We take great pride in the smart appearance of our students.

Uniform Details 2022-23

General Uniform

Black blazer with Penrice Academy logo (Compulsory item available from Screenprint or Keywear)

Black and gold jumper with Penrice logo (Optional item available from Screenprint or Keywear)
To be worn under the blazer, not instead of the blazer

Black and gold clip-on tie (Compulsory item available from Screenprint or Keywear)

White Long or Short-sleeved Shirt with Collar
Not fitted and must be able to be tucked in. Suitable for wearing with a tie.

Black Uniform Pleated Formal Skirt – knee length (suitable version(s) available from Screenprint, Keywear or other suppliers)

Trousers: Black formal tailored No jeans, combat trousers, leggings/stretch-type trousers, cropped trousers, drainpipes or skinnies. No decorative loops, logos, studs or additional buttons suitable version(s) available from Screenprint or Keywear)
*Belts should be black and functional

Formal, tailored black Shorts – knee length (suitable version(s) available from Screenprint or Keywear)

Shoes: Black polishable shoes without logos of any kind No trainers, canvas, sandals, boots or flip-flop style shoes. ‘Vans’ style skate shoes, or similar, are not permitted.

Socks: Plain black only (not trainer style)


Jewellery: One watch and one small discreet ring, no bracelets or necklaces. No charity bands unless agreed by the school. Earrings one pair of plain studs. Other Piercings the Academy does not allow any facial or tongue piercings including plastic retainers; this includes ear piercings that are not in the ear lobe. Students will not be allowed in school if they refuse to remove them. A plaster covering the piercing is not acceptable. Where additional jewellery items are worn, students will be asked to remove these and items will be stored at Reception until the end of the day.

Tattoos: It is illegal for children under 18 years to have a tattoo and so these will not be accepted at Penrice Academy under any circumstances.

Make-up: Discreet make-up is permitted in the Academy and discretion is left with the Tutor, Head of Year and Leadership Team. No coloured nail varnish allowed.

Hairstyles: Should be neat, tidy and of an acceptable natural colour. Patterned, shaved or multi-coloured highlighted hair is not permitted in the Academy. If hair colour is used it should be of natural appearance and of one colour only. Tramlines, shaved hairstyles or extreme hairstyles of any kind are not acceptable, and hair should be cut no shorter than a Grade 2. Hair accessories should be functional and discreet. If you are in doubt, please consult your child’s Tutor or Head of Year before your child’s hairstyle is changed.

PE Kit (must be clearly named/ labelled)

Boys and Girls
Training shoes
Black and gold sports top with Penrice logo (available from Screenprint or Keywear)
Plain black shorts
Black games socks
Black tracksuit (optional)
1/4 Zip jumper with Penrice logo (optional) (available from Screenprint or Keywear)
A plain black under armour type top is acceptable in poor weather conditions.
You should wear shin pads for football and hockey; mouth guards for rugby and hockey.
You must bring your PE kit even if you are unable to participate, as you will be expected to take a non-active role in the lesson. No jewellery is to be worn during any PE lesson.

Boys only
Black and gold reversible rugby shirt (available from Screenprint or Keywear)
Studded football boots

Girls only
Black and gold sports skorts and/or plain black shorts or leggings (available from Screenprint or Keywear)

How to Order

You can order by visiting the websites below:


We do have allocated funding available to support families in hardship to purchase uniform – please get in contact with khooper@penrice.org.uk.