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Dress Code

 Many students will be working alongside employers both in and outside the Academy so smart office wear must be worn. Please find our Sixth Form uniform expectations below.

Female Dress Male Dress
Smart business skirt or dress Smart business wear trousers
Smart business ankle-length trousers Smart shirt
Plain smart cardigan or jumper (optional) Smart blazer (optional)
Smart blazer (optional) Plain smart cardigan or jumper (optional)
Smart blouse or similar Business tie (no logo)
Smart shoes / boots Smart shoes / boots


Inappropriate Dress
Footwear Canvas shoes or trainers
Open front shoes

Cropped/showing shins
Denim, rivets or studs

Skirts and Dresses

Sensible business length only


Oversized casual jumpers or shawls
Strappy or off the shoulder tops

Hair Any extreme styles or extreme unnatural colours are not permitted 

Make-up needs to be appropriate to a business environment not a social one


Nail varnish can be worn, but only pastel or subtle colours. No bright colours are to be applied for school hour

False nails / extensions are not permitted


Ear Piercings:
No Ear stretchers/Ear Expanders
Earrings need to be appropriate to conform to Health and Safety consideration (e.g no large hoops)

Nose Piercings: Students CAN wear a small stud or ring in their nose
No Septum Piercings

Students considering any extreme fashions or extreme changes to appearance should speak with the Senior Leader responsible for Sixth Form.