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Uniform

All Students (Years 7-11)

Blazer

  • Navy blue single-breasted, with the Academy badge and buttons (available from YourSchoolUniform.com)
  • Blazer must be worn at all times.
  • If students remove pullovers, the blazer must still be worn.

Shirt/Blouse

  • Plain white, official Academy style only
  • Academy tie - House colour (available from YourSchoolUniform.com and the School Office)

Please note the Academy expects a smart standard of uniform and requires all students' ties to be worn at six stripes long and shirts to have the top button done up and to be tucked in at all times.

Pullover/Sleeveless Pullover

Shoes

  • Plain black leather (not studded, fabric or casual)
  • Shoes must fully cover the top of the foot
  • No boots (covering ankles)
  • No trainers

Outdoor coats/Rainwear

  • Plain navy or plain black coats, jackets anoraks or parkas
  • No denim, leather or hooded tops, no patterns, insignia or other colour
  • Safety stripes are allowed but no other patterns
  • No hoodies are allowed and will be confiscated
  • These are not to be worn in lesson

Girls (Year 7-11) Skirt or Trousers

  • Official uniform skirt, dark navy blue (Knee or calf length)
  • Academy trousers, dark navy blue
  • Both are available from YourSchoolUniform.com
  • Socks/tights- plain black, white or navy (no patterned tights)

Boys (Year 7-11) Trousers

  • Plain mid or dark grey flannel or wool
  • Socks- plain dark or grey flannel or wool 

Additional Information

Jewellery

  • Only a watch, one small pair of plain gold or silver studs/sleepers in the ears. - worn at the owner's risk, no other studs, no other jewellery or badges.
  • No facial/body piercing.

Hairstyles

  • Hair ribbons, slides, etc. all plain (navy, black or white) one colour only.
  • Small beads of one colour only are allowed.
  • No extreme unkempt hairstyles as these are not appropriate for the Academy.
  • Hair to be natural colour only, smart and business-like

Make-Up

  • No make-up or nail varnish should be worn.
  • No false/acrylic nails.

Scarves

  • Plain navy blue or black scarf.

School Bag

  • Plain black or navy blue school bag.

Hats

  • In winter only, pull-on woolly hats in plain navy or black may be worn to and from the Academy.
  • Baseball caps are not to be worn and will be confiscated if worn.
  • In summer, plain blue/white sun hats may be worn.

No other headwear is permitted to be worn in the Academy unless it is for religious reasons or because of a medical condition. In these cases, written confirmation is required from a parent/carer which will be kept in the student's file.

Physical Education Kit

Girls (Year 7 - 11)

  • Crested sports mid-layer
  • Unisex crested sports polo shirt
  • Crested unisex sports shorts
  • Crested sports skort
  • House colour crested rugby shirt (reversible)
  • Crested track pants
  • Navy baselayer with print
  • Navy baselayer leggings with print
  • White sports socks
  • Trainers - suitable for sport, not covering ankles, not plimsolls or canvas trainers. 
  • A gum shield must be worn for all hockey/rugby lessons.

Boys (Year 7 - 11)

  • Crested sports mid-layer
  • Unisex crested sports polo shirt
  • Crested unisex sports shorts
  • House colour crested rugby shirt (reversible)
  • Crested track pants
  • Navy baselayer with print
  • White sports socks
  • Trainers - suitable for sport, not covering ankles, not plimsolls or canvas trainers. 
  • A gum shield must be worn for all hockey/rugby lessons.

In summer, parents should provide sun cream for student with an appropriate protection factor.

The physical education kit can be purchased from YourSchoolUniform.com