Uniform - Frequently Asked Questions

Does my child need to wear this from September 2019?

The uniform is compulsory for all students through years 7 to 11. 

Where can I buy my uniform?

You are recommended to buy from the directschoolwear.co.uk website.  The website shows the approved style of clothing that forms our dress code.  Any items purchased from alternative suppliers must be the same colour and shade as those available from our recommended supplier and must meet the requirements of the school uniform policy. 

How do I use the website? 

Log on to directschoolwear by clicking on the image below: -.

Click on the 'Find My School' icon

   Click on Ansford Academy


   Add the required products to your basket and checkout.


   Pay online either by using Paypal, Credit/Debit Cards or

   Bank Transfer, or call Direct Schoolwear to make a phone payment.


Can I have items sent to the Academy?

You can arrange delivery to your home, or to the Academy for you to collect during term time.

Do you have samples of the Uniform my child can try on?

The Academy holds samples of the uniform that students can try on, by prior arrangement.  There is also a comprehensive size guide on the directschoolwear.co.uk website.

Will you stock some items in the Academy?

Small amounts of ties and pin badges are stocked in the Academy.

Where can I buy the PE kit?

PE kit can be purchased from RAM Sports at 20 High Street, Wincanton, BA9 9JF.
Telephone: 01963 31779

How should the uniform be worn?

The uniform dress code is set out under our main Academy Uniform web page and in our booklet which you can view by clicking on the booklet below: -


Students not wearing the correct uniform will be sanctioned in line with the 'Behaviour Policy' and will be asked to purchase correct items.

What if I need Financial Assistance?

Ansford Academy may be able to offer partial funding in certain circumstances. 
Written requests should be addressed to the Principal, Shonogh Pilgrim.