School Uniform & Equipment


  • School blazer with House pin.
  • Plain white shirt.
  • School tie. (Black tie for Senior Students)


  • Plain black tailored school trousers.
  • Denim, corduroy, skinny jeans, cargo pants, tracksuit bottoms, shorts, lycra and leggings are prohibited.
  • Trousers are not allowed to be tucked into socks or boots.
  • Please note, off site vocational course students must wear full school uniform when on site at Miltoncross.


  • Pictured below, the skirt is available from Penelope Ann for £15.95.



  • Plain black socks.


  • Black shoes (not canvas) with heels no greater than 5cms with no markings, logos or white soles.
  • Full length boots are not acceptable


  • Coats must be plain.
  • Tracksuit tops, hoodies and any other non-school uniform tops are not allowed.
  • The judgement about whether a garment is a hoodie, track suit top or a coat is to be at the discretion of senior staff.


  • Hats, caps, gloves and scarves should not be worn in the school building.
  • Headwear of a religious nature should be black in colour.
  • Cycle helmets must be worn when cycling to and from school.




  • Gold Miltoncross t-shirt.
  • Black shorts.
  • Black leggings (for girls. Not cotton. Recommended material is lycra).
  • Black socks.
  • Trainers (astro trainers are recommended and no flat sole based trainer should be worn to protect our new 3G pitch).
  • No jewellery (any jewellery is to be removed before lessons).
  • Hair longer than shoulder length must be tied back.

For colder days it is recommended that students wear:

  • Rugby top (currently on sale at reduced price at Penelope Ann).
  • Base layer (gold/yellow or black) to wear under t-shirt.
  • Black tracksuit bottoms.

PE kit must be worn to all PE lessons. If a student is unable to participate in a PE lesson due to injury, they will be expected to undertake a coaching or umpiring role and wear their PE kit where possible.




  • All students should carry a bag for their books, stationery and other belongings. A suitably sized bag should be able to carry an A4 folder.


  • No extreme haircuts (for example Mohican styles, shaved-in patterns or stripes).
  • Length of hair grade 2 minimum.
  • Hair grips and hair bands must be plain.
  • No unnatural looking bleached hair and no unnatural coloured hair, including shades of red or beaded braids.


  • No wrist wear allowed, other than a watch.
  • One pair of small stud earrings in the bottom of each ear lobe.
  • No other facial piercings, including tongue piercings.
  • Small chains may be worn under shirts - no beads.
  • Discreet make-up only.
  • No false eyelashes, false nails or nail extensions.
  • Nail varnish and nail jewellery are not permitted.
  • One discreet/plain ring per hand is permitted (i.e. no large stones etc.)


  • Chewing gum.
  • Energy drinks.
  • Aerosols.
  • Smoking materials.
  • Alcohol and drugs – the possession of which may lead to exclusion.


  • Mobile phones must be turned off and are not to be used under any circumstances during the school day.
  • Headphones – not to be seen in school and may be confiscated if they are.  

N.B. If students are seen with any item they are not allowed to have, the item(s) will be confiscated until the end of the school day. To avoid this students should place all such items into their bags.

Please be reminded that Miltoncross Academy is not liable for any loss or damage to personal equipment, including mobile phones and any confiscated items.



Uniform Suppliers

P A School and Sportswear (Penelope Ann)

34-36 Tangier Road 

Copnor,  Portsmouth PO3 6JN

Telephone: 023 92666142

email: paschool@hotmail.com

Designs Alike (Yellow PE Shirt only)

267 London Road

North End, Portsmouth  PO2 9HA.

Telephone: 023 9265 4408

email: sales@designsalike.co.uk


Aspen House

Airport Service Road

Portsmouth PO3 5RA

Telephone: 023 9282 2436

Website orders:http://www.hargreavespromotions.co.uk/store/pages.php?pageid=8