Uniform

What We Wear at The Farnborough Academy What We Do Not Wear at the Farnborough Academy
Blazer and tie Plain black blazer with school logo

Black and gold stripe tie

Plain black jacket
Shirt or blouse Plain white with collar blouse

Cotton or polyester

Long or short sleeves

Buttoned front

Plain style

Tucked in at waist

T Shirt Poloshirt Round collar

Coloured / Logoed tops / Polo shirts under shirts

Trousers/Skirt Black pleated school skirt

Black straight leg school trousers.

Plain style

Appropriate length

Denim

Jean material

Fashion skirt/trouser

Leggings/footless tights

Jumper/Cardigan Black, embroidered with our school logo  Plain black jumper/cardigan
Coat Warm and weatherproof

To be removed in lessons, registration and assembly

An extra sweater or hoodie worn instead of a topcoat.

Denim

Any type of fur coat and faux fur

Shoes Plain Black Leather school shoe

Practical and safe style

Have a polishable upper

Boots, canvas, suede or ‘Decorated’ black footwear

‘Decorated’ black shoes

Socks, Tights Plain black or natural tights

Black ankle socks

Leggings/footless tights
Jewellery Wrist watch

A single small plain stud in each ear

Bracelets/necklaces

Rings

Non-stud earrings

Facial piercings

(on Health and Safety grounds)

  • The wearing of baseball caps and ‘hoodies’ is not acceptable. These will be confiscated.
  • Hair-styles / colours which draw undue attention to an individual are not acceptable.
  • Makeup should be kept to a minimum and nail varnish is not allowed to be worn.

 

The school will be the final arbiter on what is deemed to be acceptable as school uniform.

  • Naming of pupil property is important for clear identification if it is misplaced or lost
  • In exceptional circumstances, where pupils are unable to wear correct school dress, parents are asked to provide a note for the form tutor to consider

PE Kit Requirements

Boys Girls
Trainers (not plimsolls) Trainers (not plimsolls)
Black collared T-shirt with school crest Black collared T-shirt with school crest
Black shorts Black shorts
Black football socks Black football socks
Black swimming trunks (above knee) Black one-piece swimming costume and towel (Year 7 and GCSE PE pupils only)
Football boots
Black rugby shirt (reversible amber band Around the Middle
  • Plain black sweatshirt and black tracksuit bottoms permitted in very cold weather with the PE teacher’s permission.
  • Optional Farnborough Academy Hoodie available to purchase.

 

Boys and Girls

  • No jewellery of any kind is to be worn for PE.
  • No chewing is permitted during PE lessons.

 

Notes are expected when a child needs to be excused from a PE lesson. All pupils should bring their PE kit to every lesson so that they can still be involved in learning.

All pupils at The Farnborough Academy play Rugby, Football or Hockey at some point. On the grounds of health and safety we strongly advise that all pupils wear a gum shield and shin pads in these activities.