Dress Code

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

Casual jackets

Brightly coloured jackets



A smart top or shirt

A top or shirt with a discrete pattern

T shirts (of any description)

Logoed shirts

Imagery or text

Strapless tops

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


Inappropriate imagery or text
Dresses Smart office style dress

Dress that is for ‘going-out’

Body con

Skirts The skirt should be of a nature that causes the wearer to have modesty

Body con

Mini skirts
Trousers Full length plain, tailored trousers

Jeans of any nature


Corduroy material

Shoes Plain shoes that are suitable to wear around the school site



High heels

Flip flops

Doc 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.

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