Uniform & Equipment

Expectations

Uniform & Equipment

Expectations

ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO WEAR:

  • Academy blazer with logo*
  • Academy tie with logo clearly visible*
  • Black trousers
  • If worn, belts must be plain, black, and they may not exceed 1” [2.5cm] in width
  • White shirt (must have a collar button)
  • Short black socks for both boys and girls,(brightly coloured socks will not be allowed under any circumstances)
  • Royal blue Academy V-neck pullovers and royal blue cardigans are optional – they may not be worn in place of the blazer*
  • Plain black shoes with no logos or other visible colours
  • (Rockport or Timberland boots are not allowed; trainers or trainer-styleshoes are not allowed; sand shoes are not allowed).

All items indicated with * must be purchased from the Academy’s online uniform supplier.***

FOR ALL PE LESSONS, STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO WEAR:

  • Blue/white reversible rugby shirt OR
  • Royal blue short sleeved polo shirt depending on the season
  • Black shorts or tracksuit bottoms
  • Royal blue sports socks
  • Appropriate trainers or football/rugby boots depending on events taking place

All PE items, excluding footwear, must be purchased from the Academy’s online uniform supplier.***

ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO BRING THE FOLLOWING TO SCHOOL EVERY DAY, IN A BAG:

  • Academy planner
  • pen
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • eraser
  • pencil sharpener
  • some coloured pencils

Some items of equipment are available to purchase from the Student Services Office if required.

THE FOLLOWING ARE NOT ALLOWED AT THE ACADEMY UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES:

  • Jewellery, other than a single, small gold stud in each ear lobe (unless required by a specific religious faith)
  • Body modification piercings
  • Coloured nail varnish
  • Eyeliner, mascara, lipstick or any other form of make-up. Light foundation to cover up skin blemishes will be allowed.
  • False eyelashes
  • Skirts
  • Thick woollen tights/leggings
  • Over-the-knee black socks/leggings
  • Fashion belts
  • Patterned or coloured t-shirts that are visible underneath a white shirt
  • Dyed hair of an unnatural colour i.e. pink, purple, green
  • Mohican or other extreme fashion hair cuts such as ‘tramlines’ or symbols cut into hair
  • Chewing gum
  • Facial piercing is strictly prohibited under any circumstances

The use of any electronic equipment in any lessons is prohibited unless specifically allowed by a member of staff.  Items issued by the Academy can be used.  Students ARE NOT allowed to use mobile phones, MP3 players or other electronic devices in the Academy. If any student is found using a mobile phone it will be confiscated by a member of staff until the end of the day.  Parents may be required to pick up the phone from the Student Services Office.

The Academy will not be responsible for the loss or damage of these items under any circumstances.

*** Our school uniform has moved online.  To purchase uniform please visit www.theschooluniformspecialists.com.  First time users will need to enter the password ARC503, before they can create an account.  Please click here for more information about our move online.