All students are required to wear the following uniform:
• Black blazer with academy badge*
• Black V neck academy pullover with red and gold trim (optional)*
• White shirt/blouse with academy tie** in the relevant house colour
• Black traditional school trousers or black knee length skirt (black knee length tailored shorts can be worn in the summer term)
• Plain black shoes and black socks (or black or flesh coloured tights for girls)
Please note the following footwear is not acceptable:
Sandals, boots, trainers/trainer type shoes or shoes with logos/stripes.
All students are required to wear the following PE kit:
• Plain black shorts
• Red polo shirt with academy logo*
• Black football socks (plain)
• Trainers/football boots when necessary
Optional items for PE and Games
During cold weather, students are allowed to wear a plain black, long-sleeved top beneath their polo shirt. No hoodies are permitted to be worn during PE.
You will need to bring the correct kit for every PE lesson. All equipment must be clearly named. If you fail to bring your kit, you will be expected to wear kit loaned by the PE staff and will also receive a detention.
*These items are available to buy from our uniform supplier at www.yourschoolwear.co.uk.
** Available to buy online or at the academy Finance Office.
Our reception staff are happy to assist you, should you require help with ordering.
If for any reason your son/daughter is not in the correct uniform, please inform the school via a note in their handbook. Their tutor will then issue them with a uniform pass.
If students bring their own hockey sticks, badminton/tennis racquets, etc to school then these must be clearly named.
For reasons of safety all jewellery must be removed for PE Lessons; this includes students with recently pierced ears.
In extreme weather conditions other items of clothing may be worn at the discretion of PE staff. Gum shields must be worn in all rugby lessons and shin pads are strongly advised for use in football and hockey lessons.
Students will need to bring correct kit for every PE lesson. Students who fail to bring kit will be expected to wear kit loaned by the PE staff and will also receive a detention.
Jewellery should be discreet and appropriate for school; one set of plain studs or small sleepers in pierced ears are allowed (this relates to boys and girls), one necklace, bracelet or ring can also be worn. The school cannot be responsible for any injury caused by wearing unsuitable jewellery or for jewellery going missing. We reserve the right to confiscate unsuitable jewellery.
Jewellery, which the students are asked to remove, will be held in safe keeping until it is collected by parents/carers.
Students who are incorrectly dressed or who refuse to remove additional/unsuitable jewellery may be taught apart from their peers or sent home.
Facial 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. Extremes 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. Nail extensions are not permitted.
To be ready for work and take pride in its presentation, all students should have;