Please make sure all your uniform items are named. You are one of 550 students wearing uniform so if you mislay a garment you need to be able to identify it as yours.
If you need to wear a non regulation item of clothing e.g. your shoes have fallen apart and you cannot buy new ones until Saturday, you need to bring a note of explanation from home and the Dean on duty outside the staffroom before school will issue you with a uniform exemption.
Wearing your uniform:
Visible body piercings, except for one pair of plain studs in the ears, are not permitted, and covering your nose stud or other facial piercing with sticking plaster is not acceptable.
Visible tattoos are not permitted, and covering them with sticking plaster is not acceptable
Makeup and nail polish are not to be worn at school
No visible jewellery except a watch and a pair of stud earrings (no hoops, no dangling earrings, no brightly coloured “fun” earrings)
Thermals must match the colour of the shirt. Black thermals with a black shirt, and white thermals with a white shirt.
If you wish to wear a blessed taonga or birth bracelet you must notify the DP.
Summer uniform is worn in Terms 1 and 4 and winter in Terms 2 and 3.
Black regulation jersey and/or black regulation polar fleece jacket
Shoes are polishable black leather school shoes. Black leather Roman sandals (without socks) may be worn with summer uniforms. Girls may wear leather T-bar sandals, with or without white socks in summer, with black tights/knee high socks in winter.
Scarf – plain black, or red and black striped
Hats – Black, or red/black school beanie. Black cap or bucket hat (no writing/prints)
Plain black waterproof/shower proof jacket – may be worn travelling to and from school, and in the grounds, but not in the classrooms.
Black polo shirts - short or long sleeves. Plain black short or long sleeved polypro may be worn under polo shirt
Grey shorts or trousers
White regulation blouses – may be worn out or tucked in
Summer skirt – must be worn above the hip and within 5cm of the knee
Winter kilt – must be worn above the hip and at mid-calf length
Plain white ankle socks (not mid-calf or knee high) worn with summer skirt
Black tights or knee socks worn with winter kilt
SENIOR UNIFORM – 2017
YEAR 12 & 13 - blazers are compulsory, shirt and school tie. School tie is compulsory for males but may be worn by females.
Year 11, 2017 - blazers are optional (becoming compulsory in 2018). Shirt and school tie must be worn with the blazer;
OR senior male uniform without the blazer.
OR standard uniform – polo shirt, grey shorts or trousers, school jersey or fleece, until start of 2018.
MALES: may wear:
White or black plain dress shirt (long or short sleeves) tucked in
Plain black “dress” pants (not jeans, cargo pants, track pants, pants made from sports fabrics or pants that gather at the ankles)
Plain black regulation shorts – may be ordered through Peter Young Apparel, Geraldine
Black or grey socks with long pants, GHS regulation socks with shorts
Black, polishable, leather shoes (no embellishments, no boots or high tops, no fabric/canvas shoes, no sports shoes) or Roman sandals in summer
GHS tie (must be worn with a dress shirt) – purchased from Peter Young Apparel
GHS crested jersey or polar fleece
UNIFORMS CANNOT BE “MIXED AND MATCHED” – eg black dress shirt cannot be worn with grey shorts or trousers
FEMALES may wear:
Regulation white school shirt
Blue skirt – pleated style – ordered through The Pin Tin, Geraldine
Black, polishable leather lace-up shoes (no embellishments, no boots or high tops, no fabric/canvas shoes, no sports shoes), T-bar sandals or Roman sandals in the summer
GHS crested jersey or polar fleece
Regulation white school shirt or white, long sleeved, collared shirt and optional school tie - purchased from Peter Young Apparel, Geraldine
Shoes as for summer
Black knee-high socks or tights
OPTIONAL UNISEX ITEMS: Plain black showerproof jacket, black or black/red scarf, plain black or black/red hat/beanie