Dress Code

At Cleardale Public School, our Dress Code allows for comfort and functionality while sustaining a respectful learning environment.

Head Gear
• Hats are to be removed upon school entry.
• Hats, including bandanas, are not to be worn within the school. The school administration may grant exceptions for medical conditions or religion.

• For reasons of safety, jewelry or articles of clothing that create a safety concern may be required to be removed for physical education classes or other special activities.

• Any clothing or personal item that displays or promotes drugs, alcohol, tobacco, violence, racism, sexism or contains rude, vulgar, swear words/images is not acceptable.
• Dresses, skirts, shorts are to be at a mid-thigh length (ends of fingertips).
• The torso must be covered (front, back and midriff covered).
• Clothing that is ripped, torn or revealing in inappropriate places will not be accepted.
• Exposed undergarments are not acceptable.
• Girls' and boy's tank tops and v-neck shirts are acceptable when the shirt or top's neckline is not lower than the armpit.
• Sunglasses are not to be worn inside the school unless medically required.
• Footwear must be appropriate for safe participation in all types of school activities. Students are expected to have appropriate indoor and outdoor footwear. Footwear must be worn at all times. Any footwear with wheels is not to be worn on school property.

Students whose clothing is considered inappropriate will be counselled individually by staff, asked to cover up, change, work apart from other students, or be sent home. If a student is counselled by staff for inappropriate attire, parents will be contacted.