Uniform

The wearing of Academy uniform is compulsory for all pupils and a high standard of dress is required at all times.

We consider that uniform is important because:

  • It provides students with a sense of identity and pride in their academy.
  • It enhances the appearance of students and therefore the reputation of the academy.
  • It helps to instil in students a sense of purpose when they put on their uniform in the mornings.

Please read the uniform requirements below or have a look at the uniform in the Uniform and Equipment Expectations Booklet below.

Secondary Uniform

Blazer: Maroon academy blazer with academy badge*

Shirt:  A blue long or short-sleeved shirt, suitable for a tie.  (No fashion blouses – there must be a top button on the shirt with a stiffened collar.)  Shirts must be tucked in at all times.

Trousers/Skirt: Plain black tailored trousers (ankle length) or plain black tailored skirt (no denim, Lycra, cords, combats, leggings, jean style, skinny fit trousers or tracksuits). Skirts should be of an appropriate length, no shorter than 4cm above the knee.

Jumper: An academy jumper can be worn under the academy blazer*.

Tie: Each College will have a different coloured stripe on their tie*.  Students must wear their tie at all times.

Footwear: Must be plain black and suitable for the academy.  There should be no trainers, heels, wedges, sandals or boots.  Ugg style boots may not be worn.

*These items must be purchased from Monkhouse Schoolwear Specialists.  Unstarred items can be purchased from any school uniform retailer.

For more details on the rules regarding jewellery, make up, nails and hair, please the above Uniform and Expectation Booklet.

Sports Kit

Boys Outdoor
Swindon Academy Navy Blue Polo Shirt*
Swindon Academy Long-Sleeved Rugby Shirt*
Navy Blue Academy Shorts* or Plain Navy Tracksuit Bottoms
Long Navy Blue Socks
Shin Pads
Football Boots (moulded recommended)
Gum Shield (recommended)
Sports Trainers

Boys Indoor
Swindon Academy Short-Sleeved Navy Polo Shirt* (College colour specific)
Navy Blue Academy Shorts*
Long Navy Blue Socks
Sports Trainers

(Boys can buy a Swindon Academy hoody as an additional item but they will not be allowed to wear it for Rugby and Football)

Girls Outdoor 
Swindon Academy Navy Polo Shirt* (College colour specific)
Swindon Academy Hoody* (College colour specific)
Navy Blue Academy Skort* or Navy Tracksuit Bottoms (plain)
Long Navy Blue Socks
Shin Pads
Football Boots (recommended)
Sports Trainers

Girls Indoor 
Swindon Academy Navy Polo Shirt* (College colour specific)
Navy Blue Academy Skort*
Long Navy Blue Socks
Sports Trainers

*These items must be purchased from Monkhouse Schoolwear Specialists.  Unstarred items can be purchased from any school uniform retailer.

All clothing and equipment should be clearly named

Uniform Supplier

Monkhouse Schoolwear Specialists (formerly Famous School Branches) supplies all of our uniform items with logos. They are located at Unit 1B, Plaza 21, Sanford Street, Swindon, SN1 1HE.  You can purchase uniform online on their website at: https://www.monkhouse.com/c/4460/Swindon-Academy-Uniform 


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