School Uniform Guide 2017–2018

BLAZER* should be worn at all times.

BLACK TROUSERS should be uniform style and not have pockets along the length of the leg. They should be worn around the waist.  Only one pair to be worn at a time. No jeans, leggings or canvas trousers.

BLACK SKIRT should be uniform style and an appropriate length, no shorter than top of knee and not be made of denim or stretch fabrics.  Long skirts should be no longer than the ankle.

WHITE SHIRT should be uniform style with a stiff collar and buttoned to the top and long sleeves.  Long sleeved garments should not be worn under uniform. Shirts must be tucked in at all times.

SCHOOL TIE* should be for the correct Year Group.  It should be visible, revealing six stripes and not covered by a scarf.

BLACK CARDIGAN* or BLACK TANK TOP* with school logo can be worn underneath the school blazer.

FOOTWEAR   Plain Black including black sole – made of leather or leather imitation.   No logos. No boots or trainers.  Black Shoe laces.     TIGHTS / LONG SOCKS   should be plain black.

OUTDOOR COAT* can be purchased from the uniform shop; if purchased elsewhere, it should be a plain black jacket with no logos. No hoodies.

SCHOOL BAG should be plain with no logos and big enough to carry school books, stationery and PE Kit.

PE SHIRT* is red with AHS logo.      SHORTS* and/or TRACKSUIT should be plain black.

PE FOOTWEAR should be trainers or plimsolls of any colour; football boots are optional Sports socks should be white or black.

JEWELLERY   Maximum allowed:  a watch / one pair small stud matching earrings or small sleepers - one per ear lobe.   Any other visible body piercings are not allowed and will be confiscated.   A discreet religious symbol may also be worn.

MAKE UP Make up and nail varnish should not be worn in school. Students will be asked to remove it.

HAIR no extreme hairstyles or hair colour.  No hairstyles such as hair tattoos are acceptable.

HEADWEAR   Religious headscarves must be plain black or red. Other headwear (such as baseball caps and beanies) not permitted within the school building.

Garments marked with an * are available only from the School Shop. Other uniform must conform to this list in style and colour. All clothing must be clearly marked with the student’s name.

Students who do not adhere to the school dress code may be asked to go home and change into the correct uniform and return to school immediately. Alternatively, if warranted, the Head of College may give a temporary uniform slip for up to 48 hours. In any dispute regarding the interpretation of the school uniform, the school’s decision will be final; if you are unsure about the suitability of any particular garment, please consult a member of SLT on 020 3110 2400 before purchasing.

The school may make exceptions to the uniform during periods of extreme weather. Should this be the case, the Head Teacher will inform parents via the website of the start and finish period of the exception.

Buying from the Acton High School Uniform Shop

List of uniform available only through the school shop. Please note that we do not sell any other item of school uniform.

Item Sizes Price 

Blazer
Boys and Girls

26" - 38"
40" - 48"

£29.50
£36.00

TieOne size£7.00
Cardigan26" - 38"
40" - 48"
£16.50
£18.50
Tank Top26" - 38"
40" - 48"
£15.00
£17.00
PE Classic Polo Shirt9-13 Years
14+ Years
£7.00
£9.50
PE Shorts24"/26"
26"/28"
£5.25
PE Shorts28"/30"
30"/32"
34"/36"
38"/40"
42"/44"
£7.00

Payment made via online payment system

Uniform can be ordered online and paid for via ParentMail
Uniform can be collected within 72 hours of ordering. 
Uniform can be collected either by the student or the parent. 
If uniform is not currently in stock, an email will be received with details of when it will be available for collection. 
If uniform does not fit, items can be brought to reception between 3.30-4.00pm for exchange. 
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