The uniform is available only from the college Uniform Shop. It is a requirement that students wear full uniform at school and to and from school, on all but declared non-uniform days. The uniform needs to be kept clean. Any unexpected deviation from the specified requirements must be accompanied with a note from a parent/guardian.
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A hat is part of the uniform and must have the student’s name printed inside the crown. Students can choose to wear either the formal hat or bucket hat.
- The hat must be worn when outside.
- The hat must be maintained in good condition, without writing or drawing on the outside or inside.
In the situation where there is an identified medical condition requiring a change in footwear, a medical certificate must be provided, and appropriately covered footwear to satisfy Workplace Health & Safety requirements must be worn. Even with a medical certificate, the student will not be permitted to attend sport, laboratory, workshop areas, home economics, art or graphics rooms without footwear that meets the specific requirements for those areas.
A college bag is part of the uniform and must be purchased from the tuckshop.
Hair should be a natural-looking colour with no streaks or highlights that are obvious.
Long hair must be tied back completely, and adornments must be blue or white, limited in number and not conspicuous. On sports day, house colour may be included. Headbands are not permitted.
Haircuts should be neat and must not hang below the collar. Haircuts should not be shorter than an even Number 2 blade.
Boys should be clean-shaven, ie without facial hair.
Students are permitted a fine gold or silver chain with a small cross or religious medal, and one pair of gold or silver sleepers (paper clip thin) or small gold or silver studs (only in the ear lobes) may be worn. No other body piercings, clear fillers or covered piercings are permitted.
Any cultural traditions that conflict with college uniform and grooming expectations should be discussed with a Leader of Wellbeing or the Assistant Principal – Wellbeing.
Students do not wear their uniform to some college events such as carnivals, camps, retreats and SRC (Student Representative Council) free-dress days.
Students are always required to conform to Workplace Health & Safety requirements and wear socks and protective, supporting shoes. Scuffs, thongs, slip-ons, masseurs or open sandals are not permitted. Students are also required to wear sun-safe, opaque clothing including tops that satisfactorily cover the shoulders, upper arms, chest and midriff; and skirts or pants need to be the same length as the college sports shorts. Messages or logos on clothing are to fit the college values and college hats must be worn.
Wearing expensive clothing or jewellery to college should be avoided. House colours should be worn to carnivals and appropriately modest swimwear must be worn to swimming carnivals.
Out of Uniform Procedures
Students who are unable to wear their school uniform correctly are required to provide a note from home, indicating the plans and timeline for returning to correct uniform.
Repeated breaches of the Good Counsel College Uniform Policy will be addressed through communication with Leaders of Wellbeing, the Assistant Principal – Wellbeing and parents.