Sixth Form Information
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Sixth Form Dress Code
The Governing Body of this school has decided that a dress code should apply in the Sixth Form, so that the students set a good example to the more junior pupils. It will prepare the students for a possible future career where many may be obliged to wear smart business attire.
The students at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls must wear smart, conventional business attire consisting of:
The students should wear smart, conventional business attire consisting of:
A plain black business suit with a jacket
• Skirts may be tailored, pencil, flared, pleated, or A-line to no more than 10cm above the knee.
• The skirt must match the jacket.
• The trousers’ material must match the jacket.
• It is not acceptable for midriffs to be on show when wearing the business suit.
• A dress and jacket may be worn but the dress must be black and of a business style.
• Suits made out of lycra, body-con or denim/denim style are not acceptable.
Jackets must be worn at all times, unless the weather is exceptionally hot when it must be carried
Any colour shirt or blouse
• This shirt can be of the student’s choice as long as it is smart and not made from denim, casual checked material or displaying a slogan or a large logo.
• This shirt or blouse must not be low cut.
• It must not hang below the suit jacket.
• A plain fitted top may be worn.
A jumper or cardigan
• These garments may be worn but they must not show below the hem of the black jacket, no other warm tops are acceptable.
• A cardigan or jumper is not an acceptable alternative to the suit jacket, but can be worn in addition, so long as they do not show below the hem of the jacket.
Retailer of suits
• The suit can be purchased from any retailer.
Shoes and tights
• Smart shoes or smart boots may be worn.
• Trousers must not be tucked into boots.
• Tights should be suitable for business dress.
• Any type of leggings or ‘over the knee socks’ are not regarded suitable for business dress.
• Coats may be worn between sites.
• Please note coats must not be worn, in Tutor time, in lessons, in the library or in assembly.
• Denim, leather and hoodies are not acceptable as coats.
Make up, jewellery, miscellaneous
• No visible tattoos
• No visible piercings except in the ears and earrings should be discreet. Students who have visible piercings elsewhere will be requested to remove the stud or hoop and give to their Tutor. The studs or hoops will be kept in the Sixth Form Office until the end of term.
• Make up should be suitable for business attire.
If a pupil for religious reasons and or cultural requirements wishes to wear modest dress, she may wear an appropriate business suit either with or without a headscarf.
The Assistant Head, Head of Sixth Form, has the final decision upon what is and is not suitable attire for the Sixth Form.
School reserves the right to send home any student who is not properly dressed where she should change into the proper business dress and then return to school the same day to resume her studies.
Variations will not be permitted unless the Governing Body has given its approval.