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Crayford Academy

Uniform

Uniform

SHOES

  • Plain black leather (not suede or casual style)
  • No boots (covering ankles) or trainers. Shoes must fully cover the top of the foot
  • Trainers are not to be worn to or from the Academy

OUTDOOR COATS / RAINWEAR

  • Plain navy or plain black coats or jackets. Please note that these are not to be worn inside the school building.
  • No denim, leather or hooded tops, no patterns, insignia or other colours
  • Safety stripes are allowed but no other patterns

HOODIES ARE NOT ALLOWED AND WILL BE CONFISCATED 

TIES / SHIRTS/JUMPERS

  • The Academy expects a smart standard of uniform and requires all pupils’ ties to be worn with the Haberdashers’ crest clearly visible below the knot
  • Blouses or shirts to have the top button fastened and to be tucked in at all times
  • V neck jumpers are optional but may not be worn in the place of blazers  

JEWELLERY

  • Only a watch and one small pair of plain gold or silver studs, worn only in the ear lobes, can be worn at the owner’s risk
  • No other studs, no other jewellery or badges.
  • No facial/body piercing.

HAIRSTYLES

  • Hair ribbons, slides, etc. must be plain (navy or black) and one colour only
  • Small beads of one colour only are allowed
  • Hair to be a natural colour only, smart and business-like
  • Hair longer than shoulder length must be tied back
  • Extreme or unkempt hairstyles and shaved eyebrows are not allowed as these are not appropriate for the Academy
  • Any facial hair should be kept well-trimmed

MAKE-UP

  • No make-up or nail varnish should be worn. No false/acrylic nails

HATS & SCARVES

  • Scarves can be plain navy or black
  • Winter pull-on woolly hats, in plain navy or black, may be worn to and from the Academy
  • Baseball caps are not allowed and will be confiscated if worn
  • In summer, plain blue/white sun hats or white style cricket hats only may be worn for cricket, or for extended periods of sport
  • No other headwear is permitted to be worn in the Academy unless it is for religious reasons or because of a medical condition. In these cases written confirmation is required from a parent/carer which will be kept on the pupil’s file

SCHOOL BAGS

  • A sturdy rucksack-style bag, with two straps for carrying books, plain navy or black only

A full list of uniform requirements can be found in the handbook.

The Academy uniform suppliers are:

Whitehall Clothiers
244a Lewisham High Street
London, SE13 6JU

Tel: 0208 852 8967

email: sales.lewisham@whitehallclothiers.co.uk

The uniform can be purchased:

Whitehall Clothiers also hold a uniform shop in the secondary school hall for one week during each summer holiday. Please contact the school office for the dates of the next uniform shop.