Uniform

Uniform shows that we are part of a community and by wearing it we respect our Academy.

Some uniform items can be bought at shops of your choice. However, certain items (marked *) can only be bought from Whittakers Schoolwear

Please ensure your child’s name is marked clearly on every item of clothing and footwear.

Academy Uniform

  • Academy blazer* – blue with academy logo
  • Academy jumper* (optional) – grey v-neck with academy logo
  • Shirt – light blue, plain
  • Academy tie* (clip on style) – available from Whittakers or our School Office
  • Skirt* – Trutex navy blue, stitch-down pleat (other skirts will not be accepted)
  • Trousers – black tailored trousers only (no cord or denim
)
  • Shoes – plain with NO additional colours (suitable black, low-heeled shoe, no trainers, boots or leisure shoes)
  • Socks – plain black (knee length for girls)
  • Tights – black (plain, not patterned)

PE Kit : Boys

  • Academy polo shirt* – synthetic blue with academy logo
  • Shorts – plain navy blue
  • Football/rugby socks – plain navy
  • Trainers/pumps – for indoor use
  • Football/rugby boots – for outdoor use
  • Academy long sleeved jersey* (optional)

PE Kit : Girls

  • Academy polo shirt* – white with academy logo
  • Shorts – plain navy blue
  • Leggings – black footless for indoor use
  • Socks – plain black
  • Trainers/pumps – for indoor use
  • Hair bobble
  • Academy hooded top* (optional)

Correct kit must be worn for all PE lessons. All students will be expected to take part, unless a valid note is produced, signed by a parent or guardian. If a child has a medical condition which may affect their long term participation, then they may be asked to bring in a medical note or evidence from your family GP. Students will not be allowed to wear training shoes or socks for gymnastics. Students may wear navy tracksuit bottoms for PE lessons during periods of cold weather and at the teacher’s discretion.

Jewellery, Make-up and Hairstyles

Jewellery – For health and safety reasons, no jewellery is permitted. No piercings to be worn of any kind. This includes tongue piercings. Piercings will be asked to be removed irrespective of the length of time since the piercing was made. A wrist watch may be worn.

Make-up – No make-up of any kind to be worn. If a student is found to be wearing make-up they will be asked to remove it using a wipe provided by school or soap and water.
 False nails or acrylic tips, whether they are plain or patterned will not be allowed.
 No nail varnish is to be worn.

Hairstyles – Excessively bright and unnatural colours (including streaks, braided extensions), tramlines and shaven patterns will NOT be allowed. This includes hair that has been shaven at different lengths, Mohican style haircuts or any unblended shaved patterns. The Headteacher will have the final judgement to deem the hairstyle appropriate or inappropriate to school policy.

Denim – No denim (trousers, coats etc)

Hats and Coats

Students may wear winter hats in outdoor areas. Coats worn over the blazer may be worn in cold weather but must be taken off when inside the Academy building.