The school is proud of its uniform and expects it to be worn correctly at all times. When students are in school uniform, school rules apply. Correct official uniform is required for:
Incorrect uniform, or a mixture of school uniform, sports gear and civilian clothes, is not acceptable in the street. After school, particularly after a sports practice, students may either change into correct uniform, or go home in sports gear. Students not in the correct uniform are required to have a note from home explaining the reason for the discrepancy and the note is to be handed to the house leader for approval no later than 9.00 am on the day concerned.
Students are expected to wear their hair styled in a reasonably conventional way. Hair must be kept tidy throughout the normal activities of a school day.
Unnatural colours, or extreme colouring, or streaks and patches of colour, are not permitted.
Girls' hair must not hang below the shoulders and must be clear of the face and eyes. Plain red, white or blue ribbons and clips may be worn by girls to contain the hair. Plain clips or bands may also be worn in colours that match the natural hair colour. Long hair must be tied up or back.
Boys' hair must be well clear of the face and not below the top edge of the collar. Boys may not wear their hair tied up or back. Shaved or extreme styles are not permitted. Boys must be clean-shaven.
Students may not wear makeup of any kind. Nail polish, if worn, must be colourless.
The use of sunblock is encouraged, especially for summer outdoor activities. Sunblock is available at the school.
A wristwatch may be worn. Students may not wear chains or necklaces around the neck.
Girls with pierced ears may wear one matching pair of small, plain, silver, gold or blue, unobtrusive studs in the lower part of each earlobe.
Boys are not permitted to wear jewellery other than a watch.
Junior girls’ skirts and kilts and senior girls’ short skirts are to be knee length, i.e no shorter than 5 cms from the ground when kneeling.
Seniors have the option of an ankle length pleated or slim-line mid-calf length skirt.
Shoes must be conventional black leather lace-up school shoes. Casual black shoes or sneakers may not be worn.
The school jersey is a navy blue, v-necked, long sleeved jersey with the college emblem on the upper left front.
An optional variation on the jersey is a sleeveless version. Girls may wear a navy zipped cardigan.
All students wear royal blue shorts and polo shirts in house colours.
After enrolment and placement in a house, Year 9 students and new students can purchase polo shirts in the appropriate house colour.
The school uniform jacket and scarf may be worn to and from and around school, but not inside the school buildings.
The school uniform jacket is the only jacket that may be worn.
The school uniform scarf is the only scarf that may be worn.
A navy school raincoat may be worn to and from school.
Senior students are encouraged to wear the school blazer and tie with the winter uniform.
A school cap is available from the school shop and is encouraged to be worn for protection from the sun.
Junior Uniform - Summer
Junior Uniform - Winter
Senior Uniform - Summer
Senior Uniform - Winter
Boys’ and girls’ uniforms for all year levels can be purchased from John Russell Menswear in Moore St, Howick.
Second-hand uniforms can be purchased from the school shop which is located next to the Health Centre and run by the school.
It is open daily during the school term from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm. It is also open one week prior to school starting at the beginning of the year and one morning during the school holidays prior to the beginning of each term.