School Uniform

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The school uniform consists of :

(a) V-neck school crested jumper for all students
(b) Grey skirt or trousers for girls
Grey trousers for boys
(c) School tie with grey shirt or school polo shirt available from Kaideen & Co.
(d) Grey socks and plain soled flat black leather/hard shoes without visible logos (no runners or canvas, they don’t keep feet dry on wet days.)
For official school functions, all students must wear the shirt and tie.

Note:

(i) The official school uniform is now available from two suppliers, 1. Kaideen & Co. Ltd it can be ordered online at schooluniformsdirect No other style of trousers/skirt is acceptable.

(ii) Boots, runners, thick-soled platform shoes, high block heel, sling backs, slipper-type etc. are not suitable.

(iii) All students must have a change of uniform. The cost of the uniform is very reasonable.
(iv) Students are always informed if the uniform is not required for a particular outing or event otherwise the assumption is that the correct and complete uniform must be worn at all times.

Raingear (for our Irish climate!) is essential to protect clothes on the way to and from school. The school jacket is a black fleece-lined crested jacket of very good quality. The jacket is highly recommended for all students and is on sale through the school at a cost of €55.

Hoodies are not allowed.

 (v) Students are requested not to wear expensive jewellery to school. Students are allowed one ring on each hand, small earrings ( no hoops) or stud in the ear.
No other studs, jewellery or appendages are allowed.

We would like to thank parents and students for the excellent manner in which our students maintain and wear the uniform to school.

Physical Education Uniform

Students for P.E. classes must wear the official school t-shirt and navy tracksuit bottoms.

(a) Any combination of school petrel blue sports t. shirt / track suit top and specified navy shorts or navy track suit bottoms.
(b) Non marking white runners

Jewellery is not allowed at all for reasons of health and safety.
Students are expected to shower after exercising during a double class in P.E. They must bring a towel with them as part of their gear.

N.B. P.E. is an integral part of the school timetable and all students must take part.
Where there is a medical reason – injury or illness the P.E. teacher and year-head must be informed in writing and a medical certificate supplied.