Uniform Expectations

PLEASE NOTE: UNIFORM POLICY EXPECTATIONS will come into effect January 2020, with exceptions noted for basic polo shirts.

Description Boys Girls
Junior School “Basic” • WRCA white or WRCA navy polo (accepted for the 2019-2020 school year)
• WRCA navy polo (in effect September 2020)
• WRCA grey long pants or WRCA grey shorts
• black crew socks
• all black shoes
• WRCA white or WRCA navy polo (accepted for the 2019-2020 school year)
• WRCA navy polo (in effect September 2020)
• WRCA plaid knee length tunic or WRCA knee length grey skirt
• bicycle shorts under grey skirt or tunic
• black knee high socks or tights (sockless leggings are not permitted)
• all black shoes
Junior School “Formal”
Formal uniform is required for public presentations and performances (e.g. Christmas and Spring concerts, Grandparents Day, etc.).
• WRCA navy polo
• WRCA grey pants
• black crew socks
• all black shoes
• WRCA navy polo
• WRCA plaid knee length tunic
• black tights (sockless leggings are not permitted)
• all black shoes
Senior School “Basic” • WRCA white or WRCA navy polo (accepted for the 2019-2020 school year)
• WRCA white polo (in effect September 2020)
• WRCA grey long pants or WRCA grey shorts
• black crew socks
• all black shoes
• WRCA white or WRCA navy polo (accepted for the 2019-2020 school year)
• WRCA white polo (in effect September 2020)
• WRCA plaid knee length kilt or WRCA knee length grey skirt
• bicycle shorts under kilt or skirt
• black knee high socks or black tights (sockless leggings are not permitted)
• all black shoes
Senior School “Formal”
Formal uniform is required for public presentations and performances (e.g. Christmas and Spring concerts, Grandparents Day, etc.).
• WRCA white polo
• WRCA grey long pants
• WRCA navy pullover
• black crew socks
• all black shoes
• WRCA white polo
• WRCA plaid knee length kilt
• WRCA navy cardigan
• black tights (sockless leggings are not permitted)
• all black shoes
Authorized Wear (Optional)
These optional items may be worn in addition to the basic uniform described above. They are not a replacement for it.
• WRCA navy pullover
• WRCA navy hype jacket
• NO sweatshirts
• WRCA navy cardigan
• WRCA navy hype jacket
• NO sweatshirts
Physical Education
Physical Education (PE) uniform is required for all PE classes.
• WRCA grey PE shirt
• WRCA navy shorts or WRCA navy sweatpants
• athletic shoes
• Optional: WRCA navy hype jacket or WRCA navy sweatshirt
• WRCA grey PE shirt
• WRCA navy shorts or WRCA navy sweatpants
• athletic shoes
• Optional: WRCA navy hype jacket or WRCA navy sweatshirt


Additional Clarifications:

  • CLICK HERE for Uniform Expectations from Sept 2019 to December 2019.
  • Polo requirements (basic) come into effect September 2020. WRCA white or WRCA navy polos are acceptable until then.
  • When uniform changes are made, parents and students will be given up to 6 months to purchase and comply with uniform expectations. As such, these expectations will come into effect January 2020. (with exceptions noted)
  • Skirt and kilt lengths must not be hemmed above the knee, and bicycle shorts should be worn under the skirt or kilt.
  • Please note that there will no longer be a difference between spring and fall uniforms.
  • Please note that there is no cardigan or pullover in the Junior School formal uniform.
  • During colder weather students may add a navy jacket in addition to one of the items listed under Authorized Wear (Optional).
  • Formal uniform is required for performances, some assemblies and other days as specified by the school.
  • Students and parents will sign and return to the school a letter stating their support of the school uniform policy as part of a larger code of conduct agreement.
  • All specified uniform items must be purchased from an approved vendor; similar items purchased from other vendors are not permitted.
  • Staff will be required to conduct uniform checks as directed.
  • Students not wearing the school uniform properly will be required to purchase a proper uniform item from the school store.
  • Uniform infractions:

• First offence – a warning letter sent home to parents
• Second offence – the student will serve a lunch time detention
• Third offence – the student will serve an after school detention and a meeting with parents and a principal will be required
• Fourth and subsequent offences – will be treated as a behaviour issue and the Discipline Policy will apply.

  • The school will declare some days to be non-uniform or special dress days.  Students not fully participating in these days must abide by regular uniform expectations.

Uniform Store

The Uniform Store is located to the right of the main front entrance, behind the Cafe.

Regular Uniform Store Hours*:
Wednesdays 2:30pm – 5:00pm (as of Nov 1, 2019)

*Schedule changes will be noted in the Parent Newsletter.

The WRCA Uniform Store carries gently used uniforms with our most recent crest and logo only. If you would like to donate any items, please make sure they are items that are in our updated dress code only. (i.e. no outdated pieces).

If you are wanting to see or try on any of the uniforms we also carry samples of everything.

All money will go to our benevolent fund.


December 6, 2019 UPDATE

Important Notice to all parents and members of the school community: The WRCA Board of Directors has been dealing with the uniform supply issues related to procurement and cost. Please be advised to hold off ordering from our current suppliers (Bravo & Neat) and a new list of suppliers will be available when school resumes on Jan 13, 2020.


Notes:

  • The uniform store will no longer carry discontinued items.
  • Store Hours may occasionally vary. Please refer to the Weekly Newsletter for updates.
  • For more information: please contact Lyndell Richert at rlrichert@hotmail.com (Leave your name and contact info).

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