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Dress Code

All students at Rockwood Public School are to dress appropriately for school.

 Please note that the student dress code may be subject to change with School Council input.

  • Clothing must cover chest, back, abdomen/midriff and side of torso.
  • No exposed undergarments or strapless tops.
  • Shorts and Skirts must cover the leg to mid-thigh.
  • No hats inside the school.
  • No clothing or sports equipment will be permitted that supports or promotes drugs, alcohol, violence, racism or is sexist and/or is sexual in nature
  • For safety and health reasons, students are required to wear shoes in school.  To assist in keeping the teaching areas clean, students are requested to have an indoor pair of shoes (please label them).  Gym shoes that are only worn indoors may serve as indoor shoes.  Please do not purchase black soled gym shoes that leave marks.

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Gym Wear

  • All students must have indoor running shoes for physical education activities.
  • Some teachers require students to have a t-shirt and shorts for gym. The t-shirt and shoes must meet our dress code guidelines.
  • Gym shoes that are only worn indoors may serve as indoor shoes.
  • Please do not purchase black soled gym shoes that leave marks.

 

Cold Weather

Students are expected to go outside during the winter months unless the temperature is below -20C with the wind chill. Please ensure your child dresses warmly.

  • Students should wear a warm coat, hat, scarf, gloves/mittens and boots when it snows.
  • Please send a pair of shoes that can be left at school for indoor wear during the winter months. Students should not wear their outdoor shoes in the classroom during the winter.
  • We recommend sending an extra pair of mittens and socks in case the first pair gets wet.