Students at St Bernard’s are expected to wear the correct school uniform at all times and take pride in what their uniform signifies.

The following is a list of permitted items of school clothing to be worn by students:


  • Navy blue with badge to provide protective clothing for Art lessons.


  • Years 7-9: blue/white check
  • Years 10-11: white


  • Navy blue mid knee or below the knee


  • Navy blue


  • Navy blue, black or white, knee high or ankle (no logos)


  • Navy blue, black or flesh colours (no patterns)


  • Sensible black low heeled, 2.5 maximum. No platforms, stilettos, sling backs, sandals, trainers plimsolls or boots are allowed. This includes ankle boots with the exception of Kicker High Tops


  • A plain coat in a single dark colour in a suitable style for school. (No leather, denim or sweatshirts may be worn)
P.E uniform

All garments should be clearly marked with the owner’s name.


  • Navy blue with logo


  • Navy blue with logo


  • Navy blue with logo


  • Navy blue with logo – 2 styles available

Hooded top

  • Navy blue with logo

School uniform is available from: Danielle's Schoolwear Centre Rayleigh, Claydons Lane, Rayleigh, SS6 7UP

Website Link: Danielle's Schoolwear Website

The school also has a selection of pre-loved uniform. Please contact the school for further details.


Students are also asked to have available:

  • Bible
  • English Dictionary
  • Modern Foreign Language Dictionary
  • Scientific calculator
  • Pencil case with relevant pens and pencils including a green pen for self and peer assessment
  • Geometry kit including a protractor and compass 

No correction fluid is allowed in school

Most items are available from the on-site school shop (located in the reprographics room)

Additional information
  • Students may wear a watch but smart watches are not allowed.
  • Hair accessories should be in navy blue, black or brown.
  • Hair should be of a natural colour.
  • One pair of ear studs (one in each lobe). Students are not permitted to have any other piercings
  • Nail varnish, and makeup are not allowed. This includes false eyelashes and false nails or extensions

More detail is found in the school planner and behaviour policy.

For further clarity, please speak to:

Or email parentalconcerns@stbernards.southend.sch.uk