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We enforce a strict uniform and presentation policy at the City of Derby Academy.

Uniform requirements:

School Uniform
  • City of Derby Academy blazer
  • City of Derby Academy tie
  • Smart black trousers or skirt (must be a sensible length skirt and not stretchy material)
  • Plain white school shirt (not polo t-shirt)
  • Suitable dark socks or black tights
  • Sensible all black school footwear
PE Uniform Requirements, please view document below;

Suitable PE Kit v2

Additional Items
  • A dark coloured, rucksack style, bag suitable for carrying A4 books and equipment.
  • A warm, dark coloured coat for travelling to and from the Academy.

Students can wear a watch and one set of small stud earrings and/ or one small item of religious jewellery.

Students should not wear excessive make up or brightly coloured nail varnish. Nails need to be of an appropriate and safe length.


Our uniform supplier School’s In have confirmed that there will be no uniform pop-up shops on school premises for the foreseeable future due to the new Covid-19 Government Guidelines.


However, you can still order uniform online for home delivery, please visit:

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