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Down High School Downpatrick

School Uniform

The following regulations regarding school uniform must be strictly adhered to. Uniform must conform with that stocked by the authorised suppliers.

BOYS’ UNIFORM

  • School tie with ‘House’ stripe. Pupils will be informed of their House with its distinctive tie when they are enrolled in the school.
  • The Sixth Form have a distinctive tie which is available only from the school.
  • Regulation school blazer.
  • Black socks.
  • Black trousers.
  • Pullover (optional) - light grey with V neck.
  • Plain white shirt
  • Plain white T shirt if worn.
  • Plain black leather/leather effect footwear (Training shoes are not permitted).
  • Down High fleece jacket (no other outdoor coat or sportswear is permitted)
  • A regulation school scarf may be worn (no other type is permitted).

Junior PE (Years 8-11)

  • White polo shirt with school crest
  • Navy blue Kukri shorts
  • Navy blue Kukri hooded sweatshirt
  • Navy blue/green Kukri tracksuit bottoms
  • White socks
  • Indoor trainers (non-marking soles)
  • Rugby jersey ( green with gold collar)
  • Rugby/soccer boots
  • Kukri swimming shorts (Year 8 only)

Senior PE (Years 12-14)

  • Navy blue Kukri shorts
  • Navy Kukri hooded sweatshirt
  • Navy/green Kukri tracksuit bottoms
  • Rugby socks
  • White socks
  • Navy blue/green Kukri Polo shirt

Authorised outfitters for boys’ uniform are:

  • Annett’s, Main Street, Newcastle
  • Bingham’s Schoolwear, Main Street, Newcastle
  • J J Donnelly, Market Street, Downpatrick
  • Kelvin Graham, Menswear, Main Street, Ballynahinch
  • Marshalls of Saintfield, Main Street, Saintfield

Sports Equipment

  • Kelvin Graham, Menswear, Main Street, Ballynahinch
  • McCartan’s Sports Store, Market Street, Downpatrick

GIRLS UNIFORM

  • Skirt of regulation style and colour. Years 8-10 plain skirt to be worn on or just above the knee. Years 11-14 skirt with four inverted pleats to be worn just BELOW the knee. Please see attached information for further clarification.
  • White shirt.
  • Regulation green V-necked pullover.
  • School tie with ‘House’ stripe. Pupils will be informed of their House with its distinctive tie when they are enrolled in the school.
  • The Sixth Form have a distinctive tie which can be purchased only from the school.
  • Regulation school blazer.
  • Knee-length dark green socks Years 8-9
  • Tights of a ‘heavier’ type (bottle green). Years 10-14 (Years 8 & 9 may wear tights if they prefer)
  • Plain black FLAT leather/leather effect shoes. No suede, patent or canvas. Kitten heels or narrow wedges are also not permitted.
  • A regulation school scarf may be worn (no other type is permitted).
  • Down High fleece jacket (no other outdoor coat or sportswear is permitted)

Junior PE (Years 8-10)

  • Yellow polo shirt with school crest
  • Navy blue/green Kukri tracksuit bottoms
  • Navy blue Kukri hooded sweatshirt
  • Green Kukri skort
  • Hockey socks (bottle green with gold stripe)
  • Short white socks
  • Plain dark swimsuit
  • Indoor / outdoor trainers. Must be lace-up – no fashion plimsoles or Velcro-tab shoes permitted.

 Senior PE (Years 11-14)

  • Navy blue/green Kukri tracksuit bottoms
  • Kukri navy blue hooded sweatshirt
  • Navy blue/green Kukri skort
  • Kukri hockey socks – FOR TEAMS ONLY
  • Navy blue/green Kukri shirt
  • Indoor / outdoor trainers. Must be lace-up – no fashion plimsoles or Velcro-tab shoes permitted
  • White socks

 Authorised outfitters for girls’ uniform

  • Annett’s, Main Street, Newcastle
  • Bingham’s Schoolwear, Main Street, Newcastle
  • J J Donnelly, Market Street, Downpatrick
  • Minders, Market Street, Downpatrick
  • Pricewise, Market Street, Downpatrick
  • R. Stewart, High Street, Ballynahinch
  • Marshalls of Saintfield, Main Street, Saintfield

Supplier for Sports Equipment

  •  McCartan’s Sports Store, Market Street, Downpatrick