuts (e.g. “number one…”) this applies to all students

  • Any patterns or designs cut or shaved into the hair

  • Any extreme or fashion styles such as “Mohican”

  • Shaved patterns in eyebrow and heads

Jewellery

For health and safety reasons, jewellery must be kept to a minimum. 

Students are allowed one pair of small, plain studs in their ears. 

No finger or toe rings are permitted. 

All earrings must be removed for Games and PE.  

The following are not permitted

  • Other facial, nose, mouth and other body piercings

  • Necklaces, bracelets and anklets 

Make-up, nail varnish and nail extensions

Make-up, nail extensions and nail varnish/gel are not allowed. 

School equipment

Every student is given a Student Guide before starting in the September - this contains all of the information above as well as a handy list of school equipment that is required.

The Guide is currently being refreshed for September 2022 intake students, but the equipment list is here as a reminder:

  • Pencil case
  • Fully charged iPad
  • Water bottle
  • Geometry set
  • Eraser
  • 15cm ruler
  • 30cm ruler
  • Container sharpener
  • Highlighter pen
  • Colouring pencils (x12)
  • Biros including x2 black, x2 blue, x1 red & x1 green
  • Pencils: x3 HB pencils
  • Scientific calculator: Casio FX83GT Plus
  • Reading book
  • Locker key
  • Charged RTS-iPad