The academy uniform comprises:

  • navy blue blazer with academy logo
  • academy tie (four college colours – Ash: red, Beech: blue, Oak: green, Willow: yellow)
  • medium grey trousers of a formal cut – not tight fitting
  • Trutex Castle Tartan stitched down pleated skirt, worn at the waist and with appropriate regard to a formal appearance
  • black shoes (leather or similar water resistant material)
  • plain white, formal style shirt with stiffened collar (no logos or fitted blouses)
  • navy blue sweater with academy logo (optional)
  • black, grey, navy blue or white socks/tights
  • the only acceptable items of jewellery are wrist watches, one small/simple bracelet and two stud earrings per ear (lobe area)


Compulsory PE kit from June 2023

  • Navy Aptus short sleeve unisex performance training top
  • Navy Aptus essentials sport shorts* or navy Aptus essentials skort *
  • Navy blue football socks (knee length) or white sports socks
  • A pair of sports trainers for footwear (not pumps, Vans, Converse or high-top styles, etc)


Optional PE kit from June 2023

  • Navy Aptus ¼ zip long sleeve performance training top*
  • Navy Aptus performance training pants*
  • Navy Aptus essentials leggings*

*Students may wear similar, non-logo, plain navy blue items

Pre June 2023 approved PE kit (the below items may be worn until you need, or wish to replace them)

  • Tuxford Academy navy blue t-shirt
  • Tuxford Academy navy blue PE shadow shorts or plain black Falcon full length sports leggings (no logos)

Please note coats are not permitted with PE kits.

Uniform supplier

The academy uniform is available to purchase from the following supplier Academy School Uniforms.

12 High Street

Phone 0115 965 2869


Uniform protocol 2023-24

Second-hand uniform

We would like to advise parents/carers that second-hand uniform can be obtained through the Facebook page Tuxford Academy Parents – Sales and Wants

We also have some second hand uniform at the academy. To enquire about this please contact parents@tuxford-ac.org.uk

Families can also obtain and donate uniform items via the SVP School Uniform Project – please see details below:

SVP School Uniform Project


As well as a suitable bag to carry books and equipment, basic stationery is required for all lessons. The maths faculty would also like students to have the following with them for all maths lessons:

  • scientific calculator (preferably Casio FX-83GTCW or FX-85GTCW)
  • 2 x HB pencils
  • 2 x black pens
  • 2 x red pens
  • eraser
  • pencil sharpener
  • 30cm ruler
  • whiteboard pen
  • protractor/angle measure
  • pair of compasses
  • scissors
  • red and green pen and/or multicoloured biro pen

We also recommend students bring a glue stick, pencil crayons/felt tips and highlighters.