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.

This dress code applies to all students in College VI from September 2019.