Uniform

UNIFORM

Students are expected to wear their uniform in accordance with the regulations set down by the Board of Trustees. Students should wear their uniform with respect for themselves and pride in their school. This includes from the time they leave for school and until they arrive home. In all uniform matters, the Principal’s judgement is final. All items should be named.

Academy Apparel are our Uniform Supplier. They are located at 82 Boardway Avenue, Palmerston North (near Kelly's Shoes). Hours are Monday - Friday 8.30am to 5pm (Ph: 354 0979)

Regulation refers to an item of branded or St Peter’s-specific clothing only available from Academy Apparel or from the PTFA second-hand uniform sales advertised in newsletters and on the College website.

Summer Uniform is worn in TERM 1 and from Labour Weekend in Term 4.
Winter Uniform is worn in TERMS 2 & 3.
Transition: for the period between the start of Term 4 and Labour Weekend, either summer or winter uniform may be worn – NOT A MIXTURE.
Winter uniform is the dress uniform, and will be expected to be worn on formal occasions.

Blazer

A regulation uniform blazer may be borrowed from the Attendance Officer for formal occasions.

SUMMER UNIFORM

Junior Boys
Shorts; navy regulation,
Shirt; green regulation (short sleeves),
Socks; 3/4 navy regulation with green and gold band,
Shoes; plain black Roman sandals with heelstraps (no socks) or black shoes (see note below) with regulation socks.
Jersey; bottle green regulation jersey with crest and two fine gold stripes.

Junior Girls
Summer dress; green and white check,
Jersey; bottle green regulation jersey with crest and two fine gold stripes.
Socks; plain white ankle socks.
Shoes; plain black Roman sandals with heelstraps (no socks) or black shoes (see note below) with plain white ankle socks.

Senior Boys
Shorts; navy regulation,
Shirt; white regulation polo shirt,
Socks; 3/4 navy regulation with green and gold band
Shoes; plain black Roman sandals with heelstraps (no socks) or black shoes (see note below) with regulation socks.
Jersey; navy regulation jersey with crest and two fine gold stripes.

Senior Girls
Summer dress; green and white check,
Jersey; navy regulation jersey with crest and two fine gold stripes.
Socks; plain white ankle socks.
Shoes; plain black Roman sandals with heelstraps (no socks) or black shoes (see note below) with plain white ankle socks.

Hat
NO branded hats should worn with uniform AT ANY TIME.  A St Peter’s College regulation dark green or navy summer hat may be worn in summer.  NOT TO BE WORN IN CLASS. It is a requirement for students in leadership programmes (eg; Ambassadors) to role-model sun smart behaviour.  These can be purchased from the Canteen for $15.00.

WINTER UNIFORM

Junior Boys
Shorts; navy regulation winter shorts,
Shirt; navy regulation,
Socks; 3/4 navy regulation with green and gold band,
Shoes; black shoes (see note below).
Jersey; bottle green regulation jersey with crest and two fine gold stripes.

Junior Girls
Skirt; Regulation Black watch tartan skirt (should be worn mid-calf length), white long sleeved blouse,
Jersey; bottle green regulation jersey with crest and two fine gold stripes,
Stockings; black panty hose or knee length stockings.
Shoes; black shoes (see note below).

Senior Boys
Trousers; Regulation charcoal-grey dress trousers or a matching pair from another supplier (alternative styles such as skinny leg pants or alternative colours of any sort are NOT acceptable),
Shirt; Regulation shirt OR white business type shirt with normal colour (not button-down), Tie; Regulation,
Jersey; navy regulation jersey with crest and two fine gold stripes,
Socks; short black or dark grey dress socks.
Shoes; black shoes (see note below).

Senior Girls
Skirt; Regulation Black watch tartan skirt (should be worn mid-calf length), white long sleeved blouse,
Jersey; navy regulation jersey with crest and two fine gold stripes,
Tie; Regulation,
Stockings; black panty hose or knee length stockings.
Shoes; black shoes (see note below).

Rain Coats and Jackets
Students can wear a plain black rain, walking or puffa-type jacket (Hoodies are not an acceptable jacket) – school sports jackets or other school sportswear are NOT part of uniform. NOT TO BE WORN IN CLASS.

PE UNIFORM

Juniors
Regulation green shorts and house coloured t-shirts.

Seniors
Students in core PE, Sport Studies and PE Studies should wear appropriate sport mufti for their classes.

SPORTS UNIFORM
The majority of sports teams will be supplied with uniforms from the Sports Department.  These must be returned in a clean condition after the sports event. If not, parents will be invoiced for the replacement uniform.  Some teams, however, will need to wear the Lotto polo shirt and shorts when representing the College. Students will be notified of this prior to representing the College.

SHOES

In winter they should be standard black polishable leather – lace up or buckled. Use the images as a guide. They should not be any sort of branded or unbranded sport or skate shoe even if “school shoe” or “good for school” is written on the box. Skate shoes, pumps, slip-ons, sports shoes or boots are not acceptable.

Summer uniform sandals should be black standard school type and must have a heel strap – they are to be worn without socks and should not have any type of lace or strap that ties up above the ankle.
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GROOMING

HAIR 

  • School Health and Safety procedures need to be adhered to at all times, and any hair style that poses a health and safety risk to the student or others is not acceptable.
  • Hair should not be worn in a manner that impacts on the learning environment, or the wellbeing of the wearer, or the wellbeing of others.
  • Hair should be clean, neat and tidy at all times.
  • Hair should be natural hair colours.
  • Male students are required to have a clean shaven face.

JEWELLERY  and/or other forms of personal adornment or decoration

  • School Health and Safety procedures need to be adhered to at all times, and any jewellery or adornment that poses a health and safety risk to the student or others is not acceptable.
  • A taonga or religious necklace is able to be worn provided that it is worn under the school uniform and is not visible.
  • One ear stud/thin sleeper ring per ear is able to be worn by students.
  • No other jewellery (bracelets, rings, exposed piercings) or adornments are acceptable, and must not be worn at any time.
  • No item or adornment should be worn to school if it becomes detrimental to the learning environment, or the wellbeing of the wearer, or the wellbeing of others.

NAIL POLISH AND MAKE UP
Minimal make-up and/or nail polish is acceptable but should not be worn if it becomes detrimental to the learning environment, or the wellbeing of the wearer, or the wellbeing of others.

EXTRA CLOTHING
Clothing that is additional to school uniform is only able to be worn if it is not noticeable or visible.

BADGES
Only official St Peter’s College badges and Duke of Edinburgh badges may be worn. 

OTHER
No ‘Hoodies’ 
No bandanas of any type to wear anywhere or in any way.
No visible tattoos.