Students and parents are responsible for making sure that they know the required standards for uniform and that these standards are met not only in the Academy, but anytime it is worn, particularly to and from the Academy.
Items not permitted within the uniform will be temporarily confiscated; they will be returned once parental confirmation of ownership is obtained and at a time that remains at the discretion of the Academy.
The uniform is consistent with the ethos of the Academy and the Academy states clearly what it considers appropriate dress and presentation. If the Academy considers an aspect of a student’s dress or appearance to be inappropriate, it reserves the right to require correction of this by student and parent/carer. The decision of the Principal on any uniform matter is final.
All items are available from:
NK Sports / NK Uniform
Unit 7 Station Road,
Tel: 01934 511005
Email: [email protected]
Students must wear
1. Official Broadoak black blazer with Broadoak Badge embroidered on the pocket. Blazers must be worn at all time and may only be removed if it is warm in a lesson if the teacher gives permission.
2a. Trousers tailored in plain black. Trousers must be tailored and straight; not excessively tight and tapered. They should be of a sensible length and ‘sit on the shoe’. Students should be able to tuck in shirts comfortably. No leggings, denim or stretchy fabric.
2b. Skirt tailored in plain black. Skirts should be of a length no shorter than the top of the knee. No stretchy fabric or tight skirts
3. Shirt in white with short or long sleeves (not “leisure/polo” type). It should have buttons to the neck for tie-wearing and should be tucked in at all times.
4. Official Broadoak Academy Tie
5. Plain black polishable shoes of a safe and suitable type; strictly no trainers, boots, canvas shoes or high heels. No coloured markings or brand logos are permitted.
6. Plain white or black socks (unpatterned) or plain black or natural-coloured tights.
7. Optional – in Winter students may wear a plain black v-necked sweater under their blazers.
8. Jewellery: No Jewellery should be worn, apart from small ear studs, to a maximum of two per ear lobe, though pupils may be required to remove these for some activities. No ‘ear stretchers’. No facial jewellery is allowed, including nose studs or tongue piercings. Watches are permitted.
9. Make-up if worn should be discreet. It will have to be removed if noticeable. No nail varnish or nail extensions.
10. Hair – Students hair should be acceptable for the school environment.
* Hair colour should be within the normal range of natural hair colours.
* No excessive spiking, shaped or shaved styles. No tramlines/shaved patterns.
* No false hair pieces/hair extensions.
Please check to avoid problems – the Principals decision on hair is final.
Broadoak Academy is proud to champion The Halo Code and the right of staff and students to embrace all Afro-hairstyles. Please read the full Halo Code here:
P.E. Kit Requirements
- The official purple sports polo shirt
- Black shorts
- The official purple/black football/hockey socks (outdoor)
- White sports socks (indoors)
- Football boots
- Shin pads
- A towel
Optional for games use only:
- Black sports sweatshirt
- Tracksuit bottoms (black)
- The official purple/black rugby and hockey jersey – (for winter/cold weather)
P.E. kit is essential for every lesson. If a pupil is unable to take part in the lesson because of a medical reason, they still need to bring in their P.E. kit and change. They can then help their teacher to coach, referee or umpire. They may be outside in wet conditions. They will then be able to change out of a wet P.E. kit into a dry uniform for the rest of the day’s lessons. No jewellery.
1. All items of clothing/equipment must be clearly marked with the student’s name.
2. No excesses of fashion are permitted.
3. Garments / items not listed above will be confiscated.
4. Students not adhering to the uniform rules may be withdrawn from mainstream lessons until they do.
Students should take a pride in their standard of uniform and in their college. They represent the Academy through their appearance at all times both on the premises and on the journey between home and the Academy.
If students are having piercings done during a holiday period, they should leave enough time to be able to remove them on their return to school – the same applies to any hairstyles that do not comply with the above code.
The Academy is often complimented on the smart appearance of our students and I appreciate the support I get from parents on this matter. Parents / carers should contact the college if they are having difficulties with any of these rules.
The Principals decision on all matters of uniform is final.
All items should be marked with the child’s name.