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Uniform

College Regulation Uniform - Compulsory Items

  • Black blazer with College crest

  • Traditional black school trousers (full length and regular fit) to be worn with plain black socks, or

  • Regulation drop waist skirt, mid-grey, stitch down, all round pleat (65/35) with adjustable waist (1880 brand), worn on/below the knee with grey knee-length socks or plain black opaque tights

  • Plain white school shirt/blouse (top button fastened and tucked into trousers/skirt at all times)

  • College tie

  • Plain black low-heeled school shoes (maximum of 3 cm) (not trainers)

College Regulation Uniform - Optional Items

  • Grey or black V-neck knitted jumper with College colours

  • College scarf or plain black scarf

  • A plain black or grey woollen hat

College Regulation PE Uniform (O'Neill's brand)

  • College tracksuit (half-zip and bottoms or jeggings)

  • College shorts or skort

  • College PE top

  • College socks or white ankle socks

  • Trainers (laced, non-marking soles)

Suppliers

The recognised suppliers for the uniform (both boys and girls) are:

  • Gowdys, 121-131 Woodstock Road, Belfast, BT6 8AB. Tel. 028 9045 9052

  • Roberts School Wear, 24 Central Avenue, Bangor, BT20 3AF. Tel. 028 9127 0516

  • Truly Fare, 397 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 3GR. Tel. 028 9069 1347

  • Warnocks, 791-793 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7GX. Tel. 028 9038 1828

  • PE uniform : https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/education/schools/olspck.html or by visiting O’Neill’s shop at 45, Kennedy Centre, Falls Road, Belfast, BT11 9AE. Tel. 028 9062 9879

 

 

Uniform Rules & Appearance

  • Students must wear regulation uniform in the College, going to and from the College and at all College functions and representative events, unless otherwise permitted by the Principal. Students must adhere to the College regulations regarding their personal appearance as stated in the Rules for Uniform and Appearance.

  • All items of uniform should be labelled with the student’s name. Students who lose items of uniform should check Lost Property in the Dining Hall.

  • All students must wear a blazer coming to and going from the College. • Heels on shoes should be a maximum of 3 cm. Only black laces are permitted.

  • Black denim-type jeans are not acceptable. If students wish to wear a belt, it must be plain black. • Subtle make-up is permitted in Year 10-14. Nails should be natural in colour.

  • Only school appropriate hairstyles are permitted. Any student who requires further direction about what is an appropriate hairstyle must consult his/her Head of School before any changes are made.

  • For health and safety reasons, long hair must be safely tied back for work in a Science laboratory or Technology workshop. Students may wear one plain ring and/or a plain pair of studs/ sleepers (one in each ear lobe). Nose piercings and other piercings must be replaced with a clear stud during the school day. No other jewellery may be worn. Jewellery must be removed during PE classes. Students who wish to have new piercings should therefore do so at the beginning of the summer holidays.

  • All Upper School students must wear the Sixth Form crest on their blazers.

  • Any item of clothing or jewellery worn against College uniform regulations is liable to be confiscated, to be returned at the end of the school day.

  • An explanatory note from a parent must be provided if a student cannot wear College regulation uniform.

  • The College reserves the right to issue further guidance to students during the school year in the event of fashion trends impacting adversely on student appearance.

 

Parents are asked to ensure that students wear the full College uniform

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