Uniform at Ark Soane
All Ark Soane students wear full school uniform. Our uniform reflects our values and reinforces our academy’s culture of high expectations, pride in our appearance and academic achievement. It is one way in which we identify ourselves as an academy community and it promotes a strong and cohesive academy identity, supporting high standards in all areas of academy life.
The school uniform consists of the following items. Items marked * must be purchased from our school uniform provider (information on this below). All other items can be purchased from an outlet of your choice:
· *Blazer: Navy with embroidered school logo
· Trousers: Navy school trousers
· Skirt: Navy pleated skirt. Must be worn knee length, with black or navy tights as listed below
· Shirt: Plain white with collar. Long or short sleeved and tucked in at all times, with the top button done up
· *Tie: Ark Soane branded, worn at an appropriate length down to the navel. Logo to be completely visible when worn at the correct length
· Jumper: Navy knitted V neck
· Plain black shoes: No trainers or boots. Leather or leather-look shoes only. Laces must be black
· Socks or tights: Black or navy only
· Navy or black coat: No branding or pictures. No hooded jackets or hoodies. The coat may have a protective hood; if not, you should also have:
· Umbrella (optional): navy blue or black
· *School rucksack: Ark Soane branded navy rucksack
· *Water bottle: Ark Soane branded only (Can also be bought from the school shop at £3 per bottle)
· Hair: Professional, smart haircuts and natural hair colours only. No extreme hairstyles i.e., no Mohicans, tramlines, shaven partings or eyebrow designs
· Belts, if worn: unbranded black leather/leather-look only
· Headscarves, if worn: navy blue or black only. No patterns. Pins must be navy blue or black
· Hair accessories: navy blue or black only. No bows or ornate clips
· Jewellery: no jewellery may be worn, with the exception of a simple (not “smart”) watch and a small silver or gold stud earing in each year.
- Tracksuit: Navy top and navy jersey bottoms or navy tracksuit bottoms
- *Polo shirt: Ark Soane branded plain navy collared airtex shirt with 4 buttons
- Fleece or tracksuit top: Plain navy fleece or tracksuit top. No hoodies. No logos.
- Shorts: Navy PE shorts
- Navy football socks: Knee length
- Trainers: Must be appropriate for sports. No converse trainers. No black soles.
- *PE bag: Navy PE bag with school logo
School uniform provider
Our school uniform provider is Your School Uniform.
You can order items marked * from their website - https://www.yourschooluniform.com/schools/index/ark-soane-academy
Ark Soane's Uniform Policy
How to place an order for your child's uniform