Uniform

The following information sets out the uniform requirements for the academy, and is also outlined in the parent/carer handbook (which will be available soon).

Main school uniform

Ormiston Denes Academy uniform

Boys

  • Blue blazer with gold badge(1)
  • White buttoned up shirt
  • Blue and burgundy striped tie(1) (this must reach between the top button of the blazer and the waist)
  • Grey trousers(1)
  • Grey V-neck jumper with burgundy trim (optional)
  • Plain dark grey or black socks
  • Plain black polishable shoes

Girls

  • Blue blazer with gold badge(1)
  • White buttoned up shirt or blouse
  • Blue and burgundy striped tie(1) (this must reach between the top button of the blazer and the waist)
  • Grey trousers(1) or blue and burgundy tartan skirt(1)
  • Grey V-neck jumper with burgundy trim (optional)(1)
  • Short plain dark grey or black socks or plain dark grey, black or natural coloured tights
  • Plain black polishable shoes

(1) These items must be purchased from our approved supplier, Screens.

Please note the following footwear is not acceptable: sandals, boots, trainers/trainer type shoes or shoes with logos/stripes, or plimsolls. Fashion belts, wide, coloured and/or ornate designer are not allowed, however a slim,
plain black belt with a small, simple buckle can be worn. Buckles should be of a discreet size (no more than 7cm
diameter).

Please note that students will be expected to borrow items of uniform from the academy should they not be in full uniform.

For serious or persistent concerns or where other strategies have been unsuccessful, students may be taught
separately from their peers or sent home for the infringement to be rectified. Ormiston Denes Academy reserves
the right to determine what constitutes acceptable in regards to student presentation/appearance. Students who
do not follow this guidance may be sent home for the matter to be rectified or taught separately from their peers.

PE kit

Year 7 – 10

Compulsory items;

  • Blue ODA crew neck t-shirt(2)
  • Blue ODA shorts(2) (unless ODA skort or ODA tracksuit bottoms worn)
  • Plain blue football socks
  • Trainers or football boots where appropriate

Optional items;

  • Blue ODA quarter zip jacket(2)
  • Black base layer (under PE kit in colder weather)
  • Blue ODA skort(2)
  • Blue ODA tracksuit bottoms(2)
  • Blue and white ODA football socks(2)
  • Shin pads

(2)These items must be purchased from our approved supplier, Screens.

(3)These items must be from our approved supplier, Screens.  Please note that future availability
will be limited due to the new kit.

Year 11 only (students may either wear the old or the new PE kit):

Compulsory items;

  • Red ODA polo shirt(3) or blue ODA crew neck t-shirt(2)
  • Plain black shorts or blue ODA shorts(2) (unless ODA skort or ODA tracksuit bottoms worn)
  • Plain black football socks or plain blue football socks
  • Trainers or football boots where appropriate

Optional items;

  • Blue ODA quarter zip jacket(2)
  • Black base layer (under PE kit in colder weather)
  • Black and red ODA skort(3) or blue ODA skort(2)
  • Blue ODA tracksuit bottoms(2)
  • Blue and white ODA football socks(2)
  • Shin pads
Jewellery and make-up

No jewellery will be allowed to be worn by any student at any time. Any jewellery worn will be confiscated and will be retained by the academy until a nominated adult can collect it. Students who do not meet these expectations will be sanctioned in accordance with the behaviour policy

Facial and body piercings and extremes of hairstyles including cut and colour are not permitted in the academy.

Make-up should be discreet and in keeping with a student’s appearance. Extreme or excessive make-up is not permitted and any student deemed to be wearing too much make-up will be asked to remove it. Students are not permitted to wear nail varnish or nail extensions. Please also note that clear retainers are not allowed.

Please note: Ormiston Denes Academy makes the final decision as to what is or is not acceptable in all aspects of a student’s appearance. We are happy to provide guidance where necessary, prior to purchase, should you be unsure.

Equipment

Students will need to bring the following equipment to school and this will be checked on a regular basis:

  • School bag
  • Pencil case, containing: black/blue/green pens, pencil(s), eraser, pencil sharpener, 15cm ruler, protractor, pair of compasses
  • Academy-issued planner
  • Reading book
  • Scientific calculator (Casio FX-83GT or FX-85GT recommended)
  • Water bottle
  • PE kit, as specified above, for all PE lessons and after-school clubs

 

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