Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Uniform & Equipment

Uniform is checked each morning on entry to the Academy and where students do not meet the required standards sanctions will be applied. To avoid confusion, here are some explicit guidelines on our uniform expectations. 

Visit the suppliers website for more information.

Years 7 - 10 - Uniform Information - Please click here for a useful parent guide from SWI on how to order your new uniform.   SWI are recommending all uniform is ordered by Monday 1 August 2022 at the very latest.  

Year 6 - Uniform Information - SWI is Oasis Academy John Williams' uniform supplier.  They have provided a step by step guide on how to set up an account to order your child's uniform.   To ensure that you receive your uniform for September please place your order as soon as possible and no later than Monday 1 August 2022.

Year 7 to Year 11


  • Blazers are to be worn around the Academy at all times, except during PE/Dance lessons and when sitting down to eat lunch or break 

Trousers & Skirts

  • Black, standard length trousers
  • No skinny fit (i.e. not tight around the lower leg/ankles), leggings or denim trousers are permitted
  • Black skirts of an acceptable length (no shorter that 2” above the knee). Tube skirts are not permitted

Shoes & Socks

  • Plain black leather/faux leather shoes with a black sole
  • No trainers, canvas shoes, including Vans and Converse, Ugg boots, high heels or steel toe caps
  • Plain black socks or tights

School Shirt

  • White short or long-sleeved, button-up shirt with a structured collar, always tucked in.


  • Tie should be worn with 3 stripes below the knot visible 

Jewellery & Personal Belongings
  • Hairbands and clips (no wider than 2cm)
  • Natural hair colouring only, with no extreme hairstyles
  • 1 small stud earring in each ear and a watch only
  • Make-up should be minimal and natural in appearance
  • Religious head dress in plain black or white only
  • No facial piercings are allowed. A plaster must cover any piercing until they can be removed (maximum of 6 weeks) 
  • No false nails or nail varnish  



This is not an exhaustive list of uniform requirements and the Academy reserves the right to challenge any matters that may jeopardise the Academy standards.

Equipment Expectations

Students will be expected to have the following equipment in September:

  • Fully charged iPad (replacement charges £5.00 - contact Reception)
  • 2 black pens
  • 2 pencils
  • 1 highlighter
  • 1 ruler
  • 1 sharpener
  • 1 eraser
  • 1 pencil case
  • 1 scientific calculator
  • 1 glue stick

PE Kit

Please click here to view PE Kit expectations.