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Academy Uniform

Student in Years 7-11 at Accrington Academy are expected to wear uniform at all times. A student not wearing complete uniform must bring an explanatory note from home. An unexplained lack of uniform may result in a student being sent home to change. All uniform items are available from Whitakers Schoolwear located at Ostwaldtwistle Mills (swimwear is only available directly from the Academy).

 

Years 7-10 Uniform

  • Black tailored trousers/Academy Skirt (with Academy Logo)
  • White shirt/blouse (to be worn tucked in, top button fastened)
  • Academy tie with college colour
  • Academy sweatshirt with logo
  • Plain black shoes (no coloured marking/coloured laces – trainers or boots are NOT allowed)
  • Bag, with correct equipment for lessons
  • Muslim students are permitted to wear a plain black Hijab

Year 11 Uniform

Year 11 students have an alternative uniform to replace the standard white shirt, tie and sweatshirt. Their specific uniform consists of a royal blue polo shirt and navy sweatshirt. Both of these items have the Academy logo on and are available from Oswaldtwistle Mills..

Additional Notes on Uniform

  • Headscarves may be worn for religious reasons and should be plain black
  • Outdoor coats must be plain navy blue or black. Multi-coloured or coats with writing and emblems on them are not allowed
  • All scarves, gloves and hats must be removed before entering the Academy building
  • We do not allow hoodies, baseball caps and hats
  • Shoes must be traditional black school shoes, Fashion shoes, boots, trainers or shoes with high coloured visible markings are not allowed
  • Denim, corduroy skirts and corduroy trousers are not allowed

If there is any doubt, please contact the Academy before purchasing an item of Academy clothing.

Note:

  • Mobile phones, MP3 players/iPods or similar electronic devices should not be brought to the Academy and will be confiscated if found.
  • Chewing gum is banned at Accrington Academy
  • Sharp objects and other potentially offensive weapons are banned. We reserve the right to search students, their lockers and other belongings

 

Boys Indoor PE Kit

  • Navy logo polo shirt
  • Navy shorts
  • Navy socks
  • White non-marking training pumps
  • Swimming Jammers

 

Boys Outdoor PE Kit

  • Navy logo polo shirt
  • Navy shorts
  • Navy socks
  • Football boots
  • Outdoor training shoes

Girls Indoor PE Kit

  • Navy logo polo shirt
  • Navy shorts
  • Navy socks
  • White non-marking training pumps
  • Swimsuit

 

Girls Outdoor PE Kit

  • Navy logo polo shirt
  • Navy shorts
  • Navy socks
  • Outdoor training shoes
  • Navy training top (optional)

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Whittakers Schoolwear are the official suppliers of the Academy uniform.

Tel: 01254 871025

Opening Times: (please check with the store as these times may be subject to change)

Mon – Sat: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm 
Sunday:    10:00 am – 5:00 pm (10 am – 11 am browsing only)

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Ostwaldtwistle Mills

Address:
Oswaldtwistle Mills
Moscow Mill
Colliers Street
Oswaldtwistle
Lancashire
BB5 3DE

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