Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community


We take pride in each and every one of our pupils at the Academy, and know that they are equally proud to be wearing their Academy badge on their uniforms.

OAW has a strict uniform policy, which we expect students and parents to adhere to.

Our Academy works with the following uniform providers:

Uniform Direct (Uniform Direct, 56 Victoria Street, Grimsby, DN31 1BL). They are open 9am – 5pm, 6 days a week. Telephone: 01472 347800
Please visit their website for more information:

The Uniform Hut  (123-125 Pasture Street, Grimsby, DN32 9EE) They are open Tuesday to Friday 9.30am – 4pm, Saturday 9.30am – 3pm. Telephone: 01472 250568
Please visit their website for more information

*Please note opening times may change in the summer holidays

Academy ties are available to purchase from the Academy via MCAS.
Please ensure that all uniform items are clearly labelled for students to identify their own clothing.

Please note that uniform is not seasonal, it is year around.  

Second hand uniform and cost of living support

Our sister charity, Oasis Hub South Grimsby, run  a preloved clothing scheme and this has a section within it which includes our Academy uniform. This service is open each Wednesday, 10am-3pm at Oasis community Space, Sutcliffe Avenue, Grimsby DN33 1AW. You can access this service by telephoning the team on 01472 310013 and selecting option 2, or via the  Oasis Hub South Grimsby social media preloved page:

This service is open to all in our community. If you are unable to access our site, please call us and we will do what we can to help you over the phone.

Year 7 to Year 11

Compulsory Items

  • Black blazer with Academy badge
  • Black trousers - tailored and below the ankle: No casual wear or leggings
  • Academy lilac clip-on tie
  • White business shirt - short or long sleeved that buttons to the neck
  • Black or white socks - No coloured socks allowed
  • Black low heeled smart shoes/flat fully polishable shoes

Optional Items

Please be aware that students are permitted to wear plain (or OAW logo) round or v neck black jumpers or sweatshirts, but must ensure that they are wearing their tie and blazer.

Sports Uniform

Students must bring their PE kit on the days when it is scheduled on their timetable. They will be asked to change into their PE kit for their lesson and then back again into their Academy uniform at the end of the lesson.

Compulsory Items

  • Academy black polo shirt with logo
  • Plain black shorts or Academy black shorts with logo are also available
  • Plain black socks or Academy black & heather sports socks are also available
  • Training shoes

Optional Items

  • Black tracksuit bottoms
  • Academy black fleece top with logo
  • Academy rugby top
  • Black dance leggings
  • Skins/under layers can be worn on both the top or bottom half
  • Football boots

Whilst at Oasis Academy Wintringham, students will be studying a wide range of sports and physical activities. For the sports listed below we strongly advise you provide the following personal protective equipment.

  • Rugby - Shin pads and gum shields
  • Hockey - Shin pads with ankle pads and gum shields
  • Football - Shin pads
  • Cricket - Boxers for red ball cricket

Other personal protective equipment is permitted, such as padded helmets for rugby, soft shoulder padding for rugby and protective hand guards for hockey. Where lessons are delivered on grass we strongly advice football boots. The provision for personal protective equipment is the responsibility of the parent. Oasis Academy Wintringham will always look to remove barriers to our students’ progress. If you require support or more information regarding equipment, please contact Director of Sport & Health -

Please note: For the 2023-2024 academic year students can wear either the black PE top with logo or the black PE top with purple side panels with logo. Hooded tops are not permitted in the Academy.

Jewellery & Personal Belongings

One small stud earring ONLY is permitted in each ear. A wristwatch may be worn. A small nosestud may be worn. This must be removed in all PE lessons & DT (or required). No other piercings are permitted.

These items will need to be removed for some activities and are the responsibility of the student.

No other jewellery is permitted.

Extreme hairstyles or colours are not acceptable business dress and are therefore not allowed in the Academy. We reserve the right to decide what constitutes extreme.

Please do not send your children to the Academy with personal belongings other than those required for study. The school accepts no responsibility for lost items.

Please ensure your child has a suitable warm, waterproof jacket appropriate for the weather.

Your child will require a suitable schoolbag.