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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.


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

Trousers should be full length; skirts must be mid-thigh length as a minimum and should be worn with tights.

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

Jackets must be worn at all times around school but can be removed in lessons with the teacher’s permission. Jackets 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. It must have sleeves and must not be low cut; it should cover shoulders and midriffs.  A plain fine knit V Neck jumper or cardigan can be worn under the suit jacket.

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; hoodies and sweatshirts.

Shoes and boots

Smart leather or leather-look shoes, boots and sandals appropriate for a formal environment.

Not permitted: Stiletto heels; Ugg or Doctor Marten style boots; trainers/plimsolls or similar; flip-flops/mules.

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 in school.


Make up, nail varnish and jewellery should be discreet and appropriate for a formal environment.  A discreet nose piercing is permitted. Ears should have no more than two piercings in the lobe of each ear only.

Headwear and hats should not be worn in school (except for parentally confirmed 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 Director of Learning and/or the Headteacher. It is important that each student should project an image that would bring credit to himself/herself and the School.

Students may be 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 Director of Learning.

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