Uniform

Uniform and Grooming

All items of uniform can be purchased through the College Uniform Shop.

Open hours are:   
Tuesdays   8:00am – 2:30pm
Thursdays  9:00am – 3:30pm   

Any variations to these times will be advised through the College newsletter.

The College Uniform Shop is situated next to the Schofields Campus in the adjacent cottage.

Click here for the 2017 Uniform Price List

  • Every student is expected to be properly dressed in full College uniform at all times.
  • Students should feel a sense of great pride in their personal appearance and be proud to belong and be part of St John Paul II Catholic College.
  • No variations in uniform are permitted.
  • We expect that students will be well groomed at all times
  • Extreme hairstyles and excessive jewellery and accessories are not permitted. Students are supplied with clear guidelines about these items in their school diary.
  • Oversize shirts or trousers are not acceptable.

College Winter Uniform Girls

  • College navy blue blazer worn to and from school
  • College long sleeved white blouse
  • College tie
  • College skirt (knee length or longer)
  • College red jumper (must be worn with blazer)
  • Black or navy blue opaque stockings

College Winter Uniform Boys

  • College navy blue blazer worn to and from school
  • College long sleeved white shirt
  • College tie
  • Approved grey serge school trousers from uniform shop (no jeans or casual styles)
  • College red jumper (Must be worn with blazer)
  • Plain flat, black leather or synthetic belt of correct size with plain buckle.
  • Plain short grey socks

College Summer Uniform Girls

  • Summer Dress (knee length or longer)
  • College red jumper
  • Plain short white socks above the ankle

College Summer Uniform Boys

  • College short sleeved, white open neck shirt with logo on pocket
  • Grey school shorts or grey serge school trousers
  • College red jumper
  • Plain, flat, black leather or synthetic belt of correct size with plain buckle
  • Plain short grey socks

Sports Uniform

(To be worn on Sport days and during timetabled PE or practical only. Not to be mixed with College uniform)
  • College sports shorts
  • College sports shirt with crest and House badge
  • College track suit
  • Laced cross trainer sport
  • Plain short white socks above the ankle
  • College cap MUST be worn for outdoor activities during Terms 1 and 4

Sports Uniform

(To be worn on Sport days and during timetabled PE or practical only. Not to be mixed with College uniform)
  • College sports shorts
  • College sports shirt with crest and House badge
  • College track suit
  • Laced cross trainer sport shoes
  • Plain short white socks above the ankle
  • College cap MUST be worn for outdoor activities during Terms 1 and 4

Accessories

Chains: One only - silver or gold, plain or with a small Christian medal or cross. To be worn below the shirt or blouse neckline.

Earrings: One pair of small plain studs OR small hoops or sleepers in the ear lobes. A small inconspicuous watch permitted. No coloured wrist bands or bracelets

Grooming: Make up or nail polish not permitted.

Rings: One plain signet ring or other narrow ring only.

Wrist: A watch permitted. No coloured wrist bands or bracelets.

Accessories

Chains: One only - silver or gold, plain or with a small Christian medal or cross. To be worn below the shirt or blouse neckline

Earrings: None.

Grooming: Boys must be clean shaven. No make- up or nail polish permitted.

Rings: One plain signet ring or other narrow ring only

Wrist: A small inconspicuous watch permitted. No coloured wrist bands or bracelets

College Bags:  Compulsory for Year 7-10 (Years 11 - 12 are encouraged to purchase a College bag)

T Shirts/Tracksuits:  T-shirts or tracksuits may not be worn under uniform by either boys or girls.

Body Piercing: No visible piercing allowed besides ear lobes – including nose, facial, brow, tongue or upper ear.

Hair: Hair must be one natural colour. Hair clips in silver or gold. Hair that is shoulder length or longer MUST be neatly tied back with a band or clips. Ribbons, scrunchies hair ties in navy, red, green or white. Extreme styles such as rat’s tails, undercuts, mohawks, dreadlocks or scalp designs are not permitted. 

Scarf: Plain navy, red, green or white only.

Shoes: Black, polishable, hard, leather or synthetic lace-up school shoes with heels less than 2.5 cm.  Soft or buckle styles are not permitted under WHS regulations.

Sunglasses: To be worn outdoors only

Additional information

  • Boys must wear the style of trousers approved for use at St John Paul II Catholic College and sold by the College uniform shop. No variations in style, material or colour are permitted.
  • If for any reason the sports uniform is not available then full school uniform must be worn.
  • Neither girls nor boys may wear T-shirts beneath an open neck shirt or blouse.

  • The girls’ skirts are to be worn between knee and mid-calf length.

  • The only jewellery permitted is a watch and a plain signet ring.  Chains with small Christian medals or crosses may be worn around the neck but the chain must be long enough that they are not seen above the “V” of the shirt or blouse. Coloured bracelets and wristbands are not permitted.

  • In the winter terms the school blazer must be worn with or without the college jumper. Parkas, school tracksuit tops or sloppy-joes may not be worn with the school uniform. Scarves are permitted during winter but they must be in plain St John Paul II Catholic College colours. Multi-coloured or patterned scarves are not permitted.

 

Consequences for Wearing Incorrect Uniform:

  • Students found to be out of uniform without a valid reason in writing from a parent/caregiver will have a warning recorded in their diary.
  • On the third occasion the student is out of uniform they will be expected to attend an afternoon detention.
  • Repeated failure to wear correct uniform will require parents/caregivers to attend a meeting regarding the matter.
  • Students in incorrect shoes cannot attend classes for health and safety reasons. Students will be expected to get the correct shoes before going to class.