Uniform & Equipment Policy - Guidance for Parents
Regulation uniform for students in Years 7 – 11
The regulation royal blue Belvedere Academy blazer with crest, which can be purchased from our uniform suppliers. All pupils must wear the academy blazer on the journey to and from the academy, whatever form of transport they use.
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 pupils during school hours when wearing the school winter shirt.
Blouses and shirts
Regardless of the time of year, pupils can choose between:
A regulation long-sleeved, light blue blouse with tie to be worn with the skirt/trousers and blazer.
A regulation light blue short-sleeved blouse to be worn with the skirt/trousers and blazer. No tie is worn with the summer blouse.
Regulation navy blue available from our suppliers, which must be of at least a reasonable knee length. No other skirts are acceptable.
Regulation navy-blue trousers available from our suppliers. No other trousers are acceptable.
Tights and socks
Socks should be plain navy. Tights should be plain navy or black.
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.
No other coats, anoraks, etc, are acceptable in any colour.
N.B. Coats should not be worn around the academy and can be placed in lockers or carried.
All pupils are expected to carry a school bag.
The bag must be navy-blue or black, waterproof and must close to protect books and A4 files.
Regulation flat, close fitting shoes in all black leather (no canvas shoes are permitted).
Hair, nails and jewellery
Pupils can choose if they want to tie long hair back or leave it loose. There will be exceptions and pupils may be asked to tie their hair back for health and safety reasons in certain subjects.
Acrylic nails and nail varnish are not allowed.
One pair of conventionally placed plain ear studs is allowed. For any other piercings, retainers may be worn.
No other jewellery apart from a watch should be worn.
If a hijab is worn, it must be plain navy-blue.
A regulation scarf in The Belvedere Academy colours, available from the academy.
Lesson Specific Uniform
A full length overall to be worn in Science, Art, and Technology.
- PE Top
- Sports socks
- Hooded Top
- Tracksuit bottoms
- One pair of appropriate sports trainers (no converse)
- One mouth guard
All personal belongings, including blazers, PE kit, shoe-bag etc. MUST be clearly marked with the owner’s name.
Please note, the official academy suppliers for any uniform items containing the academy badge are:
70 South John Street
Liverpool, L1 8B
Telephone: 0844 693 1746
298 St Mary’s Road (opposite Aldi on Aigburth Road)
Liverpool, L19 0NQ
Telephone: 0151 345 3797