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General Compulsory Uniform

  • Black Academy Blazer showing the Co-operative Academy of Manchester logo
  • An Academy tie
  • White shirt with a collar (not a polo shirt)
  • Black academy trousers or plain black skirt (knee length or just above).  Trousers and skirts must not be Lycra or similar stretch material. Skirts must be straight and not pleated. 
  • Plain black socks, knee or ankle length
  • Plain black shoes (No trainers, pumps, canvas, patterns or accessories or excessive decorative features). Shoes should not be on or above the ankle (i.e. no boots).


  • Academy black jumper with red stripe
  • As an additional item, Muslim students are permitted to wear a plain black headscarf.

Physical Education

  • Academy T-shirt and/or long sleeved polo shirt
  • Academy shorts
  • Suitable trainers


  • Academy tracksuit bottoms


For health and safety reasons all jewellery must be removed during a PE lesson and hair tied back.

  • A watch and a small pair of stud earrings, 1 in each lobe, are the only jewellery to be worn in the academy. Ear ‘gauging’ (stretched ear lobes) are not allowed.
  • Hair bands to be discreet and either black or dark navy blue.
  • No facial/tongue/body piercings are allowed.