Smart appearance is expected at all times.

  • Shirts must be tucked in neatly.
  • Ties should be worn at a reasonable length to show 8 stripes below the knot.
  • Smart shoes should be worn – no trainers, pumps or boots.
  • Skirts and trousers must be an appropriate length, colour and fit – not jersey material.

All coats, trainers, hats, and scarves must be removed when entering the school building

Arena Academy reserves the right to send home any student whose uniform does not conform to these standards


We expect every student to be prepared for every school day. Please ensure you have the basic items on equipment for every lesson.

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Rubber
  • Sharpener
  • Student Planner

In order to keep your books, equipment and PE kit neat and safe, students should have a bag in which to carry their belonging. We recommend a sturdy back back with a secure fastening, which has their name clearly labelled.
Students will be given and exercise book or folder for each subject. If student lose or willingly damage any equipment provided for them, they will be expected to pay for a replacement

Arena Academy Uniform

  • Plain navy blue blazer with an embroidered school badge. (Clive Mark)
  • Light blue shirt.
  • School tie. (Clive Mark)
  • Grey V-necked jumper. (optional)
  • Plain grey trousers/skirt.
  • Plain black socks (no trainer socks) or opaque black tights.
  • Plain black school shoes.
  • Head scarf – Navy blue. (optional)

PE Uniform

  • Navy and light blue collar t-shirt. (Clive Mark)
  • Matching shorts or tracksuit bottoms. (Clive Mark)
  • Navy blue socks.
  • Trainers


Students can wear the following jewellery in school:

  • Two pairs of studs, sleepers, or small earrings per ear.
  • One watch
  • One small ring
  • One discrete nose stud

Hair Styles
Any excessive fashion hairstyles are not acceptable. Students are not allowed to have patterns shaved in or have bright colours in their hair.

Make up and nails
Students can wear make-up, but this must be discrete. Students will be expected to remove any heavy make-up.

Student can paint their nails one colour, however long nail extensions, nail art or fluorescent nail varnish is not allowed. Students whose nail varnish or nails that do not conform to these standards will be expected to either cut or removed their nail varnish or extensions.

Clive Mark are encouraging parents to set up an online account via their website www.clivemark.co.uk. It’s a simple process to register and will make shopping online more efficient. This will help to maintain social distancing measures, so stores do not come under pressure. They would also like to stress that parents should not leave purchasing uniform to the last minute this year as this will be a huge challenge in the current climate.

All parents and carers who want to shop online can receive a 15% off discount by applying the code NI2020

Clive Mark have launched a voucher scheme with Saving Local enabling parents and carers to buy vouchers when they can afford to do so and help spread the cost of payment in this manner. Please see the Clive Mark website for more details

Parents and carers will be able to book appointments with our online service ensuring they have a time slot attending to their particular needs.

Clive Mark will extend the period where products can be exchanged up to 2 months from date of purchase.

Clive Mark will re-open fully across all sales streams from the Thursday 18th June.

Uniform suppliers:

Crested School Wear Cannock
1 Wolverhampton Rd
WS11 1AH
tel: 01543 504866

Crested School Wear Walsall
7 Victorian Arcade
tel: 01922 276266

Clive Mark Schoolwear
11-13 Boldmere Rd
Sutton Coldfield
B73 5UY
tel: 0121 728 4452

Trutex Erdington
71 High Street, Erdington
B23 6SA
tel: 0121 350 8444