Attendance and Punctuality

Students must ensure attendance doesn’t drop below 95% and be punctual to all lessons. Attendance and punctuality are closely monitored.

Dress Code

All year 12 and 13 students must wear smart business wear when attending the academy. Below is a more detailed list:

  • A black, navy or grey blazer (dark or neutral shades) must be worn around the academy
  • Smart trousers  –No jeans/denim, no leggings, no jeggings 
  • Smart skirt or dress – At least at knee length or longer
  • Shirt or Blouse – No hoodies or causal jumpers
  • Smart shoes – Soles must be black. No trainers.
  • ID lanyards must be worn at all times
  • Coats must be off in and around the academy
  • No denim jackets
  • Students can wear a plain dark coloured headscarf, if they choose
  • Students can also wear a plain closed jilbab with a blazer, if they choose

Jewellery and Make up

Year 12 and 13 students are allowed to wear moderate make up, simple jewellery is also acceptable.

  • Nose studs are allowed
  • No nose rings
  • No hooped earrings


All students must bring the following equipment to the academy everyday:

  • A school bag that is suitable for carrying A4 folder, books and equipment
  • Pens, pencils, ruler, highlighters, etc. (anything else deemed necessary for your courses)  
  • A4 ring binder folders to organise subject notes (Y12 will be given one ring binder during registration)
  • Polly pockets and dividers for A4 ring binder folders
  • Laptop provided by Sixth Form
  • Planners

Mobile Phone Usage

  • Mobile phones are allowed to be used in the Sixth Form area during break and lunch times only.
  • Mobile phones must not be on show around the academy.
  • Mobile phones are only allowed during lessons if the teacher permits.

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