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School Uniform

Daw’s Clothing Company Ltd offer an online ordering service and will post uniform items to your home address. Their shop is in Affinity Devon Outlet Shopping Centre in Bideford. Their staff will have a complete list of the correct uniform for Years 7-9 and for Years 10-11 and for each House.

Formal Academy Uniform

  • Blazer with school badge - compulsory for Year 10 and Year 11 and voluntary for years 7, 8 and 9 - only available from Daw’s Clothing Company.

  • (All years) grey pullover with school badge - only available from Daw’s Clothing Company.  Students may choose to wear the pullover as well as the blazer, as an optional item in colder weather.

  • Tie with house colour stripes - only available from Daw’s Clothing Company (Croyde - Yellow, Putsborough - Green, Saunton - Red and Woolacombe - blue).

  • Plain black formal trousers/shorts or black pleated skirt.

  • Formal white shirt - short or long sleeved.

  • Plain black school shoes.

  • Plain black socks.

 

It is recommended that Academy trousers/shorts/skirts should also be purchased directly from Daw’s Clothing Company. However, should parents/carers wish to purchase these uniform items from an alternative source they must be sure the trousers/shorts/skirts replicate exactly the Daw's recommended trousers/shorts/skirts and meet our Academy Uniform Code. Please note: students wearing uniform not meeting this description will be asked to change.

 

Physical Education Uniform

PE Kit (See attached)

1. Suitable sports trainers - no Vans, Converse, Nike Air Force 1s or skate shoe style trainers.

2. White or maroon football socks.

3. Plain black shorts (must be over 7.5cms long, see below)/sports leggings/tracksuit bottoms. No logos or writing.

4. Maroon polo shirt/rugby top/fleece/rugby top.

5. Football boots for the AGP at all times in their bags.

6. Shin pads.

7. Gum shield for rugby when needed.

8. Hair band for long hair.

9. Towel.

10. No coats to be worn unless instructed by the class teacher when the weather is very wet.

4. No jewellery of any kind. Fitness tracking watches are only allowed when taking part in individual aerobic exercises when instructed by the class teacher.

 

Sport-Specific Clothing and Equipment 

Please note that you will also sometimes require sport-specific clothing and equipment for certain activities.

  • Football boots (rubber moulded studs only).

  • Shin pads.

  • Gum shield (available from the PE office at £2). 
     

Artificial Grass Pitch Footwear​

Outdoor coats should be warm and waterproof.  Hoodies or large scarves are not an alternative to a coat.

 

Jewellery: one watch and one small pair of stud earrings, worn conventionally; one is each lobe. No other piercings are allowed such as nose, lip. tongue or top of ear.

 

Hair must be in a style appropriate for school, and not reflect any extreme of fashion. Unnatural hair colours are not acceptable nor is hair which is more than one colour. Tramlines and shaved patterns are not acceptable for school.

 

Make-up: a small covering of foundation is acceptable; no other make-up is allowed. Nail varnish and nail extensions are not allowed.  False eye lashes are also not allowed.  

 

All students must carry with them a suitable bag to carry all they need for the day; a rucksack is ideal for this.

 

Denim, jeans and boots are not included in the Academy Dress Code and are therefore not to be worn.

Please follow this link to Student Equipment List

Second Hand Uniform

We are now operating a second-hand uniform shop from Main Reception. This is to sell uniform that has been kindly donated from other Braunton Academy families. 

 

Please see the link below for a full list of items we currently have available - please contact Reception on 01271 812221 if you are interested in purchasing any uniform.

Second hand uniform available list - 16th September 2022

 

As is our usual policy with school uniform, parents are asked to ensure that names are clearly marked on all items of clothing, including shoes and PE uniform.

In making a decision about what constitutes acceptable uniform and appearance, the decision of the Principal/Leadership Team and Governors is final.  If a student comes to the Academy in non-uniform, he/she must anticipate being asked to wear appropriate Academy uniform from stock or the student will be placed in the Reflection Room.

If there is any doubt about whether a particular item is acceptable, please check with the Academy before purchasing.

For parents/carers in receipt of benefits, a concession on a uniform purchased from Daw’s Clothing Company is available.  Please contact the Academy to find out how to access this concession, or follow the link to find out if this applies to you - Application for Uniform Concession (you must provide documentary evidence).