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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.
By 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.
PE shirts and tracksuits with the Academy logo will be available for purchase at the Academy.
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
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.
PE Kit Indoor:
Polo shirt – Plain white with Academy logo.
Shorts – Plain White.
Socks – Plain White.
PE Kit Outdoor: Rugby Shirt – Royal blue and red shirt.
Shorts – Royal blue.
Socks – Plain royal blue.
Training Shoes – Laced training shoes must be brought to every PE lesson. (Non marking soled trainers only).
Tracksuit (Optional) – Black with Academy logo.
For outside sports students will be informed of dates before purchasing.
Football Boots – For use on grass.
Shin pads – Compulsory for football.
Brigade Clothing Ltd
Tel: 0247 642 1083
Academy blazers, jumpers, polo shirts and Faculty ties can only be purchased from the uniform suppliers, either direct or through the school.`
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.