Uniform Policy

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  • School uniform is compulsory by decision of the school community.
  • Students are expected to wear school uniform to and from school every school day.
  • For reasons of health and hygiene, students are to bring their PE uniform for PE or Sport,
    change into PE uniform before class and back into school uniform afterwards. Students without PE uniform will not be able to participate and will be given theory work to complete.
  • Dance and drama students are also required to change into performance ‘blacks’ for class and then back into school uniform after class.
  • Students who are consistently out of uniform for insufficient reason may not be considered suitable to represent the school.
  • Unsuitably dressed senior students may be asked to go home and change.
  • Being out of uniform with insufficient reason may endanger a Bronze, Silver or Gold
  • Make-up and jewellery is inappropriate with a uniform and can be dangerous in practical
    areas where it can become an OH&S issue.
  • Students are to wear a uniform that is neat, clean and modest and are not to make any modifications to any uniform item.
  • Excessive make-up is inappropriate.
  • Bright coloured underwear and t-shirts (including ones with motifs) are not permitted under school shirts.
  • White short sleeved t-shirts or singlets are acceptable under school shirts.
  • Students who are unable to wear correct school uniform on any given day must bring a note
    from home and obtain a uniform pass (green slip) from the Head Teacher Welfare or the
    Deputies before school.
  • Students without a note and out of uniform must also get a green slip. They will be placed
    on recess detention with the Head Teacher Welfare or Deputy Principal.
  • Students whose PE / Sport uniform is unavailable must bring a note from home and another
    change of sport clothes.
  • Students without a note for their PE / Sport uniform will be given theory work to complete
    during the practical lesson.
  • The school uniform also includes black leather school shoes so that the students’ feet will
    be fully protected when working in specialist rooms such as Science Laboratories, Visual
    Arts Studios, TAS Kitchens and TAS Workshops.
  • All parts of the school uniform are available for purchase through the schools ‘Uniform
    Shop’ with the exception of boys shorts and trousers.
Description of Uniform
White polo shirt with school crest (juniors) White button through blouse (seniors) Maroon Sweat shirt with school crest Maroon wool jumper with school crest
Maroon “Rainbird” jacket with school logo Knee length tartan skirt with double inverted pleat Grey school slacks (No tight pants, baggies, oversize, leg pockets or flares are permitted)
White polo shirt with school crest (juniors) White button through business style shirt (seniors) Maroon Sweat shirt with school crest Maroon wool jumper with school crest Maroon “Rainbird” jacket with school logo Grey school shorts (No board shorts) Grey school trousers, conventional style, and straight leg. (No leg pockets, oversize or flares are permitted)
Footwear – all students
  • Det/Workcover requirements are very precise. Students should wear “shoes that have a solid leather upper that covers the whole of the foot with a non slip sole”
  • For safety reasons, especially in Science, Visual Arts and Technology classrooms, the school uniform shoe must have a FULL LEATHER UPPER COVERING THE WHOLE FOOT.
  • The shoe must be all black.
  • Leather upper with either a flexible or traditional sole. No platform soles, high heels,
    wedge soles, sandals or boots.
  • White socks with skirts/shorts. Grey socks with slacks/trousers. Girls: Flesh or black coloured stockings.
    PE / Sports Uniform – All students
    Maroon and Gold polo style shirt with school crest Maroon shorts with gold stripe
    House cap with CPAHS rear logo
Footwear – all students
The following shoes are examples of footwear that meet the requirements.
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The following shoes are examples of unacceptable footwear mainly because either they do not cover the top of the foot or they are made from an unacceptable material.
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