Uniform

The school has a compulsory school uniform.  It also has a physical education uniform which is compulsory for students in Years 7 and above.

Purchasing the uniform

All items of our school uniform (except shoes, scarves, gloves and Y1-Y6 socks/tights) are sold from the uniform shop in the school administration building. The uniform shop, located by the student counter, is open between 1.45pm and 3.15pm each weekday during term time.

During January each year, the uniform shop will be open at set hours for fittings. To avoid lengthy delays at this busy time of year we have an appointment system. Please see under the Announcements tab in December/January for booking details to set up an appointment.

Please note that pinafores for Y1-6 girls are made to order and may take up to ten weeks to be supplied.

Download uniform price list (3 pages)

Uniform Price List 2022

Years 1 – 6 Uniform

Either summer or winter uniform can be worn at any stage in the year but not a mixture of both.

In addition to the items listed below, a school navy bucket hat is required in Terms 1 and 4.

Above (from left): regulation navy blue pinafore worn with regulation maroon long sleeved polo shirt, navy blue tights and black leather-look shoes; regulation navy blue skort worn with regulation maroon long sleeved polo shirt, navy blue tights and black leather-look shoes; regulation navy blue trousers worn with regulation maroon long sleeved polo shirt, navy blue socks, plain black leather-look shoes and regulation maroon zip-up polar fleece jacket.

Year 1-6 boys’ summer uniform

  • Regulation maroon short sleeved polo shirt
  • Regulation navy blue shorts
  • Black sandals (no other colours are allowed on shoes or soles) OR
  • Plain Black leather or leather look shoes (no other colours are allowed on shoes or soles) and navy blue socks

Year 1-6 boys’ winter uniform

  • Regulation maroon long sleeved polo shirt
  • Regulation navy blue trousers
  • Navy blue socks
  • Plain Black leather or leather look shoes (no other colours are allowed on the shoes or soles, canvas not permitted)

Year 1-6 girls’ summer uniform

  • Regulation maroon short sleeved polo shirt
  • Regulation navy blue shorts or navy blue skort
  • Black sandals (no other colours are allowed on shoes or soles) OR
  • Plain Black leather or leather look shoes (no other colours are allowed on shoes or soles) and navy blue socks

or

  • Regulation maroon short sleeved polo shirt
  • Regulation navy blue pinafore
  • Black sandals (no other colours are allowed on shoes or soles) OR
  • Plain Black leather or leather look shoes (no other colours are allowed on shoes or soles) and navy blue socks

Year 1-6 girls’ winter uniform

  • Regulation maroon long sleeved polo shirt
  • Regulation navy blue trousers
  • Navy blue socks
  • Plain Black leather or leather look shoes (no other colours are allowed on the shoes or soles, canvas not permitted)

or

  • Regulation maroon long sleeved polo shirt
  • Regulation navy blue skort
  • Navy blue tights or knee-high socks or over-the-knee socks
  • Plain Black leather or leather look shoes (no other colours are allowed on the shoes or soles, canvas not permitted)

or

  • Regulation maroon long sleeved polo shirt
  • Regulation navy blue pinafore
  • Navy blue tights or knee-high socks or over-the-knee socks
  • Plain Black leather or leather look shoes (no other colours are allowed on the shoes or soles, canvas not permitted)

 Additions which may be worn

  • Regulation maroon zip up polar fleece jacket
  • Plain black rain coat (worn outside the classroom only). CCS monogrammed jackets are available from the uniform shop
  • Plain navy blue or black gloves and/or scarves
  • Hair ties – navy or maroon only
Examples of Year 0-6 Footwear

 


Years 7-13 school uniform

Our school uniform is our unique symbol and represents our core values of Respect and Diligence. The manner in which our young people present themselves for school reflects their sense of pride and engagement with the school community. Our standard of dress contributes to the reputation of our school, the maintenance of which is the responsibility of every student.

Exceptions are not permitted unless a medical note is received by the Assistant Principal. If students are poorly or incorrectly dressed their parents may be asked to collect their child and rectify it.

Regulation items are to be purchased from the school uniform shop. Variations are not acceptable. Shoes are not available at the uniform shop but examples of acceptable shoes are given in the photos.

 

Above: Year 7-13 boys’ uniform including regulation navy blue shorts, regulation long sleeved white shirt, regulation maroon jersey, regulation navy blue socks and plain black leather lace-up shoes; Year 7-13 girls’ uniform including regulation navy blue skirt, regulation long sleeve white blouse, regulation maroon cardigan, regulation navy blue socks and plain black leather lace-up or buckle shoes.

Years 7-10 girls’ uniform (summer and winter)

  • Regulation navy blue skirt – to be knee length or longer. Shortening skirts above knee length is not permitted.
  • Regulation long or short sleeve blouse
  • Girls may wear garments underneath their blouse provided it cannot be seen and is white
  • Regulation maroon cardigan or jersey
  • Plain black roman sandals, or black leather lace-up shoes or black leather buckle shoes or black leather look sneakers (see photos) with regulation navy blue opaque tights or regulation navy socks (no other colours are allowed on the shoes or soles, canvas not permitted)

Years 7-10 boys’ uniform (summer and winter)

  • Regulation navy blue shorts
  • Regulation long or short sleeve white shirt (whichever the student feels most comfortable in)
  • Regulation maroon jersey
  • Plain black Roman sandals or plain black leather lace-up shoes or black leather look sneakers with regulation navy socks (see photos)

Years 11-13 girls’ uniform (Terms 1 & 4 – Summer / Terms 2 & 3 – Winter)

  • Regulation navy blue skirt – to be knee length or longer. Shortening skirts above knee length is not permitted.
  • Regulation long or short sleeve blouse, whichever the student feels most comfortable in
  • Girls may wear garments underneath their blouse provided it cannot be seen and is white
  • Regulation maroon blazer (cardigans are being phased out for Year 11-13, but may be worn up until the end of 2023)
  • Plain black roman sandals or black leather lace-up shoes (or black leather buckle shoes; see photos) with regulation navy blue opaque tights, or regulation navy socks. Please note: The black leather sneaker option is not available for Year 11-13 students.

 or (Senior girls’ dress uniform)

Senior Uniform Terms 2-3
  • Regulation navy blue skirt – to be knee length or longer. Shortening skirts above knee length is not permitted.
  • Regulation long or short sleeve blouse and regulation tie
  • Regulation blazer
  • Girls may wear garments underneath their blouse provided it cannot be seen and is white
  • Plain Black leather lace-up shoes (or black leather buckle shoes; see photos) with regulation navy blue opaque tights, or regulation navy socks. Please note: The black leather sneaker option is not available for Year 11-13 students.

Years 11-13 boys’ uniform (Terms 1 & 4)

  • Regulation navy blue shorts
  • Regulation short sleeve white shirt
  • Regulation blazer (jerseys are being phased out for Year 11-13, but may be worn up until the end of 2023)
  • Plain black Roman sandals or plain black leather lace-up shoes with regulation navy socks (see photos). Please note: The black leather sneaker option is not available for Year 11-13 students.

or (Terms 2 & 3)

  • Regulation navy blue trousers
  • Regulation long sleeve white shirt and regulation tie
  • Regulation blazer (jerseys are being phased out for Year 11-13, but may be worn up until the end of 2023)
  • Plain black leather lace-up shoes with regulation navy socks (see photos). Please note: The black leather sneaker option is not available for Year 11-13 students.

or (Senior boys’ dress uniform)

  • Regulation navy blue trousers – with optional black belt
  • Regulation long sleeve white shirt and regulation tie
  • Regulation blazer
  • Plain Black leather lace-up shoes with black or navy socks (see photos). Please note: The black leather sneaker option is not available for Year 11-13 students.
Examples of Year 7-13 Footwear

(Note: Black leather look sneakers – no other colours are allowed on the shoes or soles and canvas not permitted. Not available for Yr 11-13 students)

 

Physical Education ‘PE’ uniform (compulsory Y7-13)

  • Regulation maroon, white and navy shirt (crew or v-neck)
  • Regulation navy blue shorts with school logo
  • Students must wear suitable footwear for physical activity

Please note: the PE uniform is a special order placed twice a year and may take up to ten weeks to be supplied – orders are taken: end of Term 1 and end of Term 3. The school may have a small supply of stock.

Optional outerwear (both genders Y7-13)

  • Plain black raincoat or jacket – there is a recommended black jacket that can be purchased from the uniform shop.

The black jacket can be worn to and from school, but it does not replace the cardigan, jersey or blazer in the classroom and around the school.

  • Plain navy or black scarves and/or gloves
  • Regulation blue school cap or bucket hat


Grooming guidelines and expectations:

  • Jewellery shall be limited to one watch and up to two stud type earrings (plus a helix allergy piercing) and not hoops or other visible body piercing. Note: previous versions of this handbook had ‘three stud type earrings’ in error.
  • Hair shall be clean, cared for and tied back/covered if needed in certain learning environments for health and safety requirements, e.g. Food technology and Wood technology etc.
  • Hair styles that carry markings that may offend some people must be corrected whilst at school.
  • Hair ties and headbands shall be limited to maroon, navy, white or black.
  • Hair colour shall be limited to one natural colour.
  • Beards, moustaches, goaties or excessive sideboards shall not be worn at school.
  • Tattoos or imitation tattoos shall not be visible at school.
  • Makeup and nail polish in years 7-13 shall be limited to natural colours only
    • Allowing some make-up and nail polish allows students struggling with the changes associated with puberty to maintain a good self-concept
    • Excessive makeup shall not be worn at school. If make-up can be seen from across the room then it may be deemed excessive.
  • Students shall be neatly dressed when attending class, at formal events or representing the school in public.
  • Long term exceptions to the above will only be made on application to the appropriate Assistant Principal of the Primary, Middle, or Senior Schools. If on medical grounds, a doctor’s certificate is expected. e.g. medic alert bracelets, podiatrist prescribed footwear, severe acne or other skin conditions.

General points:

  • Covered shoes are required for practical science and technology lessons in the laboratory, or for meeting health and safety requirements in any situation
  • In class, footwear must be worn
  • Out of class, footwear must be worn; however, if students are on the sports field this is optional
  • Separate non-marking soled footwear only to be worn in the Gymnasium – this cannot be shoes worn outside, around the school
  • To and from the school gates: all students must wear their footwear
  • Jackets [not including blazers], hats, gloves and scarves shall not be worn indoors. (see ‘Optional outerwear’ section above)
  • Our ‘Cornerstone Uniform Exchange’ Facebook page is where you can buy/sell or exchange second-hand uniform items amongst our school community.