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The Charter School

East Dulwich

School Uniform

School Uniform

Students are expected to be properly dressed in appropriate school uniform whenever they are in our care. Students who are not properly dressed may be sent home or denied admission to lessons.

Details of the school uniform are listed below. All items marked with an asterisk are only available from our uniform suppliers, White Hall Clothiers & Bailwood.

Please also visit The Friends' second-hand school uniform sale by following the link given below.




All students must wear their lanyards every day. All students must wear their designated colour to school each day.

The designated colours are:

  • Year 7 - Yellow
  • Year 8 - Orange
  • Year 9 - Purple
  • Year 10 - Green
  • Year 11 - Blue
  • Year 12 - Pink
  • Year 13 - Grey

If the students forget their lanyards at home, they must go to reception each morning before registration to get a lanyard sticker for the day.

If the students lose their lanyard, parents will be asked to pay for a new one through Parent Pay.


Branded forest green V-neck sweater featuring the Charter East Dulwich logo*.


NOTICE: It is no longer required that white polo shirts are branded with the Charter East Dulwich logo. Unbranded white polo shirts will be permitted. Students may still choose to wear the branded polo shirt.

White polo shirt. This can be branded with the Charter East Dulwich logo* or unbranded.No long sleeve tops or coloured vests / t-shirts are to be worn under the polo shirt.


Smart, tailored, plain mid grey trousers of waist height and ankle length. (No jeans, denims, chinos, cords, combats, hipsters, skinny fit, recent fashion trend or other casual trouser. No trousers with accessories including leg pockets, zips etc.) No specific brand required.


Smart, tailored, plain mid grey skirts, knee length or longer. No specific brand required.

 Socks/ tights

Plain black, grey or white knee or ankle height socks, or plain black or grey tights. No over the knee socks or leggings. No specific brand required.



Plain black leather shoes. No trainers (regardless of colour), canvas shoes or boots of any description. No suede shoes or Vans of any description. Plain black Kicker shoes are acceptable.

 PE Kit

Branded forest green PE jumper and T shirt, both featuring the Charter East Dulwich logo*. Black shorts/skirt as appropriate and long black sports trousers. PE shoes should have white soles. No specific brand required.

Plain, dark-coloured PE kit bag. Drawstring bags are acceptable for PE Kit.

 School bag & Pencil  Case

A plain, dark-coloured rucksack without a logo that is comfortably capable of carrying textbooks, exercise books and pieces of work. No specific brand required.

Pencil Cases should include 2 blue or black pens, 1 red pen, 2 pencils, eraser and basic equipment for maths lessons (ruler, compass and protractor)


Plain black only - waterproof with no additional logos or colours, no leather jackets. No denim jackets.
Hats and sportswear/tracksuit tops or hooded tops are not allowed in school (apart from the school logo hooded top for PE). 

Please note

  • Hair must be of a natural colour and worn in a style suitable for school. No extreme hairstyles will be permitted, this includes colours and partial shaving or patterns. The final decision on suitability for school will be at the discretion of the senior leadership team.
  • Hairstyling accessories must be in plain black or forest green only. Headscarves may be worn for religious reasons only and must be plain black.
  • Students with pierced ears may wear a single pair of small matching plain gold or silver studs only, one in each ear. Students will be permitted to wear a plain wristwatch but necklaces, bracelets and facial jewellery such as nose studs are not allowed.

Branded School Items Supplier:

The school's uniform suppliers are: 

White Hall Clothiers, 77 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EZ,  020 7703 3604. Please see website for location details.

Bailwood, 246 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6JU. Please see website for location details.

All items are available from our uniform suppliers, but non-branded uniform items may also be purchased elsewhere.

Second-hand Uniform: 
You may also wish to visit The Friends second hand school uniform sale:
The Friends of TCSED Second hand school uniform sale