Sixth Form Uniform Policy
The aim of our sixth form uniform policy is to contribute to a professional atmosphere, preparing students for life beyond sixth form. This means that we our students must be dressed smartly. Further, our sixth form pupils are role models and must lead our younger students in wearing the smartest of professional wear with the following items. We retain the right to review and update our policy according to the best interests of the school community.
- White Shirt
- Tie in their house colour (which can be purchased for £5 from the school reception) - this will be our Year of St Joseph tie until the 1st of January 2022.
- Smart Jumper – White/Black/Grey/Red (optional) ¬ including turtle/roll neck or any patterns.
- A black, grey or bluesuit with a blazer at all times.
- Smart black or brown Shoes – trainers must notbe worn inside the school building or during lesson time at any point. Those who wear them in the playground/on the field must change them where they are playing so that they are not worn inside the building
- No chains, bracelets, necklaces or pendants visible
- White/Black blouse or shirt – shoulders must be covered and no t-shirts.
- Black/grey smart dress – this must be knee length.
- Smart Jumper – White/Black/Grey/Red (optional) – shoulders must be covered.
- Black/grey blazer at all times.
- Headbands must be white/black/grey/red and plain.
- Black/grey trousers/skirt – this must be knee length.
- No leather, denim or fur to be worn at any point.
- Smart black or brown shoes – trainers must not be worn inside the school building or during lesson time at any point. Those who wear them in the playground/on the field must change them where they are playing so that they are not worn inside the building
Outside attire– coat, anorak or jacket in dark colours (no denim, no leather, no leopard print, fur, tracksuit tops or hoodies). Scarves that are plain and dark.
Hair, make up and piercings – all hairstyles and colours must be professional (this excludes extreme colours and cuts, such as lines in eyebrows and hair). Nails and make up must be professional (i.e. short, no long nails) and piercings may be only one set of stud earrings in each ear. No nose piercings are allowed. Fake eyelashes and extreme make up are not allowed.
Incorrect uniform – any uniform that is deemed incorrect will be asked to be changed or confiscated – in some cases, students may be sent home to change – if in doubt, please speak to your Head of Year in advance.
Instances of poor uniform will be sanctioned with a tutor detention. Repeated poor uniform will be sanctioned by the Head of Year with a sixth form detention and, further, with a removal of privileges and the Uniform Challenge by the Head of Sixth Form.
For any non-uniform that is worn for medical reasons, a note must be written by parents in the school diary as soon as an issue arises and medical proof from a doctor of physician must be given.
All St Joseph’s Sixth Formers will also be provided with a lanyard and an ID Badge that will be used for signing in and out.