Our School

Uniform

Our school uniform may be purchased either directly through Hip Pocket Workwear in Castlemaine or via Flexischools online ordering – https://flexischools.com.au/.

Email – castlemaine@hippocketworkwear.com.au

If emailing your order please include the following:

  • School name
  • parent’s name and phone number
  • Child’s name
  • Uniform required: item code, size and quantity

Phone – 03 5470 5600

Shop – 20 Johnstone Street, Castlemaine Vic 3450

Opening hours – Mon-Fri – 9.00am – 5.30pm, Sat. 9.00am – 12.00pm

Click here to view the Hip Pocket St Ambrose Catalogue

Students at St. Ambrose are required to wear a formal compulsory identifying uniform, which distinguishes them as a member of the school. The uniform provides an opportunity for the students to display pride not only in themselves but in their membership of the school. During terms 1 & 4, summer uniform is to be worn and during terms 2 & 3, winter uniform is to be worn. (Please note that there is a transition period of two weeks at the start of Term 2 and at the end of Term 3 that takes into consideration the changing seasons.)

Girls summer uniform:

  • Summer dress or
  • Navy blue shorts
  • Blue short sleeve shirt with logo
  • navy blue socks
  • Black school shoes
  • School hat

Boys summer uniform:

  • Navy blue shorts
  • Blue short sleeve shirt with logo
  • Navy blue socks
  • Black school shoes
  • School hat

Girls winter uniform:

  • School pinafore with inverted pleats front and back
  • Long sleeve blue shirt with logo or long sleeve blue polo shirt with logo
  • Navy blue tights or socks (knee high)
  • Black leather school shoes
  • Navy blue hair ties
  • School pullover with logo / and or
  • Navy Soft Shell Jacket with logo
  • School Beanie

OR

  • Long sleeve blue shirt with logo or long sleeve blue polo shirt
  • Navy long pants or shorts
  • Navy blue socks
  • Black leather school shoes
  • Blue hair ties
  • School pullover with logo / and or
  • Navy Soft Shell Jacket with logo
  • School Beanie

Boys winter uniform:

  • Long sleeve blue shirt with logo or long sleeve blue polo shirt with logo
  • Navy long pants or shorts
  • Navy school socks (strictly no anklet socks)
  • Black leather school shoes
  • School pullover with logo / and or
  • Navy Soft Shell Jacket with logo
  • School Beanie

Sports uniform (Boys and Girls):

The sports uniform is only to be worn on days that the students are participating in Physical Education classes or designated sports events e.g. Cross Country

  • Tracksuit pants with school logo and / or
  • Sports shorts with school logo
  • Short / long sleeve sport polo with logo
  • Navy soft shell jacket with logo
  • Sun Smart School Hat (T1 & T4)
  • School Beanie (T2 & T3) is optional
  • Navy school socks (strictly no anklet socks)
  • Sneakers

Grade 6 extra uniform

A Grade 6 designed short sleeve sport polo top with year and student names on the back – can be worn on specialist subject days and Cobaw sporting events during Terms 1-3 and everyday (with shorts) during Term 4.

A Grade 6 designed long sleeve rugby jumper with year and student names on the back – can be worn everyday.

School Bags

  • St Ambrose School bag

Application of the Dress Code

  • The Dress Code applies during school hours, while travelling to and from school and when students are on school excursions.
  • Summer and winter uniforms, as well as sports uniform are prescribed and are required to be worn.
  • Stud earrings and sleepers worn in the ears, plus watches, are the only acceptable jewelry.
    Extreme hair colours (e.g. green, pink or purple rinses) and / or extreme hairstyles (e.g. spikes or mohawk) are not permitted.
  • Other than clear nail polish, cosmetics may not be worn at school.
  • The only headwear that is acceptable is Sun Smart hats consistent with our Sun Smart Policy or the school beanie.
  • Hair that is longer than shoulder length is to be word tied back as a health and safety measure. Ribbons, clips, bands (non-plastic only) and “scrunchies” are to be of navy colour.
  • The School Advisory Committee requires the Principal to be responsible for the implementation of the Dress Code in a manner consistent with the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Arrangements can be made to supply uniforms for families experiencing economic hardship through consultation with the Principal.
  • Parents seeking exemptions to the Dress Code due to religious beliefs, ethnic or cultural background, student disability, health condition or economic hardship must discuss this directly with the Principal.