GHS Uniform

By Ms Adele Quinn, Acting Deputy Principal | Posted: Thursday April 14, 2016

Just a reminder that our local retailers stock the GHS uniform items.

They are more than happy to help you out and order items in if need be.

They are:

  • Peter Young Apparel (mainly the boys’ uniform items and ties)
  • The Pin Tin (girls’ uniform items)

UNIFORM – Years 7–11:

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.

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 stripped.
  • 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.

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.

SENIOR UNIFORM (Years 12 and 13)

Blazers in 2016:

  • Compulsory for Year 13.
  • Optional for Year 12.

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 gather at the ankles)
  • Plain black regulation black shorts – may be ordered through Peter Young Apparel
  • 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 when a blazer is being worn) – (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:

In summer:

  • Regulation white school shirt.
  • Blue skirt – straight or pleated style – (ordered through The Pin Tin ).
  • 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 summer.
  • GHS crested jersey or polar fleece.

OR standard female summer uniform - white shirt, navy skirt.

In winter:

  • Regulation white school shirt OR white, long sleeved, collared shirt and GHS tie (purchased from Peter Young Apparel).
  • GHS kilt.
  • Shoes as for summer.
  • Black knee-high socks or tights.


Plain black showerproof jacket, black or black/red scarf, plain black or black/red hat/beanie.