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Our Uniform


We have extremely high expectations and expect our students to wear their uniform with pride and adhere to our policy at all times. This includes arriving to and leaving the academy at the start and end of the day. The list of compulsory uniform items is below. All of these can be purchased through our suppliers.


Academy Blazer with badge

Bottle Green


Plain black - full length, formal style.

Jeans, jeggings and leggings are not allowed

Academy Skirt

Black , Box pleated


White - worn tucked in with top button fastened

Academy Tie

This changes for each campus


Plain black or dark grey


Plain black or neutral


All black with no logo

Training shoes and boots are not allowed

Shalwar Kameez

Bottle Green or black with shirt and tie

Head Scarf

Bottle green or black

Under Scarf

Bottle green or black


Boots are not acceptable as footwear at the academy.


Hoodies are not acceptable wear in the academy.


Lanyards and identity cards, secured in a cardholder, should always be visible and worn whilst in the academy or representing the academy at an event.


Jewellery - students are only permitted to wear a watch, one pair of small plain studs and one plain ring.   Nose studs or any other form of body piercing is not allowed.    The academy reserves the right to request that students remove jewellery which we believe could cause injury to the students or others.


Make-up and Nail Varnish - Students should not be wearing visible make-up.  The wearing of a single neutral colour nail varnish is permitted.   False nails are not permitted.


Hairstyles - Hair must be of a natural colour.   No extreme styles or colours will be acceptable.


Uniform infringements will be sanctioned in line with the Behaviour Policy.


PE Kit


Black/ Green Polo Shirt ( unisex or open neck)

Black/Green Shorts

Black/Green skort if preferred

Black/Green Rugby Tops

Black Fleece with the Academy Logo

Black Football Socks with the Academy logo

Plain white ankle/trainer socks

Football Boots

Training Shoes


Shin pads


Optional extras


Plain black base layer can be worn under the PE Kit when outside in cold conditions. Students are permitted to wear plain black leggings under their skort/shorts. Black tracksuits bottoms, with the DFA logo are permitted in lessons.

Health and Safety


Examples of acceptable and unacceptable uniform






Our main uniform suppliers are:


My Uniform

Address: 82 Wellington Street, Burton-on Trent, DE14 2DS


Telephone: 01283 619224


Pupils School Wear

Address: 35 West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DN


Telephone: 01283 224512


WB Global Trading

Address: WB Schoolwear, 20 Bells End Road, Walton-on-Trent, Derbyshire DE12 8ND


Telephone: 01283 711538


Please note that general suppliers can be used for items such as trousers, shirts & black, box pleated skirts


Health and Safety


The PE kit is practical and suitable for purpose. To maintain safety, long hair must be fastened up during practical lessons, all jewellery must be removed. Plasters are not allowed to be placed over earrings.


All PE Kit items should be clearly labelled with the students’ name.