Uniform

Students enrolling at Willunga High School are required to wear the school uniform with pride.

 

Wearing the school uniform helps our school to provide a safe environment for students as well as making cost effective, durable attire available to every student. The uniform includes a range of options to suit all body shapes and ages and is available for purchase directly from our school.

Our School Uniform Policy is available on our Policies page.

Purchasing Uniform:
  • Willunga High School Uniform items are available for purchase directly from our school and can be ordered by completing a Uniform Order Form and submitting to our Finance Office with payment
  • Orders placed before 1:20pm will be available for collection at Student Services from 10:35am the following day

Uniform Requirements

Students may wear the following approved items:

  • Trousers/Pants/Shorts: Plain navy blue
  • Dress: Blue tartan dress
  • Skirt: Blue pleated tartan skirt
  • Polo Shirt: Navy blue polo, or contrast polo with Willunga High School logo
  • Windcheater: Navy blue / red collared jumper with Willunga High School logo
  • Jacket: Contrast navy / white full zip jacket with Willunga High School logo

Suitable alternatives for trousers, pants, shorts, and skorts may be sourced from other suppliers, providing they are plain Navy Blue, do not have obvious, visible logos and are of the same style and fabric of the uniform. NO denim, leggings or track pants.

Accessories

Students may wear the following approved items:

  • Stockings: black coloured stockings (maximum 40 denier) may be worn underneath the dress or skirt for warmth
  • Undershirts: Plain navy or white undershirts may be worn under polo shirts
  • Hats: We recommend students wear hats and sunscreen when involved in activities outside. In some cases this may be compulsory. Within buildings, all headwear is to be removed
  • Shoes: Students are required to wear closed shoes (i.e. sandshoes, skate shoes or school shoes)
  • Unacceptable Footwear: Boots covering the ankle (e.g. work boots or Ugg boots), slip on shoes with exposed tops and shoes or boots that have steel caps in the toes due to WH&S regulations.
  • Make-Up & Jewellery: must be discrete at all times (as appropriate for work environment). Fingernails should be of a length that enables the safe participation in practical and sporting activities. Facial jewellery will be required to be removed in practical classes for safety reasons. These items of jewellery should be restricted to studs only. Exceptions: bracelets of a ‘medic-alert’ or similar type and items with religious significance for students actively involved with religion.

Specialist Uniform

Students represent the school in many different ways and may have the opportunity to purchase special clothing items as mementos of this participation. These include:

  • WHS ‘Seniors’ windcheater / jacket
  • Special commemorative tops may be worn in that year only
  • Volleyball shorts and polo tops are to be worn for volleyball practice and competition events only

Sports Uniform

  • Students are asked to wear loose fitting clothing to allow free movement when participating in Physical Education and Dance
  • Students representing Willunga High in sporting activities must wear appropriate uniform. Further information is available from the Sports Team Manager

Protective Clothing

  • Guidelines regarding protective clothing, footwear and eye protection are explained to students attending practical courses.

Exemptions

  • Modification to the uniform for religious or medical reasons or disability is allowable through individual negotiation
  • In situations of financial hardship, arrangements will be made by the Student Wellbeing Leaders and/or the Principal, to supply students with correct uniform
  • New students may be exempt from wearing school uniform until they can purchase one. This will be negotiated between the family and the enrolling staff before the student starts

Non Compliance

  • If no explanation is provided, students will be required to change into appropriate uniform or parents may be asked to collect their child so they can change
  • Students wearing conspicuous makeup or jewellery will be required to remove it following contact with parents, or be sent home
  • Failure to comply with requests to wear appropriate uniform will be managed through the school’s Responsible Behaviour Policy, available on our Policies page