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At Ark Kings Academy we take pride in ourselves - an outward sign of this is our uniform and presentation.

In the list below, * means that the item needs to be purchased from the academy uniform supplier: Clive Marks (details at the bottom of the page). All other items can be purchased from a high street retailer of your choice.


All clothes, including rucksack and trainers, should be clearly labelled with the child’s name, especially PE kit and trainers.


Nursery and Reception

White polo shirt (t-shirt material) (no tie)

Kings Logo sweatshirt

Black trousers or school skirt (no leggings or jogging bottoms)

Black school shoes


Years 1 - 6

Formal white collared shirt buttoned to the neck, long or short sleeved

Ark Kings Academy grey striped tie (Clip on tie worn from Year 1 to Year 6)

Purple fine knit v-neck jumper with grey stripe and the academy logo

Formal black school trousers - these must not be of a stretch lycra material or tight fitting. The trousers must not have external buckles, rivets, zips or logos. Leggings or jeans are not permitted.

or Formal black school skirt or pinafore - this must be knee length, A-line and must not be of stretchy lycra material or tight fitting. The skirt must not have external buckles rivets, zips or logos. Leggings or trousers are not to be worn with skirts.

Formal plain black shoes - pupils are not permitted to wear black trainers. Shoes with buckles, studs and logos are not permitted. Pupils are not permitted to wear boots inside the school building (in bad weather these can be worn to and from school).

Black or white socks or black tights

Plain black headscarves are permitted

No jewellery except a wrist watch


PE Kit: Reception - Year 6

White polo shirt (plain or with academy logo)

Plain Black shorts or Black jogging bottoms/ sport leggings

Trainers or pumps



  • Hair must be of a natural colour
  • Hairstyles must be appropriate e.g. no Mohicans, tramlines, shaven partings or eyebrow designs
  • Long hair must be tied back
  • Students are allowed to cover their head for religious/cultural purposes
  • Head coverings must be plain black
  • No form of jewellery may be worn. Small clear plastic bars that may be worn while at school if necessary.
  • No makeup, false nails or coloured nail varnish
  • Simple hairbands/clips in academy's colours.

Uniform List

Picture of Ark Kings uniform list

Where To Buy Uniform

Clive Marks is the supplier for all branded items of uniform for Ark Kings Academy. Orders can be placed online, by telephone or direct in the shop.


Clive Marks, 38-40 Poplar Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham. B14 7AD