Hamilton and Alexandra College

Girls at Hamilton and Alexandra College in Hamilton are permitted to wear t-bar school shoes. In summer they wear them with white knee socks, and in winter with navy tights or knee socks.

2017-18

https://www.hamiltoncollege.vic.edu.au/display.php?file=14

UNIFORM LIST – SENIOR CAMPUS (Years 7-12)

Girls Uniform – Summer (Terms 1 & 4)

Blazer College
Jumper College long-sleeved navy V-neck
Dress College summer
Socks Long white
Shoes Black lace up or T-bar school shoes
Hat College straw
Backpack College

Girls Uniform – Winter (Terms 2 & 3)

Blazer College
Jumper College long-sleeved navy V-neck
Skirt College winter kilt
Shirt College mid-blue long-sleeved (* worn with College tie)
Tie College
Socks College navy tights or plain navy long socks
Shoes Black lace up or T-bar school shoes
Backpack College

Optional
Scarf College

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Old uniform at Penola Catholic College

Penola Catholic College launched their current school uniform in 2013. The previous uniform looked much the same but with the girls wearing tartan check instead of stripes. This uniform dated back to the creation of the college in 1995, through the amalgamation of three Catholic secondary schools – Therry College, Geoghegan College and Sancta Sophia College.

New uniform at Penola Catholic College

In 2013 Penola Catholic College unveiled an updated school uniform featuring new summer dress and winter skirt patters. Students changed to the new uniform during a four year transition period.

August 2013

http://www.penola.vic.edu.au/_uploads/_cknw/files/New%20uniform%20August%202013.pdf

IMPORTANT UNIFORM UPDATE: CHANGES APPROVED!!!!!

As you may be aware, we have recently consulted on changes to our school uniform. The following changes have been ratified by the Board of Penola Catholic College for implementation commencing the 2014 school year.

The new uniform will be phased in over a number of years; with all students required to be wearing the new uniform for the commencement of the 2016 school year.

First Phase: 2014
• All Year 7 Students and students new to the College must wear the new uniform.
• All Year 11 students to wear the new College Senior Blazer (The senior jumper and other items are optional).

All other students may wear the current uniform as long as it is in good repair and fits appropriately but must purchase all new items no later than the 2016 school year.

SECOND PHASE: 2015
• All Year 7 & 8 Students and students new to the College must wear the new uniform.
• All Year 11 & 12 students to wear the new College Senior Blazer (The senior jumper and other items are optional).
• Students in other year levels who have had need to purchase any new uniform items.

FINAL PHASE: 2016
All students attending Penola Catholic College are to be wearing the new uniform.

PLEASE NOTE: FROM 2014 ONWARDS:
Discontinued items will no longer be accepted / available for sale by the Second hand Uniform Shop.

Our Official Uniform Suppliers for 2014 are Academy Uniforms. However for students not required to be in our new uniform in 2014 items of our existing uniform can still be purchased from Lowes.

UNIFORM ITEMS THAT HAVE BEEN CHANGED: The following outlines what uniform items have been changed:

♦ Senior Blazer (Years 11 & 12)
♦ Senior Jumper (Years 11 & 12)
♦ College Summer Dress
♦ College Winter Skirt
♦ Girls Blouse
♦ Boys Pants
♦ Boys Shorts
♦ PE Track Pants / PE Track Top
♦ Rugby Top
♦ Sports Shorts
♦ Sports Polo Top
♦ Boys & Girls Bathers

January 2015

http://www.penola.vic.edu.au/_uploads/_ckpg/files/2015%20uniform%20update.pdf

NEW UNIFORM PHASE IN PERIOD
The new uniform will be phased in over a number of years with all students required to be wearing the new uniform for the commencement of the 2016 school year.

SECOND PHASE: 2015
– All Year 7 & 8 students and student new to the College must wear the new uniform
– All Year 11 & 12 students to wear the new College Senior Blazer (The senior jumper and other items are optional)

All other students may wear the current uniform as long as it is in good repair and fits appropriately but must purchase all new items no later than the 2016 school year.

November 2015

http://penola.vic.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Penola-Vol.-17-12-Nov-2015.pdf

Changes to Uniform in 2016 for Year 10

As a result of significant feedback from parents we have decided to delay the introduction of the new winter uniform for Year 10 Students next year.

Given the cost associated with purchasing a laptop as well as the new uniform, we are asking Year 10 parents to purchase the new summer uniform for the beginning of 2016 and many parents have already done this.

Our school photographs take place early in Term 1, 2016 so it would be great to have all students in the new uniform.

For Years 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 all items of the new uniform are to be purchased for next year. A reminder that the
tracksuit pants are optional; the Penola bathers are optional (navy blue one piece bathers as alternative) and Year 10 students can purchase the navy blazer (optional) if they wish.

One of the initiatives that the PSC set during 2015 was to hold a uniform drive, donating items of uniform that are being phased out. As all families should know, the new Penola uniform will be required as of January 2016, and we, the student leadership team, believe that sending our uniforms, would benefit the needy and disadvantaged in our society.

Therefore, it is an opportune time to send our old uniforms to the Nepalese community to assist in their time of crisis after the two devastating earthquakes earlier this year. The PSC is asking for your assistance in supporting this initiative by donating the items of uniform that students have either grown out of, or are simply in good condition but no longer required/current for 2016.

The items that may be donated:
– Maroon Blazers
– Navy Blazers
– Old ties
– Boys trousers (without the embroidered PCC)
– Shorts (without the embroidered PCC)
– Old girls dresses
– Plain maroon sports t-shirts
– Sports track pants and shorts (plain navy without the burgundy piping)
– Sports rugby jumper (with tri colour horizontal stripes)
– Any other outgrown Penola uniform that would instead be thrown away

Before donating, please ensure that the items you wish to donate are not required for 2016 and have been superseded by the new uniform.

We understand that this initiative has been introduced quite early, however with
Term 3 coming to a close, many girls’ winter skirts particularly will no longer be
appropriate for 2016

February 2016

http://penola.vic.edu.au/download/newsletter/Volume-22.pdf

From the first school day of 2016, all students must wear the new style uniform. The old style uniform is no longer accepted to be sold by the Second Hand Uniform Shop.

October 2017

http://penola.vic.edu.au/?wysija-page=1&controller=email&action=view&email_id=59&wysijap=subscriptions

At this stage the following changes have been suggested to the current uniform. Girls Summer Uniform to include navy shorts and the white short sleeved shirt. We are also looking at the optional introduction of navy skins to the Sports uniform. As many of you will have noticed, our students are reluctant to wear the navy track pants so navy skins worn underneath the existing sports uniform may enable students to stay warmer in the winter months.

Crazy sock day at Trinity Catholic College

Girls at Trinity Catholic College in Sydney normally rear navy tights with their winter uniform and lace up school shoes. But for Crazy Sock Day they pulled pair of colourful knee socks over the top, to raise money for the less fortunate.

December 2013

http://www.trinity.catholic.edu.au/crazy-sock-day-at-trinity-helps-australias-homeless/

Trinity Catholic College recently held their first Crazy Sock Day at their Auburn and Regents Park campuses. Students were encouraged to wear crazy and colourful socks and donate at least one pair of socks to the St Vincent de Paul’s Winter Appeal.

Brighton Secondary School, Adelaide

Girls at Brighton Secondary School in Adelaide have been permitted to wear t-bar school shoes since 2014. They wear black shoes and plain socks with both their summer dress or shorts, black socks with their trousers, and black tights or white socks with their winter skirt. In winter lace up shoes are preferred by the girls, with Roman sandals a popular option in summer.

May 2018

https://www.brightonss.sa.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/BSS-Uniform-Policy-2018.pdf

Girls uniform

Pants
• BSS tailored charcoal grey pants

Shorts
• BSS tailored charcoal grey shorts, knee length

Dress
• BSS blue/green check dress, knee length

Skirt
• BSS tartan skirt, knee or mid-calf length worn only with BSS white and green pinstripe shirt
• Black/navy 50+ denier tights are the preferred option with the skirt but plain white or BSS mid-calf socks may be worn

FOOTWEAR
• Black, flat-soled, sturdy, leather, lace-up school shoes or plain black leather sports shoes
• Black leather T-bar (Bata brand) school shoes
• Brown leather school (not fashion) sandals with acceptable support and sturdy strap buckled around the ankle
• Boots are NOT to be worn

NOTE
• sandals are NOT to be worn for certain subjects – see further information at end of policy
• shorts are to be worn with white socks and black school shoes, not sandals
• the soles should not twist.

http://brightonss.sa.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Brighton-Secondary-School-Newsletter-June-2014.pdf

June 2014

The uniform committee has approved girls to wear the T-Bar shoes except in those subject areas affected (Technical Studies, Home Economics, Music and Science) where closed in leather shoes are required. We recommend the “Bata Brand”.

The black canvas sandshoes are NOT school uniform and are NOT approved. Students wearing these shoes and other inappropriate shoes will receive consequences for not following the policy.

Notre Dame College, Shepparton banning t-bars

Girls at Notre Dame College in Shepparton were banned from wearing t-bar school shoes from 2019. They wear black shoes and grey socks with both their summer and winter uniforms, with grey tights an option in winter.

January 2018

http://www.notredame.vic.edu.au/community/college-uniform/1211-uniform-policy-and-procedure/file

Black polishable traditional supportive school shoes which are fully enclosed and solid with a heel.

T-Bar school shoes which are black, polishable, traditional, supportive and solid with a heel, while acceptable are not fully enclosed and CANNOT be worn in the Technology Centre when undertaking practical classes.

T-Bar school shoes ARE NOT permitted for Year 7 students in 2018. They will NOT be accepted for any student from 2019.