School Shoes: Years 7-12
For WHS and uniform reasons, shoes:
must be black, lace-up, polishable and cover the top of the foot
must have heels or moulded soles (no flats) but of a reasonable height (no more than 3-4 cms)
must be lace-up, not slip-on
cannot be gym-style Converses or the like, even if they are black leather
cannot be platform / wedge style
Suitable styles include:
The following styles are NOT ACCEPTABLE, as they are not protective (WHS) and are unsupportive for good health and posture reasons.
College Bags: Years 7-12
All students must use the compulsory Caroline Chisholm College Backpack.
The purpose of the College Tote Bag is to be used as an additional overflow bag or for excursions as specified by the teacher.
We advise that graffiti, artwork and stickers should not be used to decorate bags.
Sport/PDHPE Uniform: Years 7 -12
Should only be worn to and from school on Wednesday.
Sports uniforms should be clean, well presented and correctly sized.
If the correct sports uniform in its entirety is not available, students must wear their normal College uniform.
Students with PDHPE practical lessons on days other than Wednesday need to wear normal uniform to and from school and change into sports uniform during class time. The sports uniform will be packed within the backpack or the College tote bag.
For WHS reasons sport shoes:
must be lace-up and cover the whole foot.
cannot be canvas, casual style, eg. Converse or similar.
Approved, suitable sport shoes provide adequate necessary support and stability to accommodate running.
The following shoes are not permitted for Wednesday, PDHPE and sport lessons due to health and safety reasons. Other similar flat soled white shoes are also not permitted.
Additional: Years 7-12
White skivvy or white long sleeved T-shirts are permitted to be worn under the white blouse during winter only. Coloured or black clothing is not to be worn under shirts. White skivvies can be worn in winter under a College jumper or jacket.
Scarf: Plain navy or black scarf only
College Cap: To be worn when participating in activities outdoors.
Body piercings: Visible body piercings (clear or metal) such as facial, nose and tongue piercings are not permitted at school at any time. This means that if you are intending to have piercings the College does not accommodate time for healing.
The final phasing out of plastic/clear nose piercings will be year 12 2024. Please note Year 10 2023 will commence the updated Uniform Policy and they are not permitted to wear clear or metal nose piercings.
Tattoos: visible tattoos are not permitted at any time.
Eyelash extensions: Eyelash extensions are not permitted at any time.
Where there may be a special event, for example a wedding, a parent may request this alteration in writing to the Principal, detailing the event, application and removal dates.
Casual clothing: Casual hoodies, jumpers and track pants are not permitted at any time.
Sports Jackets: are to be worn with sports uniforms only. Sports jackets are not permitted in combination with normal uniforms.
Chewing gum: is not permitted at any time.