If you would like to purchase uniform, you can do so from our Price and Buckland uniform shop which can be accessed via this link: 

Academy Uniform

Students are expected to:

  • Wear a white tailored shirt which must be tucked into your waistband with a top button that must be fastened.
  • Wear the school tie which must be fastened using a sensible sized knot, which must sit between the collar of
    the shirt, the tie must be of a suitable length.
  • Wear the school jumper with the academy logo, this must also be worn at all times unless stated otherwise by a member of staff.
  • Wear plain black tailored trousers with black socks. Tailored means not tight fitting or figure hugging and not made from stretchy fabrics. Any other style of trouser is not permitted. If a student chooses to wear a belt, it must be black and have a suitable buckle.
  • Skirts are not permitted to be worn as part of the academy uniform.
  • Wear plain black leather shoes (not suede). All shoes must be free of any branding and must have black laces. All shoes must have a flat sole and sit below the ankle (not ankle boots).

Hooded Tops and Outdoor Coats

  • Other than the school jumper displaying the academy logo no other jumper should be worn. No hooded tops are to be worn on the premises of the academy unless they are being worn for PE.
  • Outdoor items such as outdoor coats, hats and scarves can be worn to and from the academy; however these should be removed before entering the buildings.

Jewellery and Appearance

Unnecessary jewellery should not be worn for safety reasons:

  • Jewellery: Students are allowed to wear a watch, one discreet ring per hand and one earring per earlobe – small stud or sleeper only. Students are not permitted to wear necklaces and bracelets/bands (other than for faith reasons), however, students are allowed to wear one charity band. Where students do not follow the rules the jewellery must be taken off and a negative comment issued.

  • Excessive make-up: Excessive make-up is unnecessary and should not be worn. If make-up does not comply with academy policy then the student will be sent to their Pastoral Support Officer/Student Services and will be required to wash it off – a negative comment will be issued. Appropriate make-up is allowed and is defined as: foundation (appropriate to the student’s skin tone), black or brown mascara which should be worn discretely, a small amount of neutral eye shadow if required. No eyeliner, blusher or bronzer is to be worn.

  • Hairstyles: Hairstyles should not reflect the extremes of ‘youth culture’, for example shaved lines and patterns on the side of the head. Hair should be cut no shorter than a Grade 2. Hair colouring must be subtle and in natural colours – no pinks, reds blues, two tone colour patterns or dip dye. Students with inappropriate hairstyles will be placed in Isolation for 3 days (KS3) or 4 days (KS4).

  • Tattoos: Tattoos or body piercings must not be visible.


  • School bags must be able to hold an A4 book – handbags are not permitted to be used by students.

  • Sports/Gym bags, Handbags and Messenger bags  are not appropriate and should not be used

  • Students must come to school with a sturdy bag. The bag must be of a suitable size to hold their planner, equipment and books.

PE Uniform

From September 2018 we will be changing our PE uniform, including the logo and colour.

The new PE uniform consists of:

  • Black socks.
  • Black shorts.
  • Black polo shirt branded with the Bruntcliffe Academy logo.
  • Black hoodie branded with the Bruntcliffe Academy logo.

All of the above is available to purchase from the Price & Buckland website.  All Year 7 students joining the academy from September 2018 will require this PE uniform as advised during transition.

This new PE uniform will be phased in throughout the academic year 2018/2019 for students who already attend the academy and during this time the previous PE uniform may still be worn. This consists of:

  • Royal blue polo shirt with the ‘Bruntcliffe Sport’ logo.
  • Navy shorts.
  • Royal blue football socks.

In addition to this:

  • Girls are to wear a grey hooded top with the ‘Bruntcliffe Sport’ logo.
  • Boys are to wear a royal blue rugby shirt with the ‘Bruntcliffe Sport’ logo.

By September 2019 all students will require the new black PE uniform as part of their academy uniform.


Students must come to school with the following equipment so they are ready to learn:

  • Planner – provided by the school
  • Blue or black pen
  • Green pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scientific Calculator
  • English dictionary
Failure to comply with the rules above regarding uniform, jewellery, makeup and equipment will result in the student being sanctioned within our behaviour system.

Academy guidance on clothing and footwear


Tailored trousers as shown below for both boys and girls are available from suppliers such as Asda and Tesco from as little as £3.



All students are expected to wear plain black leather shoes. All shoes must be free of any branding and must have black laces. All shoes must have a flat sole and sit below the ankle (not ankle boots).

Shoes for Boys


Shoes for Girls