At St Mary MacKillop College students are expected to maintain a high standard of dress and grooming which:

  • supports a positive atmosphere where study and learning flourish
  • promotes school unity and pride
  • promotes individual pride and helps prepare students for employment
  • takes away the need to keep up with the latest fashion trends
  • presents an appropriate image of our College to the broader community

We ask that all parents embrace our College uniform and the role it plays in your child’s day to day life at St Mary MacKillop College.

College uniform is compulsory. Summer uniform is worn during Terms 1 and 4, whilst winter uniform is worn during Terms 2 and 3.

A two week change over arrangement may be announced depending on the prevailing weather conditions.

Girls Summer Uniform (Terms 1 & 4)

  • Dress of white, maroon and blue plaid, hemmed to no more than 10cm above the knee.
  • optional navy dress shorts and blue cool weave polo shirt with the College logo.
  • College jumper
  • Black leather polishable school shoes with a heel (not open sandals)
  • Plain white socks
  • College hat is to be worn in Terms 1 and 4

Girls Winter Uniform (Terms 2 & 3)

  

  • College ‘MacKillop’ tartan skirt, hemmed to mid knee
  • Optional navy slacks
  • Light blue long sleeved, collared and buttoned shirt, tucked in
  • College tie
  • College jumper
  • Dark navy tights or socks
  • Black leather polishable shoes with a heel (not open sandals)
  • College jacket may be worn over the College jumper with winter uniform

Boys Summer Uniform (Terms 1 & 4)

  • Blue cool weave polo shirt with College logo
  • Optional plain white undershirt – no printing
  • Grey shorts
  • College jumper
  • Grey socks
  • Black leather polishable shoes or boots with a heel
  • College hat is to be worn in Terms 1 & 4

Boys Winter Uniform (Terms 2 & 3)

  

  • Light blue, long sleeved, collared and buttoned shirt, tucked in
  • Grey slacks (no jeans)
  • College tie
  • Grey socks
  • College jumper
  • Plain black leather belt with plain buckle (optional)
  • Black leather polishable shoes or boots with a heel
  • College jacket may be worn over the College jumper with winter uniform

PE Uniforms

     

     

  • Maroon polo shirts with College logo
  • Navy shorts with College logo
  • Navy track pants with College logo, no stripes
  • College rugby top
  • College hat
  • White socks

The Physical Education (PE) uniform is worn during practical Physical Educational classes, practical Dance classes and some VET classes. On these days, Year 7 and 8 students may wear the PE uniform all day. Year 9 to 12 students may wear the PE uniform to school, if they have a class in lesson 1, or from school, if they have a class in lesson 4.

At all other times, students must only wear the PE uniform during Physical Education class time.

Personal Presentation

  • Hair must be one natural colour only. Extremes in hair colour and styles are not acceptable. Students with extremes of hair colour and/or style will be sent home to remedy the situation.
  • No dreadlocks or coloured beads in the hair permitted.
  • Excessively short hair is not permitted – a cut below a number two is unacceptable.
  • Hair must be clean, brushed and kept off the face.
  • No excess use of hair gel/product.
  • If hair longer that the bottom of the collar, regardless of gender, all hair must be completely tied back with ribbon or elastic band in school colour/s (Black, navy or Maroon). If a headband is worn it should be black or navy.
  • Make-up and coloured nail polish shall not be worn while in school uniform. Arcrylic, false nails or shellac are also not permitted.
  • Students shall be clean shaven upon arriving to school.
  • Visible tattoos are not permitted.

Permitted Accessories

  • One watch and/or fine metal bracelet.
  • A maximum of one plain stud or sleeper per ear lobe. Additional piercing or ‘taping over’ is not permitted (including additional plastic studs).
  • One fine neck chain with a religious pendant.
  • A black or navy scarf and/or beanie, during Terms 2 & 3.
  • No bags may be carried to lessons or around the school, with the exception of classes in the Technology Centre, lesson 4. Sports bags for Physical Education lessons are permitted however must be stored in the Jubilee Centre once the student has changed.

Eyebrow, nose, lip or other visible jewellery is not acceptable and students will be asked to remove these items while wearing school uniform. Any form of tongue piercing jewellery is not acceptable and students and their parents will be instructed to have it removed immediately (during school time if necessary). Spacers are not permitted at school.

Variances to the College Uniform are made at the discretion of the Principal.

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