Crusoe College Bendigo

Girls at Crusoe College Bendigo are not permitted to wear t-bar shoes with their school uniform. They wear short white socks with their summer dress, and short white or black socks or black tight with their winter skirt.


Striped polyester/viscose dress in College colours
Charcoal grey shorts with College logo
White socks (not knee high)

Skirt in College colours
White or black socks (not knee high) or black tights
Charcoal grey pants (not jeans) with College logo

The standard of the dress/skirt/short length is for the hem of the dress/shorts to be worn not more than 17cm from the floor when kneeling on the floor.


All students are expected to wear hard black leather school shoes, which cover the entire foot either lace up, pull on style boot or with velcro fasteners to all classes. Ballet and T-Bar style sandals are banned under OH&S.

Catholic College Bendigo ban t-bars

Girls at Catholic College Bendigo were banned from wearing t-bar school shoes commencing in 2018, with existing students given a one year grace period. They wear black shoes and navy socks with both their summer and winter uniforms.

9 February 2017

Families are also reminded about the announcement at the end of last year regarding the move for all students, irrelevant of year level, to be in black polishable leather lace up shoes for 2018.

The T-bar shoes have been prone to breaking and are often not worn with the buckles done up.

Lace up shoes also provide a consistent look for all students.

Bendigo South East College

Bendigo South East College banned t-bar school shoes at the start of 2014. They wear white ankle socks with their summer dress, and black tights with their winter skirt.

Bendigo South East College summer and winter unifrom with t-bars

May 3, 2013

Uniform Reminder

From 2014, girls T-Bar shoes will no longer be on the uniform list with all students expected to be in designated school shoes. Girls in Year 8 and 9 2013 who need a new pair of shoes should be purchasing school shoes given T-Bars will not be allowed in 2014.

Shoes – plain black, leather lace up (can also be purchased at Athletes Foot)

Students choose from the following plain black, leather laceup school shoes.

Daytona SNR
Clarks 24 Se7en (will take orthotics)