Academy Uniform

Cottingley Primary Academy Uniform

Our policy for children’s school uniform is based on the belief that a school uniform promotes:

  • A sense of pride in the Academy

  • Engenders a feeling of community and belonging

  • Is practical and smart

  • Makes children feel equal to their peers in terms of appearance



Our uniform is as follows:

Everyday Uniform

Grey or black skirt / tunic / dress / trousers

White polo shirt (with or without logo)

Red sweatshirt/cardigan with logo

Red check dress in Summer / Grey or black shorts in summer

Sensible shoes or trainers

PE Kit

All pupils are required to change for PE

White t-shirt (with or without logo)

Red shorts (indoors)

Plain grey / black joggers (outdoors)

Black pumps or trainers


Jeans and leggings are not appropriate school uniform and should not be worn. Plain black or grey jogging bottoms are allowed for outdoor PE and Nursery and Reception class children only.

Shoes need to be suitable for the rough and tumble of the playground, no heels please. Wellingtons are not suitable for all day indoor wear, please ensure that if your child comes to school in wellingtons that they have a pair of suitable shoes/pumps to change into and a bag to keep their wellies in.

Please make sure all items of uniform are clearly labelled with your child's name

Academy logo polo shirts, sweatshirts and cardigans are all available to buy using your ParentPay log on. Our uniform price list is available here.

We also have available book bags, pump bags and reversible outdoor jackets.