School Uniform

 

 FAIRMONT HIGH SCHOOL UNIFORM POLICY

Uniform and non-uniform clothing items may not be mixed.

8.1     BOYS – SUMMER

  • Official brown school blazer with Fairmont badge (compulsory at Assemblies, certain special functions, during educational visits and when visiting other schools.)
  • Official white short-sleeved flat collared shirt with school badge embroidered on pocket, or white short-sleeved collared shirt with official school tie. The shirt must be tucked into the trousers.
  • Official khaki school chino’s with embroidered badge and official school socks, or shorts with embroidered badge and long official school socks.
  • Official dark brown shoes (not suede).
  • Official dark brown pullover or long sleeve jersey (optional).
  • Only official school belt may be worn with the chinos / shorts.

8.2     BOYS - WINTER

  • Official brown school blazer with Fairmont badge (compulsory at Assemblies, certain special functions, during educational visits and when visiting other schools.)
  • White long-sleeved collared shirt with tie. The shirt must be tucked into the trousers.
  • Tie – official school tie.
  • Official khaki school chino’s with embroidered badge and official school socks, or shorts with embroidered badge and long official school socks.
  • Official dark brown shoes (not suede).
  • Official dark brown pullover or long sleeve jersey (optional).
  • Dark brown and white scarf – official design (optional) [available at school shop].
  • Dark brown gloves (optional) [available at school shop].
  • Dark brown blanket – official design (optional) [available at school shop].
  • A blazer must be worn to and from school.
  • Only official school belt may be worn with brown chino / shorts.

8.3  GIRLS – SUMMER

  • Official brown school blazer with Fairmont badge (compulsory at Assemblies, certain special functions, during educational visits and when visiting other schools.)
  • Khaki pleated skirt with embroidered badge, or official khaki slacks with embroidered badge (optional).
  • Official white short-sleeved shirt with embroidered badge.
  • Short white socks (no ankle socks).
  • Dark brown shoes with laces or with bar.
  • Official dark brown pullover or long sleeve jersey (optional).
  • Shirts must be tucked into the skirt / slacks when wearing a short / long sleeved jersey / the matric top when closed.

8.4     GIRLS – WINTER

  • Official brown school blazer with Fairmont badge (compulsory at Assemblies, certain special functions, during educational visits and when visiting other schools.)
  • Khaki pleated skirt with embroidered badge, or official khaki slacks with embroidered badge (optional).
  • Official white long-sleeved shirt with embroidered badge and tie.
  • Tie – official school tie.
  • Official dark brown winter stockings to be worn with skirt (from school shop) or white socks to be worn with brown slacks.
  • Official dark brown socks can be worn in addition to the stockings (optional, from school shop).
  • Dark brown shoes with laces or with bar.
  • Official dark brown pullover or long sleeve jersey.
  • Dark brown and white scarf – official design (optional) [from school shop].
  • Dark brown gloves (optional) [from school shop].
  • Dark brown blanket - official design (optional) [from school shop].
  • A blazer must be worn to and from school.
  • Shirts must be tucked into the skirt / slacks when wearing a short / long sleeved jersey / the matric top when closed.

8.5  BOOK BAG

  • Official school brown briefcase with handle and divisions.
  • Official school brown conventional school suitcase.
  • Official school canvas bag with back straps or shoulder strap.
  • No writing (correction fluid / khoki pens) or other markings on the suitcases/briefcases is permitted - only a small identification tag may be attached.

In order to provide protection for books, a case/bag should close adequately and have a rigid exterior, or a rigid interior compartment.  Cases/bags should be fitted with handles and straps.

8.6     SPORT BAGS

The official dark brown/green school sports bag.

8.7  MATRIC TOPS

  • Matric jackets form a part of the school uniform, and subsequently replace blazers at informal assemblies.
  • Matrics must wear blazers at specific day and evening functions set out by the Headmaster or school management team, when on educational visits, or when visiting other schools.
  • Matrics are also required to wear blazers at formal assemblies (those assemblies at the beginning or end of the term).

8.8     SPORT UNIFORM

  • Tracksuit: Official tracksuit (available from the school shop).
  • Socks: First Team players wear the official first team socks.
  • Tops: First Team players wear the official first team tops.
  • Sport kit for official match days: Only official school tracksuit may be worn, unless sport managers indicate otherwise.
  • PE uniform: Official uniform (green or black shorts, leggings and house or official green T-shirt) must be worn for PE on PE days.

All sport clothing will be stocked and sold by the clothing bank at school.  All clothing to be marked clearly.

8.9     GIRLS – UNIFORM RULES

  • Skirts may not be rolled up.
  • Skirt pleats may not be sewn up.
  • Length of skirt must be no shorter than 15 cm above the knee.

8.10   BOYS – UNIFORM RULES

  • Socks must be folded over properly - not rolled down or pulled up the leg.
  • Pants / shorts must be worn in the waist. If this is not possible, then the official school belt must be worn.  No pants / shorts must hang lower than the waistline.
  • Long sleeve shirts may not be rolled up.

8.11   GIRLS & BOYS - GENERAL UNIFORM RULES

  • Jerseys may not be pulled over hands, and may not have holes in them to stick thumbs through.
  • Jerseys may not be worn around waist or shoulder.
  • Plain white Dri-mac (optional – to be phased out over five years as from 2019) or the official Fairmont green sports jackets (with certain advertising restrictions) [available at school shop].
  • Shoe laces must be tied properly and not left untied.  No fancy adornments or tipex may be on the shoes.
  • Shoes must be polished.
  • No headgear may be worn.