A smart dress code benefits everyone

The governors, staff and parents at Ilsham Church of England Academy place great emphasis on high standards. Our drive to realising these standards encompasses all aspects of academy life; teaching and learning; relationships; behaviour and dress code, etc. Wearing of the correct academy uniform is essential. The support of parents is very important in this. It is very important that all clothing is clearly labelled.

Our uniform is supplied via Price and Buckland and can be purchased online:

Boys Uniform

  • Red Academy sweatshirt with logo
  • White polo shirt
  • Grey trousers
  • Grey socks
  • Black shoes (no trainers)

Girls Uniform

  • Red Academy sweatshirt or cardigan with logo
  • White polo shirt
  • Grey skirt or pinafore dress
  • White socks or
  • Grey tights (plain)
  • Black shoes (no trainers)
  • Red gingham dresses for the summer.
  • Grey/black trousers may be worn in the winter.

Please note that red sweatshirts must be official Academy uniform, showing the Academy badge. Alternative red woollen cardigans and other types of ‘red’ pullovers are not acceptable Academy uniform.


  • Separate white T-shirt
  • Stretchy, black or navy shorts
  • Plimsolls or trainers
  • Tracksuits are permitted in cold weather
  • A suitable bag to keep items in at school

Optional Items

  • Sun Hat – Red with Academy logo
  • PE Bag – Red with Academy logo
  • PE T-shirt – White with Academy logo
  • Bookbag – Red with Academy logo


  • Jewellery – a single pair of stud earrings and a watch is permitted.
  • Hair – long hair should be tied back with discreet, school-friendly hair ties/clips.  No artificial bright colours or bleaching is permitted.
  • Make up, including nail polish, and tattoos are not permitted to be worn to school.
  • The school cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to pupils’ personal items such as mobile phones.