Belmont High School

Girls at Belmont High School were banned from wearing t-bar school shoes from 2013. They wear black shoes and white socks with both their summer and winter uniforms, with navy tights an option in winter.

March 2019

http://www.bhs.vic.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/BHS-Uniform.pdf

WARM WEATHER UNIFORM

– Green and white regulation dress
– Green Belmont High School jumper, round neck with school logo
– Grey or white socks. Socks must not have any logo on them.

COOL WEATHER UNIFORM

– “Black Watch” tartan kilt – length – 20cm above ground (no shorter)
– White or grey socks (ankle length or above) OR navy or black tights

Black leather T-bar or traditional school leather lace-up shoes (No boots, ballet style shoes, or canvas shoes)

November 2019

http://www.bhs.vic.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Newsletter-18-2019.pdf

A reminder to students and parents that the following uniform items are currently permitted in 2019, however these items will NOT be permitted from the beginning of 2020:

– T-bar shoes

This information was distributed to students and parents at the end of last year. The Belmont High School Uniform Policy is located on our school website for your information.

Things You’ll Only Get If You Grew Up In Geelong

23 Things You’ll Only Get If You Grew Up In Geelong – I bet you never won a game against South Barwon either. By Courtney Gould from Buzzfeed Australia.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/courtneygould/put-your-hands-up-for-geetroit


You were always confused as to why the schools in Geelong had long-ass kilts.

When all Melbourne girls had short skirts.

Winter kilts at Matthew Flinders Girls Secondary College

The young ladies at Matthew Flinders Girls Secondary College in Geelong fall into two camps – those who want their winter kilts super long and dragging the ground, and those who want them super short and barely hiding their underwear. Teachers want them somewhere in between.

August 2006

http://www.mfgsc.vic.edu.au/documents/Information/html/DressCode.htm

The length of winter kilts should be knee to mid calf.

The length of summer dresses should be knee to mid thigh.

May 2011

Click to access Newsletter04.pdf

Recently parents /guardians received a text message with regard to the length of school kilts and dresses. The minimum length is to be just above the knee and the maximum length will be mid calf. All students are to ensure that their dresses or kilts adhere to these requirements.

May 2014

Click to access 23-May-2014-Uniform.pdf

The minimum length of the school dress is just above the knee – Students are also allowed to wear school navy blue shorts. The dress is to be worn with lightweight plain white or navy blue socks

The minimum length of kilts is just above the knee – Students are also allowed to wear school navy blue pants. The tilt is to be worn with plain white or navy blue socks or navy tights.

June 2014

http://mfgsc.vic.edu.au/newsletter-no-5-13th-june-2014/

A Note on the Current Uniform Kilt length: Student leaders have started to and will continue to contact parents about kilts that are too short. The correct length is somewhere between the mid-calf and just above the knee.

December 2015

Click to access UNIFORM_POLICY_2015.pdf

The following are not permitted:

  • Kilts that are too long will need to be shortened
  • Kilts or skirts that are too short will need to be lengthened or an appropriate new garment purchased before a student may return to school
  • Wearing of leggings and pants under school dress or skirt/kilt
  • Black, ripped or lacey tights
  • Socks worn over the top of tights – Students will be asked to remove socks

Western Heights College

Girls at Western Heights College have been warned to keep their t-bars buckled up. They are supposed to wear white socks with their summer uniform and navy ones in winter, but in reality anything goes.

Western Heights College winter uniform kilt and pants

3 March 2011

http://www.whc.vic.edu.au/app_cmslib/media/lib/1106/m3097_v1_2011%20march%203rd.pdf

There are still a number of students who are not wearing the correct school shoes. Black leather lace-up shoes for boys and buckled, leather T-Bars for girls are required for safety reasons at school. Leather or vinyl zip up shoes, canvas slip-ons or black runners are not part of our school uniform.