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Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Uniform

HARRIS ASPIRE DRESS CODE            

You must be smartly dressed at all times, as you would be if working in a smart professional environment.  You are role models for the rest of Harris Federation and as such need to be smartly presented at all times.  Identity cards with lanyards must be visible at all times and you must have your organiser with you every day.

DRESS CODE

Male

  • Formal Business Suit
  • Formal shirt and tie
  • Formal shoes (you must be able to polish them)

 

Female

  • Formal Business Suit (skirts must be at least to the knee, no stretchy lycra skirts allowed,  trousers must be full length)
  • Formal Blouse or shirt
  • Formal shoes (you must be able to polish them)
  • Girls wishing to wear the Islamic dress should wear a simple silhouette jilbab and a hijab which should not        be too colourful.  Both garments should not be over embellished. A formal business jacket will need to be worn.

       

Jackets may be removed in warm conditions. Scarves may be worn outside the buildings but must be removed once inside.

Physical Education, Performing Arts and Drama students are expected to conform to the expectations on kit of the site where they participate in the lessons.

 

The following are not permitted:

  • Brightly coloured suits;
  • Dresses;
  • Jumpers- with the exception of plain v neck jumpers
  • Denim/Jeans trousers, shirts, blouses or skirts;
  • Studs on trousers, skirts or shirts/blouses
  • Casual trousers – combats, track suits, leggings;
  • Casual tops – track suit, fleeces, T-shirts, hooded tops;
  • Shorts, cropped trousers, tight narrow legged trousers;
  • Sportswear;
  • Very short skirts/revealing clothes;
  • Trainers, pumps, canvas shoes, Vans, Kicker trainers or leisure shoes/pumps;
  • Visible boots
  • Patterns or shapes cut into hair or eyebrows and brightly coloured hair – eg: Mohicans or tram lines
  • Gloves, hats, caps and bandannas.
  • Overly conspicuous jewellery - large earrings, necklaces
  • Coloured Shoe Laces

Tattoos should not be visible. Visible body piercing is restricted to the ears only. Bars, scaffolds and stretchers are not permitted.

Students will be sent home if they do not conform to the Dress Code. Parents/Carers will be contacted on the first occasion a student is required to be sent home in relation to a dress code violation. In the event of any subsequent digression from the dress code, the student will be issued with a Penalty Point and sent home to change, but no contact will be made with the Parent/Carer.

It is beyond the scope of the Policy to provide guidance on every eventuality.  In the event of queries, the Principal of Harris Aspire (or his/her personal representative), will act as the arbiter. If you fail to comply with these guidelines you will be dealt with in line with the Discipline Structure.

 

A.Barr

Principal

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Please click here to download our Attendance and Uniform Booklet

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