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2017 Bohlevale State School Student Dress Code
Bohlevale State School has a Student Dress Code which has the full support and endorsement of the P and C and our school community. The school dress code complies with the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, Part 10, Sections 360 – 363.
 
School uniform should be worn with pride by students at all times and full compliance with the dress code at all times is expected. The Student Dress Code is referred to in the Responsible Behaviour Plan for Students in accordance with the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006.
 
Dress Code
To maintain a high standard of pride, to assist students to feel part of our school community and for safety, students are expected to comply with a dress code. This includes:
-        Clean and tidy uniform
-        White, ankle length socks and appropriate enclosed shoes. Preferred shoe colour is black. Thongs and sandals of any type are not appropriate for school due to safety factors. No closed-in footwear – no play (Workplace Health and Safety)
-        Permitted jewellery including one pair of sleepers or studs, a watch, religious/ medical medallions only
-        Natural hair colour and style, long hair should be tied back
-        Wide brimmed plain navy blue hat or plain navy blue sun smart bucket hat – no hat; no play
 
School bucket hats (reversible) with school logo and sports house colour on the other side are available from the school tuckshop. House polo shirts are also available for purchase from the school tuckshop. Items of clothing need to be clearly labelled with the child’s name and year level.
 
P-5 Boys School Uniform
Bohlevale State School polo shirt with logo and dark navy blue shorts, with or without the BSS logo Shorts to be mid-thigh in length.
House polo shirts can be worn on inter-house sport days and Physical Education lessons days.
School bucket hat or a plain navy blue bucket or broad-brimmed hat.
Children must wear closed in shoes – joggers are acceptable.
 
P-5 Girls School Uniform
Bohlevale State School polo shirt with logo and dark navy blue shorts, skorts, or skirt, with or without the BSS logo.
Shorts/skorts/skirts are to be no shorter than mid-thigh in length.
A Bohlevale SS checked dress, with or without the BSS logo, is also available.
House polo shirts can be worn on inter-house sport days and Physical Education lesson days.
School bucket hat or a plain navy blue bucket or broad-brimmed hat.
Children must wear closed in shoes – joggers are acceptable.
 
Year 6 Boys and Girls School Uniform
Year 6 students may wear the standard uniform as described above. A non-compulsory senior shirt is also available to Year 6 students. This shirt features the names of all Year 6 students and is organised by Year 6 staff during Term 1.
 
Winter Uniform
The winter uniform includes items described above with the addition of a navy blue tracksuit and/or navy blue leggings.
 
The following items are not permitted:
“Active wear”, baggy shorts, satin boxer shorts, board shorts, football shorts, denim shorts, jeans, caps, necklaces, bangles, elaborate earrings, rings, make-up and nail polish.
 
If girls choose to wear bike shorts under their school uniform skirt or dress, the bike shorts must be navy blue and not visible below the hem of skirts. Bike shorts are not an acceptable school uniform item on their own.
 
Inappropriate and unsafe garments include singlets, tank tops, sleeveless tops, and imprinted items including logos or slogans are not permitted under the dress code.
Undershirts or shorts which are visible while the uniform is being worn will be required to be removed.
 
Responding to Breaches of the Student Dress Code
If a student wears to school apparel not consistent with the Student Dress Code, the following will occur:
The item of apparel will be temporarily confiscated.
(a) If it is a hat, jewellery etc. the student can readily do without it without undue hardship
(b) If it is a shirt, shorts or skirt, we have supply of clean uniform items of varying sizes in the office which students can borrow and return laundered a day or two later.
(c) If this is not possible parents will be contacted and asked to provide the student with suitable school uniform items
 
Students will not be permitted to represent the school on sports trips, excursions or any other event outside of the school if they are not fully compliant with the student dress code.
Girl's dress uniform

 

Unisex polo uniform

 

Bohle house uniform

 

Black house uniform

 

Saunders house uniform

 

Stoney house uniform