City of Norwich School


The aim of having a uniform at CNS is to promote an inclusive, high-achieving ethos and a sense of pride in belonging to the school community. Our School Uniform Policy can be seen here: School Uniform

Compulsory items for CNS School Uniform:

  • Black CNS full length trousers or CNS knee length skirt
  • Navy polo shirt with CNS and House logo
  • Black shoes, no trainers or non-black branding
  • Navy CNS jumper, cardigan, hoodie or fleece

Specified CNS uniform is available from:

Stevensons: 71 Ber St, Norwich, NR1 3AD. 01603 622355.  Parents/carers can register to purchase online from Stevenson’s by following this link





Marks and Spencer: Rampant Horse Street, Norwich, NR2 1QR  01603 761199.  Go to:  See here for full details.





Any parents or carers who have difficulty in meeting the cost of a school uniform should contact their pastoral manager. Financial help may be available.


CNS Hoodies 

CNS hoodies are available to order from ‘Your School Uniform’. 

Go to: to place an order directly. 


PE Kit

  • CNS Navy Shorts – with school logo
  • CNS Navy T Shirt – with school logo
  • Games socks – Navy  
  • Trainers (not black soles) 
  • Studded boots for football/rugby (boys and girls) 
  • Shin Pads and Gum shields, whilst not compulsory, are strongly recommended  

Optional Items:

  • CNS Navy Skorts – with school logo
  • CNS Navy Leggings – CNS print 
  • CNS Navy Trackpants – school logo 
  • CNS Navy Mid Layer - school logo


  • Hair should be of an appropriate style for school. A natural colour, highlights are acceptable but no streaks of a different colour.
  • Make-up / jewellery should be discreet and appropriate for school. One pair of studs / small hoops, no facial piercings.


  • Students  should come to and leave school in full uniform.
  • Outdoor hats and coats should not appear at all during lessons.
  • No white trainers are allowed as school shoes. 
  • Garments worn under polo shirts should not be visible at all. 


All students are expected to arrive to every PE lesson with their PE kit.  Those students with an injury and/or a parental note are still expected to wear a CNS PE kit and take part in the lesson, even if only in a coaching or officiating capacity.

If a student arrives at their lesson without their kit, they will be expected to borrow a yellow CNS PE Department kit.

If students are injured, they can still be a part of the lesson as:

  • Referee
  • Coach
  • Choreographer
  • An observer
  • An organiser