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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.


Years 7 - 11

Black blazer with purple trim and our academy logo*

Grey fine knit V-neck jumper with grey stripe and our logo*

White formal collared shirt for boys and girls

School tie*

Formal black trousers or knee-length skirt. Neither should be tight fitting

Black or white socks, or black tights

Formal plain black shoes (no trainers)


PE Kit

Purple polo shirt with academy logo*

Plain black shorts or tracksuit bottoms

Black or white socks

Plain black or white trainers


Outdoor Clothing

  • Smart plain jacket/coat
  • During winter months, a plain woollen hat and scarf may be worn
  • Baseball caps/snapbacks must not be worn
  • Outdoor clothing should not be worn within the academy building.



  • 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 eyelashes, false nails, or coloured nail varnish
  • Simple hairbands/clips in academy's colours.



  • Academy Planner.
  • Water bottle.
  • Pencil Case
  • Blue/black pens (at least 2)
  • Red Pen
  • Pencils
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • Ruler
  • Scientific calculator (Years 10 and 11

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