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Uniform Policy


We have a strict uniform policy. Students must present themselves in the highest standards of uniform, we hold specialist status for Business and Enterprise and ‘business uniform’ is a minimum requirement for all students.


  • Academy blazer;
  • Academy tie;
  • Trousers must be black tailored school trousers. Not permitted tight trousers, leggings, trousers with large buckles;
  • Skirt – must be plain black straight knee length. Not permitted – above knee length
  • Shirt – plain white buttoned shirt;
  • Shoes must be plain black and low heeled. Not permitted trainers, canvas shoes, boots, shoes with logos, open toe shoes;
  • Socks/Tights – plain black socks or plain black tights.

Shirts must be worn tucked in with top buttons fastened. Blazers must be worn at all times except when permission has been given in the classroom for them to be removed.

Students who are experiencing difficulty obtaining correct shoes will be issued with a one day only note in their planner from their form tutor.


Extreme colours and/or hairstyles, for example, patterns cut into the hair, or any style that brings undue attention to the student (as determined by the school) are not permitted.

Not permitted – accessories such as scarves, makeup and nail varnish.

Earrings ‐ One pair of plain gold‐type or silver‐type earrings may be worn in the ears. Not permitted ‐ coloured or diamante‐style earrings.

Please do not allow your child to have additional piercings as these are not allowed. All other jewellery is not permitted (with the exception of a wrist watch).

We do not accept responsibility for the loss of any jewellery by students wearing jewellery in the Academy.


  • PE polo shirt with logo;
  • Navy PE shorts;
  • Navy Socks;
  • Optional dark outdoor rugby shirt with logo or dark outdoor jumper;
  • Tracksuit bottoms
  • Trainers

Valuables should not be brought into the academy and should not be left in PE changing rooms. The academy will not accept responsibility for loss of valuables.

Students unable to take part in PE should have a note written in their planner by a parent/carer.


Sheffield Springs Academy uniform can be purchased from Pinders Schoolwear in Crystal Peaks Shopping Centre or online at www.pindersschoolwear.co.uk.  .



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