Uniform
Our uniform is an essential contributor to the ethos of the school and should be worn in a manner which reflects pride in belonging to Royal Wootton Bassett Academy. Similarly, all students are expected to show a pride in their personal appearance.

RWBA School uniform is affordable, simple, comfortable and smart. Our school uniform supplier is Price & Buckland and can be ordered online via a link on our school website.

Acceptable in School

NOT acceptable in school

Trousers: Grey coloured in a traditional full length, formal style.

 

 

 

 

 

Belts: Black only

No fashion styles eg: skinny, leggings, jeggings, baggy or jeans.

No trousers with metal studs, rivets, or accessories such as labels, fake zips.

No cord, chinos, patterned fabric, casual trousers or branded items.

 

No decorative belts or buckles.

Skirts: Grey coloured traditional school style. Must be at least knee length.

No fashion styles, tight fitting, skater, side slits or wrap around.

No figure hugging jersey material, patterned, or textured.

No skirts with accessories such as decorative belts, no labels, rivets, obvious zips or pockets.

Shirts: White long sleeved button collar suitable for a tie.

 

Summer Polo Shirt: RWBA logoed burgundy polo shirt (can be worn after the Easter holidays only)

No T shirts to be worn underneath the school shirt.

Jumpers: RWBA black logoed V neck jumper.

All jumpers must have the RWBA logo.

No alternative jumper allowed.

No cardigans, sweatshirts or hoodies.

Tie: RWBA clip on tie

 

Coats: Plain, dark coloured coats should be worn over the school jumper by all students to and from school as appropriate to the time of year and weather conditions.

Coats may not be worn inside the building.

Coats should not be worn as a replacement for the school jumper.

Footwear: Black shoes. These should be plain, leather or leather look, substantial, hardwearing and of a sensible style.

No Heels, Trainers, boots, canvas, fur, or skate shoes.

No fashion styles with accessories such as bows, braiding or studs.

No alternative coloured soles or laces. (except for the rainbow laces to support the stonewall charity)

No coloured branded logos.

Socks: Black or grey ankle socks.

Tights: Black, Grey or flesh coloured.

Single colour only.

No textured, patterned or embellished styles.

Hair:  Hair should be neat and tidy. Hair styles moderate and kept to a natural colour. Hair styles should reflect the general expectations of a professional office environment and the school’s expectations.

For some activities, long hair should be tied back.

No extreme haircuts. Eg: shaven heads, mohicans.

No unnatural or extreme hair colouring such as bright red, rainbow colours or dipped ends.

All hair accessories should be functional and not fashionable.

Make up: Should be subtle, and kept to a minimum using neutral tones.

No heavy or excessive make up eg: dark brows, thick eyeliner, bright eye shadow or bright lipstick.

No nail varnish, gel nails or artificial nails may be worn.

Jewellery: should be kept to a minimum. One pair of small stud earrings only. If necklaces are to be worn they must not be seen over the uniform.

The school take no responsibility for the loss of jewellery.

No facial or oral piercing including nose studs, stretchers in the ears, tongue piercings or ear bars.

No bangles, beads or wristbands.

No rings.

Please consult this list when purchasing uniform. If uniform worn does not meet ’the  acceptable’ description above, students will be sanctioned and you will be required to purchase correct uniform. Where possible students will be issued with ‘spare’ items that belong to the school.

Students and parents may be given a short period of time to purchase acceptable uniform however failure to adhere to the uniform requirements above will result in sanctions for the student.

Persistent breaches of the uniform regulations will be treated as defiant behaviour and sanctioned accordingly.

Sixth Form Dress Code

The Sixth Form dress code is based on how a professional person would dress for work. This means students will be smart, well-presented and businesslike.

The following are suitable – Females:

  • Trouser suit (dark colours)
  • Skirt suit (dark colours)
  • Tailored skirt (dark colours) – knee length or longer
  • Tailored trousers (dark colours)
  • Smart dresses
  • Blouses or shirts (long or short sleeves)
  • V-neck jumpers – not patterned
  • Cardigans – not patterned
  • Waistcoat
  • Tailored jackets
  • Coat
  • Sensible shoes/smart boots The following are suitable – Males:
  • Suit
  • Tailored trousers (dark coloured)
  • Collared shirts (plain, pastels, simple stripes)
  • Ties (optional but preferred)
  • V-neck jumpers – not patterned
  • Cardigans – not patterned
  • Waistcoat
  • Tailored jackets
  • Coat
  • Sensible shoes – black or dark coloured

The following items of attire are NOT acceptable:

Female students

  • Any type of denim (jeans, jackets, shirts)
  • Vest tops
  • T-shirts
  • Low-cut tops
  • Trainers, daps or similar
  • Skirts 4” (10 cm) or more above the knee
  • Leggings
  • Hats
  • Hooded tops
  • Fashion belts
  • Skorts/shorts
  • Flip flops
  • Fashion boots, e.g. UGG

Male students

  • Any type of denim (jeans, jackets, shirts)
  • Large patterned shirts e.g. Hawaiian, lumberjack-style
  • Vest tops
  • T-shirts
  • Trainers, daps or similar
  • Hooded tops
  • Hats
  • Items with logos
  • Flip flops
  • Shorts