ItemSpecificationAdditional Information
BlazerPlain black, single breasted with school badge.Must be worn at all times unless you have been given premission to take it off by a member of staff. Overcoats must not be worn in place of a blazer.
Jumper/Cardigan (Not compulsory)Grey v-neck with maroon piping.This is an optional item.
Plain White ShirtLong enough to tuck in trousers/skirt.
Have a suitable collar for a tie (hard collar), must button to neck.
Standard white school shirt.
If a t-shirt is worn under the school shirt, then it should be plain white.
Black ShoesPlain black shoes that would be acceptable in a practical office environment.
Suitable for walking to and from school in most weather conditions.
No extremely high heels. (no higher than 4cm).
No open-toed/backless shoes.
No training or leisure shoes (even black). No canvas plimsolls.
No elaborate decorative features.
Wear sensible shoes not boots.
No toe caps.
If shoes could be mistaken for training shoes, then they are not appropriate.
School SkirtPlain black, knee lengthSchool skirt - NOT a fashion skirt e.g. tube skirt.
Tights/socks should be neutral in colour black, navy or natural.
TrousersPlain black.No jean material, fashion fastening or studs. No Leggings/jeggings.
No large, decorative or coloured belts.
Just plain black school trousers.
School TieStandard school tieMaroon and silver stripe with 'Velcro' fastening.
Overcoats (Optional)Plain colour. Plain overcoat with sleeves.No logos or lettering apart from a SMALL manufacturers label.
No track suit tops or Adidas type striped jackets.
No hoodies zipped or otherwise.
No sweatshirt type materials.
No denim/leather coats of any type.
No gilets/waistcoats as outdoor coats.
Overcoats should not be worn in place of a blazer.

Additional Notes:

Jewellery should not be worn in school.  One pair of plain ear studs may be worn if necessary.  Make up, if worn, should be discrete.  Hair accessories, if worn, should be discrete.  No facial piercings or ‘stretchers’.  A plain hat may be worn outside school buildings from October half term to Easter.  In very bad weather conditions, outdoor boots can be worn to school, but students should bring shoes to change into at school.

Hoodies/sweatshirts are not to replace outdoor coats and should not be worn to school.  All pupils should have a suitable school bag and are expected to provide their own pens, pencils and rulers etc.

If students wear more than the permitted jewellery, it will be confiscated and kept in the school office.  It may be collected from 3:10pm on Fridays.

Students who do not comply with the uniform guidelines will be withdrawn from lessons.


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Show My Homework

Important information about Show My Homework:

To log in, please go to www.showmyhomework.co.uk

All queries about logging in, including any issues with passwords, must be sent via email to remoteithelp@berwickacademy.co.uk

Student Logins:

· Students log in to Show My Homework using the ‘Sign in with Office 365’ button, which sits beneath the main set of login boxes on the login page.

· They should log in using their full school email and network password.

· If students need help to log in, or if they have any issues with their password, they should contact remoteithelp@berwickacademy.co.uk

Parent Logins:
•Log in using the email address that you wish to use as your Show My Homework contact email.
•Use the parent login code sent home by the school with your child.
•If you need further help to log in, you should contact remoteithelp@berwickacademy.co.uk

Show My Homework

Show My Homework is the online portal that we use for tracking and managing your child’s homework.

Show My Homework provides:
•The ability to view the details and deadlines of your child’s homework;
•Apps available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android devices;
•Automated notifications before homework is due.

Show My Homework app, which can be accessed with your login code, as an easy way to keep up-to-date with your child’s homework We hope that this will be of use to you in viewing and tracking the work set for your child.

While parents should use their login code, students should select the ‘Login with Office 365’ button to log in, which is situated directly beneath the main login boxes at the top of the web page. To log in, please visit www.showmyhomework.co.uk.

If your child is having difficulty logging in, their first action should be to contact remoteithelp@berwickacademy.co.uk. If there are further queries following this, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team at Show My Homework, who are always happy to help. Just log a query using help.showmyhomework.co.uk or call 0207 1979550.