Sixth Form students in Year 12 and 13 are expected to wear business / smart wear. The guiding principles for all items are:
- Would I wear this to an interview?
- Does it engender a sense of community and belonging towards the school?
- Is it practical and smart?
- There should not be social pressures to dress in a particular way.
The guiding principles for all items of clothing are:
|Item||Acceptable Dress||Not Permitted|
|Jackets||Suit style in neutral tones. All students should ensure they wear a jacket as part of their daily uniform||
Brightly coloured jackets
A smart top or shirt
A top or shirt with a discrete pattern
T shirts (of any description)
Imagery or text
Tops with plunging neck lines
|Ties, Scarves or Cravats||The wearing of a tie as part of the boys’ uniform is compulsory||Inappropriate imagery or text|
|Jumpers or Cardigans||Plain jumper or cardigans are optional||
HoodiesInappropriate imagery or text
|Dresses||Smart office style dress||
Dress that is for ‘going-out’
|Skirts||The skirt should be of a nature that causes the wearer to have modesty||
Body conMini skirts
|Trousers||Full length plain, tailored trousers||
Jeans of any nature
|Shoes||Plain shoes that are suitable to wear around the school site||
Flip flopsDoc Martins
Garments made of leather, denim or corduroy are not allowed. Jeans-style, casual-type garments or extremes of fashion such as skinny fit trousers are not considered suitable for school. In addition, items of clothing bearing offensive or inappropriate logos. High heels, open-toe sandals or flip-flops are not suitable for school use due to Health and Safety reasons. Tracksuit-type tops, fleeces, knitted / coloured cardigans, gilets or ‘hoodies’ are not an acceptable part of school uniform. The school reserves the right to judge what, in its opinion, is unsuitable.