Harris Academies
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Academy Uniform

Students from Harris Academy Beckenham will be in smart uniform and well equipped to learn

Students are expected to be of smart appearance.  Individual fashion statements such as extreme hair styles or colours, designer shirts, trainers and decorated footwear are not permitted.  Tram lines or other shaved shapes in the hair and ‘bar codes’ in eyebrows are not permitted.  Extreme hairstyles are not allowed, this includes Mohican haircuts. Tinted or cosmetic contact lenses and decorative dental wear are not permitted.  No bandannas, hoods, caps or hats at any time.

HABECK_Image_Gallery_18By requiring students to wear the Academy uniform, it is intended to develop their sense of loyalty to the community of which they are members, and to encourage them to take a pride in their appearance.  Students are expected to wear full Academy uniform on the way to and from the Academy.

No jewellery except for one wrist watch. Nose studs and other forms of body piercing are not permitted.  No accessories are to be worn around the neck or attached to clothing. 

Large amounts of money and expensive personal effects should not be brought to the Academy.  Harris Academy Beckenham will not accept liability for any claim arising from theft, accidental loss or damage to personal effects, money, belongings or clothing whilst on the Academy premises.

Personal stereos, mobile telephones, pagers, computer games, etc. MUST NOT be brought to the Academy.  Jewellery and other forbidden items will be confiscated and only returned at the end of term after the Academy celebration assembly.  Money should be kept in purses or money belts.  No other money pouches will be acceptable.

Regulation Harris Academy Beckenham, Blue Blazer with logo and trimmings.

(Optional) Blue V-Neck with stripe – No other jumpers, cardigans, sweatshirts or waistcoats are permitted.

Black, classic style – No jeans, grey, blue, corduroy, jean like material, high fashion trousers (no studs or trimmings) or shorts.

Black. classic style. Skirts are one design only available from our suppliers Bromley Schoolwear or Brigade Clothing online, with length below the knee and of traditional skirt material. No side slits permitted.

Plain white school shirt – tucked in and closed/buttoned/fastened at the neck. (Any T shirt or underwear worn underneath should not show or be visible through the shirt).

Correct Faculty colour – in good condition with colour visible in the stripes and worn with a closed knot and at least 5 stripes showing, giving a sensible length.

Plain black socks.

Plain black shoes – No trainers, ankle boots, boots or fabric shoes. No trimmings i.e. buckles, labels, tags or decorations. Laces
and stitching must be black. Black shoes should be worn on the way to and from the Academy.

Outside Coat
Plain black.

Navy Apron.

Sports Kit

Link to HABE Sports wear website - Macron Store - to purchase club sports wear

Please click here to view the HABE PE Kit Policy

Boys PE Kit

Girls PE Kit

Outdoor Kit (Required for Football, Rugby and Lacrosse):

  • Royal Blue Rugby jersey
  • Royal Blue shorts
  • Royal Blue socks
  • Football/Rugby boots
  • Shin pads (Football)
  • Gum shield (Rugby)

In addition, the Harris Tracksuit or Macron raincoat/navy blue tracksuit bottoms can be worn for warmth.


Students can also wear black skins or black under layer both on the top and bottom half of the body.


One Kit only (Required for all sports and activities throughout the year):

  • White polo top
  • Royal Blue shorts (black leggings can be worn underneath for additional warmth)
  • White socks
  • Trainers


In addition, the Harris Tracksuit or Macron raincoat/ navy blue tracksuit bottoms can be worn for warmth.


Students can also wear black skins or black under layer both on the top and bottom half of the body.


All jewellery including earrings, necklaces, bracelets and watches must be removed during physical activity.


Hair must be tied up at all times.

Indoor Kit (Required for the whole Summer Term and Indoor Sports):

  • White polo top
  • Royal Blue shorts
  • White socks
  • Sports Trainers

Boys and Girls Extra-curricular Sport

School Bags/Sports Bags: Must be black with no visible logo. Academy branded bags are available from the below suppliers.

Uniform Suppliers:

Bromley School Wear: In-Store and Online Sales: NEW UNIFORM SUPPLIER FROM MAY 2014!

Address:  51 High Street, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1LE.
Email: info@bromleyschoolwear.co.uk
Tel: 0208 460 0032
Web: http://www.bromleyschoolwear.co.uk/index.php
Map: http://www.bing.com/local/details.aspx?lid=YN1005x219994143&q=Bromley%20Schoolwear&form=LARE

Brigade Clothing Ltd: Online Sales Only

Address: Brigade Clothing Ltd, Torrington Avenue, Tile Hill, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 9US.
Email: Sales@Brigade.uk.com
Tel: 0247 642 1083
Web: http://www.brigade.uk.com

Academy Uniform can only be purchased from the above uniform suppliers direct.

If students are not in full uniform they will not be able to attend lessons.  They will work in isolation until the correct uniform is brought to them or they will be sent home to change.  All items of uniform should be clearly marked or labelled.

Equipment for every lesson

It is very important that students have the correct equipment with them at all times.  Successful learning will often be dependent upon this.  If students forget to bring equipment they may be given a Subject Area Detention.

  • Student Planner
  • Reading Book
  • Full size plain black (no logo) school bag suitable for A4 size books. 
  • Pencil case
  • Pens (black or blue)
  • Pencil (sharpener and eraser)
  • Coloured pencils or felt pens
  • 30cm ruler
  • Casio Scientific Calculator
  • Geometry set for Mathematics