School uniform

We would like to take this opportunity to clarify Academy rules regarding uniform, equipment and appearance to ensure that there are no misunderstandings in September.

Academy uniform can be purchased from our sole stockist in Macclesfield, Trutex, King Edward Road, Macclesfield SK10 1AP.   Telephone: 01625 500552

 

 

  • Dark blue Academy blazer
  • Academy tie
  • Grey jumper with red, blue or green house trim
  • White shirt (not blouse) (worn with the top button fastened)
  • Black trousers or skirt with the Academy logo (no variation of the skirt or trousers is acceptable).
    • The skirt – official Academy skirt only – worn correctly at the waist and not rolled
    • Trousers should be plain black traditional tailored trousers.  No jeans or skinny trousers.  No studs or extra zips.  No leggings.
  • Plain black traditional style shoes
    • Anything that could be mistaken for a trainer or a plimsoll will not be accepted. No boots.
  • Socks – White or plain black. No higher than knee length.  Black or natural tights.  No leggings.

 

PE and games kit

Girls’ PE kit

  • Navy blue polo shirt with logo
  • Navy blue shorts with logo
  • Full navy blue tracksuit with logo (not compulsory)
  • Trainers suitable for Sports Hall and Astro turf
  • Gum shield and shin pads

Boys’ PE kit

  • Navy blue polo shirt with logo
  • Navy blue shorts with logo
  • Full navy blue tracksuit with logo (not compulsory)
  • Trainers suitable for Sports Hall and Astro turf
  • Gum shield and shin pads

PERSONAL APPEARANCE

  • The rule regarding hair styles or colours is that they are not unusual. There should be no hair dye or coloured stripes or highlights unless they would not be noticed (for example a light brown colour would not be noticed but a purple one would.)
  • Similarly a short hair cut would not be noticed but a shaved head or shaved stripes would.
  • Make-up – light foundation only permitted. No lipstick or mascara.
  • Jewellery – plain stud earring only – maximum of one per ear. No rings. No bracelets of any type.
  • Facial / tongue piercings are forbidden.
  • False eyelashes and nails must be not be worn.

EQUIPMENT – COMPULSORY ITEMS

  • Bag – big enough to carry large text books and / or A4 file.
  • Pencil case with at least 2 pens, a ruler and a pencil.
  • Reading book.
  • Homework folder.
  • Uniform and equipment card.
  • From Year 7 – a scientific calculator. Suitable calculators can be purchased in school or found online here. This model is also available from supermarkets at around £8 in black, pink, blue or white. Alternatively, a calculator and Maths set can be obtained from here.

If in doubt about any aspect of uniform, particularly shoes and hairstyles, please ask before buying.