The following rules is valid regarding learners’ appearance:

BOYS

 SCHOOL UNIFORM:

  • Lead grey school trousers (short or long pants) are worn throughout the year.  The leggings are not to be tailored for a tighter fit.  Trousers should be the correct length – namely to the top of shoes.
  • Lead grey school shirt.
  • Grey long socks with the school colours woven in are to be worn with the trousers.
  • Black school shoes that are regularly polished and preferably fasten with shoe laces are the recommended shoes to be worn.  Sharp pointed shoes are not permitted.
  • Ties MAY be worn during the summer months, but MUST be worn during the winter months.
  • During winter time the school jersey is permitted and the school blazer is compulsory.
  • A lead grey t-shirt may be worn underneath the school shirt.
  • A black leather belt should be worn.
  • School shirts must always be tucked in.
  • Tracksuit tops may be worn as uniforms, except on Mondays when wearing the school blazer is compulsory.

 Hair

The boys’ hair should always be kept as follows:

  • No hair may be combed behind or grow over the ears.
  • No fringe or other hair may hang in the eyes.
  • At the back of the neck, the hair should not touch the collar of the shirt or the blazer when the boy is standing up straight.
  • The hair may not form a rift at the back of the neck.
  • It is not allowed to make an obvious or drastic colour change to the hair.
  • Hair may not be permanently curved or waved.  Naturally curly hair should always be kept short and neat.
  • Hair that is gelled into style may not exceed 2cm in length.
  • Hair should be trimmed at the same length at the sides and the back of the head.  (No ‘mullet’ or ‘mohawk’ styles). Short style – combover and path cuts are acceptable.
  • No dreadlocks or extensions are allowed.
  • When hair has been braded or plated there may not be any loose ends or strands at the back of the neck.

Side-burns

  • Side-burns may only reach midway down your ear on your face and must always be kept neat.
  • Very important – Boys must always be cleanly shaven and neatly trimmed.

 Jewellery

  • Boys are only permitted to wear a wrist watch.
  • NO laces, bangles, rings, neck laces, wiring or any so-called ‘decorations’ are permitted.

 GIRLS

SCHOOL UNIFORM (SUMMER)

  • Green school pants with the green short sleeved checked blouse.
  • Green skirt with the green short sleeved checked blouse. (Long sleeves are not permitted in summer time).
  • The length of the skirt should be no more than 10cm from the floor when the girl is kneeling.
  • White school socks are to be worn.  Sock should be folded down and not rolled down.
  • Black school shoes with either a strap or laces that fasten across the foot are allowed.  No ballet shoes (‘pumps’) are permitted.
  • The school blazer or the pull-over is permitted.
  • NO long sleeve school jerseys are to be worn during the hot summer months.
  • School shirts must be tucked in at all times and not turned in.
  • Tracksuit tops may be worn as uniforms, except on Mondays when wearing the school blazer is compulsory.

SCHOOL UNIFORM (WINTER)

  • Green school pants. The leggings are not to be  tailored for a tighter fit
  • Green skirt with black winter tights.
  • Long sleeved checked blouse.
  • A green school tie.
  • Black school shoes with either a strap or laces that fasten across the foot are allowed.  No ballet shoes (‘pump’) are permitted.
  • The school blazer is compulsory during the winter months.  The school jersey with the school colours knitted into the collar is permitted.  NO jerseys of any other colour may be worn to school.
  • Tracksuit tops may be worn as uniforms, except on Mondays when wearing the school blazer is compulsory.

Hair

  • Hair that reaches over the collar of the shirt or the blazer should be tied up.  ALL the hair should be tied up with hair bands into one or two pony tails.
  • Extensions should not be too thick and must be tied up at ALL times.
  • Hair or fringes may not hang in the eyes or in the face or loose in the neck.
  • It is not allowed to make an obvious or drastic colour change to the hair – only natural colour changes are allowed.
  • Hair may have natural colour highlights.
  • Hair that is permanently curled or waved should be neatly tied and not allowed to stand up and appear unkept and bushy.
  • ONLY white, green, yellow and black hair ribbons or hair bands are permitted.  ONLY small metal hair clips in the school colours should be used to keep hair tied away from the face.  Green, white, yellow or black hair bands are allowed.
  • Hair should be neatly groomed at all times.  Excessive flowers, ribbons, hair clips and hair bands are not allowed.

 Make-up

  • NO make-up is permitted –  only light foundation.

 Finger-nails

  • Finger nails should always be kept short and clean.  Nails may not be longer than the fingertips.
  • ONLY clear nail polish is permitted and clear gel.

 Jewellery

  • Only a signet ring and a lady’s wrist watch may be worn.  NO other rings or jewellery may be worn.
  • Gold, silver, white diamond and pearl “studs” are allowable if it is small and one per ear.  Jewellery that does not comply with the above-mentioned rules will be confiscated and may only be collected at the payment of a release fine.
  • NO tongue rings, nose rings or any other facial jewellery are allowed. 

  Hats

  • Approved Callies school caps and green school “beanies” in winter are permitted.

  Contact lenses

  • No coloured contact lenses are allowed.

SPORTWEAR FOR LEARNERS

 SPECTATORS

Spectators wear only school uniform as prescribed for home or away sport events.

Athletics

  • The yellow and white athlete’s vest with the black Callies sport short – as available for sale at Power Sports.
  • Athletes are also permitted to wear the dark green polly shorts.
  • School tracksuits may be worn in addition to the athletics uniform.
  • Black or green hot pants or ski-pants may be worn underneath the polly shorts or the Callies shorts, but NEVER alone.

 Netball, hockey and tennis

  • Girls or boys should wear the outfits as prescribed by the coaches.  These outfits are available from Power Sports.

 Cricket

  • White trousers or pants with the Callies golf shirt.
  • White/Green sun hats or caps may be worn.

 Soccer

  • Green and yellow soccer outfits as provided by the coaches or the Callies golf shirt with a pair or white shorts.

 Rugby

  • Callies rugby jerseys as provided by the coaches.
  • Green or white rugby shorts (as determined by the coaches).

  COACHES

  Please take note of the following:

  • All sport wear is available at Power Sports.
  • Only players of FIRST TEAMS may wear special outfits as approved by the clothing committee.
  • It is permitted to use the official school tie to add embroidery e.g. FIRST TENNIS TEAM.
  • In all cases changes or additions have to presented to the clothing committee and the governing body for approval and permission.
  • Coaches are responsible to see to it that teams adhere to these rules at all times.