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									Changes to School Uniform Requirements
The School Council is responsible for managing any review of school uniform
requirements. Formal reviews will take place every five years with widespread
community consultation. For any major change in uniform requirements, a phasing in
                                                                                            Dear Parents
period will ensue.
                                                                                            School Dress Code
Management of and Sanctions for Non-Compliance                                              The community of Leeming Senior High School, through its School Council, has chosen
The school appreciates the genuine commitment to the policy by all members of its           to have a designated School Uniform for the following reasons:
community and will take all reasonable action to ensure adherence to this policy.
If on a particular day for some reason a student is not able to conform to our uniform      School Uniform
requirements they should bring an explanatory note from home and must request a             •    Enhances a sense of belonging , equality and community spirit
Uniform Pass for the day.
                                                                                            •    Separates school from leisure time, focusing students’ efforts on learning
The Pass is to be obtained before school commences and shown to teachers during the
day on request.                                                                             •    Prepares students for the expectations of post school employment
It is the responsibility of all teachers to monitor and encourage adherence to the school   •    Assists the school identify unwelcome strangers
dress code.                                                                                 •    Promotes a positive image of the school by ensuring a minimum standard of
In cases where a student makes repeated requests for uniform passes, or their dress is           presentation of all students.
inappropriate for school, the matter will be investigated by a member of the                To support the Uniform Policy the P&C operates a Uniform Shop (within the school next
Administration Team with a view to finding a solution to the problem. Contact with          to the Canteen) as a service to parents. Both new and good quality second-hand
parents and guardians by telephone or letter will be made.                                  clothing items and text books are available at the shop all year round.
Students incorrectly dressed are not permitted in any outside areas (including the ovals    To ensure availability of sufficient stock, uniforms must be ordered by the
and the Recreation Centre) during recess and lunchtime and may be excluded from             28 August 2009. Any orders received after this date may have a delay of up to eight
non-essential excursions, functions and activities if the problem persists and until the    weeks, due to supply from the manufacturers. A lay-by system is available.
matter is resolved.
                                                                                            PAYMENTS MAY BE MADE BY CASH, EFTPOS OR CREDIT CARD FACILITIES.
Exemptions                                                                                  CHEQUES SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO LEEMING SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
In special circumstances, parents and guardians may apply for exemption for their child     P & C.
from wearing school uniform through the School Principal. The nature of and reasons         During the terms the Uniform Shop opening times for normal school hours are:
for the request for exemption will be considered in the light of the good management of     Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - 10:15 am to 1.45 pm.
the school and with procedural fairness.
                                                                                            Last week of School 2009
                                                                                            Monday 14, Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 December 2009
Availability
                                                                                            10:15 am – 1.45 pm.
All items of uniform (except shoes and socks) are sold at the Uniform Shop run by the
P&C and open at specified times each week. Both new and recycled clothing is
available.                                                                                  2010 – Opening Times
Holders of some pension and health cards are eligible for clothing assistance, generally    Wednesday 27 January 2010- 9:30am – 6:00pm
for students aged between 13 and 16 years. Details of such assistance are available         Thursday 28 and Friday 29 January 2010 8:30am to 1:30pm.
from the School Registrar.                                                                  Monday 1 February 2010 8:30am – 1:45pm
                                                                                            Enquiries 9332 4121 - direct line or 9310 1300 school number.
                                                                           JUNE 2009
                                                                                            School commences on Monday 1 February at 8:30am and the Uniform Shop will be
                                                                                            open from 8:30am – 1:45pm. The Uniform Shop will then go back to normal hours -
                                                                                            Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10:15am to 1:45pm.

                                                                                            With the full cooperation of parents and students we can have the student body looking
                                                                                            good and that does much to enhance the school’s standing in the community as well as
                                                                                            fostering a strong school spirit.
                                                                                            Yours sincerely
                                                                                            Ross Morcombe
                                                                                            Principal                                                              June 2009
                             Leeming Senior High School
                                     Price List
This price list is based on this year’s prices, and is subject to change without
notice.
Navy Skirt ....................................................................(All sizes) $53.00
Girls Navy Dress, summer weight, poly viscose ................(6-12) $72.00
Girls Navy Dress, summer weight, poly viscose ..............(14-18) $75.00
Girls Navy Dress, summer weight, poly viscose..............(20 -24) $79.00
Girls Navy Shorts,……………. …………………………..(All sizes) $39.00
Girls Navy Dress Slacks ..............................................(All sizes) $30.00
Shorts, Navy - Boys, elastic waist ............................... (All sizes) $31.00
White Polo Shirt Short Sleeve.......................................(All sizes) $28.00
White cotton button shirt ...............................................(All sizes) $23.00
Tracksuit Pants (Micro fibre) ........................................(All sizes) $45.00
Jacket              ……………………………………………………...(All $50.00
sizes)
School Jumper ................................................................(10-16) $60.00
School Jumper .................................................................(18-22) $65.00
School Jumper .................................................................(24-26) $70.00
Sports Shorts . ..............................................................(All sizes) $30.00
Sports Shirt ..................................................................(All sizes) $30.00
Spray Jacket (Navy, Fully Lined With Hood) ........... Orders only $45.00
School Back Pak……………………………………….. Orders $35.00
only
Spartan Bak-Pak ....................................................... Orders only $70.00
Ties .............................................................................................. $12.00
Upper School Polo (Year 11-12 only)……………………………… $28.00

SECONDHAND CLOTHING AND TEXT BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE.

School Uniform Requirements
The mix and match nature of the school uniform allows students a degree of
choice in what they wear to school each day.

Refund Policy
The Uniform Shop Refund Policy is WE DON’T NORMALLY GIVE REFUNDS IF YOU
SIMPLY CHANGE YOUR MIND, OR MAKE THE WRONG SELECTION.
However, sizes do vary and we will exchange sizes only.


       Secondhand Uniform items are not able to be refunded or
                            exchanged.
 Girls
Dress: ..................      Navy princess-line with buttoned bodice. It is trimmed in
                               red and white braid. The dress has a side pocket.
Shorts                         Navy shorts
Slacks:                        Navy dress slacks (Jeans are not permitted)
Skirt: ....................    Navy, box-pleated
Track Suit Pants:              Navy - Micro fibre
Shirt: ....................    White shirt, with collar - button through with collar/or
                               polo shirt both with school logo
Upper       School
Polo                           Polo white/blue contrast with red piping and school logo
Year 11/12 only
Jumper: ...............        Navy V-necked jumper with 2 red stripes on each
                               sleeve
Jacket: .................      Zip front with school logo
Socks/Stockings:               White socks/or black stockings
Tie: ……………..                   Red (Optional - worn on formal occasions only)
Shoes:..................       In the interest of health and safety, protective closed
                               shoes are required. Predominantly white joggers are
                               acceptable. For formal occasions black dress shoes are
                               worn.
  Boys
Shirt: ....................    White with collar - button through with collar/or polo shirt
                               both with school logo
Upper            School
Polo                           Polo white/blue contrast with red piping and school log
Year 11/12 only
                    Navy shorts. (No board shorts)
Shorts: .................
Track Suit Pants:   Navy - Micro fibre (Jeans are not permitted)
                    Navy V-necked with 2 red stripes on each sleeve
Jumper: ..............
                    Zip front with school logo
Jacket: .................
                    Red (Optional – worn on formal occasions only)
Tie: .......................
                    In the interests of health and safety, protective closed
Shoes:..................
                    shoes are required. Predominantly white joggers are
                    acceptable.
                    For formal occasions black dress shoes are worn.
  Physical Education Uniform is:
Navy and red contrast polo shirt with school logo. Navy sport shorts with logo
on leg. Sports shoes and white socks.

  Hats or caps in red, white or navy should be worn for protection against
  the sun.
  Jewellery and make-up is discouraged and if worn should be minimal and
  discreet.

								
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