School Uniform & Dress Code

 CORPUS CHRISTI CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL

SCHOOL UNIFORM AND DRESS CODE 2016-2017

The school uniform is intended to develop a sense of pride and self-discipline. In deciding to attend Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School, students and parents make a commitment to comply with and support the school uniform policy.

InSchoolwear Uniforms (ISW) is the supplier for Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School

  • Please find attached the order form outlining the requirements for all uniform pieces and Welcome Letter with further information.
  • ISW has a retail location at 1800 Appleby Line, Unit 8, Burlington, and will stock Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School on a year round basis.
  • ISW Uniforms also offers complete on-line ordering to make your shopping easy and convenient.
  • Please visit the website at iswuniforms.com and select the Corpus Christi Secondary School Store to purchase any of your uniform requirements. They offer ‘ship to home’ or pick up from the Burlington store.

ISW Uniforms Corpus Christi Welcome Letter

ISW Uniforms price list Corpus Christi

ISW Uniforms Store Location

GIRLS’ UNIFORM

  • School Kilt OR InSchoolwear black dress pants, black capri pants or black walking shorts. Kilts must not be altered in any way. Kilts for tall girls are available at no extra cost. Girls who are sent to the office for a short kilt will automatically lose the privilege to wear the kilt for the remainder of the semester – there are no second chances because students are fully informed of the expectations.
  • white oxford button down shirt or tailored white shirt or white or black golf shirt (all embroidered)
  • Black or grey cotton tights with kilt; socks must be worn with all other items
  • PREDOMINANTLY BLACK dress shoes or running shoes. No slippers or sandals. Shoes must have a closed toe and closed heel. All shoelaces must be black only.
  • school sweater, vest, pullover or cardigan (over school shirt)
  • optional plain white or black t-shirt (under school shirt only – no writing or logos)
  • plain white or black turtleneck (no logo) worn with shirt or sweater

BOYS’ UNIFORM

  • InSchoolwear black dress pants or black walking shorts
  • white shirt or white or black golf shirt (all embroidered)
  • socks must be worn at all times
  • PREDOMINANTLY BLACK dress shoes or running shoes. No slippers or sandals. Shoes must have a closed toe and closed heel. All shoelaces must be black only.
  • school sweater, vest, pullover or cardigan (over school shirt)
  • optional plain white or black t-shirt (under school shirt only – no writing or logos)
  • plain white or black turtleneck (no logo) worn with shirt or sweater

PLEASE NOTE students must be in complete uniform, worn properly and modestly from 8:10 a.m. – 2:20 p.m. including lunch periods in all areas of the school.

  • All clothing items must be the original style and condition. Ripped, torn or un-hemmed items are not permitted. Pants, capris and shorts are not to be altered, tapered, rolled, tucked into socks, etc.
  • Jackets/coats and non-uniform shoes are to be removed upon entering the building and arriving at the student’s locker. Jackets/coats are not to be worn inside the school.
  • Hats are NEVER worn in the school, including after school hours, civvies days and exam days. Hats may be confiscated if worn in the building.
  • Bandanas, scarves and similar headwear are not permitted.
  • Pajamas or pajama-like clothing are not permitted (including on civvies days).
  • The waist of the dress pants is to be worn at the student’s waist.
  • Accessories (scarves, studded jewellery, bandanas, heavy chains, etc.) are not to be worn in the school at any time.

The Administration reserves the right to decide on appropriate attire.

School spirit wear is NOT to be worn in place of the proper uniform items. Hats are to be removed upon entering the building (or they may be confiscated); jackets/coats/non-uniform sweaters are to be left in your locker and not worn in the school.

Physical education uniforms must be purchased through the Phys Ed Department, and should provide for comfortable, modest and safe movement during activities. Students who wear clothing which is either too baggy or too tight will not be permitted to participate in class.

Only students who are in complete uniform will be admitted to class.

“Out of Uniform = Out of Class”

DRESS CODE GUIDELINES FOR NON-UNIFORM DAYS & EVENTS

  • clothing with inappropriate logos, sayings, pictures or graphics of any kind is not acceptable at school
  • tank tops, halter tops, crop/midriff tops, cut-off shorts and torn jeans are not to be worn at school; no bare midriffs, bare shoulders or spaghetti straps
  • no short skirts, low rise jeans or pyjamas and slippers are allowed; no chains, studded collars or studded wristbands are acceptable
  • no hats are to be worn inside the building
  • pyjamas or pyjama-like clothing is not permitted
  • Physical Education clothing should provide for comfortable, modest and safe movement during activities. Students who wear clothing which is either too baggy or too tight will not be permitted to participate in Physical Education classes
  • students may not wear coloured scarves or handkerchiefs that identify them as belonging to a particular group, in other words “no gang colours”
  • shorts should cover to mid-thigh when seated

The Administration reserves the right to decide on appropriate attire.