All items of the St John’s College uniform are available from SchoolLocker, which has a store located in Ballina and another at Southern Cross University in Lismore. Parents can purchase the Woodlawn uniform directly from SchoolLocker which operates 6 days a week or online for delivery to their home address.
Right: All students have the right to share in the good name and proud tradition associated with St John’s College Woodlawn and its uniform.
Responsibility: Students have the responsibility to wear the correct and full school uniform required for that day to and from school. In addition they are reminded that they should wear the uniform with pride, be well groomed, and promote a good public image at all times.
Students are not permitted to wear a mixture of uniforms. If a student cannot wear any part of the uniform on a certain day he/she must bring a note signed and dated by his/her parents. The note should be countersigned by the relevant Home Group Teacher or Welfare Coordinator and be carried by the student for the rest of the day(s).
If a student is unable to wear any part of the correct sports uniform on a particular day he/she is required to wear the correct full school uniform and to change into appropriate alternative sports gear before sport. Students who are representing the College or who are travelling to a sports venue off College grounds must wear the correct College sports uniform.
To be worn at official College functions; or when representing St John’s at formal occasions and events; or when directed by the College Administration.
On days when rostered for PDHPE class, each student must bring the correct sports clothes and equipment for that class. Students will be informed in advance by PDHPE staff what clothes and equipment they require for the next lesson.
Generally the following items are required for P.E.:
Rash shirts may also be worn for additional sun protection.
Students should check their timetables and note in their student planners the days they are required to take gear for PDHPE.
A House Sports Uniform is required to be worn for special inter-House sporting competitions. The most notable of these are the annual Swimming and Athletics Carnivals, Cross Country Competition and Sports Awards Ceremony.
House Sports Uniform: All items available from College shop.
For Swimming & Athletics Carnivals and Special House Sporting Events:
For Swimming Carnival:
Boys’: Conventional nylon/lycra swimming costumes - ‘Speedo’ style are recommended.
Girls’: One piece nylon/lycra swimming costumes.
Parents and students need to be aware that it is a Dept. of Education & Workcover directive that NO student may enter a Technology classroom unless they are wearing the correct protective footwear.
This means that at St John’s College, students are required to wear their normal black leather, lace up shoes for all Technology classes including sports days. It is also a requirement in all TAS classes that hair that is shoulder length or longer be tied back in accordance with teachers’ instructions and safety guidelines. Additionally, all students in Food Technology classes are required to wear a protective apron.
Depending on the nature of the Excursion, students will be informed by staff to wear one of the following uniforms:
Formal Occasions: Formal College Uniform
Curriculum Excursions: College Summer or Winter Uniform of the day or College Sports Uniform (including a College hat) – e.g. Reflection Days or Geography / History days, including a College hat.
Camps or Bush Excursions: Appropriate Casual Clothes, including a wide brimmed hat.