Sixth Form

Dress Code and Appearance

Sixth Form students are expected to lead by example and always be neat, tidy and appropriately dressed. The Sixth Form has a different uniform from the rest of the school. The uniform / dress code is essentially formal business attire. Students should be able to differentiate between attire for work and attire for social wear.

Basic Premises:

  • Hair should be well kept, tidy and clean, avoiding extremes of fashion
  • Clothes and shoes should be clean and presentable

Male Students:

  • Suit (trousers and jacket): grey, navy or black, subtle pin-stripes, no checks or extremes of fashion  (Black jeans or very skinny trousers are not permitted)
  • Shirt:  any suitable smart, business style shirt. Subtle stripes and checks are acceptable, other patterns are not.
  • Tie: Sixth Form tie
  • Shoes: black (no boots or trainers )
  • Jumper: black or grey, V neck (to be worn under a jacket  and over a shirt– no hoodies)
  • Hair: unusual hairstyles or colourings are not acceptable
  • Jewellery: one plain stud per ear, worn in the earlobe : no other visible piercings.  Other jewellery must be unobtrusive. (Students cannot wear nose studs or other facial piercings)

Female Students:

  • Knee length skirt or trousers: grey, navy or black, subtle pin-stripes, no checks or extremes of fashion.  Skirts may be just above the knee, but not mid-thigh length. (Black jeans or leggings and very short skirts are not permitted.)
  • Blazer/jacket: grey, navy or black (Leather jackets or knitwear cannot be worn instead of a blazer/jacket)
  • Shirt:  any suitable smart, business style shirt (must have a collar). Subtle stripes and checks are acceptable, other patterns are not. The shirt must not be made of a sheer or see-through material.
  • Shoes: black (no boots, trainers or stilettos)
  • Jumper or cardigan: black or grey, (to be worn under a jacket  and over a shirt/blouse– not instead of a jacket/blazer /shirt/blouse)
  • Hair: unusual hairstyles or colourings are not acceptable
  • Jewellery: one plain stud per ear, worn in the earlobe : no other visible piercings.  Other jewellery must be unobtrusive. (Students cannot wear nose studs or other facial piercings, only one earring should be worn in each ear. A small necklace is acceptable, but large pieces of jewellery are not suitable for wearing at school)
  • Make-up: discreet

 

A student can be expected to be challenged if not adhering to the Sixth Form Dress Code.  The student will be expected to change into suitable clothing provided by the school or return home to change.  In regards to piercings / jewellery / make-up, the student will be asked to remove any inappropriate items.