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).
(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
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.
Year 7 – 10
(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):
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.
Students will need to bring the following equipment to school and this will be checked on a regular basis:
Please view Mrs Williams’ half term video message below.
We’re very pleased to share the latest academy prospectus with you, which we hope will give you a taste of what makes Ormiston Denes Academy unique, and what it’s like to study here. Please visit the Information for Year 6 page to view.
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