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Dress Code

St Joseph’s Catholic Academy’s Sixth Form is a place of business; Sixth Form students, in terms of attitude, behaviour and personal standards, are role models for younger students. As such you are required to take an adult pride in your appearance and come to work smartly dressed. The main items of the traditional Sixth Form uniform are as follows:

Male Students

  • Smart black trousers
  • White or black shirt (tucked in)
  • Tie (own)
  • Smart shoes

Female Students

  • Smart black trousers or a black skirt (no mini or tight fitting skirts/trousers)
  • Black or white shirt or blouse
  • Plain black dress or black and white dress
  • Smart shoes
  • In colder weather black jumpers, cardigans or blazers can be worn over a shirt

Not Acceptable

  • Trainers; Canvas shoes or UGG Boots
  • Hats or baseball caps
  • Denim or leather clothing
  • Casual wear or sportswear including low cut tops, vest tops and hoodies.
  • No shorts and no leggings
  • No spacers or lip or nose rings

Please Take Note Of Additional Information

  • Both males and females must wear conventional shoes when in uniform
  • Leisure and sports shoes are to be worn only during physical education
  • Outdoor coats must be large enough to provide adequate protection in bad weather; short denim jackets are not acceptable
  • Outdoor coats should be in plain colours and must not be decorated with slogans
  • Every effort is made to ensure the safety of students’, but it is essentialthat all items of school clothing be marked with the owner’s name
  • Extremes of fashion and exaggerated hairstyles are not appropriate with school uniform; girls should not wear excessive make-up or elaborate jewellery; boys must be clean shaven
  • Students should be respectful of the fact that this is an 11-18 school and therefore skirt length should be appropriate for walking up stairs. Also no underwear should be visible through shirts or blouses.