At Ark Kings Academy we take pride in ourselves - an outward sign of this is our uniform and presentation.
In the table 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
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
Accessories and Equipment
- 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.
Where to buy Ark Kings Academy Primary 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
If you wish to access a hard copy of any policy please contact the school's office on 0121 458 5380 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.