What We Wear at GSA What We Do Not Wear at GSA
Blazer and tie School black blazer with Academy logo

George Spencer Academy tie
– At least 6 stripes showing on tie

Any item as a replacement for the blazer
Shirt or blouse Plain white collared shirt
– Cotton or polyester, long or short sleeve, tucked in at the waist, top button done up.
Polo shirt or T-Shirt
Round/Grandad collar
Coloured/logoed tops/polo shirts underneath shirts
Trousers/Skirt Black pleated skirt with Academy logo
– Skirts should reach the finger tips, when arms are down by your sides.Black loose fitting/boot cut school trousers, worn at the waist
– Trousers should be plain style covering the ankle and the sock.
– Trousers must touch the top of the shoe.
Skirts without a logo
Skirts that are rolled up
Jean material trousers
Fashion skirt/trouser
Leggings/footless tights
Skinny trousers, low rise trousers, slim fit, cropped, chino or other style trousers
Tracksuit / Jogging bottom underneath school trousers
Jumper Plain black v neck woollen jumper (optional)
– With the GSA logo embroidered
Plain jumpers or cardigans
Hoodies, tracksuit tops or other fabric jackets
Top Coat Plain black coat, warm and weather-proof
– Coat should enable the blazer to be worn underneath. To be removed in lessons, registration and assembly.
Plain black coat, warm and weather-proof
– Coat should enable the blazer to be worn underneath. To be removed in lessons, registration and assembly.
Shoes Plain black leather school shoe
– Practical and safe
Trainer style or Trainers with a logo, boots, canvas shoes or leather Converse/Vans
Plimsoll black shoes
Any logos
Socks, Tights Plain black or white ankle socks
Black tights
Leggings/footless tights, patterned tights
Bright coloured or patterned socks
Jewellery/Accessories Watch
One plain, flat ring
One ‘charity’ wristband
Plain black belt with trousers, if needed
Nail varnish, false nails, make-up, lip colouring, false eye lashes
No fashion/other coloured belts
Belts with a logo
Piercings For pierced ears
– one pair of plain flat studs on the lobe of the ear only. These must be removed for PE.
Piercings should be done during the summer holidays
Non-stud earrings/stretchers
Facial/mouth /tongue piercings
Multiple piercings in ears
Hair Hair must be one natural colour
Headscarves should black or white in colour
– They should be worn so the collar and tie
can be seen, with the ends tucked in to conform to health and safety standards.
Unnatural coloured hair/dip-dyed hair
No extreme haircuts, including undercuts
No tramlines or shaven in designs to the hair
No hair accessories to be worn
Physical Education Outdoor Kit:
Red and black rugby shirt (Just Schoolwear)
Red Sweatshirt (Just Schoolwear)
Plain black shorts or plain black jogging bottoms (small logo)
Plain black football socks
Boots (for Rugby and Football)
Shin pads (for Football and Hockey)
Gum shieldIndoor Kit:
Plain white t-shirt/polo
Plain black shorts or plain black tracksuit
bottoms (small logo)
Plain black football socks
No zipped or hooded tops
Jogging bottoms or shorts that are not black
T-shirts that are not white
PE kit underneath our uniform


**Students who fail to comply with these expectations will receive an appropriate sanction**

In addition:

  • Any items that do not meet the uniform expectations will be confiscated, it will be the responsibility of the parent/carer to collect these from the Academy.
  • The Academy will be the final arbiter on what is deemed to be acceptable as uniform.
  • In exceptional circumstances, where pupils are unable to wear correct Academy dress, parents are asked to provide a note for the Learning Manager to consider.