Students are expected to take pride in their appearance, be pleasant, courteous and good ambassadors for the school while setting the highest possible standard of dress at all times.
The school uniform is compulsory for all students attending John Therry Catholic College.
Only items listed are to be worn to school.
- When wearing the uniform, students are expected to be in full school or sport uniform – not a mixture of both.
- Students who are out of uniform for a good reason are to present a note to be signed and dated by the Learning Mentor from their parents/guardians noting the reason. Students are to carry this note with them for the remainder of the school day.
- Where possible all items of school uniform should be clearly marked with the student’s name and Learning Group.
- Sport uniform is to be worn on Sport days or on the day of a PDH/PE practical class only. Students are required to wear a school hat for all sport activities and practical PDH/PE lessons.
No rings, bracelets, bangles or friendship bands are permitted as they present safety hazards.
The only visible jewellery permitted is a wristwatch.
Girls may also wear 1 pair of gold or silver studs or small sleepers worn with one earring in each lower earlobe.
Facial or other piercings are not permitted. Students are not permitted to wear clear plastic jewellery in prohibited piercings. Students who attend school with a prohibited piercing will be excluded from school until such time as the jewellery in the piercing is removed.
The uniform is to be cared for, washed, pressed and repaired when necessary.
Students are not to come to school in dirty uniforms or uniforms in need of repair.
Shoes must be kept clean and polished.
The school blazer is compulsory during Terms 2 and 3 and when representing the school.
The jumper and blazer must be worn with the sleeves down at all times. Only the regulation jumper is to be worn at school.
School hat or cap – black with school emblem is to be worn to and from school in Terms 1 and 4 and when in the sun at all times.
In addition to the winter uniform a scarf of plain black, white or bottle green colour may also be worn. No other colours will be accepted.