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The ethos we have here at Norton College sixth form is something that we are very passionate about.  Creating the right learning environment for our students is important for each student to achieve and work to the best of their ability in order to access the best opportunities when they leave sixth form.

Therefore we expect all students to take responsibility for their studies, attendance and conduct and to adhere to our dress code, which is formal business dress.

Students are expected to use independent study time effectively, with a mix of supervised and independent study facilities and options available. 

As part of the ethos, we like to celebrate the success and hard work of our students through celebration assemblies and trips. 

Please see our dress code below.



  • Smart Jacket (optional)
  • Smart collared shirt with a tie (short sleeves are acceptable)
  • Smart v-neck jumper, cardigan or waistcoat (optional)


  • Tailored style trousers (no denim or jean style)


  • Smart Shoes – plain leather or imitation leather



  • Blouses, shirts, smart tops worn with or without a jacket or fine knit cardigan
  • Neckline should be in line with, or done up to, the top of the armpits or higher.
  • Sleeveless and short sleeved styles are acceptable.


  • Just above the knee, or longer. However, if thick tights (above 60 denier) or leggings are worn, we ask that skirts are mid-thigh length.


  • Dresses are acceptable provided they comply with all the top and skirt rules.


  • Tailored style trouser (no denim or jean-style trousers) slim fit tailored trousers are acceptable.
  • Leggings acceptable (providing you are wearing skirt or dress as above)


  • Smart shoes, plain or imitation leather, or plain boots.  Should have a heel of no more than 6cm.