Fremantle College has a clearly stated and expected student dress code designed to;
- Increase ground safety through easy identification of students.
- Support students to understand the world we live in and transition to young adulthood where they adhere to their workplace expectations.
- Promote the public image of the college when in the community.
All uniform items must be supplied by the College uniform supplier Uniform Concepts.
- There are five options available for students to wear as bottom garments; all are appropriate from Year 7 to 12.
- Lower school students (Years 7 -9) are required to wear a polo shirt and can be purchased in girls and unisex fits. Upper school students (Years 10-12) are required to wear a white school shirt (girls and unisex fit available) to signal the move to a more adult vocational environment where the conditions of the workplace are modelled.
- Black formal pants and a black polo shirt are required to be purchased for students in Music, Performing Arts and Hospitality. These are also available from the uniform shop.
- Shoes – flat, enclosed footwear for safety, preferably in neutral colour
- School scarf and jumper for winter
- School hat for summer
What is inappropriate dress?
- Denim, board shorts, patterned clothing or non-uniform black shorts
- Fishnet or anything other than plain, full length opaque tights/leggings under uniform are inappropriate.
- Clothing with writing, advertising, additional printing or colours and/or logos other than the college logo
- Clothing which is torn, dirty, immodest or non protective.
- Track pants other than school dress code tracksuit pants.
- Polka dot or patterned shoes, backless shoes, thongs, scuffs or open scandals
- Micro-Mini skirts or shirts. Mid-thigh length is considered appropriate and safe
- Excessive jewellery, eg hooped/long earring, large bangles: metal cuffs/studded jewellery
- Any garment showing underneath the school shirt – eg long sleeve t-shirt
Consequences for Inappropriate Dress
- Students who arrive in attire that does not meet the dress code will be sent to student services at the commencement of school. The student will be offered a borrowed uniform and expected to swap their incorrect item of clothing for the day. The student item will be swapped back at the end of the college day when the student attends student services.
- On the third occasion, they are also given a lunchtime detention. Parents are informed of the issue and worked with to identify challenges. Student Services will work with parents and the student to resolve any issues.
- Parents are encouraged to speak with Student Services if they require support in ensuring their child is appropriately attired for school, including receiving financial support for this purpose.