Uniforms

College Uniform

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. 

Rights and Responsibilities

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.

Summer Uniform - Terms 1 and 4

Boys’ Uniform

  • Shirt: College green striped shirt - worn outside the shorts.
  • Shorts: Grey polyester dress shorts worn on the waist. Drill shorts are not permitted. A plain black or grey belt must be worn.
  • Socks: Grey College socks (socks worn up - elastic garters required).
  • Shoes: Conventional black leather lace-up school shoes (polished).  Black sports shoes are not permitted.
  • Jumper: Green College jumper or Green College vest (optional for colder days).
  • Hat: College green wide brimmed hat – to be worn in accordance with SunSmart Policy.

Girls’ Uniform

  • Blouse: White, Peter Pan collar, short sleeve, pleated back (College design).
  • Tie: Short bottle green ‘mini-tie’.
  • Skirt: Green College tartan - double pleats front and back (knee length).
  • Socks: Plain white, ‘Bonds’ style, ankle length, fold over top (Sockettes not permitted).
  • Shoes: Conventional black leather lace-up school shoes (Polished).  Black sports shoes are not permitted.
  • Jumper: Green College jumper or Green College vest (optional for colder days).
  • Hat: College green wide brimmed hat – to be worn in accordance with SunSmart Policy.

Winter Uniform - Terms 2 and 3

Boys’ Uniform

  • Shirt: Plain white shirt (normally long sleeve - short sleeve may be worn on warmer days).
  • Tie: College tie (Years 7-11). Year 12 may wear Senior College tie.
  • Jumper: Green College jumper or Green College Vest.
  • Blazer: Bottle green blazer. Students must wear College blazer to and from school at times specified.
  • Trousers: Long polyester mid-grey slacks, worn on the waist (drill trousers are not permitted). A plain black or grey belt must be worn.
  • Socks: Grey College socks.
  • Shoes: Conventional black leather lace-up school shoes (polished).  Black sports shoes are not permitted.
  • Hat: College green wide brimmed hat – to be worn in accordance with SunSmart Policy.
  • Scarf: College woollen scarf

Girls’ Uniform

  • Shirt: Plain white sleeve (normally long sleeve - short sleeve may be worn on warmer days).
  • Tie: College tie (Years 7-11). Year 12 may wear Senior College tie.
  • Jumper: Green College jumper or Green College Vest.
  • Blazer: Bottle green College blazer. Students must wear College blazer to and from school at specified times.
  • Skirt: College mid-grey skirt double pleats front and back (knee length).
  • Tights: Grey opaque. (Short plain white ankle length ‘Bonds’ style socks may be worn in warmer weather but not as part of the Formal College Uniform).
  • Shoes: Conventional black leather lace-up school shoes (polished).  Black sports shoes are not permitted.
  • Hat: College green wide brimmed hat – to be worn in accordance with SunSmart Policy.
  • Scarf: College woollen scarf

Formal College 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.

Boys’ Uniform

  • Shirt: Plain white long sleeve shirt.
  • Tie: College tie (Years 7-11). Year 12 may wear Senior College tie.
  • Blazer: Bottle green blazer.
  • Trousers: Long polyester mid-grey slacks worn on the waist (drill trousers are not permitted). A plain black or grey belt must be worn.
  • Socks: Grey College socks.
  • Shoes: Conventional black leather lace-up school shoes (polished).  Black sports shoes are not permitted.

Girls’ Uniform

  • Shirt: Plain white long sleeve shirt.
  • Tie: College tie (Years 7-11). Year 12 may wear Senior College tie.
  • Blazer: Bottle green College blazer.
  • Skirt: College mid grey skirt double pleats front and back (knee length).
  • Tights: Grey opaque.
  • Shoes: Conventional black leather lace-up school shoes (polished).  Black sports shoes are not permitted.

 

Sports Uniform - Sport Day Terms 1 to 4 - normally on Wednesday

Boys’ and Girls’ Uniform

  • Shirt: College sports shirt.
  • Shorts: Black College sports shorts with embroidered ‘eagle’ badge.
    (Other styles of black shorts with labels, logos, prints etc., are not permitted).
  • Socks: College sports socks (only style permitted).
  • Shoes: Clean sports shoes (predominantly white or black permitted).
  • Tracksuit: College tracksuit.
  • Hat: College wide brimmed hat – cream with crest attached or green hat.

P.E. Uniform

Boys’ and Girls’ Uniform

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.:

  • Shorts: Black College sports shorts with embroidered ‘eagle’ badge.
    (Other styles of black shorts with labels, logos, prints etc., are not permitted).
  • Socks: College sports socks.
  • Shoes: Clean sports shoes (white or black permitted). Loafers, skate and canvas shoes are not permitted. Sports shoes must be designed for court or field use.
  • Shirt: College sports shirt or House sports shirt - see below.
  • Hat: College green wide brimmed hat and sunscreen. College cap may be appropriate for some sporting activities, but is not to be worn on days other than sports days or with uniform other than sports uniform.
  • Swimmers: Boys – Nylon/lycra (Speedo style) swimmers – boardshorts also permitted. Girls – One-piece swimmers nylon/lycra– board shorts may be worn in addition to one-piece swimmers

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.

House Sports Uniform

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:

  • Special House sports shirt (polo style) in House colour and House name embroidered.
  • Bell: Gold    Carroll: Green    Kennedy: Blue    Segrief: Red
  • Black College sports shorts with embroidered ‘eagle’ badge.
    (Other styles of black shorts with labels, logos, prints etc., are not permitted).
  • Hat: College green wide brimmed hat – to be worn in accordance with SunSmart Policy.
  • Socks: College Sport Socks

For Swimming Carnival:

Boys’: Conventional nylon/lycra swimming costumes - ‘Speedo’ style are recommended.
Girls’: One piece nylon/lycra swimming costumes.

Uniform requirements for TAS classes

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.

Uniform for Excursions

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.