School Uniform

STOCKIST

Karinos (Karin Fourie) -

083 761 2363
42 Powell Street, Avondale, Parow (opposite De Tyger’s rugby field)
Business Hours: Monday to Friday from 08:30 until 17:30
Saturday from 09:00 until 12:00
 

GIRLS' SUMMER UNIFORM

Black school shoes, lace up, buckle or T-bar, acceptable. No fashionable extras, thick platforms, or coloured laces will be allowed.

White school ankle socks, which can be folded over at the top. No coloured stripes in the turnover are allowed. “Secret” socks are not allowed.

White short-sleeved school shirt, buttoned-up and open-necked collar.

Maroon Parow North Primary pinafore dress with straight neck and side button belt, available only from our stockist, Rothmans. The length of the dress may be no shorter than the level at which the tips of the fingers reach the sides of the legs, when the arms are hanging straight at the sides of the body, and no longer than below the bottom of the knees. The pinafore dress may not be made privately.

Maroon Parow North Primary V-necked jersey, with grey and white stripes in the V of the neck and in the cuffs of the sleeves, available only from our stockist, Rothmans. No other type of jersey will be allowed.

Girls must wear appropriate underwear. The wearing of g-string or tanga-style panties is strictly prohibited. The wearing of black lycra cycling-style shorts under the school dress, is allowed, but it may not be visible.

Headscarf with uniform for Muslim learners - maroon, white or black – no embellishments.

Girls may wear their maroon golf shirt, black shorts and takkies to school, every day of the week as an alternative summer uniform.

Girls may wear a plain black sleeveless pullover for the cooler days as an additional option to the winter jersey. This item can be bought at any outlet selling school attire.


GIRLS' WINTER UNIFORM

Black school shoes, as stipulated under summer uniform.

Grey long school socks. No coloured stripes are allowed in the socks. Alternatively, girls may wear thick black nylon school tights. The tights may not be ribbed or patterned in any way.

White long-sleeved buttoned-up school shirt with a formal collar, to be worn with a Parow North Primary school tie (optional), available from our stockist, Rothmans.

Maroon Parow North Primary pinafore dress, as stipulated under summer uniform.

Maroon Parow North Primary V-necked jersey, as stipulated under summer uniform.

Girls also have the option of wearing long grey trousers, instead of the pinafore dress. See Boys’ winter uniform, for details.

Girls must wear appropriate underwear. See summer uniform for details.

School tracksuit (available from Karinos), sports shirt (available from Karinos) and white takkies with white socks. Learners may wear a jersey with the tracksuit pants.

Headscarf with uniform for Muslim learners - maroon, white or black no embellishments.


BOY'S SUMMER UNIFORM

Black lace-up school shoes. No fashionable extras, thick platforms or coloured laces will be allowed.

Grey long school socks. No colour stripes are allowed in the sock. “Secret” socks are not allowed.

Grey school shorts with zip-up fly and waistband. Shorts may not be worn knee length and should sit and fit comfortably on the mid-thigh. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner’s shorts are deemed suitable or not.

White short-sleeved school shirt, buttoned-up and open-necked collar.

Maroon Parow North Primary V-necked jersey, with grey and white stripes in the V of the neck and in the cuffs of the sleeves, available only from our stockist, Rothmans. No other type of jersey will be allowed.

All boys have the choice of wearing their long grey winter trousers, instead of shorts. See Boys’ winter uniform for details.

Boys are not allowed to wear silk boxer shorts as underwear, if they can be seen at any time above the waistband, or hanging out at the bottom of the shorts. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner is breaking this rule or not.

A plain black matt-finish leather belt, with a simple buckle, may be worn if required. The school reserves the right to determine whether a learner’s belt is deemed suitable or not.

Boys may wear their maroon golf shirt, black shorts and white takkies to school, every day of the week, as an alternative summer uniform.

Boys may wear a plain black sleeveless pullover for the cooler days as an additional option to the winter jersey. This item can be bought at any outlet selling school attire.


BOYS' WINTER UNIFORM

Black school shoes, as stipulated under summer uniform.

Grey long school socks. No colour stripes are allowed in the socks.

Grey school long pants with zip-up fly and waistband. No turn-ups on the hem are permitted, and the length should be such that the hem rests neatly on the top of the shoe. The pants should fit comfortably. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner’s trousers are deemed suitable or not. White long-sleeved buttoned-up school shirt, with a formal collar, to be worn with a Parow North Primary school tie (optional), available only from our stockist, Rothmans.

Maroon Parow North Primary V-necked jersey, as stipulated under summer uniform.

Boys are not allowed to wear silk boxer shorts as underwear, if they can be seen at any time above the waistband. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner is breaking this rule or not.

A plain black matt-finish leather belt with a simple buckle, may be worn if required. The school reserves the right to determine whether a learner’s belt is deemed suitable or not.

School track suit (available from Karinos), sports shirt and white takkies with white socks. Learners may wear a jersey with the tracksuit pants.


GENERAL:

Windbreaker jackets: The windbreaker may be worn in wet weather, while outdoors. The windbreaker may not be worn inside and is not an alternative to a jersey or track suit top. The windbreaker is to be black and hooded, with a zip-up front, and pockets. No variations will be accepted, in order to maintain the standard of style and colour. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner’s windbreaker is deemed suitable or not.

Winter jacket: a fleece-lined winter school jacket may be purchased from Karinos. This winter jacket is maroon with the school badge on it. Learners may wear this jacket over their winter school uniform. This jacket may be worn inside the school.

The School suitcase may be purchased directly from the school.


Girls’ hair:

Hair that is shoulder length or longer, must be tied up. Only plain tie-ups and Alice bands in black, white and maroon, are allowed.

Shorter hair styles, with a longer fringe, which hangs in the eyes, will have to have the fringe pulled back from the face and secured. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner’s fringe needs to be secured or not.

Fashion clips, baubles, fancy bands and decorative hair accessories, are not allowed. The school reserves its right to determine what hair accessories are deemed suitable or not.

The colouring, highlighting, tinting and streaking of hair in any manner or form, are strictly forbidden.

Hair gel may only be used to keep the hair neat and in place. It may not be used to create fashionable styles. The school reserves the right to determine the suitability of a learner’s hairstyle when applying this rule.

No learner may shave her head completely bald, or shave a part of the head completely bald, unless this has been deemed necessary by a medical doctor. No patterns/lines may be shaved into hair or eyebrows.

Weaving of hair will be allowed, but the hair must also be tied up. The school reserves the right to determine the suitability of a learner’s hairstyle when applying this rule.


Boys’ hair:

Boys’ hair is to be kept short and neat. The hair may not touch the collar. It may not be worn long over the ears, and the fringe may not hang in the eyes. A “short back and sides” cut is recommended. Hair cut into steps is not allowed. Mohawks are not allowed. Hair with shaved sides and a full crown of hair is not allowed. The school reserves the right to determine the suitability of a learner’s hairstyle, when applying this rule. Parents of the boys, who do not adhere to the above, will be phoned to collect their child from school and they will be allowed back once the above has been adhered to.

The colouring, highlighting, tinting and streaking of hair in any manner or form is strictly forbidden.

Hair gel may only be used to keep the hair neat and in place. It may not be used to create fashionable styles. The school reserves the right to determine the suitability of a learner’s hairstyle when applying this rule.

No learner may shave his head completely bald, or shave a part of the head completely bald, unless this has been deemed necessary by a medical doctor. The school requests that a “number 2" is the shortest setting allowed when shaving the head. No patterns/lines may be shaved into hair or eyebrows.

Boys may not wear any form of hair accessory. The school reserves the right to determine what they regard hair accessories to be.


Jewellery:

Girls may wear a pair of earrings. This pair must be worn as such that one earring is in place in each earlobe, respectively. More than one earring in an earlobe or ear is not allowed. The pair of earrings may only be gold or silver in colour. Only a plain, small stud or a plain small sleeper, may be worn. No coloured stones in the studs or any form of trinket/s on the sleepers, will be allowed. The school reserves the right at all times to determine the suitability of earrings.

Boys are not allowed to wear earrings.

No necklaces are allowed to be worn, except in the case of a Medic-Alert tag.

No bracelets are allowed to be worn, except in the case of a Medic-Alert tag.

Ankle chains and belly chains are not allowed.

Any other form of body piercing, displaying decorative jewellery or trinkets of any sort, which are visible at any given time, are strictly forbidden. The school reserves the right to enforce this rule whenever we feel it is being broken in any manner or form.

Rings worn on fingers and toes are not allowed. This includes the wearing of signet rings.

Make-up of any form, including nail varnish on toes and fingers, and lip-gloss, is strictly forbidden. The school reserves the right to determine, at all times, what is considered to be make-up. Make-up may not be worn when wearing “civvies”.

Nails (fingers and toes) are to be kept clean and worn short at all times, i.e. the nail may not extend over the fingertip.

Henna may not be applied to the fingernails or hands, including our Muslim learners.

Girls arriving at school with either nail varnish or make-up will be asked to remove the nail polish or make-up before being allowed in the classroom.


Sports clothes for girls:

Black boxer shorts. Lycra cycling-style shorts may not be worn, with the exception of the Netball teams, when a short pair is allowed to be worn under the maroon skirt, during matches.

Maroon Parow North Primary golf-style shirts, available from Karinos. No alternatives are acceptable.

White school ankle socks, which can be folded over at the top.

Takkies / sports shoes. These shoes must be at least 80% white in colour. Fashionable and expensive brand-name track shoes are not advisable. No boot (covering the ankle) takkies will be allowed. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner’s takkies / sports shoes are deemed suitable or not.

The rules regarding hair (2), jewellery (4), make-up (5) and nails (6) apply at all times to the wearing of sports clothes.

Girls have to wear appropriate underwear. (see Girls Summer Uniform).

The school tracksuit may be worn in colder weather.

Please note that, if a learner plays a team sport for the school, they may be required to wear a different set of sports clothes representing the specific sport and/or team on match days.

Parow North sports bag: This is to be used for extramural activities. This bag is available directly from the school.


Sports clothes for boys:

Black boxer shorts.

Maroon Parow North Primary golf-style shirts, available from Karinos. No alternatives are acceptable.

Socks are determined by the sport to be played. Consult with the relevant sports coaches.

Takkies / sports shoes. These shoes must be at least 80% white in colour. Fashionable and expensive brand-name track shoes are not advisable. No boot (covering the ankle) takkies will be allowed. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner’s takkies / sports shoes are deemed suitable or not.

The rules regarding hair, jewellery, make-up and nails apply at all times to the wearing of sports clothes.

Boys are not allowed to wear silk boxer shorts as underwear, if they can be seen at any time above the waistband, or hanging out at the bottom of the sports shorts. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner is breaking this rule or not.

The school tracksuit may be worn in colder weather.

Please note that, if a learner plays a team sport for the school, they may be required to wear a different set of sports clothes representing the specific sport and/or team on match days.

Parow North sports bag: This is to be used for extramural activities. This bag is available directly from the school.


Outing clothes for all learners:

Normal, correct seasonal school uniform is to be worn and the school outing bag is to be used. Shoes and socks must be worn when going on an outing.

Suitcases: The School suitcase will be implemented for the Grade 1s and new learners in 2018. The School suitcase will gradually be phased in over the next few years. The School suitcase may be purchased directly from the school.

In the interim period the following will apply:

School cases must be black, maroon or navy blue in colour. They must contain four divisions inside. The case must have a lid with two clips to secure it. The case must have a handle at the top for carrying purposes, and back straps on the back. Cases with wheels are not allowed. No writing or advertising is allowed on the school case. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner’s school case is deemed suitable or not.

Please mark the inside of the lid of the school case with a permanent marker with the learner’s name, address and a contact telephone number.

Barefoot policy: Learners in grades 1 to 3 are allowed to go barefoot during the summer months, if they so desire. This rule does not apply on special school occasions or on outings. Shoes and socks must be worn in terms 2 and 3.

Tattoos: Permanent body tattoos may at no time be visible. The wearing of temporary tattoos is forbidden. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether a learner is breaking this rule or not.

Marking of property: Please ensure that all items of clothing are marked. The school accepts no responsibility for lost property. All school clothes are to be clearly marked with printed name tags which have been attached:

- shirts, jerseys and tracksuit tops to be marked inside the collar

- boys’ and girls’ long pants, boys’ shorts, boys’ and girls’ sports shorts and tracksuit bottoms to be marked on the inside, at the back on the waistband.

- girls’ pinafore dress to be marked on the inside at the back on the neckline.

- socks to be marked on the inside at the back

- tie to be marked on the inside on the wide section of the tie

- shoes to be marked on the inside of the tongue, or the inside of the strap, or the inside of the t-bar. This should be done with a permanent marker, as stitched labels are obviously inappropriate.

Please mark your child’s lunchbox, cooldrink bottle, water bottle etc.

All stationery is to be clearly marked.

Badges: Badges, supplied by the school may be worn. No other badges or brooches are allowed.

Condition of uniforms: The school expects uniforms worn by the learners to be neat, clean and tidy at all times. Uniforms that are torn, damaged, bleached or not ironed, excessively creased, will not be tolerated. The school reserves the right to use its own discretion as to whether this rule is being broken or not.

Glasses: The wearing of sunglasses and clear-lens fashion frames, is strictly forbidden.

Caps: Learners will be allowed to wear the Parow North Primary cap outside, during the summer season. The cap is available directly from the school.

Watches: Learners are allowed to wear one watch at a time to school. In the case of fashionable watches, the school reserves the right to determine if the watch is suitable or not.

The Smart Watch: The same rule that applies to cell phones, also applies to smart watches. If it disturbs the class, it will be removed and must be fetched by the parents at the end of the day. Parents may not use the smart watch to eavesdrop during class time. Please be advised that it is against the law to record or listen to someone without their consent.

Civvies: All rules regarding jewellery, make-up, nails and hair apply to the occasions when learners are allowed to wear civvies. Learners may also not wear clothing which exposes the midriff (stomach), clothing which is too short or which is transparent in any way. The school reserves the right at all times to use its own discretion as to whether a learner is appropriately dressed or not.


Physical Education Uniform: Black Phys. Ed. shorts and maroon Parow North Primary golf shirt:

Parow North Primary School golf shirt, black Phys. Ed. Shorts and barefoot or takkies (80% white).

Learners may wear this uniform on the day they have Physical Education.

If it is cold the learners have 2 options:

To wear the school jersey or the tracksuit top over the maroon golf shirt.

To wear their school uniform and then to change into their Physical Education uniform.