The Uniform and PE kit have been designed with cost in mind, ensuring that where possible Academy logos have been kept to a minimum allowing you to purchase items from many local retailers, including supermarkets.

  • Holyrood Academy blazer with embroidered logo*.
  • Plain black tailored trousers / plain black tailored skirt of appropriate length - Trousers must not be leggings, legging-style, skinny-fit or any style of jeans.
  • Holyrood Academy jumper with embroidered logo* (optional).
  • Holyrood Academy tie*.
  • Plain white collared formal shirt - cotton blouse or shirt, any sleeve length.
  • Plain black, flat, leather/leather type, closed toe shoes - trainers or fabric shoes are not permitted outside of sporting activities.
  • All socks and tights must be black. Tights must be opaque.
  • Outdoor coats may be worn over blazers. Hooded sweatshirts must not be worn. PE sweatshirts may be worn as part of PE kit only.


Holyrood T-shirt *
Plain black shorts
Holyrood socks *

Optional/recommended items of PE Kit for both boys and girls

  • Holyrood Multi Sports shirt * (essential for matches)
  • Holyrood Quarter Zip or Full Zip long sleeved top * (for use in PE only)
  • holyrood leggings or jogging bottoms *
  • Plain black base layers
  • Football/Rugby studs
  • Shin pads and gum shield (essential for matches)

*  Items only available from Barrons of Chard, Holyrood Street

Jewellery - It is not appropriate to wear jewellery to Holyrood Academy, as in many activities jewellery is a health hazard. Students may however, wear a single small stud or sleeper in the lobe of each ear.
Students may also wear a simple discreet finger ring and a wrist watch. Other rings, bracelets, necklaces or similar jewellery are not to be worn.

Make-up - any make-up worn must be discreet and nail varnish is not allowed.

Facial piercings - nose, eyebrow, tongue, lip or face studs, rings or bars are not permitted.

Tattoos (real or fake) - are not appropriate in the Academy and are not allowed.

Hair colour must be natural, one colour; extreme hair cuts are not acceptable.

Any member of staff can ask a student to abide by the Academy Dress Code.

Where a student does not follow the Academy Dress Code, the Academy reserves the right to withdraw the student from normal classes and in some circumstances a student may be sent home.

In all cases the Headteacher’s decision is final.

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Contact Details

01460 260100

If you require any information in an alternative format, please contact the Academy on 01460 260100

Holyrood Academy Zembard Lane, Chard,
Somerset, TA20 1JL

Holyrood Academy is a part of the Uffculme Academy Trust (UAT). UAT is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales number 07338835 and an Exempt Charity.
Registered address: Chapel Hill, Uffculme, Devon EX15 3AG