Uniform & Stationery

School Uniform
Students are required to wear the correct Howick College uniform that is appropriate to their year level and fulfill the grooming standards when travelling to and from school, at school, and on official out-of-school activities. By wearing their uniforms correctly, Howick College students demonstrate our 4C values and are proud to be part of the Howick College community. Howick College is inclusive of our diversity and our school uniform are gender neutral.

NZ Uniforms

Unit B / 16 Bishop Dunn Place

Botany, Auckland 2013

P: 09 281 3531

E: botany@nzuniforms.com

W: www.nzuniforms.com/

Monday - Friday: 9:00am -  5:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Years 9 – 12

  • Blue striped shirt with Howick College crest;

  • Charcoal/white pinstripe trousers or shorts;

  • Charcoal/white pinstripe skirt at knee-length;

  • Knee-high charcoal and red stripe socks, black above ankle socks, or black opaque stockings;

  • Black jersey with Howick College crest, black waterproof jacket with Howick College crest, and black/red Howick College scarf (for the winter season).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 13

  • White shirt with Howick College crest;

  • Charcoal/white pinstripe trousers or shorts with black belt;

  • Charcoal/white pinstripe skirt at knee-length;

  • Knee-high charcoal and red stripe socks, black above ankle socks, or black opaque stockings;

  • Black jersey with Howick College crest, black waterproof jacket with Howick College crest, and black/red Howick College scarf (for the winter season);

  • Year 13 students may also choose to wear the formal Howick College blazer and the Howick College school tie.

 

Shoes

School shoes are to be clean plain flat black leather lace-up shoes with laces tied correctly, some shoes with straps are allowed. In summer, students can choose to wear black roman sandals.

 

NO sports shoes, shoes with logos, coloured laces or stitching, boots, ankle boots, high heels, canvas shoes, ballet style shoes or shoes with elastic bands are allowed.

Dress Uniform

Dress uniform is reserved for students to wear at formal or special occasions and by senior students who demonstrate excellence and leadership, such as NCEA Excellence Endorsement Awardees, Premier Cultural and Sporting Representatives, Board of Trustees Student Representative, and Student Leaders.

Students who require a dress uniform must visit the Student Office a few days before the dress uniform is required. All items must be returned the following day in good clean condition as other students may require them. Please note, students may be liable for any loss or damage to the items they borrowed or used.

 

If students require a school blazer for the year or season, these are available for hire from the Student Office for a bond of $70 ($30 is refundable once the blazer is returned to the School in good condition) or it can be purchased brand new from NZ Uniforms.

  • White shirt with Howick College crest;

  • Charcoal/white pinstripe skirt at knee-length or

  • Straight-legged black trousers with black belt;

  • Black lace-up leather school shoes;

  • Black socks or black opaque stockings;

  • Formal Howick College blazer;

  • Howick College school tie.

 

PE & Sports Uniform

Howick College PE uniform is black shorts with Howick College crest and the red/black sports top with Howick College crest. All students are required to wear the Howick College PE uniform for all PE classes. Various sports teams may have their own team uniform and warm up gears. Please contact the Sports Department for further information.

 

If students arrive at school with incorrect uniform, they must report to the Student Office before school starts. For further information regarding procedures on incorrect uniform, please visit ‘Our Expectations’ section of the website.

Student Appearance & Grooming Requirements

  • No extreme hair styles and/or unnatural hair colours;

  • Male students must be clean shaven;

  • Hair ribbons or hair ties must be navy, white, grey or black;

  • Jewellery minimal - one ring per hand, one small gold/silver stud or sleeper earring per ear on earlobe. No bracelets, necklaces, facial jewellery, including tongue stud, clear space retainers/keepers for facial piercings or multiple ear piercings are allowed;

  • Only school award badges may be worn;

  • No eye make-up and nail polish are permitted;

  • Sandals must be worn without socks or stockings;

  • T-shirts/singlets worn under the school uniform must not be visible. Students will be asked to remove these if visible.

For Mufti Days

All students must follow the Student Appearance & Grooming Requirements outlined above even on Mufti Days.

In addition:

  • No worn out or dirty clothing or clothing with pictures or writing that may offend others e.g. references to alcohol, drugs, gangs, rude slogans etc.;

  • No low cut or strapless tops and singlets or tops that are too exposed;

  • No caps or beanies worn in class;

  • No bare feet or rubber/plastic jandals.

Stationery

School stationery can be purchased via OfficeMax, with the option to order online, by phone or in-store.

Search 'Howick College' on the OfficeMax website to find the required stationery for your child's subjects.

  

All students require essential items, such as pens, refill paper, ruler, pencils etc. You will find these items in the stationery list for each year level. It is advised to please also check each subject that your child is taking, especially any specialist subject, to ensure they have all the items they need for their learning. 

 

Please note, some subjects require the purchase of workbooks. Workbooks are used in conjunction with textbooks and remain the property of the student. They have sections for work and study notes that are filled in by the students to enhance their learning. Some of these workbooks are not included in the stationery lists and are paid for via the School's Cashier Office and are distributed by the subject teachers.

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