Students are ambassadors of the Academy and are expected to dress and behave in a way that reflects the standards we seek to achieve.

The uniform must be smart with all items clearly marked with the student's name. If students are unable to wear the uniform for any reason the Academy must be notified in writing by the Parents.






Our School Uniform consists of:

  • Black V-neck jumper with embroidered school badge.* Maroon Jumper for Year 11's.
  • White shirt - Plain white, buttoned to the collar, top button must be fastened and long enough to tuck into trousers/skirt - no logos.
  • Trousers - Black tailored trousers (no jeans, jeans style with rivets or logos labels, studs or zips, cargo pockets, corduroy, stretch or skinny fit, chinos or leggings). Please ensure length is appropriate, bare ankles must not be visible. No shorts, trousers only.
  • Black knee length Skirt* - appropriate style for school. Skirts must be tailored in style and/or pleated, with no fashion detailing such as pockets, patches or gold/silver coloured zips. They should not be tight fitting, cling to the body or ride up whilst walking. Skater style skirts and stretch legging style materials are not appropriate.
  • Striped clip on tie with House colour.*
  • Black, grey or white socks(plain), or black/dark grey/skin colour tights.
  • Black sensible, 'formal' school shoes (no heels, trainers even if they are all black, no canvas style, no boots for girls or boys and no big logos or additional colours).




Please also;

  • No extreme haircuts/styles - no less than grade 1 back and sides. Smart, sensible short back and sides are allowed but No extreme short back and sides with a longer 'mop' or extreme spiked hair on top. No hair dyes. Hair cuts must be blended in - no tramlines or skin fades. No coloured braids /coloured strands.
  • No jewellery except earrings - a single small plain round gold or silver stud in each ear lobe is permitted. New ear piercings should be done at the beginning of the summer holidays to ensure students can take them out for PE lessons from the start of term. No other piercings, particularly nose piercings.
  •  No make up in years 7-10. Minimal makeup only in year 11. Light foundation only and no fake tan. No drawn on eyebrows and No fake eyelashes. No nail varnish or false nails.



P.E. Kit

Physical Education is not an optional subject, but an integral part of the curriculum for all year groups. We ask parents to ensure that students are properly equipped for timetabled P.E. lessons.

  • Blue and white Lakelands polo top*
  • navy shorts/skort*
  • Rugby Shirt* - Boys only
  • PE Fleece* - girls only
  • Navy Tracksuit bottoms (optional)*
  • Baselayers (optional)
  • Navy Football/Hockey Socks*
  • Plain White sports ankle socks


  • Polo Shirt*
  • Hoodie*
  • Navy Tracksuit bottoms (optional)*
  • Baselayers (optional)
  • Navy Football/Hockey Socks*

NB: For some competitive events, further specific Lakelands Academy Team kit will be provided by the school.









Equipment List 

It is essential that students have the appropriate equipment to enable them to fully participate and make a conscientious commitment to their school work. Each student will be given a school diary at the beginning of the school year. Students should have with them each day a school bag to keep books and equipment in and also a pencil case with the following items:

  • Black Biro
  • Green Biro
  • Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Rubber
  • Glue stick
  • Mini whiteboard pen
  • Headphones
  • Coloured pencils
  • Compasses
  • Protractor
  • Ruler
  • Scientific Calculator
  • Highlighter
  • USB Memory stick labelled with the students name
  • School Diary - this will be provided by Lakelands at the beginning of the school year
  • Personal Reading Book 






There is an Academy Shop where students can purchase a variety of stationary items as well as revision packs during exam times. This is open in Reception, at morning break 11.15-11.30 each day.