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We strongly support the use of school uniform and expect every child to wear uniform in school and when visiting other places at all times of the year. 

The Rydal Academy uniform consists of:

  • Royal blue sweatshirt or cardigan
  • White polo shirt or shirt
  • Grey or black trousers, short trousers or skirt
  • Gingham checked summer dresses  (blue and white)
  • Shoes or trainers
  • PE kit: T-shirt, sports shorts, tracksuit, trainers or sandshoes (indoor use)

 Uniform at cost price can be ordered from the school office or sourced at most local supermarkets. PE kit, PE bag, book bags, fleece jackets are also available from the school office. All clothing should be clearly labelled with your child’s name. This is especially important, as uniform items look similar and can easily be confused for another child’s. The school cannot accept responsibility for any lost items.


Parents are able to access free uniform through our spare uniform shop. Stock is made up from good quality returned uniform and unclaimed lost property. If you would like to access some free uniform please ask for more details at the school office.


Children should wear a PE t-shirt, sports shorts. Children who do not bring kit on designated PE days will be provided with spare kit for them to access the PE curriculum. It is advised that shoulder length hair should be tied back and jewellery should not be worn. Should ear-rings not be able to be removed, they should be covered with tape or plasters. Appropriate footwear such as trainers should be worn outdoors, ankle boots are not suitable. Swim wear should be a one-piece swimsuit for girls and trunks for boys. All children with shoulder length hair should wear a swimming cap.