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Dress Code

Our students are expected to wear their uniform with pride. 

The uniform is: 

  • smart 
  • unique
  • practical
  • machine washable

It has a number of different options to meet the cultural and religious needs of the community we serve. We are currently able to subsidise the uniform for new students offering financial support for families whose income is below a certain level.

Please note amendments to our uniform policy:

  • Students who choose to wear the Academy skirt must ensure their skirt is no shorter than knee-length. When you buy the skirt from Speedstitch, please ensure you purchase the correct length for your child as well as the correct waist size.
  • Our previous uniform policy stated that coats and bags must be black, but we have amended this to dark coloured coats and bags based on feedback from students, parents and teachers.

Academy Uniform

Clothing

Academy Blazer*
Light blue shirt or blouse
Academy tie* (at least 6 stripes showing)
Academy jumper* (optional)
Grey trousers, grey shorts, Academy skirt* (knee-length) or long grey skirt
Plain black socks
Black tights
Bare legs and patterned or coloured socks and tights are not permitted
Dark coat

Footwear

Plain, black, leather-style or leather shoes
No heels, plimsolls, canvas shoes, trainers, sandals, open toe shoes or boots

Accessories

Dark bag
- at least A4 in size

Headwear

 

No caps
Head coverings must be plain black; with no visible other colour, adornments or logos.  They must be worn in such a way that they do not impede vision nor endanger the student’s safety.

Jewellery

 

Single, small (less than 5mm in diameter) plain metal stud allowed in each ear lobe.
No visible necklaces, rings or bracelets allowed
The only visible piercings you may have are one earring in each ear

Make up

 

No excessive makeup allowed
No false eyelashes
Nails should not be longer than fingertip length
Nail extensions/wraps/tips and nail varnish not allowed

PE Kit

 

Academy T-shirt with logo*
Academy shorts* or tracksuit bottoms*
Academy jumper* (not compulsory)
White sports socks or navy football socks
Trainers: soles must have grip, no plimsolls and no football spikes

 


 

Items marked with an asterisk must be purchased from our uniform supplier:


 

 

 

Unit 32 Walthamstow Business Centre
London
E17 4SX

Full details of our supplier and costs can be found by going to the supplier's website below:

https://shop.speedstitch.co.uk/

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