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Five Acres High School




The only jewellery which is acceptable is a wrist watch and one pair of small plain gold or silver stud earrings worn in the earlobes. No other piercings or piercing retainers are permitted, even if clear.


No extreme hairstyles. All students with long hair must tie it back for PE, Technology and Science lessons.


Nail polish and false nails are not permitted.


No make-up of any kind should be worn by students.



All students are expected to carry their everyday equipment (PE kit, pencil case, books, etc) in a bag of suitable size. Handbags and boot bags are not suitable for everyday use.

Every student is expected to bring with him/her the following basic items of equipment for every lesson, every day:

Equipment list:

  • 30cm ruler
  • Pencil
  • Pen (black or blue)
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • 360 protractor
  • Compass
  • Casio Fx-83Gt Scientific calculator –– can be purchased from Finance Office or many other suppliers (Tesco £9.99 / Amazon £8.84 etc.)

All kept in a clear pencil case for easy inspection 

Tippex/liquid paper is not permitted in school and must not be used in any school work.

Text books and specialised equipment will be issued on loan to students and students will be required to pay for any loss or damage to school property.

Students should always carry a reading book for use in DEAR sessions.