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Document history and details

Policy title

Implementation Date


Reference Number


Approval Date


Superseded Documents

DN/04/00348 School Uniform policy and the support document School Uniforms in NSW Government Schools Guidelines 2004 (ISBN 07313 81270 SCIS 1059 406)
3.0.1 School Uniforms and General Standards of Dress S88/276 89.087 (S.061)
3.0.2 Changes to School Uniform 97/096 (S.092)

Document History

The department has revised the School Uniform Policy following an extensive review and consultation process. The revised policy addresses community expectations and concerns and incorporates feedback from principals and parent/carer representative bodies.

Changes since previous version

Key changes include the requirements that all students have the opportunity to access the full range of school activities while wearing a school uniform, including physical activities, that girls must have the option to wear shorts/pants and that consideration is given to cost and how to assist families, including accessing financial support.

Other Reference Number


SCIS Number

1182 515

Publication Data

Publicly Available


Policy Groups

Administration (Schools and student)

Leading and managing the school categories

Student welfare

Subject Keywords

uniform, students, dress code

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