Sixth Form Student Dress Code

Sixth Form Student Dress Code

Student Dress Code Sixth Form students are expected to dress in business dress appropriate to a traditional office environment. Any questions about the contents of this Dress Code should be directed to the Head of the Sixth Form, as should any queries about reasonable adjustment on medical or religious grounds.

Hats, jackets and bags

  • Hats should not be worn inside.
  • Hoodies and sweatshirts should not be worn.
  • Jackets if worn inside must be ‘smart’. Hooded jackets, body warmers, leather jackets or Parker style jackets are not accepted.
  • Bags displaying pictures, words or logos should not contain anything that could cause offence.

Tops

  • Shirts should cover the back, midriff, shoulder and chest, showing no cleavage.
  • Male shirts should be buttoned and with a collar
  • Female shirts may be button-less and without a collar but otherwise of professional appearance.
  • Printed t-shirt tops and casual jumpers are not accepted.
  • Males should wear a tie.
  • Pullovers and cardigans may be worn but must not be excessively loose or obscure the tie.

Leg garments

  • Trousers should be smart and professional in appearance.
  • Jeans are not accepted.
  • Skirts, if worn by women instead of trousers, should be no shorter than about knee length.
  • Trousers and skirts are the only acceptable leg covering.
  • Females may substitute a dress conforming to the requirements of ‘tops’ and ‘skirts’.

Feet

  • Tights and socks should be discreet in colour and pattern.
  • Shoes should be smart and provide appropriate protection for the feet.
  • Trainers and other similar sporting or casual footwear are not acceptable.
  • Boots may be worn if they are smart and hardwearing.
  • Ugg boots or any other material boots, Timberlands or coloured boots are not acceptable.

Accessories

  • Belts, buckles and braces, if worn, should be discreet.
  • Jewellery, if worn should be simple and discreet.

General appearance

  • Piercings should not be visible, other than in the ears, and to a maximum of 1 per ear lobe.
  • Tattoos or body art should not be visible.
  • Make up and artificial tan should be discreet.
  • Clothing should be worn in such a way that underwear is never visible.
  • Denim should not be worn.
  • Clothes should always be clean, smart, ironed and in a good state of repair.
  • ID cards should be worn around the neck, or on the chest, so that they are visible at all times.
  • ID cards should not be swapped or damaged.
  • Extreme hairstyles and hair dyed in colours which do not occur naturally are not acceptable

Any questions about the contents of this Dress Code should be directed for clarification to the Head of the Sixth Form, as should any queries about reasonable adjustment on medical or religious grounds.

If you wish to contact the person responsible for this page, please email holly.sutton@braintreesixthform.com