Uniform & Equipment Policy - Guidance for Parents

Regulation uniform for students in Years 7 – 11
 
Blazers                          
The regulation royal blue Belvedere Academy blazer with crest, which can be purchased from our uniform suppliers, must be worn by all girls during school hours. All girls must wear a blazer on the journey to and from the academy, whatever form of transport they use.
 
Ties
The regulation Belvedere Academy tie, in academy colours, worn traditionally at a visible full length outside of the blouse or shirt, with the top shirt button fastened must be worn by all girls during school hours.
 
Blouses and shirts                                   
Winter
A regulation long-sleeved, light blue blouse to be worn with the skirt and blazer.
 
Summer
A regulation light blue short-sleeved blouse to be worn with the skirt and blazer.  No tie is worn with the summer blouse.
 
Skirts                               
Regulation navy blue available from our suppliers, which must be of at least a reasonable knee length.  No other skirts are acceptable.
 
Tights and socks       
Socks should be plain navy.  Tights should be plain navy or black. 
 
Knitwear                         
Regulation plain navy-blue cardigan or plain navy-blue pullover with The Belvedere Academy crest on.
 
Coats and rainwear (Optional)
A plain black or navy blue full-length coat, plain full-length raincoat or black or navy blue regulation cagoule.
NB.  No other coats, anoraks, etc, are acceptable in any colour.
 
School bag                  
The bag must be navy-blue or black, waterproof and must close to protect books and A4 files.
 
Shoes                           
Regulation flat, close fitting shoes in all black leather (no canvas shoes are permitted).
                                       
Hair, nails and jewellery                                                                                                                       
Long hair should be tied back or secured with dark coloured accessories. There should be no inappropriate hair colours. Acrylic nails are not allowed. One pair of conventionally placed plain ear studs is allowed. No other jewellery apart from a watch should be worn.
 
Hijab
If a hijab is worn, it must be plain navy-blue
 
Scarf (Optional)
A regulation scarf in Belvedere Academy colours, available from the academy.
 
Lesson Specific Uniform
A full length overall to be worn in Science, Art, and Technology.
 
Physical Education    
• PE Top
• Skort
• Shorts
• Sports socks
• Hooded Top
• Tracksuit bottoms
 
Also
• One pair of appropriate sports trainers (no converse)
• One mouth guard
 
Marking                            
All personal belongings, including blazers, PE kit, shoe-bag etc. MUST be clearly marked with the owner’s name.
Please note, the official 2016-17 academy suppliers for any uniform items containing the academy badge are:
 
John Lewis
70 South John Street
Liverpool, L1 8B
Telephone: 0844 693 1746
Website: www.johnlewis.com
 
Trutex
Liverpool Schoolwear
298 St Mary’s Road (continuation of Aigburth Road)
Cressington
Liverpool, L19 0NQ
Telephone: 0151 345 3797
Email: info@liverpoolschoolwear.co.uk