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Dress Code

Post 16 Dress Code

Expectations Guidance & Restrictions
Skirt or full length smart trousers

No shorts

No blue or coloured denim: jeans, jackets, shorts or other accessories.

No jean-style trousers (cotton trousers that look like jeans are not acceptable)

No combat, sports excessively patterned or frayed trousers

No mini or leather skirts

No leggings (unless black and worn under a skirt of an appropriate length), ski pants or footless tights

No jeggings

No hooded tops: a hood on a jacket acceptable

No leather trousers

No sweatshirts

No tops with an obvious logo

Top with sleeves

Sleeves may be short or long. No strappy tops

Style to cover cleavage and midriff

Shirt should have a collar

Boys must wear a collared shirt with a tie

Shoes, sandals or leather boots

No flip flops or sandals without a strap at back

No trainers or Converse shoes/boots, Vans or Dr Marten style boots

No rubber soled shoes

Tailored jacket Optional, not denim or leather

Formal occasions (when Post 16 students represent the school, including presenting assemblies)

Expectations Guidance & restrictions
BLACK skirt of reasonable length or BLACK full length smart trousers As above
BLACK or WHITE top with sleeves

As above

Boys  shirt and tie with jacket

BLACK shoes, sandals or leather boots As above
BLACK tailored jacket Optional
  • A single discreet nose stud may be worn.  Other facial jewellery and visible tattoos are not acceptable.  Students’ hair colours must be those which are naturally occurring colours (for example no purple, but brown or blonde are acceptable).
  • For PE activities, students must bring sports clothing which is not worn in school during the day.
  • All 6th form students need to wear their ID lanyard when on the school premises.

This dress code indicates the standard of dress expected of Post 16 students.  Hats and outdoor clothing should not be worn in school.  Students who attend school or school functions wearing inappropriate clothing may be sent home to change.

Get in touch

Miss Sam Rogers, School Business Manager

Hemel Hempstead

(To request a paper copy, please contact our Administration Department on the contact details below)

(01442) 406020