Students should wear:

  • Turquoise polo shirt with academy logo
  • White shirt with academy logo
  • Academy blazer
  • Plain black straight-legged school trousers or black-pleated knee length uniform skirt
  • Black shoes or black trainers - no logos or white trims
  • Girls wear plain black or white knee high socks (these stop below the knee not on or over the knee) or plain/neutral/black coloured tights
  • Boys wear plain black or dark coloured socks - no stripes/patterns
  • One pair of small stud earrings in the ear lobe
  • Clear plastic retainers in any facial piercing
  • Hair adornments should be minimal and plain (not brightly coloured or patterned)

Students are not permitted to wear the following:

  • Boots (nothing covering the ankle)
  • Leggings, jeans, skinny jeans, jeggings, skinny/drainpipe trousers or sweatshirts/ hoodies
  • Nail varnish, long nails or false long nails (Health and Safety)
  • Heavy make-up including eyeliner flicks, heavy eyebrows/eye shadow/foundation
  • Facial piercings
  • Hooped earrings (Health and Safety)
  • Dyed hair colouring
  • Extreme haircuts - shaved heads ‘zero cuts’
  • Rings
  • Bracelets
  • Necklaces
  • 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.