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17/09/19

How do 17 year olds grow their creative sides ? With print making in Design & Technology | some bold & beautiful colour and some outstanding teaching of the method today https://t.co/YMAPYCdOPW

17/09/19

Twilight training with all staff reflecting on our mission & purpose | with a little help from ‘s book Gallimaufry to Coherence https://t.co/ggOs1MkABE

13/09/19

Really good week, with superb application and commitment from our fantastic young people and staff. The community have been at their best.

12/09/19

Some fantastic research and preparation going on in Art this afternoon. https://t.co/X69jtTpnTQ

11/09/19

Retweetd From BBC Education

Oxford top of global university rankings https://t.co/8vTDcTSVsS

11/09/19

Some wonderful colours in our food & catering classes today where Year 7 learned how to use Woks and how to cook different types of food - creativity in what we prepare and make https://t.co/LBZL8q4pqo

06/09/19

After a two year break, we are reopening the twitter account. Please follow for updates, news and information.

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Dress Code

You must be smartly dressed at all times, as you would be if working in a smart professional environment.  You are role models for the rest of Harris Federation and as such need to be smartly presented at all times.  Identity cards with lanyards must be visible at all times and you must have your planner with you every day which will be out in every lesson and used to record homework, appointments and tracking of progress.

Male Dress Code

  • Formal Business Suit
  • Formal shirt and tie
  • Formal shoes (you must be able to polish them)

Female Dress Code

  • Formal Business Suit (skirts must be at least to the knee, no stretchy lycra material allowed)
  • Formal Business Dress and jacket (Dress must have sleeves which cover at least the top quarter of the arm)
  • Formal Blouse or shirt
  • Formal shoes (you must be able to polish them)
  • Girls wishing to wear the Islamic dress should wear a simple silhouette jilbab and a hijab which should not be too colourful. Both garments should not be over embellished. A formal business jacket will need to be worn.     

Jackets may be removed in warm conditions. Scarves may be worn outside the buildings but must be removed once inside.

Physical Education, Performing Arts and Drama students are expected to conform to the expectations on kit of the site where they participate in the lessons.  

The following are not permitted:

  • Brightly coloured suits;
  • Casual style dresses such as those with a vest style top, very thin straps and strapless style top;
  • Jumpers- with the exception of plain v neck jumpers under the blazer;
  • Denim/Jeans trousers, shirts, blouses or skirts;
  • Studs on trousers, skirts or shirts/blouses
  • Casual trousers – combats, track suits, leggings;
  • Casual tops – track suit, fleeces, T-shirts, hooded tops, vest tops;
  • Shorts, cropped trousers, tight narrow legged trousers, trousers made of stretchy legging-type material;
  • Sportswear;
  • Very short skirts/revealing clothes;
  • Trainers, pumps, canvas shoes, Vans, Kicker trainers or leisure shoes/pumps;
  • Visible boots
  • Patterns or shapes cut into hair or eyebrows and brightly coloured hair – eg: Mohicans or tram lines
  • Gloves, hats, caps and bandannas.
  • Overly conspicuous jewellery - large earrings, necklaces
  • Coloured Shoe Laces
  • Clothing made of sheer/transparent materials
  • Mobile phones and/or headphones should not be seen in classrooms.

Tattoos should not be visible. Visible body piercing is restricted to the ears and/or one small nose stud only. Bars, scaffolds and stretchers are not permitted.

Students will be sent home if they do not conform to the Dress Code. Parents/Carers will be contacted on the first occasion a student is required to be sent home in relation to a dress code violation. In the event of repeated infringements of the dress code the behaviour policy for the sixth form will be actioned appropriately.  Those students who receive a Bursary for financial hardship can use this to fund the purchase of clothes to make sure they are compliant with the dress code.  If money is a problem please contact the academy.

Transgender students may dress consistently in accordance with their gender presentation.

It is beyond the scope of the Policy to provide guidance on every eventuality.  In the event of queries, the Assistant Principal of Harris St John’s Wood Sixth Form (or his/her personal representative), will act as the arbiter. If you fail to comply with these guidelines you will be dealt with in line with the Sixth Form behaviour policy.

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