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Uniforms


Requirements at each key stage (Included in school fee)*:

Provided Annually

At The Arcadia Preparatory School, we believe that a smart uniform reflects pride and is in keeping with our high standards. The school uniform is neat and appropriate for children to be comfortable through the school day while reflecting our high standards as a school.

Uniforms are available for collection from Sunday to Thursday, 07:30am – 4:00pm (excluding public holidays). Our service includes making adjustments upon request which will be available for collection within 5 working days.

FS GIRLS
1 Tartan Pinafore Dress
1 Knee Length Skort
1 Short Sleeve Blouse
1 Long Sleeve Blouse
1 Cardigan
2 PE House Skirt
2 PE House T-shirt
FS BOYS
1 Short Trousers
1 Long Trousers
1 Short Sleeve Shirt
1 Long Sleeve Shirt
1 Jumper (Pullover)
2 PE House Shorts
2 PE House T-shirt
YEARS 1 & 2 BOYS
1 Short Trousers
1 Long Trousers
1 Short Sleeve Shirt
1 Long Sleeve Shirt
1 Jumper
2 PE House Shorts
2 PE House T-shirt
YEARS 1 & 2 GIRLS
1 Tartan Pinafore Dress
1 Knee Length Skort
1 Short Sleeve Blouse
1 Long Sleeve Blouse
1 Cardigan
2 PE House Shorts
2 PE House T-shirt
YEARS 3 & 4 GIRLS
1 Knee Length Skirt
1 Ankle Slength Skirt or Long Trousers
1 Short Sleeve Blouse
1 Long Sleeve Blouse
1 Cardigan
1 Tie
2 PE House Skirt
2 PE House T-shirt
YEARS 3 & 4 BOYS
1 Short Trousers
1 Long Trousers
1 Short Sleeve Shirt
1 Long Sleeve Shirt
1 Jumper (Pullover)
1 Tie
2 PE House Shorts
2 PE House T-shirt
YEARS 5 & 6 GIRLS
1 Knee Length Skirt
1 Ankle Length Skirt or Long Trousers
1 Short Sleeve Blouse
1 Long Sleeve Blouse
1 Cardigan
1 Tie
1 Arcadia Blazer
2 PE House Skirt
2 PE House T-shirt
YEARS 5 & 6 BOYS
1 Short Trousers
1 Long Trousers
1 Short Sleeve Shirt
1 Long Sleeve Shirt
1 Jumper (Pullover)
1 Tie
1 Arcadia Blazer
2 PE House Shorts
2 PE House T-shirt

Should you withdraw your child from the school you will be charged for the uniform as follows:

  • Withdrawing after attending for one term or less at school, you will be charged AED1,000
  • Withdrawing after 1 to 2 terms at school, you will be charged AED500
  • Withdrawing after 2 to 3 terms at school, you will not be charged for the uniform.

* Replacement items during the year are to be purchased by parents.

Uniform Policy

Items required to be purchased by parents

School Shoes:

GIRLS
Black Shoes: Flat (no heel), lace up or velcro fastening. Girls from Year 1 up are allowed to wear black slip-on shoes (ballet pump) but the heel must be flat. Sports shoes/trainers are to be whorn with PE kit only.
BOYS
Black shoes: Flat (no heel), lace up or velcro fastening. Sports shoes/trainers are to be worn with PE kit only.

Please Note: Velcro may be easier than laces for young children.

SOCKS

White or Dark (Blue, Grey, Black) ankle socks (no stripes).  White ankle socks for sports.

School Shoes:

  • School bags may be back-pack style only.  No trolley bags.
  • Parents should note that children will only be carrying:
    • A small number of books
    • PE kit bag (on specific days only)
    • iPad (Year 3 and up)
    • Lunch (if not purchased at the canteen)

It is completely up to parents to decide if a school bag is necessary or not.

Swimming:

Girls – One piece costume | Boys – No board shorts

AIMS

Our policy is based on the belief that a school uniform:

  • Promotes a sense of pride
  • Creates a feeling of belongings
  • Is practical and distinctive
  • Encourages equality amongst pupils
  • Reflects the norms of a high-quality international school and is culturally appropriate
  • When a pupil joins
    • Term 1: 4 sets of uniform are provided initially
    • Term 2: 3 sets of uniform are provided initially
    • Term 3: 2 sets of uniform are provided initially