Uniform

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.
Denim
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 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
Bracelets/necklaces
Nail varnish, false nails, make-up, lip colouring, false eye lashes
No fashion/other coloured belts
Belts with a logoNo tattoos, visual skin markings
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:
GSA rugby shirt, GSA ¼ zip top or red sweatshirt

GSA black shorts or plain black unbranded shorts

GSA tracksuit bottoms or plain black unbranded tracksuit bottoms

GSA sports leggings or plain black unbranded sports leggings

Plain black football socks

White sports socks

Boots (for Rugby & Football)

Shin pads (for Football & Hockey)

Gum shield

Indoor Kit:
GSA White t-shirt or plain white unbranded t-shirt.

GSA black shorts or plain black unbranded shorts

GSA tracksuit bottoms or plain black unbranded tracksuit bottoms

GSA sports leggings or plain black unbranded sports leggings

Plain black football socks or white sports socks

Trainers

No hooded tops, non-GSA 1/4 zipped top
Jogging bottoms or shorts that are not black
No branded items or items with a visible logo
T-shirts that are not white
PE kit underneath our uniform

 

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

You can find examples of the specific GSA uniform on the Just-Schoolwear website

In addition:

  • Some shops / stores may sell items in the ‘uniform’ section, this does not mean they always meet the George Spencer Academy uniform expectations.
  • 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.