School Tie

Pleated Skirt

Academy Uniform

At The Dukeries Academy we expect everyone to take pride in their personal appearance. A smart school uniform helps us to make sure everyone feels part of The Dukeries ‘team’ and no one is left out.

Here is the Uniform Policy (updated 2023): Uniform Policy

We expect all students in KS3 and KS4 to wear:

  • The Academy Blazer
  • White, collared shirt
  • Plain black tailored trousers  – no jeans, chinos, tight, stretchy or legging styles.
  • (Optional) plain black, knee length, pleated skirt. The uniform skirt should be purchased from our uniform supplier. If another supplier is used then the skirt must match the same criteria. No other style of skirt is allowed.
  • TDA tie featuring the Academy logo. The tie is available for new students to buy from our uniform supplier. We will also hold some stock on site which can be purchased from reception for a small fee.
  • Black socks/tights – no over the knee style socks are allowed.
  • A V-neck black jumper to be worn under the blazer (optional).
  • Sensible black shoes  –  Please see the above uniform policy document for clear guidelines on this.

For PE:

  • PE kit is available from our kit partner A-Game Sports here.
  • Plain navy shorts, blue, branded T-shirt (from A Game) tracksuit bottoms or sports leggings (whichever is most suitable)
  • Navy hooded jumper with embroidered Dukeries logo, available ONLY at A Game Sports (no other outer layers will be permitted)
  • A change of socks for PE is essential. Students should wear a pair of white socks for PE.
  • NB – If medically exempt from a PE lesson, PE kit should still be brought into school/borrowed in line with policy

Other Dress Code Expectations

At The Dukeries Academy it is important that everyone understands and adheres to our high standards in relation to our dress code.

Please be aware of the following:

  • Hairstyles should be appropriate. No more than one  hair colour and no bright, unnatural colours.
  • Small amount of subtle make up is allowed.
  • One small plain gold/silver stud earring in each ear is allowed (no coloured gemstones/designs).
  • A wrist watch is allowed.
  • No other jewellery, piercing or fashion accessories are allowed.
  • Nose studs are not permitted.
  • Fake eyelashes, including extensions, and fake nails are not permitted.

Please ensure all items are clearly labelled

The Academy uniform can be purchased from the following suppliers:

Schoolwear Centre
69A Westgate
NG18 1RU

01623 650782

Uniform Direct
9 Market Street
DN21 2BL

01427 616105

Uniform Direct