Hats are compulsory for all students participating in outdoor play during terms 1 and 4 which is in line with the school Sun Smart policy. No hat, no play in the sun.
Year 7 students have the privilege of wearing an exclusive polo tops/jumpers during their final year at Flagstaff Hill R-7 School.
Unacceptable Clothing Styles or Accessories
Items that are deemed by the school to be inappropriate (in relation to safety, suitability for school activities and exposure to the sun) include:
- baseball caps
- netball skirts
- clothing with recognised commercial brand name logos
- tank tops or shoe string strap shirts
- ugg boots, thongs, fashion sandals, slip on or backless shoes
- fashion jewellery and accessories
- nail polish and make up (students could be asked to remove or wash off any make up at school)
Parents wishing to seek exemption from their child/ren wearing school uniform may do so by requesting an exemption in writing to the Principal. A note written by a parent does not indicate that an exemption has been granted. Exemption may be granted on the following grounds:
- cultural or ethnic
- new student
- itinerant students
- genuine medical or family sickness reasons
Classroom teachers will monitor students’ compliance with the uniform policy, ongoing. Students who do not comply will have a note placed in their diary to be signed by the parent/caregiver and a copy of the current school uniform policy will be enclosed.
If a student continues to fail to wear their school uniform after notes have been sent home, a meeting will be made with the parent/caregiver and the Principal or a Senior staff member to resolve any religious, medical or financial issue preventing the student from wearing the uniform.
Students who do not wear the school uniform will not be able to participate at any out of school activity including camps and excursions or represent the school officially at activities such as SAPSASA etc.