Uniform

The College uniform is an integral part of the Damascus College identity and students are expected to wear their uniform with pride. Students must wear the complete uniform whilst at the College, travelling to and from the College and when attending College functions, unless otherwise directed.

If a student is not in the appropriate uniform, the parent/guardian should provide the student with a written note of explanation for that day.


The official Damascus College uniform is:



Girl's Summer

  • Summer dress - knee length
  • White socks with school stripes
  • V neck navy pullover with logo
  • Navy Blazer
  • Black polishable leather lace-up regulation school shoes (no T-bars or slip-ons)


Girl's Winter

  • College winter skirt - knee length
  • Gold shirt with pointed collar
  • Navy thick tights (sheer stockings not permitted) 
  • V neck navy pullover with logo
  • Navy Blazer
  • Black polishable leather lace-up regulation school shoes (no T-bars or slip-ons) 
  • College navy blue striped tie (maroon striped Year 12 tie) (optional)

 
   

Boy's Summer


  • Grey Surrey Clothing shorts with belt loops
  • Long grey school trousers
  • Grey socks with school stripes
  • White polyester and cotton permanent press shirt, closed neck, short or long sleeved – both styles must be worn tucked in 
  • College navy blue striped tie – compulsory with both long and short sleeved shirts 
  • College maroon striped tie (for Year 12 students only) (optional)
  • V neck navy pullover with logo
  • Navy Blazer
  • Black polishable leather lace-up regulation school shoes 
  • Plain black belt with a small buckle
 
 

Boy's Winter

 
  • Long grey school trousers
  • Grey socks with school stripes
  • White polyester and cotton permanent press shirt, closed neck, long sleeved – must be worn tucked in 
  • College navy blue striped tie (maroon striped tie optional for Year 12 students only)
  • V neck navy pullover with logo
  • Navy Blazer
  • Black polishable leather lace-up regulation school shoes 
  • Plain black belt with a small buckle
 

  

Blazer


  • The blazer must be worn to and from school on all days** 
  • Students are to wear blazers to and from class. When they arrive in class, they are permitted to remove their blazer 
  • The blazer must be worn to all school excursions and official school functions such as Assembly and Mass
  • The blazer is to be worn as the outer garment. The jumper can only be worn as the outer garment at recess and lunchtime.

** On days when the Ballarat temperature is forecast to be 26 degrees or more, as published on SIMON, students are not required to wear the blazer

PE Uniform


  • College polo shirt with logo
  • College rugby top
  • College shorts with gold logo
  • College tracksuit pants with gold Damascus logo (compulsory in Terms 2 and 3) 
  • White sports socks with school stripes
  • Sports Shoes - the permitted style of the footwear is a cross training or running shoe that provides appropriate heel support and cushioning (no canvas or volleys).
  • College hat/cap (compulsory in Terms 1 and 4)
      

School Shoes & Sports Shoes

Permitted School and Sports Shoes Permitted School and Sports Shoes (109 KB)

Accessories


The following accessories are permitted:

  • College Back Pack (compulsory)
  • College Rain Jacket (optional) – can only be worn to and from school over the blazer  when the weather is inclement
  • Bucket Hat or Cap - can be worn outdoors with summer or sports uniform
  • Navy blueor maroon hair ties and ribbons 
  • Navy blue College scarf with Damascus logo (new uniform item available only at Dobsons) – permitted with winter uniform only 
  • Navy blue or maroon gloves - permitted with the winter uniform 
  • The only permissible jewellery is a watch and a pair of sleepers or plain studs in the earlobe (jewelled studs are not permitted). Piercings on the face or tongue are not permitted. 
  • Protective clothing necessary for arts, technology, science, home economics must be worn

The following accessories are not permitted:

  • Nail polish
  • Cosmetics 
  • Jewellery and piercings apart from those mentioned above 
  • Hats, other than the regulation school hat

 

 

 


Buying the Damascus Uniform

The Damascus uniform can be purchased from three retail outlets: Crockers, Dobsons and Messer & Opie. The pricelists of all three stores are listed below.

Crockers Uniform Pricelist Crockers Uniform Pricelist (233 KB)

Messer and Opie Uniform Pricelist Messer and Opie Uniform Pricelist (1013 KB)

Dobsons Uniform Pricelist Dobsons Uniform Pricelist (1996 KB)

Dobsons Uniform Shop

Dobsons run a uniform shop on site at Damascus College. The Uniform Shop is located in the brown brick house opposite the Administration Building.

Phone ( 03) 5330 3719 Email dam@dobsons.com.au

Opening Hours

Monday 1.00pm to 4.00pm
Tuesday 8.15am to 11.30am
Thursday 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Download Extended Trading Hours for October 2017 to February 2018: 

Dobsons Extended Hours Oct 17 to Feb 18 Dobsons Extended Hours Oct 17 to Feb 18 (164 KB)

Note: Shop closed during School Holidays and 'code red/catastrophic' fire days.

Dobsons Uniform Shop opens for trading 2 weeks prior to school commencing each year:

2 weeks prior to school commencing - opening hours 9am to 2pm
1 week prior to school commencing - opening hours 9am to 4pm

On the first day of school (for Year 7's as well as the first day of school for Years 8-11) - opening hours are 'before & after school'.

For a comprehensive list of times, please email or phone Dobsons once they commence trading, or phone the school office.

Opening hours will also be posted at the front door to the uniform shop building.

PLEASE NOTE: As Dobsons is extremely busy once trade commences it is sometimes difficult to answer the phone. Please leave a message and they will get back to you as soon as possible. Alternatively, email them your enquiry.

For any uniform orders that have been previously placed, Dobsons will text/phone you once these items have arrived. Please do not call the school enquiring about ordered items as the school does not have this information.

Payment Facilities

EFT and Credit Card facilities available

Dobsons Accounts - come in and apply today or apply online

Credit Card Authority forms are available at the uniform shop and school office or can be downloaded from the Dobsons website - this form can be filled in at home. Alternatively, over the phone credit card payments are accepted BUT the uniform items must be personally collected from the shop & signed for by the student".

CHEQUES NOT ACCEPTED

Second Hand Items

Please submit your secondhand items at the uniform shop with a completed form. Poor quality garments will not be accepted. Dobsons also run an online store for buying and selling secondhand uniforms.