Dress Code and Requirements
  • Turquoise polo shirt with academy logo
  • White shirt with academy logo
  • Academy blazer
  • Plain black straight-legged school trousers or black-pleated uniform skirt
  • Black shoes or black trainers - no logos or white trims
  • Girls wear plain black or white socks or plain/neutral/black coloured tights
  • Boys wear plain black or dark coloured socks - no stripes/patterns


  • Grey v-necked academy jumper

Students will be asked to remove/change into academy clothing and placed in isolation if refusing to follow instructions if entering the academy with any of the following:

  • Boots (nothing covering the ankle) footwear has to be completely black, including all logos (i.e no white edging/logos)
  • Skirts unrolled at the waist band, skirts must be of knee length
  • Leggings, jeans, skinny jeans, jeggings, hoodies, skinny/drainpipe trousers or sweatshirts
  • Nail varnish, long nails or false long nails (health and safety)
  • Eyeliner flicks, heavy eyebrows/eye shadow/foundation
  • Nose studs - students are allowed to wear one pair of small studs only in the earlobe not the rest of the ear, no hooped earings
  • Dyed hair colouring
  • Extreme hair cuts - shaved heads ‘zero cuts’
  • Rings
  • Bracelets
  • Facial piercings
  • Badges - other than official school badges
Physical Education Lessons

The academy’s core PE kit consists of:

  • Plain black sports t-shirt with the academy logo
  • Plain black tracksuit bottoms with the academy logo
  • Plain black socks

Additional PE items include:

  • Plain black PE shorts
  • Black Hastings Academy softshell waterproof jacket
  • Black Hastings Academy nylon PE bag

Students should clearly mark and label all belongings with their name and form, in case they are lost.


Uniform is available from Super Stitch 86 at:

Super Stitch 86

and Sussex Uniforms at:

Sussex Uniforms
Essential Equipment

Students are required to bring to school every day a suitable school bag or rucksack and a stationery kit containing at least two pens and pencils.