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Uniform

At Alcester Academy we are proud of our standards of school uniform that are the result of a high degree of co-operation between parents/carers, students and the school.

We are firm believers in a school uniform that is properly and consistently worn. We believe that this helps young people to develop a real pride in themselves and their school and to look smart helps them to think smart too. Uniform helps students to feel part of our community, and makes the point that there is no discrimination. It sets a standard which supports our expectations of work and behaviour. We find it helps maintain the right environment for learning.

All students wear their uniform both in school and when representing the school at events or on visits. When the students are travelling to and from school in the community we expect that the same high uniform expectations are met with the students wearing the uniform with pride and role modelling our beliefs. Outdoor coats may be worn over, but not instead of, blazers which are compulsory. In this respect we expect no less from our students than an employer would expect of their employees.

We recommend that name tapes should be put into all garments.
 
For parents/carers in need of financial support with uniform, please refer to the Hardship Policy.
If students attend school dressed inappropriately, we reserve the right to place students in isolation until the issue has been rectified and our expectations have been met.
 
  •      Black blazer with silver/grey piping displaying school badge and logo
  •  Optional Black v-neck jumper (to be worn under the blazer) with silver/grey piping displaying school badge and logo
  •  Mid grey skirt (drop pleats) displaying school badge
  •  Mid grey tailored trousers (boys and girls)
  •  Light blue shirt
  •  School tie
  •  Socks - black, dark grey or white
  •  Tights - plain (not patterned) in black 40 denier+
  •  Polished black shoes/all black trainers as pictured below:


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canvas shoes, pumps, boots, dollies, coloured logo trainers or high heels may NOT be worn in school, see below:




 


Girls Skirts

Alcester Academy has a standard academy skirt. It is a mid-grey with drop pleats and a school badge.

The ruling is that the skirts should be no shorter than half way between the top of the legs and their knees. If girls have skirts that are considered inappropriate, then we will expect them to purchase a new standard academy skirt or wear acceptable trousers.
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PE Kit List

Girls

COMPULSORY
  • Black/Blue and Silver Hoody
  • Blue/Black and Silver Polo Shirt
  • Shorts or Skirt or Tracksuit Bottoms
  • Games Socks
  • Trainers (suitable for indoor/outdoor use)
  • Shin pads/gum shield
OPTIONAL
  • Black/Blue and Silver Rugby Shirt
  • Black/Blue and Silver Splash Top
  • Football/Hockey boots
 

Boys

COMPULSORY
  • Blue/Black and Silver Polo Shirt
  • Black/Blue and Silver Rugby Shirt
  • Shorts or Tracksuit Bottoms
  • Games Socks
  • Trainers (suitable for indoor/outdoor use)
  • Football/Rugby boots
  • Shin pads/gum shield
OPTIONAL
  • Black/Blue and Silver Hoody
  • Black/Blue and Silver Splash Top
  • Cricket whites

NOTE ALL ITEMS OF KIT MUST BE NAMED


Uniform Suppliers

The Academy offers two suppliers:

Clive Mark 
5 Market Place,
Redditch,
Worcs. 
B98 8AA
Tel: 01527 591444.
 
National Schoolwear Centre
3/4 Bulls Head Yard,
Alcester,
Warwickshire,
B49 5BX 
Tel: 01789 400344.
 
 
 
Ties
The tie should be attached correctly at all times.

Jewellery
One pair of small plain gold or plain silver studs (one in each ear) and a small wrist watch are allowed. Nose studs, body piercings and related jewellery are not allowed. Rings, bracelets and necklaces are not to be worn whilst at the Academy for Health and Safety reasons.

Make Up
A moderate amount of make-up is permitted at the Academy. This is permitted to support self-confidence and must be as natural as possible. Nail varnish and false eye lashes are not permitted.

Hair
Hair must be natural in colour and not of extreme style; dip dyeing, extreme bleaching are not permitted. Shaved or semi shaved patterns are not allowed. Hair accessories must be of school colour. No holiday hair braids to be worn.


 

 

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Alcester Academy
Gerard Road,
Alcester B49 6QQ
 
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