College VI students should be smartly dressed in professional attire, with identity cards and College VI lanyards worn and visible at all times.

In practice, this means: 


  • Smart suit or smart trousers and smart jacket/blazer
  • Shirt and Tie or turtle-neck jumper
  • Formal shoes 



  • Smart suit or smart dress/skirt/trousers with a smart jacket/blazer
  • Smart blouse/shirt/top
  • Formal shoes 

 Variations in colours or patterns are permitted but if in doubt, please speak with a member of the College VI Senior Team.

 The following are examples of casual clothing that are not permitted (this is not an exhaustive list):

 Casual style dresses (e.g. those with a vest style top, very thin straps and strapless style top)

  • Denim/Jeans trousers, shirts, blouses or skirts
  • Casual trousers (e.g. combats, track suits, leggings)
  • Casual tops (e.g. track suit, fleeces, t-shirts, hooded tops, vest tops)
  • Shorts
  • Sportswear
  • Short skirts/revealing clothes
  • Trainers
  • Hats, caps and bandannas

In addition, students should appear professional in their image. Brightly coloured hair, facial piercings or visible tattoos, for example, are not permitted.