Uniform (Year 7-11)
- White formal cotton / polyester shirt with stiff, pointed collar and buttons up to the neck (no puffed sleeves).
- Black academy blazer with embroidered academy logo.
- Plain smart/formal black trousers (these must not be tight to the ankle)
or knee length plain black skirt (no short stretchy skirts). Shorts are not permitted.
- Plain black belt (if required).
- Academy tie.
- V-neck black jumper with embroidered academy logo may be worn under a blazer.
- Plain black socks (no trainer socks or bare ankles).
- Plain black footwear with no other colours, logos or stripes. Smart shoes are preferred. No boots.
- Plain black turban or headscarf may be worn for religious reasons.
Special ties: Students who do sport at county, national or international level have a special tie. Head Prefects, Deputies and Prefects Leadership Team also have distinctive ties.
Hairstyles: extreme cuts and colours are not permitted.
Piercings: one plain stud in each earlobe. No other piercings are allowed.
Jewellery: a wristwatch and one plain ring.
Make-up/Nails: no excessive make-up, no nail varnish, no false or acrylic nails.
Students wearing incorrect uniform: parents and carers will be contacted immediately if their children arrive in incorrect uniform.
Students need to be ready for lessons: black pen, pencil, rubber and a ruler are required for all lessons.
Parents and carers are free to shop around for basic items of uniform, but please ensure they fit the below criteria. Our uniform is available from:
- Red Pingle polo shirt with academy logo.
- Red Pingle outdoor top with academy logo.
- Black shorts / cycling shorts or plain, black tracksuit bottoms.
- Trainers and / or football / rugby boots.
- One piece swimsuit / swimming shorts or trunks and swimming hat.
- Astro turf trainers or moulded studded boots for PE lessons or lunchtime activities taking place on the artificial turf or grass pitch areas.
Sixth Form Students
There is no uniform in Years 12 and 13, but extreme forms of dress are not permitted.