All students are expected to be in correct uniform at all times. This applies to students who are attending school, travelling to and from school, identifiable as Sacred Heart students in public places and at school functions. The uniform is the same for the full year, allowing students to wear appropriate pieces for the weather. All personal belongings and items of school uniform should be clearly named.

Year 9 to 13

  • Regulation College skirt (grey for year 13) to be touching the floor when the student is kneeling
  • Regulation College trousers (available for purchase from the school office) 
  • Regulation College, white short-sleeved or long sleeved blouse 
  • Regulation Maroon v-necked jersey
  • Plain white ankle socks (not sports socks), or black pantyhose
  • Black lace-up or a strap/bar across the top leather shoes with a solid heel (1-1 ½ cm) – (see photo on our website) or black roman sandals, worn with heel strap behind the heel, and without socks.
  • Regulation College blazer is optional for all year levels.  The only badges permitted on the lapels are College-related ones
  • Regulation college jacket
  • Regulation school cap (optional)
  • Regulation college scarf (optional) and gloves are permitted (not in class or assembly)
  • Year 13 students may wear one item of appropriate neck jewellery


Physical Education

  • Regulation College PE sports shirt and shorts, with suitable footwear
  • In Winter, plain black fitness tights (below the knee or longer), or plain black track pants

Sports Teams

  • The correct sports uniform must be worn.
  • All other uniform regulations are to be followed.

Wet Weather
School jacket only.

Formal Occasions
Full school uniform, including blazer. Roman sandals are not to be worn.

Mufti Occasions
Appropriate mufti is to be worn with no alcohol/drugs/other offensive logos. Mufti must be of suitable length and coverage.

At all times

  • Visible tattoos, piercings (including tongue studs) or graffiti on the body, shoes, roman sandals and other articles of uniform including school bags are not permitted.   
  • Wearing of a Taonga - A cross (or expression of faith) or taonga (pounamu) may be worn around the neck under the blouse.  In keeping with tradition, the wearing of a cross or taonga is worn next to the skin – representing the closeness felt with the giver of the taonga.   
  • A watch is permitted.    
  • One pair of plain, gold or silver sleepers or plain, small stud earrings worn in the ear are the only jewellery items permitted.  If earrings are worn, one earring is to be worn in each ear.    
  • Hair must be off the face and tidy. Shoulder-length and longer hair is to be tied back.  Hair-ties and headbands are to be College colours and plain.  Natural hair colourings and discreet hairstyles are the only ones permitted.  
  • Clear nail polish is the only type permitted. 
  • Make-up is not permitted.     
  • School bags should be waterproof.  Consideration must be given to protection of school property, e.g. textbooks and library books.  A backpack is a good choice.

Uniform Supply

NZ Uniforms

Contact Details:


Sacred Heart College contact :

Mrs Karen McGrail  -  kmcgrail@shcn.school.nz

Donations of second-hand uniforms which are clean and in good condition.