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About Consilium

Consilium Academies is a multi-academy Trust working across the North of England. It has nine academy schools located in Yorkshire, the North West, and the North East. Consilium is dedicated to enriching lives and inspiring ambitions for both students and colleagues.


We believe that a straightforward, plain and reasonably priced uniform does much to develop a feeling of identity amongst students at school. All students must wear the uniform every day.

Uniform items must be plain, without accessories, logos, decoration or any other colours.

      Compulsory items:

  • Blazer*
  • Shirt: Plain white shirt with collar, short or long sleeved
  • Tie*: BHA tie
  • Jumper* optional - must not be worn instead of BHA blazer but can be worn underneath
  • Trousers: Plain black, tailored, regular fit (no denim, coloured pocket zips or skinny fit trousers)
  • Skirt: black dropped waist pleated skirt
  • Shoes: Plain black leather school shoes, providing adequate protection and support (no casuals, fabric, canvas, trainers, sandals, pumps, ‘work’ type shoes e.g. Doctor Martins, high heels, boots, coloured laces, coloured stitching)
  • Coat: Plain black, to be removed in form room and stored in bag or hung in form room. (No leather, suede, denim, hoodies, sweatshirt, sports tops, body warmers or gillets)
  • Hijab, Abaya, Prayer Cap, Turban, Patka: Plain matt black
  • Girls - plain white socks or plain black socks or black tights
  • Boys - Dark coloured socks

     Optional items:

  • Jumper*- must not be worn instead of BHA blazer but can be worn underneath


     PE KIT

     Compulsory Items

  • T-Shirt: Black BHA t-shirt with logo*
  • Shorts: Black BHA shorts with logo*
  • Socks: Black with pink trim BHA football socks*
  • PE Bag: Black BHA drawstring bag*
  • Sports trainers/football boots (depending on their activity) – (pumps, Converse, Vans etc and plimsolls are not allowed)

      Optional items

  • Tracksuit bottoms: Black BHA bottoms*
  • Sweatshirt: Black BHA 1/4 Zip PE top*

      *These items need to be purchased for our dedicated supplier:

        Whittakers Schoolwear Swinton, 123-125 Chorley  Road, Swinton, M27 4Aa

       For more information please see the Whittakers Schoolwear website below:


        Jewellery, decoration and other items


  • Jewellery: No body jewellery.
  • Hair: Natural hair colours only. No coloured extensions or hair dye. No shaved hair patterns.
  • Hats: Plain black woollen hat, only to be worn outside the buildings during cold weather(no bobbles, visors)
  • Scarves: Plain black
  • Hair Fasteners: Plain black or plain white
  • Earrings: Small plain studs, matching pair or single to be worn in the lower lobe (maximum of two earrings only)
  • Belts: Plain black, plain buckle (no oversized buckles)
  • Make-up: To be modest and discreet (no lipstick, false eyelashes, acrylic nails)



         At Buile Hill Academy, we deem being properly dressed and equipped for learning an essential part of success.               

         To ensure that your child can access all their learning, they must have the following equipment:

  • BHA Backpack* - Year 7
  • A large black back-pack (large enough to hold an A4 folder) Years 8-11
  • A pencil case containing:
  • Black pen x 2
  • Red pen (for self-assessment)
  • Green pen
  • Pencils
  • Ruler
  • Rubber
  • Sharpener
  • Highlighters
  • Coloured pencils
  • A scientific calculator
  • A reading book