Can you count them all?

How many schoolgirls are in this circle of t-bars and white ankle socks?

Circle of schoolgirls wearing t-bars and white socks

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MacRob girls and platform shoes

Girls at Mac.Robertson Girls’ High School are allowed to wear black t-bar or laceup shoes with their school uniform, but not other types.

15 May 2009

http://www.macrob.vic.edu.au/news_letters/2009/Iss13_150509.pdf

Black lace-up leather school shoes, t-bar sandals may be worn but are not recommended for winter wear. Platform shoes, slip-on shoes or black sneakers are not acceptable

But it doesn’t mean a MacRob girl can’t try on her new platform heels at school.

MacRob girl trying on platform heels

Kilbreda College, Mentone

Kilbreda College Mentone banned t-bar school shoes from Term 1, 2007 onwards. Having to wear brown school shoes instead of the more common black, various Harrison lace ups are the most popular, along with the various copycat brands.

March 2006

http://www.kilbreda.vic.edu.au/news/_doc/newsletters/archive06/n03-090306.pdf

SCHOOL SHOES
Buying new school shoes in the holidays? Don’t forget that dark brown lace-ups are now regulation. All girls are expected to be wearing lace-ups in 2007.

April 2006

http://www.kilbreda.vic.edu.au/news/_doc/newsletters/archive06/n04-060406.pdf

Please ensure that your daughter’s Winter uniform is
correct before she wears it. This includes brown lace up shoes (when replacing T-bar shoes)

October 2006

http://www.kilbreda.vic.edu.au/news/_doc/newsletters/archive06/n15-051006.pdf

LACE UP SHOES 2007
In 2005 the College notified parents that parts of the school uniform would be changing in 2007. All students from Years 7-12 are reminded that lace up shoes will be required. This term is the final term for T-bars

November 2006

http://www.kilbreda.vic.edu.au/news/_doc/newsletters/archive06/n18-161106.pdf

UNIFORM
Keeping Up Appearances – Facing up to Lacing Up
In 2005 the word went out that Kilbreda was changing to lace up shoes. As we approach that dead-line students are attempting to prolong the lives of their T-bar shoes. Electrical tape and masking tape are appearing as students refuse to send their shoes to T-bar heaven. The school is not being well served by students who refuse to consider ‘keeping up appearances’.

February 2007

http://www.kilbreda.vic.edu.au/news/_doc/newsletters/archive07/01-080207.pdf

SMARTEN UP
The staff are grateful to see families who supported our change to lace up shoes. From discussions last year the staff feel it is imperative to insist upon school uniform being worn correctly.