Our pupils are ambassadors of Ballard School and are renowned for looking smart in their Ballard uniforms.

Our School uniform has evolved considerably over the years to ensure that our pupils are always dressed to do their best; in and outside of the classroom.

They are designed to be comfortable, practical, hard-wearing, easy to wash, flattering, smart and distinctive. Ballard pupils wear their uniforms with pride.

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Uniform Suppliers

The Direct Clothing Company Limited supplies all of our School uniform and we have a well-stocked School shop on-site at Ballard, offering personal appointments, convenient School time opening hours and an online ordering service. We offer all new pupils a private fitting appointment (during term time or in the summer holidays).

For help and advice or to book a private appointment, please email the shop: uniform@ballardschool.co.uk.

Click here for our online uniform shop.

Opening times for the shop during term-time:
Monday 8.30am to 10.00am
Wednesday 8.30am to 10.00am
Thursday 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Second-Hand Shop

The School also runs its own second-hand shop, where you may buy and sell uniform.

For more details, please email: secondhandshop@ballardschool.co.uk.

Opening times for the shop during term-time:
Monday 8.45am to 9.30am
Friday 4.15pm to 5.00pm

General Guidance

All items of clothing should be clearly marked with the pupil’s name.

Shoes (not boots) must be black leather (not suede) and clean with a low, wide, flat heel no more than 5cm high. Shirt top buttons and ties (if appropriate) are to be done up and shirts tucked in at all times. Pullovers must be in good condition without frayed cuffs.

Hairstyles should not draw attention to the pupil. Styles must look natural and should not be dyed or bleached. Hair gel may be used in small amounts to maintain styles. Hair must be off the face and would normally be off the collar for boys. Long hair must be tied back for the safety and hygiene of the pupil. Boys must be clean shaven and sideburns kept short.

Apart from watches, jewellery may not be worn to School. This is primarily for the safety of the pupil in PE lessons but also because loss or damage can cause distress. Girls may wear one pair of small, discreet stud earrings in the earlobe (one in each ear only). Earrings must be removed for all PE lessons and matches, tape is not permitted. We therefore recommend that if pupils are considering piercing their ears that this is done at the beginning of the summer holidays so that earrings will be able to be removed for PE lessons when returning to School in the autumn term. Boys must not wear earrings.


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Ballard School

Fernhill Lane, New Milton, BH25 5SU

Tel: 01425 626900 Email: admissions@ballardschool.co.uk