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Sixth Form Uniform Policy

Sixth Form students are role models for younger students and are expected to set an example to the rest of the school through their smart business-like dress. The intention of the Sixth Form dress code is to dress as if they were working in a smart office environment. 

Sixth Form Clothing


  •  Shirt with collar and tie - no polo shirts
  • Tailored trousers, chinos. (grey, black, beige) No jeans, combats, leggings, tracksuit bottoms or shorts
  • Smart leather shoes (black, brown) shoes . Trainers, canvas pumps, heavy boots and flip-flops are not allowed. 


  • Blouse, shirt or smart top – tops that expose the abdomen or reveal cleavage are unacceptable, as are strapless, strappy tops, backless or baggy tops with logos.
  • Tailored trousers, knee-length skirt or dress. Skirts / dresses must not be too figure hugging or not have slits of more than two inches. No jeans, combats, tracksuit bottoms or shorts. Leggings may only be worn with a dress or skirt. 
  • Smart leather shoes (black, brown). Shoes (should not have a stiletto heel). Trainers, canvas pumps, heavy boots and flip-flops are not allowed. 


  • Suit or smart jacket (optional)
  • Jumper or cardigan (optional)

Banned items: 

  • Hoodies
  • T-shirts 
  • Denim 
  • Hair-dye (no unnatural colours)
  • Excessive make-up 
  • Coats and casual jackets may not be worn inside the building

Most jewellery is considered acceptable, for sixth-formers, with the exception of tongue or facial piercings. However, students may be required to remove items if an excessive amount of jewellery is worn. Nails may be painted but impractical long false nails are not acceptable.

Northwood School Uniform Policy - click here to read