“Pupils are welcoming and friendly and many are proud of their academy. ” Ofsted 2016
We feel that uniform is important to help the students establish themselves as part of the school community. Whilst the uniform should be smart and help give the young students pride in themselves it should also be comfortable, easy to wear and not a source of confrontation between staff and students.
We therefore ask that parents help to support us in this. Our basic new uniform consists of:
School uniform is available from Skoolkit at Unit 1 Totton Shopping Centre, 1 Commercial Road, Totton, SO40 3BX, telephone 023 8066 7600.Visit Skoolkit Website
Extreme hairstyles, including tram lines or unnatural colours, are not permitted. Hair length should be a minimum grade 2 in length. Fashion hair accessories such as bows are not permitted.
Makeup is not permitted in key stage 3. It may be worn by key stage 4 students but should be natural looking. Nail varnish is not permitted to be worn by any students.
One piercing is allowed in each ear. Students are also not permitted to wear necklaces, bracelets or rings. They may wear a watch.
Hoodies and hats
Students are not permitted to wear hoodies, or hats inside the school building.
Trainers are not permitted except for PE.
Boys are allowed to grow beards but these should be kept clean and tidy.
Extreme styles or fashion statements that the school deems to be unreasonable, along with any hair adornments are not permitted.
Any enquiries about uniform should be addressed to Mr Payne in the Finance Office.Contact Mrs Hartley