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Dress Code

Sixth Form students are role models for the rest of the school.  Our Sixth Form Dress Code is geared towards a smart, formal and business-like appearance.

Sixth Form students will be issued with a student ID card and lanyard which they are expected to wear at all times whilst on site.

Our full Uniform Policy can be viewed here

Students are expected to wear...

A matching or non-matching tailored blazer with trousers/skirt

Trousers should be full length; skirts must be appropriate business-wear and should be worn with tights.

Not permitted: Leather or imitation leather; denim; leggings or similar; jeans or jeans style trousers; shorts

Blazers must be worn at all times around school but can be removed in lessons with the teacher’s permission. Blazers must be worn for all formal events, including assemblies and briefings.

A conventional shirt or blouse/top

Plain or modestly patterned and designed for formal wear. Plain fine knit V-Neck jumper or cardigan can be worn under the blazer.

In line with formal and business-like attire, we expect a collared shirt to be worn with a tie.

Not permitted: T-shirts; sheer or see-through fabrics including lace; polo-necks and turtle-necks; hoodies and sweatshirts.


Smart leather or leather-look shoes appropriate for a formal environment.

Not permitted: Stiletto heels; Ugg style shoes/boots; trainers/plimsolls or similar; flip-flops/mules; Doc Martens style boots.

Coats and outdoor clothing

Coats and outdoor clothing, including scarves and gloves and Wellington boots or similar, must be stored in allocated lockers and must not be worn around the school.


Make up, nail varnish and jewellery should be discreet and appropriate for a formal environment. Discreet piercings are permitted.  

Headwear and hats should not be worn in school (except for religious or medical reasons).  Hair should be of natural colour and appearance and kept well groomed.

Not permitted: Facial piercings, eye-brow studs, ear stretchers. Body art, such as tattoos, must not be visible.


The general appearance of students should conform to a reasonable norm, which, if necessary, shall be at the discretion of the Head of Sixth Form and/or the Headteacher. It is important that each student should project an image that would bring credit to the School.

Students may be placed in detention or sent home to change if they are dressed inappropriately and are not adhering to the Sixth Form Dress Code.

Any student who routinely ignores the Sixth Form Dress Code will be invited to attend a meeting with their parents/carers and the Head of Year.

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