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.

Academy uniform can be purchased from our sole stockist in Macclesfield, Classworx, King Edward Road, Macclesfield SK10 1AP. Website: www.classworx.co.uk

The Macclesfield Academy Uniform List

  • Dark blue Academy blazer.
  • Academy tie.
  • Black jumper.
  • A plain dark jumper or hoodie (no logos or pictures) in addition to blazer, shirt and tie.
  • White shirt (not blouse) worn with the top button fastened.
  • Black trousers should be plain black traditional tailored trousers.  No jeans or skinny trousers.  No studs or extra zips.  No leggings.
  • Skirt with the Academy logo (no variation of the skirt is acceptable).
  • The skirt – official Academy skirt only – worn correctly at the waist and not rolled.
  • 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.

 

 

Uniform Rules

  1. Only black leather or leather look shoes will be allowed. Canvas/trainers footwear of any type is not allowed. 
  2. Boots of any type are not allowed in school. Pupils who walk to school in boots must enter via the main yard where they can change into school shoes, before entering the main building.   
  3. No facial piercings or earring spacers are allowed and must be removed before entry to school. There is no allowance made because the piercing is new or because the hole may heal. Pupils are aware of this rule. Students with ear piercings should only have a single plain stud in each ear.  
  4. Similarly hairstyles that attract attention because they are of an unusual style or colour are not allowed. Pupils will not be allowed to ’grow it out’. 
  5. School trousers are of the traditional variety; black jeans, leggings, ‘jeggings’, trousers with a thick buckled or studded waist band are not acceptable.   
  6. A bag large enough to carry a ring binder, a planner, a scientific calculator and a well-stocked pencil case remain compulsory, everyday items for school. 
  7. Mask wearing will be mandatory so please make sure your child has a face mask with them each day.
  8. Hand sanitiser, anti-bac wipes, spare masks, tissues.

 

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)
  • Grey Macclesfield Academy logo hoodie (not compulsory)
  • Trainers suitable for Sports Hall and Astro turf
  • Gum shield and shin pads
  • Plain blue, black or grey base layer under PE kit if necessary
  • Hair bobble to tie long hair back if appropriate

Boys’ PE kit

  • Navy blue polo shirt with logo
  • Navy blue shorts with logo
  • Full navy blue tracksuit with logo (not compulsory)
  • Grey Macclesfield Academy logo hoodie (not compulsory)
  • Trainers suitable for Sports Hall and Astro turf
  • Gum shield and shin pads
  • Plain blue, black or grey base layer under PE kit if necessary
  • Hair bobble to tie long hair back if appropriate

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.
  • Hand sanitiser, anti-bac wipes, spare masks, tissues.
  • 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.