Enrolment - Dress Code

 The School Council of Hudson Park Primary School has established a dress code for all students attending the school. Hudson Park Primary School colours are red, white and black.

The School Council believes a school dress code:

  1. fosters and enhances a positive public image of the school
  2. assists in building school identity and team spirit

ADVICE TO STUDENTS ON THE DRESS CODE

  • Students are encouraged to wear the formal school uniform
  • Students should wear school colours when the school uniform isn’t worn
  • No denim items of clothing are to be worn to school or to events in which the school is bring represented
  • Students are required to wear a school hat when outdoors (see sun protection policy)
  • Wearing a sport t-shirt in faction colours is acceptable
  • Appropriate footwear should be worn (no thongs)
  • The wearing of jewellery is not encouraged
  • The wearing of makeup is not encouraged
  • Hair which is below shoulder length should be tied back
  • Certain clothing is considered to be inappropriate for school wear and should not be worn.Examples include:
    • Black shirts
    • T-shirts and jumpers with inappropriate designs or logos as determined by the Principal
    • Grossly oversized clothing

WHERE TO PURCHASE DRESS CODE APPAREL

  • School uniforms may be purchased from the P & C
  • Second-hand school clothes are available at the school
  • Students whose families may experience financial difficulties regarding the purchase of a uniform should contact the principal to discuss the situation

MODIFICATIONS TO DRESS CODE

Students who, for religious or health reasons, may wish to modify the school dress code are required to make an appointment with the principal or designated staff member. Staff will be informed of any student granted a modification to the dress code.

NON-COMPLIANCE WITH DRESS CODE

Students not following the dress code will:

  • Be asked to remove inappropriate clothing and then offered the use of a school owned item for the day
  • Given counselling from a designated staff member on the benefits of a dress code
  • Assistance/support in obtaining suitable clothing, if necessary
  • A pass for an agreed length of time for dress modification
  • Students not following the dress code may be denied the opportunity to represent their school at official school activities, which include choir, sporting and social events.