Our School Uniform School Uniform
School uniform is compulsory and all students should be in full school uniform, worn correctly on their way to and from school. The school's reputation depends to a large extent on the impression our students create. Therefore, whether within the school or outside in the community, they should be smartly dressed and behaving responsibly and respectfully.
We have one uniform for all main school students and all items should be clearly marked with the student’s first and surname. KTS school uniform items can be purchased from The Uniform Monkeys and Beat School Uniforms. Both suppliers stock all the uniform with the school motif and all the non-motif items. KTS non-motif items such as school shirts and trousers may be purchased from any clothier including Tesco in Baldock.
Blazer: Black with school motif, and are to be worn every day.
Pullover (optional): plain black with V neck and without motifs. Sweatshirts, cardigans and hoodies are not permitted.
Shirt: Plain white with short or long sleeves. Polo shirts are not allowed. Shirts should be tucked in and top buttons should be done up at all times. Coloured T shirts should not be worn under shirts.
Tie: School design.
Skirt: Pleated black skirt (knee length) with school motif. These should not be altered in length but the waist is adjustable.
Trousers: Plain black tailored, not tight fitting. If wearing a belt, it must be plain black.
Socks/tights: Black, white or dark grey.
Shoes: Shoes should be plain leather, not suede, and without coloured motifs. They should be regularly cleaned and smart looking. Boots, trainers or plimsolls/canvas shoes are not allowed. Any heeled shoe should be minor in height. Trainers must not be worn except at lunch times if using the AstroTurf or attending clubs and P.E. lessons.
Coats: Coats must be plain in design and no more than two colours. Any logos must be no larger than 10cm in diameter. Denim and leather coats are not permitted. Coats should not be worn inside the school building.
Students are responsible for ensuring their clothes are hung up on pegs or put in their bag when changing for PE.
Polo shirt: Black with red stripe with school motif.
Shorts: Plain black.
Rugby/football shirt: Black with red stripe with school motif – please check with your PE teacher when this will be needed.
Mid layer top: Black with red stripe with school motif.
Trainers: Must be lace-up (not Velcro). Plimsolls are not allowed.
Football boots (not metal studs) – Please check with your PE teacher when these will be needed.
Shin pads – Please check with your PE teacher when these will be needed.
Tracksuit bottoms: Plain black.
Leggings: Black with KTS red lettering.
Skort: Plain black.
Base layer: Black, white or red.
Gum shield (highly recommended for sports like rugby and hockey)
Hockey sticks and tennis racquets will be provided by the school, although students may provide their own. Students should bring their own towels. We very much encourage the wearing of gum shields by boys and girls for use in soccer, rugby and hockey. These can be obtained from sports shops, dentists and from our PE department.
Hair: Extremes of style and colour are not allowed. No patterns or varying lengths should be cut into the hair and any hair accessories should be discreet. If in doubt please consult the relevant Year Leader. A small amount of gel is permitted. Hair must be tied back for practical subjects e.g. PE science and technology. Students should be smart in their appearance, this includes any facial hair.
Make Up: Students may wear a discreet amount of make-up. No false eyelashes or nail varnish is permitted.
Piercings: Students may wear one plain stud earring in each ear lobe. Please note: all earrings must be removed for PE lessons and extra-curricular sports clubs and fixtures. Body, facial and tongue piercings and tattoos are not allowed. No other jewellery is permitted.
Miscellaneous: Baseball caps should not be worn in or to and from school. Umbrellas if used on route to and from school should be stored in bags during the school day. Smart watches are not permitted at The Knights Templar School.
Our School Uniform Suppliers
Details of our two school uniform suppliers, The Uniform Monkeys and Beat School Uniforms can be found below. Both of these suppliers provide all uniform items that include the school badge. Additionally, they stock generic items, such as shirts.
Generic items, including blazers, can also be purchased from other suppliers. Badges for blazers can be purchased from the suppliers below.
Please click on the companies logos to visit their websites.
6 The Arcade
Letchworth Garden City
Telephone: 07828 148179
4-5 Hermitage Road
Telephone: 020 3362 2930
Labelling Clothing and Other Items
As uniform and other items that students bring to school may be lost, we ask that all items are individually labelled. A lot of time, money and patience is wasted due to lost property. Stikins labels are quick and easy to add to clothing and other items, including bags, trainers and pencil cases and do not require any sewing or ironing. They will remain in place regardless of washing or tumble drying. Additionally, by purchasing Stikins, you will be supporting the school financially. You can buy labels by clicking on the banner link below.
Please ensure that the School Fundraising Number 36147 is added in the appropriate box, before paying, so that the company knows that you are a Knights Templar parent/carer.