Look at that smile!

Here is Pippa in her brand new school uniform and PE kit. As you can tell from her huge smile she’s very excited and can’t wait to wear her uniform in September when starting school. Doesn’t she look smart?

We can’t wait to see all of our new starters looking smart on their first day wearing their uniform with pride and a big smile like Pippa. Therefore, we would like to politely remind our families to make sure all uniform orders are placed before the 8th August to ensure delivery before the start of term.

BPA uniform (girls)
BPA PE kit

So proud!

We just love this picture of Alfie excitedly trying on his school uniform. He looks so smart and ready for September.

It will be so lovely to see our first ever Reception cohort walking into school on the 9th September all dressed in their uniform for the very first time, especially if they are all wearing such a wonderful smile as Alfie.

BPA uniform (boys)

All children are expected to wear the school colours of navy blue and green. We politely ask and expect parents to support our academy policy on school uniform. Most of our uniform can be purchased from the school uniform retailer of your choice. However, the school tie and jumper/cardigan with the school logo can only be purchased from Brigade.

All Bearsted Primary Academy uniform supplied by Brigade can be bought online, click here to access the website.

Brigade Online –  Parents Direct Delivery Poster for 2022

The summer delivery deadlines are 22nd July for delivery before the start of new term.

  • A navy blue v-neck knitted jumper with a green collar or cardigan which displays the school logo
  • A white long/short sleeved traditional shirt that buttons to the top OR a white revere blouse (girls only). No polo shirts.
  • Blue and green tie
  • Black shoes – must be an appropriate safe style without large heels (trainers are not to be worn)
  • Navy blue trousers for boys and optional for girls – no jogging bottoms, jeans or track suit bottoms
  • Navy blue pinafore dress (with or without school logo) or skirt with white socks or navy/black tights
  • Children must have appropriate named outdoor wear that can protect them from both cold and damp weather conditions.
  • School blazer- Please note: this will only be for children in Key Stage 2 at this moment in time (to be reviewed July 2021) Not for Reception pupils
BPA boys uniform
BPA girls uniform
BPA jacket
  • Summer dress in green and white checks (girls only)
  • White socks with skirts or dresses
  • Navy shorts
  • White short sleeve traditional shirt that buttons to the top OR a white revere blouse (girls only) . No polo shirts.
Summer Uniform (girls)
Summer uniform (boys)
Summer uniform (girls)

The Physical Education/PE Kit for our academy is as follows:

  • Navy shorts
  • House coloured T-shirt (not polo-shirt). This can be with or without academy logo.
  • Black or white trainers that adequately support feet
  • Navy tracksuit (with or without academy logo) for changeable weather conditions. This tracksuit is to be worn OVER (not instead of) the PE Kit of shorts and t-shirt.

Foundation Stage – Indoor and Outdoor Wear

As part of the curriculum in the Foundation stage, children are encouraged to use the outdoor environment. It is essential that the children have appropriate outdoor coats and shoes suitable for the weather, i.e. wet weather coat and trousers, plus wellies.

We also ask that our Reception children have a pair of slippers in school too for when learning indoors. There is much research on this helping to relax pupils and improve learning as they feel more comfortable and feel that home and school are an extension of each other.

Academy Logo

Uniform items with the embroidered academy logo are purchased from Brigade at a reasonable cost. Brigade offers a vast selection of other optional items, full details can be found on their website.


For the safety of all children, jewellery should not be worn at school. Parents are respectfully requested to support this requirement to prevent loss and/or injury.

Children with pierced ears are permitted to wear small stud earrings only. These must be removed before PE lessons or covered with micropore tape (to be provided by the parent) to prevent loss and/or injury.

Hairstyles and Presentation

We like our children to be of smart appearance. Unnaturally coloured hair or shaved heads or patterns shaved into the hair are not suitable for school as this can draw attention to a child in an unhelpful way. Long hair should be tied back for reasons of hygiene and safety. We also ask that bows and large hair bands are not worn in school and that any bands or clips are that of the academy colours.

Money and Valuables

Children are discouraged from bringing money or valuables to school other than when requested by the school. Where this is unavoidable, money and valuables should never be left in cloakrooms but given to the class teacher for safekeeping until the end of the day.

Please ensure ALL clothing and property is clearly marked so that lost articles may be easily traced and returned to their owner. The academy cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage to pupils’ property and valuables.

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