School Uniforms

EMBURY DRESS CODE

DRESS CODE AND APPEARANCE POLICY

The uniform requirements for learners will be available from reception. Learners are expected to abide by the dress code at all times.

BOYS

  • Conventional school haircut. Hair is not permitted to touch either the ears or collar.
  • The use of gel or any other hair product used to ‘shape’ the hair is strictly forbidden.
  • They are not permitted to shave, highlight or dye their hair.
  • They must remain clean shaven at all times.
  • The wearing of jewellery or any form of body piercing is prohibited.

GIRLS

  • No rolling of skirts is allowed. Skirts must sit no higher than 5 cm above the knee.
  • Proper underwear must be worn and no bikini tops or costumes are allowed under uniforms.
  • Only black or white hair bands and clips are allowed to be worn in the hair – no brown or navy. If hair touches the collar, it must be tied. No hair is permitted to be in the face and all hair must be clipped away. No highlights, lowlights or dyeing of hair is acceptable.
  • No loop, teardrop or any other form of hanging earring is allowed. Only small round studs may be worn. A single earring only is permitted to be worn in the earlobe. Any other form of religious jewellery must be accepted by the principal following a letter from parents. There should be no piercings/earrings anywhere else on the body.
  • No make-up is allowed. This includes foundation, mascara, etc., as well as coloured lip gloss. Only colourless lip-ice is allowed. (Make-up remover will be kept on campus and offenders will receive detention.)
  • No tattoos or any other form of permanent make-up is allowed.
  • Nails must be short. Nail polish, nail varnish and French manicures are prohibited.