The dress code below is taken from our Post 16 Handbook:
9. DRESS CODE
Students in the 6th Form wear smart, formal clothing of their own choice, as would be worn in a professional or managerial environment. This can take the form of a suit or separates.
SIXTH FORM DRESS CODE
- Shirts and other tops must not be low cut and must cover the cleavage and midriff. T-shirts and tops with thin straps are not acceptable as outerwear.
- Trousers should not be tight fitting and leggings should only be worn under a skirt or dress.
- Skirts and dresses should be no shorter than 3 inches above the knee.
- Shoes should be smart and suitable for moving round the Academy (trainers, stilettos, Ugg boots, sandals and flip-flops are not acceptable).
- Discreet facial make-up, nail varnish and jewellery may be worn.
- Shirts can be either long or short sleeved and should be worn with a tie at all times. The shirt should cover the midriff and v-line around the neck.
- Trousers should not be tight fitting and should cover the whole leg.
- Shoes should be smart and suitable for moving round the Academy (trainers, sandals, combat style boots and flip-flops are not acceptable).
Girls and Boys:
- Garments made of denim, or hooded tops, are not acceptable.
- Piercings should be discreet.
In warm weather, during the summer term
- Boys may wear a plain coloured polo shirt with a small logo and no tie, together with a pair of trousers.
- Plimsoll style shoes of one colour, with laces (not slip-ons), may be worn.
- Girls may wear a pair of tailored shorts which sit no higher than 3 inches above the knee.
Examples of inappropriate dress include:
- Shorts of ¾ length trousers (all trousers should be full length)
- Hats (within class or the Sixth Form Centre)
- Offensive slogans
- Leggings or inappropriately short skirts
- Low-slung jeans, ripped or torn jeans, or underwear ‘on show’
This list is not exhaustive and individual judgements may be made by the Sixth Form Management.