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School Uniforms / Skool Uniforms

DRESS CODE


BOYS
Summer wear (first and third term)
Grade 1 - 7
• Trousers: short black school trousers (above the knee)
• Shirt: turquoise short-sleeved school shirt
• Socks: black school socks (long, just below the knee)
• Shoes: black SCHOOL shoes (e.g. Toughees, Student Prince)

*Students are permitted to attend school barefooted during the summer months.
*White vests may be worn underneath school shirts, but may not show.

Grade 8 - 12
• Trousers: long school trousers
• Belt: black belt with no decoration and a small, plain buckle
• Shirt: turquoise short-sleeved school shirt
• Socks: black school socks (short, above the ankle)
• Shoes: black SCHOOL shoes (e.g. Toughees, Student Prince)

*White vests may be worn underneath school shirts, but may not show.

Winter wear (second term)

Grade 1 - 7
• Trousers: long black school trousers
• Belt: black belt with no decoration and a small, plain buckle
   (only grade 5-7)
• Shirt: turquoise long- or short-sleeved school shirt
• Socks: black school socks (short, above the ankle)
• Shoes: black SCHOOL shoes (e.g. Toughees, Student Prince)
• Jersey: black V-neck school jersey or pull-over
• Scarf: turquoise school scarf
• Tracksuit: school tracksuit
   (with turquoise school shirt and black school shoes)

*White vests may be worn underneath school shirts, but may not show.


Grade 8 - 12
• Trousers: long black school trousers
• Belt: black belt with no decoration and a small, plain buckle
• Shirt: turquoise long- or short-sleeved school shirt with tie-collar
• Socks: black school socks (short, above the ankle)
• Shoes: black SCHOOL shoes (e.g. Toughees, Student Prince)
• Jersey: black V-neck school jersey or pull-over
• Scarf: turquoise school scarf
• Tie: school tie (matrics are permitted to wear their matric tie)
• Blazer: school blazer is compulsory for winter

*White vests may be worn underneath school shirts, but may not show.

GIRLS

Summer wear (first and third term)

Grade 1 - 7
• Skirt: black, pleated school skirt (must be above the knee and not more
  than 13cm from the ground when kneeling)
• Ski pants: short, black ski pants are compulsory underneath skirts for grade
  1 - 4 (may not show)
• Shirt: turquoise short-sleeved school shirt (grade 1 - 4: tucked in; grade 5
  - 7: hang over)
• Socks: black school socks (short, above the ankle)
• Shoes: black SCHOOL shoes (e.g. Toughees, Student Prince)

*Students are permitted to attend school barefooted during the summer months.

*White vests may be worn underneath school shirts, but may not show.

Grade 8 - 12
• Skirt: black, pleated school skirt (must be above the knee and not more
  than 13cm from the ground when kneeling)
• Shirt: turquoise short-sleeved school shirt (must hang over)
• Socks: black school socks (short, above the ankle)
• Shoes: black SCHOOL shoes (e.g. Toughees, Student Prince)

*White vests may be worn underneath school shirts, but may not show.


Winter wear (second term)
Grade 1 - 7
• Trousers: long black school trousers (must be female cut)
• Skirt: black, pleated school skirt (must be above the knee and not more
  than 13cm from the ground when kneeling)
• Shirt: turquoise long- or short-sleeved school shirt (must be tucked in when
   wearing jersey or jacket)
• Socks: black school socks (short, above the ankle when wearing trousers
  and long, below the knee when wearing skirt)
• Shoes: black SCHOOL shoes (e.g. Toughees, Student Prince)
• Jersey: black V-neck school jersey or pull-over
• Scarf: turquoise school scarf
• Tracksuit: school tracksuit
   (with turquoise school shirt and black school shoes)

*White vests may be worn underneath school shirts, but may not show.
*Please note that grade 1 - 7 are not allowed to wear tights with skirts.

Grade 8 - 12
• Trousers: long black school trousers (must be female cut)
• Skirt: black, pleated school skirt (must be above the knee and not more
  than 13cm from the ground when kneeling)
• Shirt: turquoise long- or short-sleeved school shirt with tie-collar (must be
  tucked in when wearing jersey or jacket)
• Socks: black school socks (short, above the ankle when wearing trousers
  and long, below the knee when wearing skirt)
• Tights: thick, black pantyhose/tights only
• Shoes: black SCHOOL shoes (e.g. Toughees, Student Prince)
• Jersey: black V-neck school jersey or pull-over
• Scarf: turquoise school scarf
• Tie: school tie (matrics are permitted to wear their matric tie)
• Blazer: school blazer is compulsory for winter

*White vests may be worn underneath school shirts, but may not show.

Plain clothes / Civvies
Learners must be acceptably dressed in line with school uniform rules. Moderate make-up may be worn by grade 10 - 12 girls only.



GUIDELINES TO GENERAL TIDINESS
BOYS

Hair
• No colouring of hair is allowed.
• Hair may not touch the collar, eyebrows or ears.
• Moderate use of gel is allowed.
• No dreadlocks, mo-hawks, afro’s, spiky styles or patterns cut into the hair
   is allowed.

Facial hair
• No beards or moustaches are allowed. Boys must be clean-shaven.
• No patterns may be shaved into eyebrows.

Jewellery
• No jewellery is allowed accept the following:
   o medic alert bracelet.
   o watches (plain watches only with no decoration).

Nails
• All nails must be short and clean.

GIRLS

Hair
• No colouring of hair is allowed.
• Hair may not hang in face.
• Fringe may not touch eyebrows.
• No sections of hair may hang loose.
• Hair touching the shirt collar must be fastened.
• All hair (including all types of braided hair) must be tied NEATLY.
• Moderate use of gel is allowed.
• Only black hair bands and alice bands are allowed.
• Only black or silver hair pins are allowed (with no decorations).

Make-up
• No make-up is allowed.

Jewellery
• No jewellery is allowed accept the following:
  o medic alert bracelet.
  o watches (plain watches only with no decoration).
  o earrings:
    - plain small studs or sleepers
    - must be silver or gold
    - only one earring per ear
    - must be worn only in the bottom hole of the earlobe

Nails
• All nails must be short and clean.
• No nail varnish is allowed.

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Uniforms


Primary School - Summer Uniform
Gr 1-4 Girls shirts tucked in, Grade 5 Girls shirts may hang out. Students may go barefoot.

Primary School - Winter Uniform
Tracksuits permissable, girls may wear pants or skirt and stockings.

Grade 5-12 Summer Uniform


Grade 5-12 Winter Uniform