School Uniform

School uniform standards and expectations serve as a unifying framework, fostering a sense of equality and high standards among students while promoting a focused and conducive learning atmosphere.

Leigh Academy Minster students are required to adhere to strict uniform standards at all times across all year groups, including Post 16. Failure to follow these standards will result in students sanctioned as per the academy’s Behaviour for Learning Policy.

The academy uniform is as follows:

Students in Years 7-11

  • Leigh Academy Minster Blazer 
  • Leigh Academy Minster College Tie 
  • White Shirt or Blouse 
  • Charcoal Grey Smart School Trousers or Flat Top Wide Box Pleated Skirt 
  • Black Socks 
  • Black Leather School Shoes 
  • Black School Bag (minimum A4 size)

Optional Uniform

  • Plain Black or Navy Coat

Jewellery & Makeup

Students in Years 7 – 11 are permitted to wear a wrist watch and have one set of piercings in the lower ear lobe with a small stud. All jewellery is required to be removed for PE lessons. 

Students are not permitted to wear false eyelashes or wear acrylic, false or painted nails. If a student attends the academy with these items, they will be asked to remove them before attending lessons.

P.E. Kit

  • Academy Polo Shirt with logo 
  • Academy Tracksuit Jacket with logo 
  • Navy Blue or Black Shorts or Tracksuit Bottoms

Students in Years 12 and 13

Students may choose from the following:

  • Formal business suit
  • Professional jacket
  • Professional trousers
  • Professional knee/ankle-length skirt
  • Professional knee/ankle-length dress
  • Smart plain jumper
  • Smart plain cardigan
  • Smart collared shirt
  • Smart blouse or similar top
  • Tie*
  • Bow tie*
  • Formal shoes

*Please note that a tie or bow tie is compulsory for students who identify as male.

Jewellery & Makeup

Students may also wear:

  • One pair of small stud earrings
  • One small nose piercing
  • One ring
  • One wristwatch (please note smartwatches are not permitted in exams)
  • Painted nails