School Uniform

Academic Uniform

  • A plain black blazer
  • A white, formal shirt with a collar and buttons to the top
  • The Coombe Dean tie. This should always be worn at collar height and should be of reasonable length
  • Black tailored school or suit style trousers. There should be no tapering (getting thinner) or flaring (widening) towards the ankle.  Trousers that are skinny fit/skin-tight, denim, made of heavy cotton material, contain Lycra, or similar stretchy / elastic fabric that would cause them when worn to look skin tight/tapered are not permitted.
  • School skirts should be black and knee length. Jersey or Lycra material is not permitted
  • Sturdy plain black shoes (not boots or sandals). Footwear of other colours are not to be worn.
  • The Coombe Dean V-neck jumper with the school badge is optional and must be worn under the blazer and not instead of. No other item should be worn under the blazer.
  • The only jewellery allowed in the school is one plain stud earring in each year and a watch. No other jewellery should be worn including facial piercings.

If students have an issue with their uniform at any point during the year, they are required to bring in a note describing the issue and indicating when the item will be replaced.

Sports Uniform

The PE Department operates according to Safe Practice in Physical Education and School Sport, published by the Association for Physical Education. Therefore, students will be required to remove all jewellery, tie their hair back during lessons, tuck in shirts, and tie shoe laces tightly. In the event of kit being misplaced, students will be expected to bring a note from home and a full change of suitable clothing to wear until the kit is either found or replaced.  Spare PE kit will be lent it this is not possible.  If students are excused from PE, they should bring a note explaining the reason and length of time for their non-participation in PE.  Students will still be expected to bring their kit so they are appropriately dressed for the facility they are in, as they must remain with their member of staff.  Students excused from PE lessons will take on other active roles within the lesson, aside from performer, such as a coach or official.

All PE Kit and boots/trainers must be clearly named on the inside so that if lost it can be returned.

All students should have:

Polo shirt – Royal blue and amber polo shirt embroidered with CD logo
Shorts – Royal blue and amber embroidered with the CD logo
Socks – Long blue and amber football socks with CD name
White ankle length socks
Trainers – Any colour apart from BLACK, clean, with non-marking soles (not Astro Turf shoes)
Shin pads – For Hockey and Football
Gum shield – For Hockey and Rugby
Midlayer – Royal blue and amber with CD logo

Student’s initials will be added to shorts, mid-layer and polo shirts.  Please specify initials when purchasing

Optional Items of Kit:

Tracksuit Bottoms (slim) – Royal blue with CD logo (to be worn at the discretion of staff)
Skort – Royal blue with CD logo (to be worn at the discretion of staff)
Boots – Football or rugby (safety studs only)

If you are unsure of any items please contact reception and a member of staff will be happy to help.

Suggested Suppliers in Plymouth:

School Online Shop

Trutex Schoolwear & More
Unit 3 and 4, Billacombe Rd
Open until 17:00
Phone: 01752 491353

The Schoolwear Shop
105 Mayflower St
Open until 17:00
Phone: 01752 252025

Kit World
Faraday Business Park
Open until 17:00
Phone: 01752 405900 

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Upcoming Events

  • PSSP Primary Schools Primary Key Stage 2 Multi-Skills Event 02/11/2021 at 9:30 am – 11:00 am
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