Uniform & Dress Code



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The Forge Academy Trust believes in supporting children with uniform. Year 5 children will receive a free blazer and tie as part of the change-over process. Children starting in Foundation Stage 2 will receive a cardigan for girls and sweatshirt for boys.

Parents are asked to observe the dress code outlined below.

Girls Uniform

Uniform breakdown
  • Grey blazer (Years 5 and 6)
  • Red and black tie (Years 5 and 6)
  • Grey cardigan or school cardigan/jumper (Years 3 and 4)
  • Black / grey skirt or trousers (Whole academy)
  • White blouse suitable for wearing a tie with (Years 5 and 6)
  • White shirt or polo shirt (Years 3 and 4)
  • Flat black shoes with strap or laces (Whole academy)
  • Black, white or grey socks


  • Red/white checked dress (Years 3 and 4)

Unacceptable Dress Wear

  • Corduroy, canvas, cotton or denim jeans must not be worn.
  • Similarly, jackets in denim are not permitted
  • Jewellery should not be worn to school (except ear studs).
  • All boys and girls will have to remove or cover ear studs during PE and games lessons.

Boys Uniform

Uniform breakdown
  • Grey Blazer (Years 5 and 6)
  • Red and black tie (Years 5 and 6)
  • Grey jumper or school sweatshirt (Years 3 and 4)
  • Black or grey trousers (Whole academy)
  • White shirt (Years 5 and 6)
  • White polo shirt (Years 3 and 4)
  • Black, white or grey socks
  • Black shoes (Whole academy)


  • Tailored shorts (Year 3 and 4)

Unacceptable Dress Wear

  • No nail varnish or make-up.
  • Pupils should not have dyed hair, patterns cut in to their hair, large spikes or mullets.  If in doubt please see the Academy Principal.
  • Trainers are not to be worn other than for PE.

Children at The Forest View Academy are proud to wear their uniform.