School Uniform

CORNWALLIS ACADEMY - UNIFORM AND APPEARANCE POLICY 2017-2018

Pupils are expected to wear full, correct school uniform for reasons of health and safety, supporting positive behaviour and promoting a strong school identity. Along with the uniform described below all pupils will also be required to wear a year group tie as below.

Year 7 – Green
Year 8 – Yellow
Year 9 – Red
Year 10 – Blue
Year 11 – Black (for the academic year 2017-2018 students will continue with the Cornwallis school tie from 2016-2017)

 

Boys Uniform  
Cornwallis Jumper with Purple Trim  Supplied by www.simmonds-ltd.com
Cornwallis Tie Supplied by www.simmonds-ltd.com
Formal button to neck white shirt – can be long or short sleeved Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice
Classic black school trousers; jean style or tightly fitting trousers are not permitted – Belts are optional however should be formal in style and not have large logo or symbol buckles Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice
Dark socks Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice

 

Girls Uniform   
Cornwallis jumper with purple trim or Cornwallis cardigan with purple trim  Supplied by www.simmonds-ltd.com
Cornwallis tie  Supplied by www.simmonds-ltd.com
Formal button to neck white shirt – can be long or short sleeved Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice
Black pleated skirt with elasticated waist Supplied by www.simmonds-ltd.com
or classic styled school trousers;  leggings, jean style or tightly fitting trousers are not permitted Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice
Black ankle socks or opaque black or natural tights Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice

 

Footwear   

Black closed toe formal shoes (or formal waterproof boots in the winter) for use throughout the school

  • Trainers or sports/leisure footwear of any colour are not acceptable. Socks should be dark and worn underneath trouser legs.  Trousers must be worn over the top of shoes and not tucked into socks or boots
  • Boots must be worn under trouser legs  
Available from a  shop of your choice

 

Unisex PE Kit  
Cornwallis black PE polo shirt with school logo  Supplied by www.simmonds-ltd.com
Cornwallis black and white reversible long sleeved sports top or Black/purple hooded school sweatshirt (please note the hooded sweatshirt is NOT suitable for Rugby)   Supplied by www.simmonds-ltd.com
Plain black sports shorts - no stripes or large logos Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice
Long black sports socks / short white socks Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice
Plain black tracksuit bottoms – no stripes or large logos Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice
Shin pads, gum shield Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice
Girls  – Black Skirt with Purple and white strip on side  

 

Outdoor clothing  
A plain dark coat/anorak/jacket suitable for wet weather – denim/leather/hoodies/clothing with large logos or writing should not be worn Available from Simmonds or a shop of your choice

 

Jewellery
  • One small pair of gold/silver sleeper studs, one worn in each ear lobe is permissible.  Jewellery worn in any other piercing (e.g. eye-brow, nose, upper ear, lip, tongue etc) is NOT permitted
  • Additional items of jewellery, with the exception of a watch should not be worn.  E.g. necklaces/chains, bracelets, rings etc.

 

Make-up
  • Make up should not be excessive and be natural in appearance
  • Nail varnish – or acrylic nails must not be worn
  • Hair styles-one natural colour only. No extreme hairstyles and a minimum of grade 2 cut for all students.