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St Albans Girls' School

Dress Code


Guidance & Restrictions

Dress, skirt or full length trousers

  • All clothing  must be clean and in good repair (not ripped)

  • Leggings can be worn if they are black and worn under a skirt of an appropriate length

  • Shorts are not permitted

  • Blue denim is not permitted as part of any clothing item

Top with sleeves

  • Sleeves may be short or long.  

  • Strappy or cropped tops are not permitted

  • Sweatshirts or hooded tops should not have an obvious/sensitive logo 

Shoes, sandals or leather boots

  • Flip flops/ sandals should have a strap at back for safety reasons

  • Any trainer style shoe  should be smart and black or white

Tailored jacket

  • Optional, not denim 


Formal occasions (when Post 16 students represent the school)


1. BLACK skirt of reasonable length or BLACK full length smart trousers

2.BLACK or WHITE top with sleeves

3. BLACK shoes, sandals or leather boots

4. BLACK tailored jacket (optional)


  • This dress code indicates the standard of dress expected of Post 16 students

  • Hats and outdoor clothing should not 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 must wear their ID lanyard when on the school premises

  • For identification and safeguarding reasons, the face of students must not be covered

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Sandridgebury Lane

St Albans



01727 853134