Uniform

The uniform has been designed to be neat, hardwearing and as economical as possible. All uniform items must be clearly marked with your name. Uniform must be purchased from either of these two suppliers:

PMG Schoolwear,
5 Church Square,
High Wycombe,
HP11 2BN
Tel: 01494 529693
email: highwycombe@pmgretail.co.uk

Hawkinsport & Sons,
Unit 10a,
Wessex Industrial Estate,
Bourne End,
SL8 5DT
Tel: 01628 819242
email: sales@hawkinsport.co.uk

 

Uniform – Years 7 – 11

Regulation items of uniform must be purchased from the school uniform supplier. The current list is as follows:

Girls

  • Regulation white, revere collared short or long sleeved blouse
  • Regulation, v neck burgundy jumper (other jumpers and cardigans may not be worn)
  • Regulation black pleated skirt, worn no less than 10cm close to the knee or regulation smart tailored black

Trousers

  • Smart black blazer with Bourne End Academy school badge
  • Plain black socks or black/flesh coloured tights
  • Black leather (or leather type), flat and low-heeled (max 5cm) shoes suitable for wearing during the day and to and from school (fashion shoes including trainers, Vans, Converse or pumps or sports logos are not acceptable)
  • Plain, black coat (denim, leather and suede jackets are not permitted)
  • Plain black scarf and/or hat and/or gloves
  • Plain black cap may be worn outside in the hot weather
  • Outdoor clothing, including coats, hats and scarves, must be removed on arrival at school
  • Hair accessories for all year groups must be plain black or in a colour that naturally blends with the hair
  • Unnatural hair colouring is not permitted; the interpretation of ‘unnatural’ is as follows:

– a colour that is not found within the natural hair colour spectrum, i.e.: a bright, extreme or vivid colour

– combination of colours that is easily visible or stark in contrast

  • Haircuts should not be extreme including patterned shaving
  • Make-up must be natural
  • Jewellery is not permitted; however, a wrist watch may be worn
  • Ear and body piercings or tattoos / body paintings are not permitted
  • Nail varnish is not permitted, fingernails must be short and nail extensions of any kind may not be worn
  • Garments covering the face or whole body are not permitted
  • Muslim students who wish to wear hijabs may do so provided that the fabric is black, plain, lightweight and shoulder-length

Boys

  • Regulation white short or long sleeved shirt
  • Regulation v-neck burgundy jumper (other jumpers and cardigans may not be worn)
  • Regulation smart black school trousers
  • Regulation black blazer with Bourne End Academy school badge
  • Regulation burgundy and silver tie
  • Plain black socks
  • Black leather (or leather type) smart business shoes suitable for wearing during the day and to and from school (fashion shoes including trainers, Vans, Converse or pumps or sports logos are not acceptable)
  • Plain, black coat (denim, leather and suede jackets are not permitted)
  • Plain black scarf and/or hat and/or gloves
  • Plain black cap may be worn outside in the hot weather
  • Outdoor clothing, including coats, hats and scarves, must be removed on arrival at school
  • Unnatural hair colouring is not permitted; the interpretation of ‘unnatural’ is as follows:

– a colour that is not found within the natural hair colour spectrum, i.e.: a bright, extreme or vivid colour

– a combination of colours that is easily visible or stark in contrast

  • Haircuts should not be extreme including patterned shaving
  • Jewellery is not permitted; however, a wrist watch may be worn
  • Ear and body piercings or tattoos/body paintings are not permitted
  • A plain, dark-coloured, medium size rucksack should be used to, from and within school

PE Kit

Please see Appendix 1 for details of the PE Kit. Please note that infringements of our PE Kit are dealt with in the

PE Department and escalated where appropriate in line with this policy and our Behaviour Policy.

  • A plain, dark-coloured, medium size rucksack should be used to, from and within school.

Sixth Form Dress Code

There is no uniform in the Sixth Form; however Sixth Form students are required to fully comply with the

following dress code and to be dressed in a way that is neat, tidy and appropriate to the school environment.

The following are requirements:

  • no excessive exposure of flesh:
  •  no spaghetti or shoelace straps to tops or dresses
  • no strapless tops or dresses
  • no plunging necklines
  • no bare midriffs
  • no ‘ripped’ clothes to be worn
  • leggings may not be worn as an alternative to trousers
  • mid-length smart skirts, shorts and dresses may be worn
  • t-shirts which have inappropriate comments / logos on them are not permitted
  • coats may not be worn in and around the school
  • visible piercings, other than in the ear lobes, and tattoos / body paintings are not permitted
  • unnatural hair colouring is not permitted; the interpretation of ‘unnatural’ is as follows:
  • a colour that is not found within the natural hair colour spectrum, i.e.: a bright, extreme or vivid colour
  • a combination of colours that is easily visible or stark in contrast
  • if hair extensions are worn, no beading is permitted and must be in a colour that naturally blends with hair
  • garments covering the face or whole body are not permitted
  • Muslim students who wish to wear hijabs may do so

On formal occasions, for example, when guiding or assisting departments on Open Evening and welcoming visitors to school events, Sixth Formers are expected to look smart and wear black trousers / skirts and white shirts.

For more detailed information about The Bourne End Academy uniform please see the full uniform policy:

  • Link to our Uniform Policy

If students are not wearing appropriate uniform they will be asked to wear uniform provided by the school or home will be contacted to bring in the correct uniform. If students do not comply with the uniform policy, they will complete work in isolation.

 

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