School Uniform

Uniform is one of our 6 Learning Habits of Excellence and therefore uniform should comply with our clear uniform code at all times. This is because we want students at St Aidan’s Catholic Academy to be proud and to feel part of our community. The dress code applies both within school and on the journey to and from school.

  • Students must be dressed properly in full school uniform.
  • Haircuts including stepped, undercut, tramlines, extremely close-cut styles (Number 2 or above) or any pattern shaved into the hair or hair dye are not permitted. Longhair should be tied back from the face. No lines in eyebrows.
  • Trainers and boots must not be worn only formal black leather shoes, no suede.
  • Black or dark grey socks only.
  • House Badges should be worn on Left Lapel.
  • Shirts tucked in at all times.
  • Ties should be fastened up to the neck properly and reasonable length.
  • Coats should not be worn indoors and removed immediately on entry to the building.
  • Jewellery is not allowed in the Academy and will be confiscated for collection at the end of the school day by the student: wrist watches are allowed.
  • Every student should have a bag to carry books and equipment to and from school every day.
  • Students should be properly equipped for every lesson.
  • Students must bring the correct kit and equipment for PE and practical lessons.

Every student should have a bag to carry books and equipment to and from school every day.

Please note: Polo shirts, jeans, flare/fashion trousers, trainers, plimsolls, boots and jewellery are not acceptable.

PE / Games Kit

Students must bring the correct kit and equipment for PE and practical lessons.

PE Kit (Indoor):

  • Trainers
  • St Aidan’s Socks
  • Black Shorts (no logos)
  • Yellow T-Shirt

Games Kit (Outdoor):

  • Boots
  • Shin-Pads
  • St Aidan’s Socks
  • Black Shorts (no logos)
  • Black/Amber Top

Uniform can be purchased from Little Gems.  PE kit can be purchased from Total Sport NE.

Hairstyles

To maintain standards we ask for your co-operation regarding hairstyles. Haircuts including stepped, undercut, tramlines, extremely close-cut styles (number 2 or above) or any pattern shaved into the hair or hair dye. Long hair should be tied back from the face.

Coats

Outdoor coats should be suitable for adverse weather conditions. Tracksuit and hooded tops are not acceptable. Coats should not be worn indoors and removed immediately on entry to the building.

Face Coverings

Face Coverings – Essential Information for Parents and Students

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