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St Albans Girls' School

Dress Code


Guidance & Restrictions

 Skirt or full length smart trousers

  • No shorts
  • No blue or coloured denim: jeans, jackets, shorts or other accessories
  • No jean-style trousers (cotton trousers that look like jeans are not acceptable)
  • No combat, sports, excessively patterned or frayed trousers
  • No mini or leather skirts
  • No leggings (unless black and worn under a skirt of an appropriate length), ski pants or footless tights
  • No jeggings
  • No hooded tops: a hood on a jacket is acceptable
  • No leather trousers
  • No sweatshirts
  • No tops with an obvious logo

 Top with sleeves

  • Sleeves may be short or long.  No strappy tops
  • Style to cover cleavage and midriff
  • Boys wear shirt with a collar

 Shoes, sandals or leather boots

  • No flip flops or sandals without a strap at back
  • No trainers, Converse shoes/boots, Vans or Dr Marten style boots
  • No rubber soled shoes

Tailored jacket

  • Optional, not denim or leather


                                                                                                                                                                                    Formal Occasions

(When Post 16 students represent the school, including presenting assemblies)

Guidance & Restrictions

BLACK skirt of reasonable length or
BLACK full length smart trousers

  • As above

BLACK or WHITE top with sleeves

  • As above
  • Boys to wear white shirt and a tie

BLACK shoes, sandals or leather boots

  • As above

BLACK tailored jacket

  • Optional
  • This dress code indicates the standard of dress expected of Post 16 students.  Hats and outdoor clothing should not normally be worn in school.  Students who attend school or school functions wearing inappropriate clothing may be sent home to change.
  • A single discreet nose stud may be worn. Other facial jewellery and visible tattoos are not acceptable. Students’ hair colours must be those which are naturally occurring colours (for example no purple, but brown or blonde are acceptable).
  • For PE activities, students must bring sports clothing which is not worn in school during the day.
  • All Sixth Form students need to wear their ID lanyard when on the school premises.

Get in touch

Mr P O'Neill, Trust Business Manager

Sandridgebury Lane

St Albans



01727 853134