Wentworth College & Primary Private School. Gulf Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand. High quality independent education in a positive and caring environment.
Wentworth College & Primary Private School. Gulf Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand. High quality independent education in a positive and caring environment.

Uniform

General Information

Wentworth expects students to take pride in their uniform and to wear it correctly at all times. When students are in school uniform, school rules apply. Correct official uniform is required for:

  • attendance at school
  • travelling to and from school
  • attendance at school functions away from school (sports tours, cultural and social)

Incorrect uniform, or a mixture of school uniform, sports gear and civilian clothes, is not acceptable in the street. After school, particularly after a sports practice, students may either change into correct school uniform or go home in sports gear. Students not in the correct uniform are required to have a note from home explaining the reason for the discrepancy and the note is to be handed to the Deputy Principal or Head of Primary at the beginning of the school day. Shorts must not be worn below the knee. Both trousers and shorts are to be worn at the waist. Jackets and raincoats must not be worn inside the classrooms. T-shirts, singlets and other underwear worn for extra warmth must not be visible.

Shop Hours

All new uniform items for both Wentworth Primary and College, together with a selection of good quality second hand items, are sold from the uniform shop located at the College, 2 doors down from Reception. During 2016 term dates the shop will be open from 8:15am until approx. 10:00am on Tuesday mornings, and again from 2:30pm until approx. 4pm on Thursday afternoons. Opening hours during school holidays will be notified to the parent community through the weekly e-newsletters.

Uniform Price List

View the Wentworth Uniform Price List (as at January 2017) [pdf]

Changeover Dates for Summer and Winter Uniform

Term 1 – summer uniform is compulsory.

Term 2 – summer or winter uniform may be worn from the beginning of Term 2 up to the end of April. Winter uniform is compulsory from 1 May onwards.

Term 3 – winter uniform is compulsory.

Term 4 – from Labour Day through to the end of Term 4 summer uniform is compulsory. If Labour Day falls part way through Term 4, from the beginning of Term 4 until Labour Day either summer or winter uniform may be worn.

Please note: Whenever summer uniform is worn, school uniform sunhats are compulsory for all students from new entrants through to Year 8. Older students are also strongly encouraged to wear sunhats during the summer terms.

Hair

Students are expected to wear their hair styled in a reasonably conventional way. Hair must be kept tidy throughout the normal activities of a school day. Unnatural colours, or extreme colouring, or streaks and patches of colour, or tufted styles, dreadlocks and braids are not permitted. Girls’ hair must be clear of the face and eyes. Plain ribbons and clips, black or navy only, may be worn by girls to contain the hair. Long hair must be dressed up or tied back. Boys’ hair must be well clear of the face and not below the top edge of the collar. Boys hair must be clean and controlled and clear of the face and must not be below the collar. Shaved or extreme styles are not permitted. Boys must be clean-shaven.

Makeup

Students may not wear facial makeup. Nail polish, if worn, must be colourless.

Jewellery

Only a wristwatch may be worn. Students may not wear chains or necklaces around the neck. Girls with pierced ears may wear one matching pair of small, plain, unobtrusive studs in the lower part of each earlobe. Boys are not permitted to wear any jewellery other than a watch.

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Sharlene Wilton

Sharlene Wilton
Uniform Shop

email Sharlene
Phone: 021 295 4663

Resources


The Wentworth College uniform consists of the following:

Girls Summer

  • Navy skirt – length 10cm below knee
  • White striped short sleeved blouse
  • Jumper
  • School waterproof jacket (optional)
  • Slouch hat
  • Burgundy & blue PE shirt
  • Burgundy & blue PE shorts

Girls Winter

  • Navy skirt – length mid calf
  • White striped long sleeved blouse
  • Cross-tie (Blue for Years 7-10; Burgundy Years 11+)
  • Jumper
  • Blazer
  • School waterproof jacket (optional)
  • Black raincoat (optional)
  • Burgundy & blue PE shirt
  • Burgundy & blue PE shorts

Boys Summer

  • Navy polyester/viscose shorts
  • White striped short sleeved shirt
  • Jumper
  • School waterproof jacket (optional)
  • Slouch hat
  • Burgundy & blue PE shirt
  • Burgundy & blue PE shorts

Boys Winter

  • Navy polyester/viscose trousers
  • White striped long sleeved shirt
  • Wentworth tie
  • Black or navy socks
    (above the ankle or longer)
  • Jumper
  • Blazer
  • School waterproof jacket (optional)
  • Burgundy & blue PE shirt
  • Burgundy & blue PE shorts


The Wentworth Primary School uniform consists of the following:

Girls Summer

  • Summer Dress
  • School cap or slouch hat are compulsory
  • Burgundy & blue PE shirt
  • Burgundy & blue PE shorts

Girls Winter

  • Winter Tunic
  • Winter Shirt
  • Jumper
  • Jacket
  • Tie
  • Navy blue over-the-knee socks or tights/pantihose.
  • Burgundy & blue PE shirt
  • Burgundy & blue PE shorts

Boys Summer

  • Summer Polo
  • Summer Shorts
  • School cap or slouch hat are compulsory
  • Burgundy & blue PE shirt
  • Burgundy & blue PE shorts

Boys Winter

  • Winter Shirt
  • Winter Shorts
  • Jumper
  • Jacket
  • Tie
  • School knee length socks
  • Burgundy & blue PE shirt
  • Burgundy & blue PE shorts


Footwear Guidelines

For safety reasons, all school footwear – summer and winter, boys and girls – must have substantial sole and heel, with tread.

SUMMER Footwear

Girls:

  • Plain black leather sandals.

Boys:

  • Plain black leather school lace-up shoes with socks; or
  • Black leather sandals without socks.

WINTER Footwear

Girls:

  • Plain black leather school shoes.
    May be lace-up or T-bar / U-bar shoes. Worn with black over-the-knee socks or black pantyhose.

Boys:

  • Plain black leather school lace-up or buckle shoes with regulation school socks.

Please note: The following are not permitted:

  • Non-leather shoes or sandals.
  • Sports shoes – slip-on shoes – shoes with minimal or no tread.
  • Shoes or sandals that do not have a substantial sole and heel.
  • Shoes with a heel over 3cm in height.
Wentworth uniform - approved shoes

Wentworth uniform - non-approved shoes

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Private Cambridge Education in Gulf Harbour, Auckland, NZ.
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