Sixth form dress code
The sixth form are the leading students in the school community. Our Academy is a workplace and students’ appearance should reflect this. sixth form students should dress smartly and appropriately for a working day ‘in the office’.
It is important that sixth form students should be sensitive to our school community and set a good example to our younger students. sixth form study is about encouraging independence and an intellectually creative mind. The dress code should be able to reflect a student’s individuality without compromising the school’s high standards.
The objectives of our dress code are:
- to prepare students for expectations from future employers,
- to promote self-esteem amongst our students,
- to set high standards as role models for the younger students in the Academy and to maintain our excellent reputation in the wider community,
- to ensure clothing does not cause offence.
The following items must be avoided:
- Revealing, cropped or strappy tops
- Hats, hoods and caps being worn in the building
- Clothing with political and /or offensive slogans
- Clothes with rips or tears that show a significant amount of skin
- Inappropriately short skirts or inappropriately short shorts
- Beachwear (including flip flops)
Hair colour should not be dyed unnatural colours and should be of the colour and style suitable for work in a professional, office type environment. Additionally, there should be NO tattoos or spacer earrings visible.