Uniform

Pool Academy's uniform policy ensures that students are wearing clothing that allows them to work comfortably and safely in a variety of situations. It is also a crucial factor in encouraging a sense of belonging to a whole school community within every pupil.

School Uniform

 

 

All Years

 

Item

Acceptable

Unacceptable

Compulsory

 

 

Blazer Yr 7, 8  9 and 10

School Blazer with school logo

 

Shirt

White plain tailored

Preferred long sleeve

Short sleeve acceptable

Fashion blouses / shirts

Polo shirts

Tie (clip on)

School tie

 

Trousers

Boys / Girls 

Black

Formal cut

Denim, leather, sweatshirt material

Leggings / jeggings

Skin Tight Trousers

Skirt

Black 

Just above knee length

Formal cut

Tube skirts / fashion skirts 

Belts

Plain black

Large buckles

Tights

Black

Patterns

Socks

Black / White (if visible)

Colours (if visible)

Footwear

Plain Black shoes NO logo

Black laces

Sensible heel

Trainers / skate shoes

Canvas shoes

Coat

Outdoor coat / Weather proof

Any colour

Leather / denim, hoodies

Scarves/Hats

Worn outside

Worn inside

School bag

Rucksack

Big enough to hold A4 folder

Fashion bags

Shopping bags

 

Optional

Jumper

Black V neck with school logo

Jumper without logo

Black Cardigans

 

 

Yr 11 have the following options:

Blazer and shirt

School blazer with school logo and shirt / tie as above

Polo shirt

Jumper and shirt

Black V neck with school logo and shirt / tie as above

Jumper without logo

Black cardigans

Polo shirt

 

Prefects must wear a Blazer with white shirt and a Prefect tie (jumper optional).

 

Strictly NO facial piercings allowed (tongue, eyebrows etc), except one small stud in each ear.  Students with unacceptable piercings will be kept off timetable until they have been removed.  Please contact the school before agreeing to any such piercing.

 

Hairstyles:

 

Any extreme haircut or fashion statement is not acceptable.

Please keep hair colour to one natural tone.

 

 

Jewellery:

 

Rings are not permitted.

Earrings - one pair of small studs is acceptable.

Bracelets, wristbands (charity or otherwise are not acceptable).

A watch is recommended.  

A necklace should be worn inside the shirt.  Any inappropriate large fashion necklaces are not acceptable.  Ideally we would like ‘no necklaces’.

 

 

Body Piercings:

 

These are not acceptable.  This includes all internal and external facial piercings.

 

 

Make-up:

 

Students will be asked to remove any make-up/nail varnish considered to
be excessive.

 

 

Schoolbag:

 

This should be a functional rucksack big enough to hold an A4 folder/book.

 

We advise PE kit to be in a separate bag. 

 

Valuables

 

Please do not bring expensive items or large sums of money to school.  Mobile phones and other personal entertainment equipment are not encouraged and will be confiscated if they disrupt learning.  Mobile phones should only be brought to school for use in case of an extreme emergency (a pay-phone is available for student use in school); mobile phones should be switched off during lessons.  The school is not liable for any loss of personal property.

 

 

Basic Equipment

 

Pencil case including the following items:-

2 Pens – black/blue ballpoint (and a spare)

Pencils

Ruler

Eraser

Colouring Pencils/crayons / gel pens

Protractor

Pair of compasses

Scientific Calculator

A bag for books, equipment, homework etc.

A bag to be used for games kit, towel etc.

A dictionary

iPad

 

 

 

All clothing and equipment should be clearly marked with the student’s name.

Sports and P.E. Kit

 

Boys

 

Black shorts 

 

Black/Gold indoor sports polo

 

Black/Gold sports socks

 

Gold with black hoop rugby shirt

 

PA Tracksuit

 

Shin Pads

 

Football Boots (studded)

 

Trainers

 

Swimwear & goggles

 

Towel

 

Girls

 

Black shorts or black skirt (netball skirt with sewn in cycling shorts)

 

Black/Gold indoor sports polo (girls fit)

 

Black/Gold sports socks

 

Black with gold side panels outdoor PE top

 

PA Tracksuit

 

Shin Pads

 

Astro Trainers (for Hockey & Football)

 

Trainers

 

Swimwear & goggles

 

Towel