Uniform

How our staff and students dress is important to us. Our Sixth Formers should be the shining example of adult elegance and style – setting a prestigious example to the rest of the school. Our Sixth Formers understand the importance of how they present themselves and, as a result, are well placed to assist our staff in encouraging students lower down the school to dress smartly and maintain the high standards that have been set since we opened in 2012. 

To this end, students, like members of staff, have to subscribe to a formal dress code which reflects their significant status in school.

All Sixth Formers:

  • Wear a lanyard at all times
  • Wear the Sixth Form specialist items from our uniform supplier, Smarty Pants, all marked below with an asterisk(*)
  • Wear an enamel Becket Keys badge
  • Wear other uniform as detailed below. 

If students need advice at any point, they should speak with Mr Peggs or Mrs Course.  It is better to ask in advance and avoid embarrassment!

  

Gentlemen

Ladies

Daywear
Grey suit jacket* and trousers*; optional waistcoat* Grey suit jacket* and skirt* or trousers* or dress*
Sixth Form tie*  
White shirt: plain white with stiff collar for wearing with a tie; short or long sleeved Lilac blouse*

Socks: plain grey or black

Tights: nude or black

Socks: nude or plain white

Black shoes: traditional flat, black leather shoes with black laces Black leather shoes (up to 5cm heel)
Jumper or slipover (optional): grey with purple stripes* Jumper or slipover (optional): grey with purple stripes*
Drama Kit 

Black sweatshirt

Becket Keys black leggings or joggers*

Becket Keys black drama t-shirt*

Black jazz shoes or trainers/plimsolls

Black socks

PE Kit

 No PE Kit is required

A Level PE students will be told of expectations in their first lessons

Students from Becket Keys main school may wish to keep their current kit for any relevant Sixth Form activities, such as helping with a main school event or Sports Day

Some students purchase the school's PE kit as they would at university - for casual wear!

Other subject specific requirements

Food, Science and Nutrition students will require a blue stripe apron* and chef whites*

Science students will require a lab coat and goggles

Art & Textiles students will require a plain cotton apron*

Hair

Hair must be natural colours, but can be dyed

Long hair must be tied up for certain lessons, but can be down at other times

The school may request that all students wear their hair in a certain way for special occasions

Jewellery
(for some lessons this will need to be removed)
Watch
Medic alert chain, if necessary
One simple bracelet on either wrist
One simple ring on either hand
One simple necklace

 One or two simple earrings in each ear, or just one ear (any other piercings should be discussed with Mr Peggs or Mrs Course in advance of being done)

Make up
Natural looking make-up can be worn
Winter items

Scarf: Becket Keys scarf available* or any plain colour, preferably black, grey, purple or gold (no patterns or logos)

Hat: any plain colour, preferably black, grey, purple or gold (no patterns or logos)

Gloves: any plain colour, preferably black, grey, purple or gold (no patterns or logos)

Coat: black, grey (no patterns or large logos); no denim coats or hoodies are allowed

Bags

School work bag/rucksack/messenger bag: black or grey

*Supplier

SmartyPants Schoolwear,

Unit 1 Chancerygate, 33 Tallon Road, Brentwood CM13 1TE, 01277 363275, office@smartypantsschoolwear.com 

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