Great Wyrley Academy, Hall Lane, Great Wyrley, WS6 6LQ
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School Uniform

The information below outlines our school uniform requirements. Any queries or concerns regarding uniform and appropriateness of alternatives can be addressed to your child’s form tutor in the first instance who will be happy to support you.

Our School Uniform

  • Blazer - Burgundy, school badge on the pocket
  • Trouser - Plain black tailored (standard fit)
  • Skirt - Plain black, knee length
  • School jumper - V neck burgundy with the school badge
  • Shirt - White school shirt, capable of fastening to the neck
  • Tie - House tie
  • Shoes - Plain black flat shoes that can be polished
  • Socks - Plain black or grey
  • Tights - Natural, grey, black or burgundy

Girls Trousers

Black trousers may be worn of the styles indicated below. Trousers must be tailored with a waistband and a zip. No stretchy or clingy fabrics. No leggings, jeggings or any other skin tight or figure hugging trousers will be allowed. No cargo pants, jeans or trousers with additional zips, buckles or studs.

girls trousers 

Boys Trousers

Black trousers may be worn of the styles indicated below. Trousers must be tailored with a waistband and a zip. No cargo pants, jeans or trousers with additional zips, buckles or studs.

boys trousers 

Skirts

Black skirts must be worn of styles indicated below and again no stretchy, clingy fabrics will be allowed. Tube style skirts will not be permitted. Skirts must be knee length.

skirts 

Shoes

All plain black leather shoes. No logos or colour laces. No trainers or pumps. Boots can be worn under trousers as long as they are flat, plain black leather or leather look. No sports trainers of any description.

shoes 

Jewellery

One plain ear stud only, in either ear lobe or both. No other body piercings allowed at all.

Make-up

No make-up is allowed in years 7, 8 and 9. Make-up should be minimal in years 10 and 11. However, if in our view we think it is excessive, the student will be obliged to remove it.

Nail Varnish

Clear plain nail varnish allowed. No colours or extensions.

Hair

Natural colours only (bright red, green, blue etc. or extreme cuts/patterns will not be allowed).

Hoodies, cardigans, fashion belts and scarves are not part of our uniform and should now be worn. 

PE Kit

Girls

  • Fitted polo shirt in black with school crest
  • Skort in black or shoes in black/maroon
  • Sports socks in black with lettering GWA
  • Shin pads
  • All-purpose sports top in black with school crest
  • Tracksuit bottoms in black with school crest
  • Footwear - Trainers for indoor (clean, non-marking) and outdoor activities
  • Swimming - Black one piece swimming costume with hat
  • Towel and goggles (If permission given by parent/carer)

Boys

  • Polo shirt in black with school crest
  • Sports shoes in black with school logo
  • Sports socks in black with lettering GWA
  • Shin pads
  • All purpose sports top in black and tracksuit bottoms in black, both with school crest
  • Footwear - Studded boots for football and rugby. Trainers for indoor (clean, non-marking) and outdoor activities
  • Swimming - Black swimming trunks-speedos or square cut leg (not swimming shorts)
  • Towel and goggles (If permission given by parent/carer)

All students must bring their PE kit to every lesson regardless. If they are excused for an injury, they will still take part in the lesson and will need to be dressed appropriately.

School Uniform Suppliers

Crested School Wear

7 Victorian Arcade, Walsall, WS1 1RE
Tel: 01922 276266

67 High Green, Cannock, WS11 1BN
Tel: 01543 504866

Order online

Clive Marks

Saddlers Shopping Centre, 1 Park Street, Walsall, WS1 1YS
Tel: 0121 459 4599

Order online