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Malcolm Arnold Academy

At Malcolm Arnold Academy we seek to broaden the horizons of each and every one of our students, helping them to achieve at the highest level both academically and in their talents outside the classroom.

Uniform

First impressions are very important, and we expect students’ clothing and appearance always to be smart and well presented both inside and outside the academy.

Uniform requirements and dress code for all academy students in Years 7-11

Boys

  • Navy blue blazer with gold trim and academy crest Ø Navy blue sleeveless sweater with academy crest Ø Black suit trousers (these must be standard school type, not jeans or chinos)
  • White collared shirt (standard school type, not polo shirts)
  • Navy blue tie with gold stripe
  • Black socks
  • Black polished shoes (not trainers or rubber-toed shoes. If laced, black laces)

Girls

  • Navy blue blazer with gold trim and academy crest
  • Navy blue sleeveless sweater with academy crest
  • Either Black skirt (knee length, box pleats or straight, no slits – standard school type) or Black suit trousers (standard school type, not fitted or leggings)
  • White revere collar blouse (long or short sleeved)
  • Navy blue tie with gold stripe
  • Navy blue hijab with academy crest
  • Black socks (not over the knee) or thick plain black tights
  • Black polished shoes (not trainers or rubber-toed shoes. If laced, black laces)

 

Jewellery: a wristwatch may be worn. No more than one small stud in the lobe of each ear may be worn. No other jewellery is permitted. Putting 'spacers' in or plasters over piercings is not acceptable.

Hair: extreme styles are not acceptable. Hair should be of a natural colour. If hair is over shoulder length then it should be tied back for all practical lessons or where health and safety requires it. Shaving any part of the head, including tramlines, is not accepted, nor is the use of gel to create unusual styles.

Make-up: light make-up may be worn to give a natural look.

Sweatshirts and other items of leisure wear such as denim jackets and baseball caps are not allowed inside the academy.

All uniform and possessions must be clearly marked with the student's name.

Equipment

All students must bring the following into equipment to class:

  • Planner
  • Pen (and spare)
  • Pencil (and spare)
  • 30cm ruler
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • Protractor
  • Compass
  • Calculator
  • Students may also find it useful to have a dictionary.
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