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					School Dress Policy

 All students are required to wear school uniform. Parents are expected to support
 students to help them look smart and uphold the dress code. The following school
 uniform has been agreed by Governors for Years 10 and 11 for 2008 - 09.
 Sweatshirts, cardigans and V-neck jumpers must be purchased from the school.

  Years 10 and 11
  Shoes:          Plain black shoes only. No patterned shoes, or shoes of other
                  colours, are permitted. Backless, slip-on type shoes are
                  unacceptable for Health and Safety reasons – students must wear
                  full shoes.

  Trousers:            Plain, black trousers – this does not include denim or denim-effect
                       fabric. Trousers should be plain cut, full length and of a suitable
                       material for school.

  Skirts:              Plain black and of a sensible length, ie not too short or trailing on
                the ground.

  Sweatshirts:         Plain black embroidered with school crest, £11.99
  Or
  Cardigans            Black round neck cardigan with school crest, £16 or
                       Black V neck jumper with school crest, £17.25.

  Polo shirt:          White polo shirt embroidered with school crest (£7). Students are
                       not permitted to wear vest tops or any other tops over the polo shirt,
                       other than official embroidered school tops.

  Hats:           School baseball caps (£4.50) or knitted hats (£4). No other caps or
                  hats are permitted.
  (These prices were correct in September 2008 but may change.)

  Outdoor jackets: Plain coats. Jackets with hoods can be worn but hoods must be
                   down while students are on the school premises. Students are not
                   permitted to wear buttoned, zipped or pullover sweatshirts or
                   jumpers that are not plain black and embroidered with the school
                   crest.

  Sixth Form

  Shoes:               Black.

  Trousers:            Plain black trousers. This does not include black denim or denim
                       effect fabric. Trousers should be plain cut, full length and of a
                       suitable material for school.

  Skirts:              Black or grey, sensible length.
Tops:               Polo shirts with school crest may be worn with plain grey/ burgundy
                    jumper, sweatshirt or cardigan. Polo shirts are available from
                    school at £9 for grey embroidered and £7.50 for burgundy
                    embroidered.
                    Plain polo neck or crew neck grey/ burgundy sweaters may be
                    worn. Burgundy sweatshirts embroidered with the Sixth Form logo
                    cost £11.99.

Outdoor jackets: Plain coats. Jackets with hoods can be worn, but the hoods must
                 be down while students are on the school premises.

Hats:               School baseball caps in grey or burgundy (£4.50) or knitted acrylic
                    hats with school logo (£4). No other headgear is permitted.




         SUPPLIERS: All items of school uniform are available from the school shop only.
         Opening hours: 8am – 4pm during term time
                       10am – 2pm during the summer holiday.




All students must abide by the following regulations governing dress code and
               accessories.

Body piercing:      Students will be asked to remove or cover up studs/rings on their
                    person.

Tattoos:            No visible tattoos are permitted.

Hair colour:        Hair should be a natural colour even if dyed, ie. no pink, blue, green
                    colour is acceptable.

Belts:              Plain black only. No fashion belts ie. any colour other than black.

Jewellery:          Sleeper or stud earrings only. No excessive jewellery. Students will
                    be asked to remove excess jewellery and belts, and will be
                    responsible for their safe-keeping.

Mobile phones: Mobile phones/ Blackberries etc are permitted in school, but must
               not be taken into examinations. They can only be used in lessons
               where teachers indicate that their use is part of the lesson. Phones
               must be switched to ‘silent’ in lessons and in examination rooms.

Music               These should not be worn in lessons. All earpieces should be kept
   players/ iPods:       out of sight. Students should be careful crossing the road when
                         using these.

   Any parents who have difficulty providing uniform should contact Mrs Ridley before
   their son/ daughter is due to start at the school.

   Any student who is inappropriately dressed on any occasion is in breach of the
   School Dress Code and will be disciplined accordingly.

   LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL DISCLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY
   LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ANY PERSONAL PROPERTY HOWSOEVER CAUSED ON
   THESE PREMISES, INCLUDING LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY CAUSED BY
   THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL, ITS SERVANTS OR AGENTS,
   EXCEPT WHERE SUCH A DISCLAIMER IS CONTRARY TO THE PROVISIONS OF
   THE UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS ACT 1977.
Updated September 2008

				
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