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20/01/22

“I found that attending the University of Law has helped widen my knowledge on the potential opportunities that universities have for each student," Aleyna, Year 12. Read a report on our Year 12 trip to see the University of Kent today. https://t.co/3AyJ5THYro https://t.co/A0Fp7aoDSG

20/01/22

Year 9 exploring questions of Equality and Diversity https://t.co/AnfoZkFaMj

20/01/22

Year 7’s long walk back to the academy from Lesnes Abbey https://t.co/Aa3Hp9aJv6

20/01/22

Two of our Year 7 students found a display they made in primary school at Greenwich Maritime! https://t.co/PamO07Va56

20/01/22

Future Sea Captains from Year 7 trying out their skills in the ship simulator at the National Maritime Museum https://t.co/gVmqAfasQT

20/01/22

One of our Year 7 students preparing to set sail on our Character and Mindfulness Day trip to Greenwich Maritime - Cutty Sark https://t.co/CAlhzLsj5V

20/01/22

Vital education for Year 8 on Sexual Harassment on Character and Mindfulness Day https://t.co/We8NjncOxf

20/01/22

Year 8 exploring careers options with Unifrog on Character and Mindfulness Day https://t.co/XfKmFaGSC6

20/01/22

Year 7 exploring local history at Lesnes Abbey on Character and Mindfulness Day https://t.co/pddrNbeZ02

20/01/22

Our Year 9 students exploring Space and Flight at the Science Museum for Character and Mindfulness Day https://t.co/1J4UEG390C

20/01/22

Aspiring lawyer Qesser, Year 12, exploring the purpose-built court during a visit to the Univeristy of Kent today. https://t.co/OAu2zEf32D

20/01/22

Students in Year 12 on a visit to The University of Kent https://t.co/e3zuzW0kIR

20/01/22

Some of our Year 9 coding projects for our third Character and Mindfulness Day https://t.co/by7FmT2j2N

19/01/22

Congratulations to siblings Robiat and Muhammad for both reaching Reward Level 2 - an achievement to be proud of! We pride ourselves on all the academic and social successes of our students – and these siblings embody both. https://t.co/TFaI0EjD1u

11/01/22

Sixth Formers Javier, Ola, Lydia, Daniella, Alfie and Esther with a cheque for £250, raised by selling Christmas candy canes for the ocean conservation charity, . Great work! https://t.co/T9TUhgM9im

03/01/22

Important information about the start of term for our secondary students, including arrangements. Full details at https://t.co/jXH1lSOY4R https://t.co/lprnu70gJm

09/12/21

Our head student, Daniella, and Ola (head student of the future??!) sell candy canes to raise money for the ocean conservation charity, , (and some pizza for their Christmas party) https://t.co/W6aduMZDYK

03/12/21

Retweetd From LDNMayor Environment

Excellent blog from on the Mayor's Climate Kick-Start tree planting project at Academy https://t.co/C1PjpJ2bRZ

24/11/21

Amazing turnout for Year 7 and 8 girls football today. Lots of talent on show and some unbelievable moments! It was great to see everyone playing with a smile, while still being very competitive. Congratulations to Enterprise and Creative Voice who came out on top.

24/11/21

Good turnout today for the Year 7 & 8 Boys' inter-hub competition. There was lots of intense games and quality on show today. Congratulations to Enterprise who came out on top today!

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Uniform and Equipment

Students at Harris Garrard Academy, across both our primary and secondary phases, take pride in their education and this begins each and every day by arriving to school in full uniform and prepared with all equipment.

This page gives you a summary of the uniform and PE kit for both primary and secondary students. Full details of our uniform are in our uniform policy which can be downloaded from the student welfare section of our website.


Where to purchase

All Harris Garrard Academy uniform can be purchased from our uniform supplier: Caseys Schoolwear, 246 Blackfen Road, Blackfen, Sidcup DA15 8PW, tel 020 8850 8645.

Caseys stock all of the uniform items required for all phases at the Academy. The Academy uniform can also be purchased online from Caseys.

Please click HERE to visit Casey's online shop. See directions map below.


Primary uniform

Our primary uniform is smart, comfortable and practical. It reflects the aspirations of our academy and pupils are expected to wear it correctly at all times of the day. For full details, please see the uniform policy, which can be downloaded from the student welfare section of our website.

To prevent uniform getting lost, please make sure that each item is named using an iron-on, stick-on or sewn-in label, or by using a permanent naming pen.

Harris garrard primary academy daywear board no pantones


Equipment (primary)

Students should always bring to the Academy:

  • their reading record
  • their reading book
  • their homework
  • a water bottle (water only)
  • a piece of fruit (KS2 only – this is optional)
  • PE bag (students should bring this into school every Monday and take it home every Friday to be washed)

We do not want to see in bags:

  • food (apart from a piece of fruit)
  • sweets
  • liquids other than water
  • pencil cases (these are not needed in primary as we provide all stationery)
  • toys of any kind 

Secondary uniform

Harris garrard secondary academy daywear board no pantones

Our secondary uniform reflects the aspirations of our academy and pupils are expected to wear it correctly at all times of the day. For full details, please see the uniform policy, which can be downloaded from the student welfare section of our website.

To prevent uniform getting lost, please make sure that each item is named using an iron-on, stick-on or sewn-in label, or by using a permanent naming pen.


Equipment (secondary)

All students in the secondary phase are required to bring the equipment listed below every single day. This will be checked daily by form tutors to ensure that students are prepared and ready to learn. If a student doesn't have a piece of equipment, then they can purchase it from the school shop before school or in their break time. Reading books can be brought from home or can be borrowed from our school library. 

  • Harris Bag 
  • Pencil Case containing: 
  • Black pens (x2) 
  • Green pen 
  • Pencil 
  • Ruler 
  • Rubber 
  • Pencil sharpener 
  • Highlighter 
  • Scientific calculator 
  • Reading book 
  • Timetable  

PE Kit (primary)

Harris garrard primary academy pe board no pantones

PE Polo Shirt 

White with academy logo, as supplied by our uniform supplier or plain white polo shirt 

PE Shorts 

Plain red shorts, unbranded (no stripes or logos) 

PE Socks 

White ankle socks. 

Footwear 

Black Plimsolls or appropriate footwear. No branded trainers. 

Children may also do indoors PE in bare feet. 

PE Bag 

Academy drawstring PE bag, navy with logo, as supplied by our uniform supplier or alternatively a plain drawstring bag in blue or black (no stripes, patterns or logos) 

 

PE Tracksuit 

(optional) 

Plain navy tracksuit. 


PE Kit (secondary)

PE Polo Shirt 

White with academy logo, as supplied by our uniform supplier or alternatively a plain white polo shirt (no frills, patterns or logos)  

PE Shorts 

Plain red shorts, unbranded (no stripes or logos)  

PE Socks 

White ankle socks or white sports socks 

PE Trainers 

Laced trainer which is sturdy and supportive for physical activity 

Trainers must have non-marking soles. Plimsolls/canvas shoes must not be worn. 

PE Bag 

Academy drawstring PE bag, navy with logo, as supplied by our uniform supplier or alternatively a plain drawstring bag in blue or black (no stripes, patterns or logos) 

 

Other bags, including holdalls and carrier bags, are not permitted. 

PE Tracksuit (optional) 

Plain navy blue sweatshirt and jogging bottoms, with no logos or side-stripes. 

No full-length zipped tops 

No hoods on sweatshirts 

 

White under top (optional) 

Must be a white undertop 

PE polo shirt must be worn over the top  


  • We do not allow caps in school
  • We do not allow trainers in school
  • We do not allow hoodies in school
  • We do not allow jewellery in school including earrings
  • Children should not bring any toys into school

Mobile phones

No mobile phones, iPods, MP3/4 players. If seen or heard, items will be confiscated.


At Harris Garrard Academy we have the following core principles relating to uniform that apply across ALL phases of the Academy:

  • Shirts are always tucked in
  • Ties have a minimum of five stripes showing at ALL times
  • Ties are correctly fitted with the knot covering the top button
  • Top buttons are always fastened
  • Blazers are not negotiable and should be worn at ALL times (can be removed in classroom with permission)
  • Shoes are worn at ALL times
  • Jewellery is not permitted onsite. This includes no earrings for ALL students (except Post 16)
  • Handbags are not allowed onsite (except Post 16)
  • Hoodies are not allowed in the Academy or on site at ALL. Students should not travel to the Academy wearing them. They will be confiscated and returned at the discretion of the Academy or disposed of in line with DfE guidance on banned items.