Uniform Policy

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The wearing of school uniform is essential:

  1. To maintain the school’s atmosphere, identity, prestige, tone and spirit,
  2. To promote within the students a sense of pride and school identity and enhance the supervision and safety on excursions,
  3. To provide clothing that is practicable, presentable and affordable,
  4. To eliminate peer group pressure to wear less appropriate clothing to school.



  1. Students wear the Surrey Hills Primary School uniform on a daily basis unless exemption has been granted by the Principal, in line with Department of Education, Employment and Training policy.  As with all other areas of financial difficulty, parents will be encouraged to make arrangements with the Principal regarding provision of uniform items for their children.
  2. A special commemorative jumper will be offered to all Year 6 students for purchase.
  3. Parents are to be strongly encouraged to affix name tags to all items of uniform.
  4. All items of school uniform are available Fashion Clubwear.  Liaison with Fashion Clubwear will be co-ordinated by a Uniform Sub-Committee of School Council. Second hand uniform items are also available to parents.
  5. A current uniform list will be made available to parents on a regular basis.
  6. Surrey Hills Primary School Dress Code will be in line with the School’s SunSmart Policy where possible.
  7. The school uniform should encourage students to look smart as well as serving their practical needs.
  8. No jewellery may be worn with the exception of a watch or plain studs.
  9. Hair below the shoulders is to be tied back as per the Head Lice Policy
  10. SHPS school bags with either the new or old logo will be accepted
  11. Staff will actively monitor and encourage the wearing of full school uniform.


  1. Uniform is to be worn as seasonally indicated.  Summer is deemed to be February to April 30 and Term 4 each year.  Winter is from May – to end of Term 3 each year.  On certain days eg School Photos, School Sports specific uniform may be designated at the Principal’s discretion.
  2. Items of uniform purchased from outlets other than the Surrey Hills Primary School Fashion Clubwear supply must be of same colour, style and fabric to those available from Fashion Clubwear.
  3. Students are also required to supply an Art smock and Library Bag.
  4. Free Dress Days will be approved as appropriate by the Principal.


  1. Items recognised as school uniform include:

Navy polo shirt with SHPS logo - short or long sleeved             all year

Navy Polar Jacket with SHPS logo                                                  all year

Navy Polar vest with SHPS logo                                                      all year                                                                               

Navy windcheater with SHPS logo                                                  all year

Navy trackpants                                                                                   all year

Navy cargo pants with or without logo - short or long                   all year

Navy rugby shorts with SHPS logo                                                   all year

Summer dress in SHPS check and style                                         summer only

Winter tunic or skirt in SHPS tartan and style(with white shirt

or white skivvy)                                                                                       winter only

Navy tights only with tunic and skirt                                                   winter only

White shirt with SHPS logo worn with skirt or tunic only               winter only

Navy slouch hat with SHPS logo                                                        Terms 1 & 4

Navy school bag with SHPS logo                                                       all year

Black shoes – (lace up or Velcro,  or filled toe T-bar shoes.)

No sandals or thongs.      

Non black runners may be worn for sport and PE only

(non marking soles)                                                                        all year                                                                                                                                                                 

White socks – plain or with school logo                                            all year

Navy bike shorts which may only be worn under dresses, tunics, all year

skirts and shorts

Hair ties, head bands etc – school colors or speciality check only all year

                 (Navy or sky blue, red or white)



Regular evaluation will take place based on the feedback of parents, Fashion Clubwear and staff.  School Council ratified 2010.  Re-endorsed June 2013