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Uniform items

The summer uniform is worn in Terms 1 and 4 and the winter uniform is worn in Terms 2 and 3.

Our uniform is gender neutral. Any item can be worn by students as long as they are wearing the correct items in winter and summer.

*Official item displaying the school crest

Winter and summer Grey trousers or shorts*
Purple long or short-sleeved shirt*
Navy jumper*
Spray jacket*
Black leather shoes
Black business socks
School tie (optional)
Scarf (optional)
Summer only Northcote striped dress
Winter only Northcote grey checked skirt
White long-sleeved shirt*
Black tights
Sport and physical education (summer and winter) Purple polo shirt*
Navy blue shorts*
Navy track pants*
White socks
Training shoes
Hat* (navy bucket style, beanie or cap)
Sports bag (supplied by the school)

Incorrect uniform

Non-official clothing items are not permitted, including caps, hoodies, sweatshirts, visible T-shirts, scarves, jackets or leggings. Students must not mix the summer and winter uniform items.

Students who don’t wear the correct uniform to school must present a note from a parent to their Year Level Program Leader before 8.45am requesting a Uniform Pass for that day.

Students not wearing the correct school uniform and without a Uniform Pass will be asked to remove the incorrect item. If this is not possible, then the school will contact the student’s family for permission to go home and return to school wearing the correct uniform.

General appearance

All uniform items must be clean and in good condition (no rips or tears), including clean and polished shoes.

  • Hair styles and colour must not be extreme.
  • Only navy blue, purple or white hair ribbons.
  • Students must be clean shaven.
  • Jewellery must not be obtrusive, obvious or extreme.
  • Facial piercing is not permitted.
  • Cosmetics and make-up must not be obvious.
Dress length
  • Skirts, shorts and dresses should be of an appropriate length to allow for daily activities to be undertaken without restriction
  • All uniform items must be clearly and permanently labelled with the student’s name.
  • Only black business socks above ankle length, with no logos or images.
  • Only black leather shoes – no skate shoes, runners, sneakers, slipper shoes or boots.

Secondhand uniform shop

Secondhand uniform items are also available online from our Sustainable School Shop. Registration is free.

To buy or sell items, visit Sustainable School Shop.

Uniform Shop

Our Uniform Shop stocks all the official uniform items and is open during the term. It also opens for extended hours at the start of Term 1.

To make a personal fitting appointment outside normal trading hours, call 8373 0706 or email

School term trading hours

Tuesday 12.30–4pm
Friday  8.30–11.30am

Our uniform is also available from Noone Imagewear at 283 Lower Heidelberg Road, East Ivanhoe. You can also shop online and then pick up the items in store or have them delivered to your home.

Shop online – Noone Imagewear

Noone Imagewear uniform price list

New uniform for 2019 - images

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