Dress Code

We are proud of our students’ professional appearance and have high expectations through our dress code.

Standard items – applies to all students

  • Tailored suit jacket with matching tailored trousers or matching tailored skirt/dress.  Items must be in line with professional dress (i.e. plain or subtle pattern)
  • Smart blouse or shirt and tie (either must be collared, no polo shirts or t-shirts)
  • Smart shoes (no Doc Marten boots, no trainers)

Optional items

  • Plain, smart jumper or cardigan (only to be worn with standard items above)
  • Hijab (must be plain colour and fitted securely, students must be facially identifiable at all times)


  • No extreme hair and make up
  • Tattoos must be covered
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The Blue Coat Sixth Form is proud to be part of the Cranmer Education Trust

Cranmer Education Trust is a company limited by guarantee and an exempt charity registered in England. Company registration number: 07687709. Registered Office: Cranmer Education Trust, c/o The Blue Coat School, Egerton Street, Oldham OL1 3SQ. The website address is www.cranmereducationtrust.com and the phone number 0161 785 5082.