Equipment and Uniform

Uniform Expectations

  • Academy blazer with logo
  • Academy tie with logo clearly visible
  • Academy Black trousers with ASA Logo** (skinny fit trousers are not permitted)
  • If worn, belts must be plain, black, and they may not exceed 1” [2.5cm] in width
  • White shirt (must have a collar button)
  • Black socks (No ankle socks) for both boys and girls, girls may wear black or skin/beige coloured thin tights (brightly coloured or white socks will not be allowed under any circumstances)
  • Royal blue Academy V-neck pullovers and royal blue cardigans are optional – they may not be worn in place of the blazer**
  • Plain black shoes with no logos or other visible colours
  • (Rockport or Timberland boots are not allowed; trainers or trainer-styleshoes are not allowed; sand shoes are not allowed).

All items indicated with ** must be purchased from Steady School Wear

*Winter Term*

Academy jumpers will be available from Steady School Wear

Priced at £18 for 30” – 38” and £22 for 40” – 46” in royal blue.

There is a black option available for pre-sixth students.

P.E. Kit Expectations


Equipment Expectations

  • All academy students are expected to bring the following to school every day;
    • Academy planner, pen, pencil, ruler, eraser, pencil sharpener, some coloured pencils.
    • Students are required to carry their equipment in a plain school bag

    Students may purchase items of equipment from the Student Services Office if required

    The following are not allowed at the academy under any circumstances:

    • Jewellery, other than a single, small gold/silver, plain, stud in each ear lobe (no bigger than 4mm in diameter)
    • Body modification piercings
    • Coloured nail varnish
    • Eyeliner, mascara, lipstick or any other form of make-up. Light foundation to cover up skin blemishes will be allowed.
    • False eyelashes
    • Mini skirts
    • Thick woollen tights/leggings
    • Over-the-knee black socks/leggings
    • Fashion belts
    • Patterned or coloured t-shirts that are visible underneath a white shirt
    • Dyed hair of an unnatural colour i.e. pink, purple, green
    • Mohican or other extreme fashion hair cuts such as ‘tramlines’ or symbols cut into hair
    • Chewing gum
    • Facial piercing is strictly prohibited under any circumstances

*** The use of any electronic equipment in any lessons is prohibited unless specifically allowed by a member of staff. Items issued by the Academy can be used. Students ARE NOT allowed to use mobile phones, MP3 players or other electronic devices in the Academy. If any student is found using a mobile phone it will be confiscated by a member of staff until the end of the day. 

Parents will be required to collect the phone from the Main reception (9am – 4pm Monday to Thursday, 9am – 3:30pm on a Friday).

The Academy will not be responsible for the loss or damage of these items under any circumstances.

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