• At HCS we expect all Sixth Form pupils to adopt a professional approach to their studies and the dress code reflects this;
  • All Sixth Form pupils are required to dress in smart business wear at all times;
  • Sixth Form pupils are role models for younger pupils and therefore there is a clear expectation that they dress appropriately.

Sixth Form Dress Code

Boys:

  • Business suit or sports jacket and tailored trousers (Pupils are expected to wear a jacket when moving around the site and in the dining hall)
  • Collared shirt and tie
  • Plain pullover (shirt and tie should be visible)
  • Practical, clean shoes (no trainers or casual shoes/footwear)
  • No jeans or denim type material may be worn
  • Pupils should be clean shaven and hair short and tidy
  • No facial piercings are acceptable
  • There must be no visible tattoos

Girls:

  • Business suit (trouser, skirt or dress suit – the skirt/dress should sit on or below the knee)
  • Smart jacket with tailored trousers or a skirt that sits on or below the knee (Pupils are expected to wear a jacket when moving around the site and in the dining hall)
  • Shirt/blouse or smart top
  • Plain pullover (shirt or top should be visible)
  • Practical, clean shoes (no trainers or casual shoes/footwear)
  • Heels on shoes should not be any more than 5cm. Stiletto heels are not allowed
  • No jeans or denim type material may be worn
  • No tight trousers / leggings / jeggings are allowed
  • No facial piercings are acceptable
  • Hair should be tidy
  • Low cut or tight fitting tops should not be worn
  • There must be no visible tattoos

Jewellery

  • Jewellery should not be excessive or a risk to the pupil’s health and safety within the school environment. 

Make up

  • Make up should be subtle and not excessive.

Exceptions

  • These guidelines may be relaxed for special events e.g. trips or non-uniform days. However, shorts and low cut/ cut off tops are not appropriate
  • In excessively warm weather pupils should continue to dress appropriately for a professional environment

Inappropriate dress

  • Pupils who dress inappropriately will be asked to change into more suitable clothing provided by the school or asked to return home and change into something more suitable.
  • Where pupils continually fail to comply with these guidelines action will be taken

If pupils or their parents have any doubt as to whether an item of clothing is suitable for school they should consult the Head of Sixth Form.

 

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