Dashwood Banbury Academy Uniform

All children are expected to maintain a high standard of appearance and to wear our school uniform as stated in our policy. By all pupils wearing our smart, simple and inexpensive uniform consistently, they feel ready to learn and that they belong to Dashwood Banbury Academy.

For full details of all aspects of our Dashwood Banbury Academy uniform and expectations (updated for September 2023) please see the attached letter: Uniform letter – September 2023

For Foundation Stage pupils:
Green v-neck sweater (with or without logo); plain white polo shirtblack trousers, shorts or skirt/pinafore; plain black or white socks or tights; black school shoes. In terms 1, 5 and 6, pupils may also wear green and white checked dresses.

For Years 1 to 6 pupils:
Green blazer; green v-neck sweater (with or without logo) – optional; plain white button up shirt; green and gold tie (clip on or traditional, no elasticated ties please as they do not last long and can be a safety hazard); black trousers, shorts or skirt/pinafore; plain black or white socks or tights; black school shoes. In terms 1, 5 and 6, pupils may also wear green and white checked dresses.

Physical Education
The school P.E. Kit is compulsory. For indoor P.E., all children require a pair of black pumps, a pair of sensible black shorts and a white tee-shirt plain or inscribed with the academy logo. The P.E. Kit is to be kept at school in a bag (drawstring if possible) during the week. For outdoor P.E. a pair of training shoes, black tracksuit/jogging bottoms and a black sweatshirt is essential. Children involved in swimming lessons will need to provide all in one swimming costume/trunks (bikinis and beach shorts are not allowed), towel and a swimming hat.

Parents should note that Swimming and P.E. is a compulsory part of the curriculum and all children are required to participate every week.  No jewellery can be worn whilst doing physical education or swimming lessons – this includes stud earrings. We advise that they do not wear their studs on these days.  If they have to keep them in, parents/carers should provide plasters to cover them up. Attire for swimming lessons is as follows:

  • Girls: Swimsuit (no bikinis or tankinis)
  • Boys: Fitted swimming shorts. NO baggy beach shorts/surf style shorts

All pupils will need a swim hat and a towel in a bag each week when they swim.

Blazers, ties and other uniform can be purchased from:

Cross Embroidery Ltd

Unit 5 and 6 Lower Cherwell Street
Banbury OX16 5AY
Tel: 01295 270555
Email: Cross Embroidery
View: Location Map

How to order school uniform from Cross Embroidery
Cross Embroidery have now completed the changes to their website and have launched their fitting appointment and click & collect services. All the relevant information is posted on the site with clear instructions on how to order school uniform. Those who know their sizes can order via click and collect.



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