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An Outstanding Church School

Mrs Cowling will be absent from school due to a planned knee operation from Monday the 30th October returning after a phased recovery towards the later part of the half term.

Mrs Cairns will be deputising in her absence and Mrs Cowling will remain in close contact with the school.


Our uniform ensures that children are smartly dressed while at school and they are identified as a member of Bishop Monkton School.

Pupils are actively encouraged to wear school uniform and to take a pride in belonging to school.

The uniform consists of:

Navy blue sweatshirt with the school logo printed on

Gold/Navy polo shirt with the school logo printed on

Grey trousers

Grey skirt/pinafore dress

Grey or navy tights / white socks

Blue check summer dress

Sensible shoes


Polo shirts and sweatshirts can be purchased from the school office, Broadbank and Empson in Ripon or directly from our supplier APC Clothing.  Orders can be made either online, by fax or post and carries a small charge of £3.95 for delivery which takes about 3 weeks.  Please visit .

For P.E, blue or black shorts, white T-shirt and plimsolls or trainers should be worn. A tracksuit may be worn in winter.  A P.E. bag should be provided in which to keep the kit.

All uniform needs to be named.

For safety reasons, jewellery should not be worn in school.

The only jewellery permitted is a watch (removed for P.E.) and if your child’s ears are pierced, only ONE pair of small gold/silver studs may be worn (removed for P.E.)