Sixth Form Dress Code

It is important that you adhere to the DPHS6 dress code.   Your outfits reflect your attitude to learning. They show that you take your role in the Sixth form seriously and that you understand the importance of looking smart and working smartly.  The dress code MUST be worn at all times, unless you are specifically told otherwise.

In the event of a dispute between a student and the school about what is appropriate clothing / appearance, the decision of the Director of the Sixth Form and Deputy Head Teacher responsible for Sixth form is final.  Students who do not adhere to the uniform policy of the school will be sent home.

FEMALE:

Suit  - Dark coloured with matching skirt or trousers.

Skirt - Knee length and not tight fitting

Trousers - Smart, tailored style, not tight fitting

Shirt/ blouse  - Plain with formal collar and must be tucked in at the waist

Jumper (optional) - If worn, must be plain and a dark colour

Socks - Plain dark coloured

Tights - Plain black or neutral colour

Footwear - Plain black or brown leather type shoes with no more than a 2-inch heel

Coat - Coats must be removed in the school building

Hat - Students may wear appropriate hats to / from school

Headscarf - May be worn for religious reasons, but must be plain

Lanyards  - Lanyards to be worn at all times on school premises

MALE:

Suit - Dark coloured

Shirt - Plain with formal collar; must be tucked in at the waist                        

Tie - Formal business tie, with appropriate knot.                      

Jumper (optional)  - If worn, must be plain and a dark colour

Socks - Plain dark coloured

Footwear - Plain black or brown leather type shoes

Coat - Coats must be removed in the school building

Hat - Students may wear appropriate hats to / from school

Lanyards - Lanyards to be worn at all times on school premises

 

Please note: the following are NOT acceptable for any student

Skirts - Shorter than knee-length, tight fitting, Lycra, jersey material

Trousers - Tight fitting, Lycra or jersey material, jeans, leggings, jeggings, hipsters, shorts, denim, cords  

Footwear - Trainers, canvas shoes / plimsolls, any type of boots, stiletto heels, sandals 

Shirts - Large checks / bold stripes / logo, leisure shirts, coloured vests 

Tops - Hoodies, tracksuit tops, tank tops or cardigans 

Hats - Baseball caps

Jewellery         

For health & safety reasons jewellery is restricted to a maximum of one pair of plain ear studs, one in each lobe, and a wrist watch. No other forms of piercing or jewellery are allowed.

All jewellery must be removed prior to participation in PE because of the health & safety risks. The security of these is the responsibility of the student.

Make up - Make up must be discreet.

Hair - Hair must not be dyed unnatural colours. Extreme fashion cuts or styles are not appropriate.

Lapel badges - These must be linked to school activities.

Mobile phone and other mobile electronic devices

Any brought into school are the personal responsibility of the student. They must be switched off and out of sight in all areas of school except for the Common Room.