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The Adeyfield Academy

Uniform & Equipment


Compulsory Items

  • Black school bag
  • Reading book
  • Key Stage 3 Planner
  • Pencil case (clear for exams)
  • Blue/black pens
  • HB pencils
  • Red pen
  • Scientific calculator (we recommend Casio FX-83GTX or Casio FX-85GTX)
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • Ruler (30cm)

Additional Recommended Equipment

  • Highlighter
  • Colouring pencils
  • Protractor
  • Pair of compasses
  • Glue stick


Years 7 – 11


  • ADYEFIELD BLAZER - Black with school badge, sleeves rolled down, to be worn at all times*
  • ADEYFIELD TIE - Worn smartly, top button fastened*
  • SKIRT - Black, pleated, worn to knee length (non-jersey)
  • TROUSERS - Smart, plain black tailored trousers of waist height and ankle length. (uniform style only)
  • SHORTS - Smart, plain black tailored shorts of waist height. (uniform style only)
  • SHIRT - Plain white, long or short sleeved
  • TIGHTS & SOCKS - Plain black or nude (black ankle socks)
  • SHOES - Sturdy, low-heeled, plain black formal shoe (High heeled, wedges, platforms, sports brands, and canvas not allowed)
  • HAIR - Neat, tidy and smart. No extreme colours or styles. Hair colour should be natural, with no extreme styles or obviously unnatural hair colours. This includes dip dyed and ombre styles. No fashion hair accessories to be worn. Headbands should be plain navy blue or black only.
  • BAG - Black, waterproof, suitable to carry A4 books and a Chromebook

Non - Compulsory

  • JUMPER - Black V-neck
  • COAT - Smart, plain coats. Not to be worn inside after morning registration
  • MAKE-UP - Only discreet make-up. False eyelashes/eyelash extensions should not be worn.
  • NAIL VARNISH - Nail Varnish should not be worn. False nails, gels, acrylics etc. are also not allowed. 
  • JEWELLERY - Students are permitted to wear a wrist watch (no smart watches) and one small stud earring in each ear only.  If there is more than one piercing, the lowest hole should be used.  Bracelets or necklaces of any kind must not be worn. Facial or body jewellery, including a tongue stud, are not allowed.  Permanent tattoos are unacceptable.
  • HIJAB - Black, securely worn. Full face head veils (Niqab) are not permitted

Religious Items

Where a request is made to wear a religious item which is not compliant with the school uniform policy, and it can be reasonably demonstrated that the wearing of the item is of exceptional importance to that person’s religious belief then such requests shall be considered by the School on a case by case basis and on balance with any applicable safeguarding, health and safety or other requirements of the school. All such requests must be put in writing to the Headteacher, Miss Mason to

All uniform is available through Stevensons either online at or from their store directly at: Stevensons, 131-135 Victoria Street, St Albans, AL1 3XS

Due consideration has been paid to the Department of Education statutory guidance on providing multiple and affordable uniform options, found here:  Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Act 2021. If there is any family who would like assistance with basic uniform items, please contact


All uniform and possessions must be clearly and permanently named.

Uniform and Equipment for Physical Education


  • POLO SHIRT  - Black and racing green, with school badge
  • BLACK FOOTBALL SOCKS - Uniform style
  • WHITE SPORTS SOCKS - (when inside)
  • SPORTS TRAINERS - Non-marking soles
  • GUM SHIELD - For rugby
  • SHIN PADS - For football
  • FOOTBALL BOOTS - Firm ground / FG moulded boots. No metal studs. Astro trainers are not permitted (the ones with lots of pimples on the sole).

Optional Items

  • MID LAYER (MICRO FLEECE) - Black with logo
  • TRACKSUIT - Sold as separates or as a set, plain black bottoms

All of the above are available from the uniform supplier Stevensons

Due consideration has been paid to the Department of Education statutory guidance on providing multiple and affordable uniform options, found here:  Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Act 2021. If there is any family who would like assistance with basic uniform items, please contact

Post 16 Dress Code


Guidance & Restrictions

Skirt or full length smart trousers

No shorts

No blue or coloured denim: jeans, jackets, shorts or other accessories.

No jean-style trousers (cotton trousers that look like jeans are not acceptable)

No combat, sports excessively patterned or frayed trousers

No mini or leather skirts

No leggings (unless black and worn under a skirt of an appropriate length), ski pants or footless tights

No jeggings

No hooded tops: a hood on a jacket acceptable

No leather trousers

No sweatshirts

No tops with an obvious logo

Top with sleeves

Sleeves may be short or long. No strappy tops

Style to cover cleavage and midriff

Shirt should have a collar

Boys must wear a collared shirt with a tie

Shoes, sandals or leather boots

No flip flops or sandals without a strap at back

No trainers or Converse shoes/boots, Vans or Dr Marten style boots

No rubber soled shoes

Tailored jacket

Optional, not denim or leather

Formal occasions (when Post 16 students represent the school, including presenting assemblies)


Guidance & restrictions

BLACK skirt of reasonable length or BLACK full length smart trousers

As above

BLACK or WHITE top with sleeves

As above

Boys  shirt and tie with jacket

BLACK shoes, sandals or leather boots

As above

BLACK tailored jacket


  • This dress code indicates the standard of dress expected of Post 16 students.  Hats and outdoor clothing should not be worn in school.  Students who attend school or school functions wearing inappropriate clothing may be sent home to change.
  • A single discreet nose stud may be worn.  Other facial jewellery and visible tattoos are not acceptable.  Students’ hair colours must be those which are naturally occurring colours (for example no purple, but brown or blonde are acceptable).
  • For PE activities, students must bring sports clothing which is not worn in school during the day.
  • All 6th form students need to wear their ID lanyard when on the school premises.

Get in touch

Miss Sam Rogers, School Business Manager

Hemel Hempstead

(To request a paper copy, please contact our Administration Department on the contact details below)

(01442) 406020