What We Wear at GSA What We Do Not Wear at GSA
Blazer and tie School black blazer with Academy logo
George Spencer Academy tie
– At least 6 stripes showing on tie
Any item as a replacement for the blazer
Shirt or blouse Plain white collared shirt
– Cotton or polyester, long or short sleeve, tucked in at the waist, top button done up.
Polo shirt or T-Shirt
Round/Grandad collar
Coloured/logoed tops/polo shirts underneath shirts
Trousers/Skirt Black pleated skirt with Academy logo
– Skirts should reach the finger tips, when arms are down by your sides.Black loose fitting/boot cut school trousers, worn at the waist
– Trousers should be plain style covering the ankle and the sock.
– Trousers must touch the top of the shoe.
Skirts without a logo
Skirts that are rolled up
Jean material trousers
Fashion skirt/trouser
Leggings/footless tights
Skinny trousers, low rise trousers, slim fit, cropped, chino or other style trousers
Tracksuit / Jogging bottom underneath school trousers
Jumper Plain black v neck woollen jumper (optional)
– With the GSA logo embroidered
Plain jumpers or cardigans
Hoodies, tracksuit tops or other fabric jackets
Top Coat Plain black coat, warm and weather-proof
– Coat should enable the blazer to be worn underneath. To be removed in lessons, registration and assembly.
An extra jumper or hoodie instead of a topcoat
Denim or Leather jackets
Any type of fur or faux fur coat
Body warmers / Gilets
Hats or caps
Shoes Plain black leather school shoe
– Practical and safe
Trainer style or Trainers with a logo, boots, canvas shoes or leather Converse/Vans
Plimsoll black shoes
Any logos
Socks, Tights Plain black or white ankle socks
Black tights
Leggings/footless tights, patterned tights
Bright coloured or patterned socks
Jewellery/Accessories Watch
One plain, flat ring
One ‘charity’ wristband
Plain black belt with trousers, if needed
Plain black belt
Nail varnish, false nails, make-up, lip colouring, false eye lashes
No fashion/other coloured belts
Belts with a logo
Piercings For pierced ears
– one pair of plain flat studs on the lobe of the ear only. These must be removed for PE.
Piercings should be done during the summer holidays
Non-stud earrings/stretchers
Facial/mouth /tongue piercings
Multiple piercings in ears
Hair Hair must be one natural colour
Headscarves should be black or white in colour
– They should be worn so the collar and tie can be seen, with the ends tucked in to conform to health and safety standards.
Unnatural coloured hair/dip-dyed hair
No extreme haircuts, including undercuts
No tramlines or shaven in designs to the hair, hair no shorter than grade 2
No hair accessories to be worn
Physical Education Outdoor Kit:
Red & black rugby shirt (Just Schoolwear)
Red Sweatshirt (Just Schoolwear)
Plain black shorts or plain black jogging bottoms (small logo)
Plain black football socks
Boots (for Rugby & Football)
Shin pads (for Football & Hockey)
Gum shieldIndoor Kit:
Plain white t-shirt/polo
Plain black shorts or plain black tracksuit bottoms (small logo)
Plain black football socks
No zipped or hooded tops
Jogging bottoms or shorts that are not black
T-shirts that are not white
PE kit underneath our uniform


**Students who fail to comply with these expectations will receive an appropriate sanction**

In addition:

  • Any items that do not meet the uniform expectations will be confiscated, it will be the responsibility of the parent/carer to collect these from the Academy.
  • The Academy will be the final arbiter on what is deemed to be acceptable as uniform.
  • In exceptional circumstances, where pupils are unable to wear correct Academy dress, parents are asked to provide a note for the Learning Manager to consider.

Uniform may be purchased from Just-Schoolwear, please visit their website for further details. Orders must be placed by August 6th 2021 to guarantee delivery in time for the new academic year.