English Martyrs' Catholic School, Anstey Lane, Leicester, LE4 0FJ
Tel: 0116 2428880 | Email: emsixth@englishmartyrs.org

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DRESS CODE

Our dress code emphasises the formal professional business-style environment in which we undertake our studies. Sixth Form students also set the tone for younger students at our school. We are privileged to have a beautiful campus and Sixth Form Centre and it is expected that all sixth form students will follow the dress code fully at all times.

Men

1. Jacket* – a blazer style suit jacket

2. Trousers* – formal business trousers which should not be tight fitting

3. Shirt - must be a collared sleeved shirt

4. Tie

5. Shoes - must be formal business shoes, leather uppers in black or brown. Trainers, boots or canvas shoes of any description are not permitted.

Women

1. Jacket* – a blazer style suit jacket

2. Plus either:

a. Trousers* – formal business trousers which should not be tight fitting; leggings are not appropriate

b. Skirt* – which should reach the knee

c. Dress* – which should reach the knee, be sleeved, with an appropriate neckline

3. Blouse - a collared sleeved blouse

4. Tie (optional)

5. Shoes - formal business shoes, leather uppers, a small heel is acceptable. Trainers, boots or canvas shoes of any description are not permitted.

Men and Women

· *Jackets, trousers, skirts and dresses must be sensible business wear.

· Winter coats should be sensible, warm, and smart and have no large logos. Students are not permitted to wear hoodies or sportswear as coats. Denim, leather or PVC jackets are also not allowed.

· Jeans and chinos are not appropriate trousers

· Any make-up worn should be subtle and appropriate.

· Hair colours should be natural with no extremes of style.

· Facial or tongue piercings, stretchers, tapers or plugs are not allowed.

If you have any questions about the interpretation of the dress code you should check with the Director of Sixth Form prior to purchase. Any student not adhering to the dress code will be sent home to change and may return to the Sixth Form when correctly dressed.

Preferred Supplier

We recommend that students purchase their jackets, trousers, skirts or dresses from our preferred supplier, Grahame Gardner Ltd of Leicester, www.grahamegardner.co.uk However, families may purchase these items from other suppliers provided they meet the dress code above.

Click here for step by step guide from Grahame Gardner

ATTENDANCE

Sixth Form Students are expected to comply with the school attendance policy. A full copy of this policy can be found on the school website.

 

In summary students in the Sixth Form are expected to:

  • Attend school every day from 8:25am - 2:45pm

  • Avoid making appointments during the school day

  • Maintain 96% and above attendance

  • Follow school protocol with regards to signing in and out

  • Do not take holidays during term time

 

Students who are identified with attendance concerns will be interviewed and asked to explain queries raised. Parents may also be asked to attend meetings in school with Mrs O'Hagan

 

Ultimately, persistent absence and / or punctuality issues may result in students being asked to leave the school should attendance issues not be resolved.

Signing Out Procedure

If you need to leave the school site during the school day you must bring the signing out book to Mrs O'Hagan to sign out. You will not be permitted to leave the site without proper authorisation.