Dress Code for Students

At FICS we do not have a School uniform however we do encourage school branded clothing, we expect our students to attend school wearing neat, tidy clothing which is appropriate for the working environment of the school. A common sense approach is adopted.

Jewellery: One, small, discreet earring or stud is allowed in each ear. No facial piercings are allowed. All piercings, other than above earrings, must be removed before entry to the school. No “stretcher” earrings are permitted on Health and Safety grounds.

Outdoor clothing: All outdoor clothing such as wellies, scarves, gloves, hats, coats and hoods must be removed on entering the building.

Trousers and skirts: Must be worn at waist height without underwear being displayed. Ripped, studded or torn clothes are unacceptable. Shorts can be worn during PE lessons but are unsuitable as normal working attire. Mini-skirts are unsuitable attire; leggings with skirts are permitted. Leggings with shorts are not permitted. See through leggings or leggings with mesh inserts are not permitted.

T-shirts, shirts and blouses: Should not display inappropriate slogans or pictures. References to drugs, sex, alcohol or violence will be considered inappropriate and not suitable for a school environment. Tops that are low cut or have thin straps are not acceptable and shoulders should be covered.

Shoes/Footwear: Sensible shoes or trainers can be worn. All soiled footwear must be removed before entry to school. A change of footwear is required under these circumstances. Appropriate footwear for PE is required.

PE: A change of clothing is required for participation in this lesson. Shorts/Tracksuits bottoms and PE tops to be worn for each lesson. Long sleeved top for outdoor lessons. Students to wear suitable outdoor footwear when participating in outdoor sports. i.e. football boots / Astro-turf styled trainers for football/rugby. Trainers for the Sports Hall. Girls to wear a 1-piece swimming costume when swimming.

Earphones/Airpods: These should be out of sight. Same expectations as mobile phones apply.

No student will be permitted to wear Jewellery during PE on Health and Safety grounds. Practical subjects such as Art, Science, Food and DT may request the removal of jewellery to fully participate in lessons.