SCHOOL UNIFORMS IN TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
Did you know?
Wearing a school uniform is strongly encouraged in Tasmanian Government schools.
For your child
- Wearing a uniform will:
- help your child feel like they belong in their school
- place all students on the same level in terms of clothing
- assist school staff in easily identifying students on school excursions
- give your child a sense of pride in their school.
- It is up to individual schools, in consultation with their School Association, to develop their own uniform policy.
- Most schools have a uniform shop that sells new and/or second-hand uniform items.
- If you need support with your child’s uniform or have any questions, you can talk to your child’s teacher, principal or School Association.
- You may be eligible for financial assistance to help you with the costs of your child’s uniform.
- Find out what items your child needs for school.
- There may be a winter and summer uniform and a sports uniform.
- Ensure your child’s uniform is ready to wear at the start of each week.
Do students have to wear a school uniform?
- If your School Association has endorsed a school uniform policy for your school, then that becomes a school rule which needs to be complied with.
- If you have problems or concerns with the policy you need to talk to your school principal.
Where can I get more information?
- Talk to your child’s teacher or principal about the uniform requirements in your school.
- Visit the Department of Education website: www.education.tas.gov.au