The compulsory Sandown Bay Academy uniform is as follows:
* Navy tracksuit bottoms/tracksuit top are strongly recommended because 80% of PE lessons are taught outside
Blazers must be worn at all times unless permitted to do otherwise.
Girls blouses should be open at the neck and open with reveres.
fitting/skinny trousers, jeans or leggings are allowed.
A plain black v neck jumper can be worn in addition to the blazer when the weather is cold. Patterned jumpers/cardigans are not allowed.
Hooded tops or hats are not allowed and should not be brought onto the school site.
Only black scarves/pashminas are permitted within the Academy
Black leather polishable shoes with a heel must be worn for both male and female (not greater than 2.5cm). No boots, high heels, plimsolls, canvas shoes or trainers. All stitching and/or laces in shoes must also be black.
Coats should be of a length suitable to cover the Blazer.
All uniform items, excluding shoes and socks, should be purchased from the Sports Shop Shanklin or Big Wight T-Shirt Co.
Students may wear one stud earring in the lobe of each ear. Stretchers and other piercings are not allowed.
Students should wear a watch. No other jewellery is allowed.
Designs shaved into hair or shaved eyebrows are not allowed.
Coloured hair extensions, excessive hair colouring and excessive hair accessories will not be permitted.
Hair accessories should be discreet.
Only discreet make up is allowed.
Acrylic/gel nails or brightly coloured nail varnish will not be permitted.
Equipment and Electronic Items
All students must carry a school bag, big enough to carry a planner, books and A4 folder, pencil case, calculator and PE kit.
Mobile phones and electronic devices with headphones must not be switched on or visible on the Sandown Bay Academy site. If this rule is broken items will be confiscated and kept until parents come to collect them.
In years 7 and 8 students are encouraged to read a book at their accelerated reader level. Students in Years 7-11 are permitted to use e readers in school, however they must complete a request slip from the Year Manager.
The school reserves the right, in all matters of dress and appearance, to determine what is suitable and acceptable.
NOTE, THE SCHOOL CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PHONES AND
OTHER VALUABLES INTO SCHOOL.