Glendowie College Uniform

 

At Glendowie College we are proud of our uniform and expect students to wear it correctly, without non-regulation clothing or jewellery, during school hours and in the community.

The school uniform, excluding shoes and bags, must be bought from the Uniform Shop located on school grounds through gate 3.  Opening hours and a list of prices are listed in the 'Uniform Shop' tab below.

For more detailed information about the college uniform, click on the relevant tab below.

 

Uniform Shop

The Uniform Shop (old house) can be entered on the right of Gate 3.  Entrance is down the driveway and around the back of the house.  The Uniform Shop is open at the following times:

 

Normal Hours

Through the school year the Uniform Shop is open every school week at the following times:

  • Tuesday                                    ... 8am – 9am   and   12.30pm – 2.30pm
  • Thursday                                   ... 12.30pm – 2.30pm
  • First Saturday of each month    ... 9am – 11am  (except on long weekends or in the school holidays)

The Uniform Shop is closed through the mid-term holidays.

Please note that due to the current COVID-19 Alert Level 3 restrictions in Auckland the Uniform Shop will be CLOSED on Saturday, 6th March 2021.

 

Price List

Please click here for the latest order form. 

Please note that any purchases for uniforms must be paid for through the Uniform Shop and not your school account.

 

Shoe Stockists

Please click here for information on stores stocking regulation Glendowie College footwear.

 

Contact

Uniform Shop Manager
Ms Sandra Micallef

School Line: 5759128 ext 142
Email: uniformshop@gdc.school.nz 

 

 

Uniform Requirements

Personal Grooming

Hair:

Hair is to be clean, tidy and controlled, of acceptable length, style and a natural hair colour.

All students with hair below collar length are required to have it tied back when involved in activities with health and safety requirements.  The hair style will not be unusual and should be appropriate to a school which has a uniform.  Braided hair must be tied back and any beads must be the same colour as the hair.

Beards and Moustaches:

Boys must be clean-shaven daily. Moustaches, shadow beards or beards are not permitted.  Exceptions for religious reasons must have written permission from the Principal.

Hair Bands and Headbands:

Hair bands and Headbands must be black or dark navy blue.  No bandannas are permitted.

Girls Jewellery:

One small stud or sleeper in each ear.  No nose or other face piercings at school.

Nails:   

Clear nail polish only.

 

Property Identification

All clothing, books, bags and other property should be clearly marked with the student’s name, to reduce the chance of theft and for ease of identification. Items not needed for a day’s work at school should not be brought to school.

 

Boys' Uniform

  • Shorts
    Regulation navy poly/cotton drill shorts can be worn with the regulation belt.

  • Trousers
    Regulation navy poly/wool trousers with regulation belt. Trousers will be worn at waist level. Leg length to be worn above heel of shoe.

  • Belt
    Regulation black leather with plain buckle.

  • Shirt
    Regulation short or long sleeved poly/cotton check to be worn out (unless under a jersey). Year 13 only: regulation crisp long sleeved white shirt.

  • Jersey
    Regulation navy with teal wool, machine washable V-necked with college monogram. Jerseys must be worn correctly and not around the waist or shoulders.
  • Blazer
    Regulation teal college blazer. This must be worn as part of the dress uniform for prefects or any student when representing the College at an official event or function. This can be hired from the Uniform Shop. 
  • School Jacket
    Regulation navy with teal softshell shower-proof jacket with hood with college monogram.
  • Socks
    Regulation Columbine navy wool/nylon blend with teal band at top. Socks to be worn up at all times.
  • Scarves
    Only regulation navy with teal scarf.
  • Tie
    Dress only: Regulation teal and grey basket weave with monogram.
  • Headwear
    Either regulation navy cap with Glendowie College monogram OR regulation navy bucket hat with Glendowie College monogram OR regulation beanie with Glendowie College monogram. Caps/hats/beanies must not be worn inside the classroom, or assembly hall. Caps must be worn with peak forward. No other coloured cap/hat/beanie is permitted.
  • Footwear
    Regulation footwear as listed. Shoes must be formal, black, leather, sturdy, lace-up, polishable shoes. No slip-ons, Chuck Taylors, canvas shoes or flats are to be worn. Plain black shoe laces must be done up at all times. Sandals are only to be worn between the start of term four and Queen’s Birthday and must not be worn in Science or Technology classes. Sandals must be worn without socks. Sandals are not to be worn with long pants. Sandals will be worn in the correct manner including the back strap in its correct place.

Girls' Uniform

  • Skirt
    Regulation plain poly/wool navy skirt, ready-made pleated style, the length is no shorter than the top of the knee. Long Skirt – optional regulation poly/wool long straight navy skirt.
  • Blouse
    Regulation short or long sleeved poly/cotton check blouse to be worn out (unless worn under a jersey). Year 13 only: Regulation plain crisp white long sleeved blouse.
  • Jersey
    Regulation navy with teal wool, machine washable V-necked with college monogram. Jerseys must be worn correctly and not around the waist or shoulders.
  • Blazer
    Regulation teal college blazer. This must be worn as part of the dress uniform for prefects or any student when representing the College at an official event or function. This can be hired from the Uniform Shop.
  • Shorts
    Regulation poly/cotton drill of an acceptable length.
  • Long Pants
    Regulation poly/wool navy pants. Leg length to be worn above the heel of shoe.
  • School Jacket
    Regulation navy with teal softshell shower-proof jacket with hood with college monogram.
  • Socks
    Only regulation Columbine ankle length plain navy cotton blend.
  • Scarves
    Only regulation navy with teal scarf.
  • Stockings
    Black opaque or flesh coloured stockings only to be worn with the regulation skirt or long pants. Socks are not to be worn with stockings.
  • Headwear
    Either regulation navy cap with Glendowie College monogram OR regulation navy bucket hat with Glendowie College monogram. Caps/hats must not be worn inside the classroom, or assembly hall. Caps must be worn with peak forward. No other coloured cap/hat is permitted. Plain black headscarves may be worn for religious reasons with permission from the Deputy Principal.
  • Footwear
    Regulation footwear as listed officially stocked by Hannahs, the Warehouse, The Athlete’s Foot and Number One Shoes. Shoes must be formal, black, leather, sturdy, lace-up, polishable shoes. No slip-ons, sports shoes, Chuck Taylors, canvas shoes or flats are to be worn. Plain black shoe laces must be done up at all times. Sandals are only to be worn between the start of term four and Queen’s Birthday and must not be worn in Technology and Science classes. Sandals must be worn without socks or stockings. Sandals are not to be worn with long pants. Sandals will be worn in the correct manner including the back strap in its correct place. Shoes must be worn with either socks or stockings, not both.

Dress Uniform

The dress uniform (sometimes referred to as 'Number Ones') is used by students for formal events and by some senior sports teams (e.g. 1st XI Football).  Prefects will often be required to wear a dress uniform such as when they are presenting at assembly or representing the college.

Students may buy the uniform.  Alternatively the college keeps a supply of dress uniforms to loan students for one-off events.

 

Girls

  • Blouse
    Regulation crisp white long sleeved blouse.
  • Skirt
    Regulation poly/wool long straight navy skirt.
  • Blazer
    Regulation teal college blazer with monogram.  This can be hired from the School Uniform Shop.
  • Shoes
    Must be worn with the dress uniform. Regulation footwear as listed. Sandals are not to be worn with dress uniform. Shoes must be worn with socks or stockings. Shoe laces must be done up at all times.

 

Boys

  • Long Trousers
    Regulation navy/wool long trousers with regulation belt. Trousers will be worn at waist level. Leg length not to be worn above heel of shoe.
  • Belt
    Regulation black leather belt, with plain buckle.
  • Blazer
    Regulation teal college blazer with monogram.  This can be hired from the School Uniform Shop.
  • Tie
    Regulation teal and grey basket weave with monogram.
  • Shoes
    Must be worn with the dress uniform. Regulation footwear as listed. Sandals are not to be worn with dress uniform.
  • Shirt
    Regulation white long sleeved shirt which is tucked in.

Physical Education Uniform

Students must wear a separate PE uniform to their PE classes.

  • Shorts
    Regulation navy shorts.
  • Shirt
    Regulation navy and teal short-sleeved polo top OR: regulation navy and teal sleeveless top.
  • Year 11, 12 & 13 only:  senior navy/white P.E. short-sleeved top.

 

Sports Uniforms

All students representing the College are required to be dressed correctly in the full uniform of the team, otherwise they may not participate.  Details for each sports code will be available from team coaches as at the beginning of each sports season.

Some teams provide all or part of the uniform (e.g. basketball singlets) for students to use through the season.  This tends to occur in senior teams where uniforms require a number on them.  Other teams (e.g. junior teams) wear a general sports uniform which is sold from the Uniform Shop.

The following sports codes require a regulation navy and teal sleeveless top:

  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Volleyball
  • Touch Rugby.

Basketball and Touch Rugby receive their tops through the Sports Office.

The following sports codes require a regulation navy and teal short sleeved top:

  • Soccer
  • Hockey
  • Cricket (Boys, not Premier team)

The following sports codes require a regulation navy sports skort:

  • Hockey (Girls)
  • Netball.

The following codes require regulation navy togs

  • Underwater Hockey
  • Water Polo.

 

General Sports Clothing

As well as specific sports uniforms, students may also wear the following uniform items to sports events:

  • Sports Jacket
    Navy and white regulation sports jacket with monogram only for those in a sports team.
  • Beanie
    Regulation navy/teal wool beanie may be worn at sports activities and sports events.
  • Hoodie
    Sports specific hoodies may only be worn at sporting events, and may not be worn with the regulation school uniform.  These are ordered through the Sports Office.
  • Caps
    Regulation navy cap with Glendowie College monogram may be worn at sports activities and sports events. Caps must be worn with peak forward.
  • Socks
    Regulation navy and teal sports socks. These are required for Soccer, Hockey and Rugby.  First division teams require different socks which are sold at the Sports Office.
  • Code Training Uniforms
    Only to be worn at practices and sporting events and may not be worn as regulation school or P.E. uniform.

 

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