Uniform

The Uniform –

Students at the Academy have a smart uniform that is appropriate for their age and helps them to identify with the Academy and their House. For older children this means a blazer and a house tie; for Year 4 and under this includes a cardigan or jumper with either a plain white shirt to be worn with a house tie, or a white polo shirt. For nursery the uniform consists of a jade sweatshirt. The uniform is available from Dorset Schoolwear and other various outlets.

Reception – Year 4 –

Boys Uniform – The boys’ uniform is either a plain white shirt to be worn with a house tie, or a white polo shirt, a navy V-neck jumper, navy trousers and navy or black socks.

Summer Term – Navy blue shorts can be worn.

Sports Kit – IPACA polo shirt to be worn in the house colour, navy blue shorts.

Girls Uniform – The girls’ uniforms either a plain white shirt to be worn with a house tie, or a white polo shirt, a navy cardigan and trousers or knee-length skirt, navy blue or black tights or socks.

Summer Term – Optional gingham summer dress in navy blue and white for all.

Sports Kit – IPACA polo shirt to be worn in the house colour, navy blue shorts.

Nursery – All students to wear a jade jumper or cardigan.

Year 5 – Year 11 –

Blazer – All students to wear a navy blue blazer with IPACA logo, available from various outlets including Dorset Schoolwear, Tesco and Asda. Logos to be sewn onto the blazer are available from Dorset Schoolwear. Please note – Blazers are not compulsory for Year 5 and 6.

Boys Uniform – The boys’ uniform includes a plain white shirt to be worn with a house tie, a navy V-neck jumper, navy trousers and navy or black socks.

Sports Kit – IPACA unisex vapour polo shirt, navy blue shorts, navy rugby socks and an IPACA rugby shirt (Year 7 and above).

House ties, IPACA unisex vapour polo shirt and IPACA rugby shirt are available from Dorset Schoolwear.

Girls’ Uniform – The girls’ uniform includes a plain white shirt to be worn with a house tie, a navy V-neck jumper or cardigan and trousers or knee-length skirt which must be of a classic style; skirt should be fitted or flared but not a tube skirt. Navy blue or black tights or socks.

Sports Kit – IPACA unisex vapour polo shirt, navy blue shorts or ¾ length navy blue lycra sports bottoms (not fashion leggings). House ties and IPACA unisex vapour polo shirt are available from Dorset Schoolwear.

Please Note – Shoes should be plain black with no logos. No high heels, boots or open toed shoes. Make-up and jewellery should NOT be worn. A watch and simple single stud earrings are allowed.


Finance and Grants –

Grants and support with financing the uniform are available. Those receiving Free School Meals may be entitled to a separate additional grant. In cases of hardship, support may be available from the Academy. Please contact your campus office for more information.