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Sixth Form Essentials

Aims of the Sixth Form

  • To provide you with the opportunity to learn and develop the necessary skills to have a successful further education and working life.
  • To give you increasing responsibility to show both employers and universities what an asset you would be.
  • To achieve your very best examination results.
  • To support your needs outside the classroom and thus allow you to grow as an individual.

Information for Sixth Formers and Students

PLEASE NOTE ALL YR 12s AND YR 13s WILL BE SUBJECT TO A 3 WEEK PROBATIONARY PERIOD WHEREBY THEIR ATTENDANCE, BEHAVIOUR AND ATTAINMENT WILL BE REVIEWED.

Sixth Form Dress

The way that students in Sixth Form dress is important to create a smart, disciplined and purposeful academic environment and to promote the public image of Bourne Academy.  As a student in a school where the younger pupils wear a strict uniform, Sixth Form students set an example by adhering to our dress code which is similar to that expected in a professional business environment.

Sixth Form Dress Code for all students

A formal jacket with trousers, skirt or dress should be worn by all students:

Jacket – Smart, formal office style.

Tops – Blouse or shirt with sleeves to be worn under the jacket. No logos, narrow straps or low necklines.

Skirts/Dresses – Must come half way down the thigh when sitting. No body-con/denim/corduroy skirts/dresses, as these are not formal. Dark coloured opaque tights must also be worn.

Shoes – These should be appropriate for a work place.  No canvas material or trainers.

Outdoor coats - Black, grey or navy with no large logos.  Coats must be removed inside school.

Jewellery – A single small stud or sleeper may be worn in each ear.  No facial/body piercing is acceptable.  (Any piercings should be done at the start of the summer holidays so that facial   plasters or other ‘sleepers’ are unnecessary).

Hair and make-up – should be appropriate for a work place and no extreme hair colours/styles are allowed.

Tattoos – should not be visible.

Students whose clothing is not deemed suitable will spend the day in the Student Referral Unit

Lanyards

Lanyards MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES whilst on the school site. 

Anyone requiring a replacement lanyard will be charged £5.00.

If you require clarification regarding whether an item of clothing is suitable before purchasing, please speak to a member of the Sixth Form Team who will be happy to advise.