Thorp Academy

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Uniform and Equipment

Uniform & Equipment

Academy Uniform for 2016 - 2017

Girls

  • Plain black shoes that have no logos or decorative elements. Boots, trainers, backless, suede or cloth footwear are not allowed.
  • Thorp Academy regulation skirt with logo, to be worn with plain black tights. Or tailored black trousers, not jeans or legging style to be worn with plain black tights.
  • A white school shirt (not tight fitting) with a top button that fastens.
  • Thorp Academy tie
  • Thorp Academy jumper to be worn under the blazer.
  • Thorp Academy blazer to be worn at all times around school, can be removed in lessons with the permission of the teacher

Optional:

  • A plain black belt without any logos or decoration.
  • A thin black hair band may be worn.

Boys

  • Plain black shoes that have no logos or decorative elements. Boots, trainers, backless, suede or cloth footwear are not allowed.
  • Tailored black trousers, not jeans or jean style.
  • A white school shirt with a top button that fastens.
  • Thorp Academy tie
  • Thorp Academy jumper to be worn under the blazer.
  • Thorp Academy blazer to be worn at all times around school, can be removed in lessons with the permission of the teacher.

Optional:

  • A plain black belt without any logos or decoration

Outdoor coats can be worn to travel to and from school and for when students are outdoors (breaktime etc) but they cannot be worn within the school building. With regards to the style of coat, as long as it is a sensible outdoor coat that will be acceptable. Hoodies are not allowed.

Our uniform supplier is Michael Sehgal (Kids Style) who have a shop at 28-40 Scotswood Road in Newcastle (near to the Centre for Life and oppostie Jury's Inn Hotel) as well as an online store. Uniform can be purchased from either the store or from their website.

Equipment Required By All Students

Daily Planner (provided free by school), pen, pencil, 30cm ruler, rubber, green pen.

Pair of compasses and protractor

Scientific calculator

Dictionary

General Rules

In the event of cold weather (discretion of PE deaprtment) tracksuit bottoms are allowed to be worn for outdoor PE.

Hairstyle/colour should be suitable for school. Hair bands and slides should be dark blue or black. Suitability will be at the discretion of school. No trainers, mules, sandals, high heels, canvas shoes or boots (in inclement weather smart black boots can be worn under trousers. If they are to be worn to school with a skirt then they need to be removed in school and school shoes changed in to).

  • No denim jackets, denim coats, sweatshirts, hoodies or leather jackets
  • No scarves to be worn inside school
  • No jewellery, ear-rings, tattoos, facial, tongue or body piercing (plasters to cover piercings are also not allowed)
  • Wrist watches may be worn
  • No nail varnish or excessive make-up
  • No badges (except for Academy prefect badges)
  • iPOD/MP3 players and mobile telephones must not be seen in lessons, assemblies or registration. They must be turned off and put into bags.

If an iPOD/MP3 phone is seen or heard during the stated times it will be confiscated and sent to the student reception office to be collected at the end of the day. Students found abusing the use of a phone (e.g. making threatening calls) could be banned from bringing a phone to school.

School will not accept liability for any loss or damage.

IF YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT ABOUT ANY INFORMATION ON THIS LIST PLEASE CONSULT SCHOOL