School Uniform / PE Kit

As part of the Outwood Family, the uniform at Outwood Grange Academy consists of the below, and must not be altered in a way that changes the style of the item.

Required Academy Uniform

  • Academy or plain white long or short sleeved shirt with a stiff collar.
  • Academy trousers or skirt - black.
  • Academy clip-on tie.
  • Academy Jacket - black.
  • Plain black socks (with trousers only) or 40 denier plain black tights (with skirts).
  • Plain black shoes - no trainers, boots, pumps or canvas shoes will be allowed.

Optional Academy Uniform

  • Academy V neck jumper - sleeves need to be at full length.
  • Academy V neck slip (tank top).

Shirts, Jumpers and Jackets

  • Jackets must be worn with the sleeves down.
  • Sleeves on shirts, jumpers or jackets must not be rolled up at any time.
  • Shirts must be tucked in.
  • Only badges issued by the academy may be worn on jackets. Other badges, e.g. charity badges, must only be on outdoor coats or bags.
  • Consequences can/will be issued for any uniform misdemeanor.


Only plain black shoes are allowed to be worn with the uniform. The shoes should be free from embellishments and decorations. No trainer like shoes, boots, pumps or canvas shoes (including 'Vans') will be allowed. Heels should be no higher than 2.5cm/1 inch.

If students are not wearing the correct footwear they will be expected to borrow a pair of shoes from SID/Student Reception/Learning Manager - the shoes will be treated with a hygienic spray after each use. Failure to wear the shoes provided will result in an exclusion (refusing a reasonable request).

Outdoor Coats

Outdoor coats should be fit for purpose and have no large logos. Please note that hoodies, fur, denim and studded leather jackets are not allowed.

Outdoor coats should be removed at the entrance to the Academy buildings as outdoor wear is not permitted indoors.


Students require a school bag which can fit in an Academy planner and A4 workbooks.


Required PE Uniform


  • Purple Academy polo top.
  • Purple/black Academy reversible games top.
  • Black Academy shorts.
  • Plain black knee length games socks.
  • Indoor trainers - Non-marking sole with laces, providing support to ankle & foot.
  • Outdoor trainers - Good grip with laces providing support to the ankle & foot.

Please note that pumps do not provide adequate support for the foot or ankle.

We strongly recommend:

  • Gum shield - for rugby/hockey.
  • Shin pads - for football/hockey.

Optional PE Uniform


  • Football boots.
  • Academy tracksuit top.
  • Academy tracksuit bottoms or plain black tracksuit bottoms.
  • 3/4 zip fleece.

If you have an Academy tracksuit top you do not have to buy the reversible games top.


We care. We support. We achieve.

At Haydock High School our mission is to care for and support
each student so that they fulfil their potential, make outstanding progress and become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. We will be relentless in developing our skills, and work with our parents, Governors and wider partners to ensure that every student is known, contributes to our community and is
fulfilled in achieving their ambitions.

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Haydock Curriculum

The pace of curriculum change continues to accelerate, for example introducing a more flexible Key Stage 3. Our constant planning offers confidence for successful delivery and assessment of these areas.

Over the last few years we have been successful in achieving Sportsmark, Investors in People, Artsmark, Careers and Guidance and Healthy Schools accreditation. We were also awarded the accolade of a ‘Get Set’ school in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics.

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We are proud of our School

We take great pride in serving the needs of our students and are dedicated to each and every one of them making outstanding progress in their time at our school. To this end, we undertake a significant commitment and interest in them as individuals so that we can most effectively meet their specific needs. This care for their achievement means we have the very highest expectations of their attendance, respect for the school and our ethos, behaviour, happiness, fulfilment and academic progress. 

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Haydock Leisure Centre

Facilities With a £250,000 refurbishment in 2006, the PE department and Leisure Centre were refurbished to accommodate more people and classes, offering a wide range of activities to students and the wider community. The changing rooms are of a high standard with disabled access, automatic showers and private cubicles. Sports Hall The Sports Hall can accommodate the following: 5 a side football, whole Sports Hall Cricket, whole Sports Hall Badminton, whole or half Sports Hall Keep Fit and much more.

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