A smart business wear dress code is reflective of the serious, academic ethos of the Sydney Russell sixth form and the high expectations of students. It illustrates a professional approach to sixth form study and the commitment of the students to their chosen courses.
Adhering to a dress code provides a bridge for students between full school uniform and the wider flexibility afforded to them at University. It also prepares students for the professionalism in dress code when faced with the world of work.
For safeguarding reasons, students in Sixth Form must wear their school ID lanyard at all times. The dress code is smart business wear, and to provide absolute clarity some suggestions are made below;
As part of the vision for the sixth form to achieve academic excellence and the highest expectations, the students will have to adhere to the dress code of the sixth form:
– Tailored formal jacket (No denim or leather)
– Buttoned shirt or blouse (Collared)
– Trousers, chinos or knee length tailored skirts/dresses. (Body con skirts are not permitted)
– Leather or leather like shoes, smart suede shoes or small heels. (Trainers, canvas and boots are not permitted)
– Tights may be worn (Leggings are not permitted)
– Crew or V neck jumpers may be worn with a collared shirt underneath.
– Ties are optional
– Outdoor jackets are not to be worn inside
– No hoodies are to be worn inside
– Religious headwear may be worn provided it is black
– Lanyards must be worn at all time
Mobile phones and earphones must not be seen during lesson times. The only time students are permitted to use their phones throughout the day is before school and during break times, provided they are in the sixth form area.
If phones and/or earphones are seen outside of these circumstances the device(s) will be confiscated and left at the front office to be collected by parents.
See the full Dress Code 16+