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Rangitoto College Uniform Shop

Rangitoto College is proud to supply our school community school and sport uniforms direct on site adjacent the lower courts below the gyms.  Easiest access is via Graham Collins drive, making use of the bottom carparks then walking up the hill.

Alternatively you can complete the downloadable order form and email this to us at uniforms@rangitoto.school.nz and we will have your items ready for you to pay for and collect.

You can purchase online direct from our supplier Argyle Schoolwear online.

Uniform Information

Term-time hours:

Monday           8am – 2:15pm

Tuesday           8am – 11:30am

Thursday         1:30pm – 5:30pm

Friday              8am – 2:15pm

Shop closed on Friday 9th December (last day of term-time hours Thursday 8th December).

Closed for school holidays:

17th December 2022 – 18th January 2023

Summer Holiday Hours:

During the holidays we are open extra hours to allow time for all the new students to Rangitoto College and all those moving up into a senior uniform.  We have set up 15min ‘fitting’ appointments so we can see everyone in a timely and efficient manner.  Customers with appointments will be be seen first.

Please go to the following website to make a fitting appointment:  https://www.schoolinterviews.co.nz/code/pgwt9 (only applicable during holiday hours)

December 2022

Saturday 10th December   10am – 4pm

Monday 12th December   10am – 4pm

Tuesday 13th December   10am – 4pm

Wednesday 14th December   10am – 8pm

Thursday 15th December   10am – 8pm

Friday 16th December   10am – 4pm

January 2023

Thursday 19th January   10am-4pm

Friday 20th January   10am-4pm

Saturday 21st January   10am-4pm

Monday 23rd January   10am-4pm

Tuesday 247h January   10am-4pm

Wednesday 25th January   10am-8pm

Thursday 26th January   10am-8pm

Friday 27th January   10am-4pm

Saturday 28th January   10am-4pm

The shop will be open on Tuesday 31st January and Wednesday 1st February 8:00am – 5:00pm.  No appointment necessary.

Term-time hours resume Thursday 2nd February 2023.

Closed for public holidays:

Monday 30th January 2023 – Auckland Anniversary Day

Monday 6th February 2023 – Waitangi Day

 

Phone:             (64-9) 4770150 ext 696

 

Email:              uniforms@rangitoto.school.nz

Students are expected to take a pride in their appearance and to dress neatly at all time. Shoes should be kept clean and regularly polished. The local community and the Board of Trustees (their elected representatives) expect this, and we seek the full co-operation of all parents and students.

• CLOTHING AND OTHER PERSONAL ITEMS MUST BE CLEARLY NAMED. Including Bags, Lunchboxes and Hop Cards. Unnamed items cannot be identified and returned to their owners. Students need to take responsibility for their uniform and not leave items such as jackets and jumper lying around.

• THE CORRECT FOOTWEAR MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. Bare feet are not permitted for any reason for health and safety reasons. Our permissible shoe options can be reviewed below. The only exception to this is if a student has a foot injury which makes the wearing of the correct shoes impossible. In this case the student should take a note from their parent/guardian to their Dean before school. For short term issues, the Dean may issue a uniform pass (students would still wear plain black shoes/trainers). For long term issues, students must wear approved shoes designed for injured feet or feet needing extra support.

• Only a RANGITOTO COLLEGE SCHOOL JACKET can be worn as protection from the rain. Non-uniform jackets, sweatshirts and hoodies are NOT permitted and any time for years 9-12.

• YEAR 13 are not required to wear school uniform. There is a dress code, details of which will be issued to year 9 students. The emphasis is not only on appropriateness but also on looking neat and presentable.

• The CORRECT UNIFORM is to be worn at all times, including to and from school.

• If a student comes to school in an incorrect garment or non-regulation footwear they must report to the Dean before 8:40am where they will be lent the correct items for the day.

• If students are wearing an incorrect piece of clothing or jewellery, it will be confiscated and given to their Dean. Confiscated items are given back after school each Friday.

• BLAZERS are optional for all year levels. Any students in a premier sports or cultural team are required to wear a blazer. Student leaders will have their own blazer. To be worn with school navy trousers or skirts only.

• SCARVES can be worn but must be in the red and/or blue of the school uniform – no other colours permitted. We do have a striped scarf in the school colours available for purchase at the school uniform shop.

• TIES – Navy and red striped with the school logo embossed throughout the tie. To be worn on formal occasions by school representatives.

• Other clothing items are not permitted to be worn visibly under clothing, e.g. tops, t-shirts.

The official uniform requirements can be viewed through the uniform links below. Could parents please ensure that they are buying items that conform to these requirements.

  • One (1) pair of small (no bigger than 6mm) plain studs or sleepers (no bigger than 8mm).
  • ONE EARRING PER EAR, TO BE WORN IN THE EAR ONLY.
  • One (1) thin gold or silver chain necklace
  • One (1) plain ring TO BE WORN ON THE HAND ONLY.
  • One (1) silver or gold bangle or bracelet.
  • Ankle adornments are not permitted.
  • Ear stretchers/spacers of any kind (including clear) are not to be worn while at school and at any time while representing the school.
  • Jewellery rules apply to all students, including Year 13.
  • Lipstick and eye makeup ARE NOT PERMITTED.
  • Eyelash extensions ARE NOT PERMITTED.
  • NATURAL LOOK foundation is permitted.
  • Nail polish is permitted as long as it is a transparent (clear).  No colours are permitted (including white). Students are not permitted to have acrylic, shellac or french tip type enhancements. Nails must be kept short and neat.
  • Makeup rules apply to all students, including Year 13.

 

  • Any facial piercing is against school rules and no student will be allowed in class with visible piercing.
  • Piercing cannot merely be covered up with a piece of plaster.
  • Clear plastic keepers can be worn for the first 2 weeks if they are needed to keep a hole from closing, as long as they are not visible and lie flat against the face.
  • Tattoos must be covered at all times, either by a plain neutral skin toned sleeve, a long-sleeved school shirt, or by any other means deemed appropriate by the Deputy Principal.
  • Tattoo rules apply to all students, including year 13.

Exemptions may be available for culturally significant tattoos, at the discretion of the Deputy Principal.

All students must be clean-shaven at all times.

Plain black leather polishable lace-up shoes. For health and safety reasons shoes are required to be sturdy and support the foot and have a heel of approximately 1.5-2.0cm.  Boots, ballet shoes, skate and sport shoes are NOT PERMITTED. Shoes are to be worn all year round.

Suppliers who stock Rangitoto College approved shoes are: JanbellsHannahsShoe Clinic, Shoe Science  and Number One Shoes.

Some examples of these are as below:

 

 

 

Ascent Conest, Ascent Apex, Dr Marten Mono

Janbells Mairangi Bay offer a $10.00 discount to Rangitoto College Students,

Shoe Clinic Albany offer a $10.00 discount off the shoes and a $10.00 donation back to Rangitoto College for each pair of shoes sold.

Shoe Science Albany (on Mercari Way, not the Mall), Silverdale and Albany offer 20% discount on shoes to Rangitoto College students. .

  • Shorts – Plain dark navy dress shorts (no front pleats).  Expandable waist with zip (security) pocket.  College logo on back. To be worn on the waist.
  • Shirt – Mid-blue polyester short sleeve shirt.  College logo on bottom left front.  Short or long sleeved. To be worn out over the shorts.
  • Jacket, this is optional (however is the only jacket that can be worn for rain protection)
  • Jersey – Dark navy V-neck with red tipping around the neck. College logo on left front.
  • Blazer is optional.
  • School socks are to be worn (Navy with red stripe)
  • Shoes – Plain black leather polishable lace-up shoes. For Health and Safety reasons shoes are required to be sturdy and support the foot and have a heel of approximately 1.5-2cm. Boots, skate shoes and sport shoes are Not Permitted. Shoes are to be worn all year.
  • A Rangitoto College Cap is also available to purchase from the Rangitoto School Uniform Shop.

  • Skirt – Knee length, dark navy poly/wool blend with centre front pleat and side zip (security) pocket. Skirt to be worn on the waist. Skirt length not to be altered, must be worn on the knee.
  • Blouse – Mid-blue, polyester, shaped blouse with College logo on bottom left front hem. Short or long sleeved. To be worn out over skirt.
  • Shorts can be ordered by request
  • Jacket, this is optional (however is the only jacket that can be worn for rain protection)
  • Jersey – Dark navy V-neck with red tipping around the neck. College logo on left front.
  • Cardigan – Dark Navy, zipped front with red ‘tipping’ around neck and front edge. College logo on left front.
  • Blazer is optional.
  • Shoes – Plain black leather polishable lace-up shoes. For Health and Safety reasons shoes are required to be sturdy and support the foot and have a heel of approximately 1.5-2cm. Boots, ballet shoes, skate shoes and sport shoes are Not Permitted. Shoes are to be worn all year.
  • White ankle socks are to be worn.
  • Navy blue tights maybe worn when cold. They are to be worn instead of the white ankle socks.
  • A Rangitoto College cap is also available to purchase from the Rangitoto School Uniform Shop.

PE Uniform

All Y9 & 10 students are required to wear the school PE shirt. The shirt can be worn with the school PE short or any plain navy or black shorts or leggings.

  • Shorts – Plain, dark navy dress shorts (no front pleats).  Expandable waist with zip (security) pocket.  College logo on back.  To be worn on the waist.
  • Shirt – White polyester shirt with College logo on the bottom left front. Short or long sleeved. To be worn out over the shorts.
  • Jacket, this is optional (however is the only jacket that can be worn for rain protection) – as per junior uniform
  • Jersey – Red, shaped V-neck jersey with dark navy ‘tipping’ around the neck. College logo on left front.
  • A Rangitoto College cap is also available to purchase from the Rangitoto School Uniform Shop.

  • Skirt – Mid-calf, dark navy poly/wool blend straight skirt with two front pleats and side zip (security) pocket.  Skirt to be worn on the waist.  Skirt length not to be altered, must be worn mid-calf.
  • Blouse – White polyester shaped blouse with College logo on bottom left front hem.  Short or Long sleeved. To be worn out over skirt.
  • Jacket, this is optional (however is the only jacket that can be worn for rain protection) – as per junior uniform
  • Jersey – Red, shaped V-neck jersey with dark navy ‘tipping’ around the neck. College logo on left front.
  • Cardigan – Red, zipped front with dark navy ‘tipping’ around neck and front edge of zip.  College logo on left front.
  • Shoes – Plain black leather polishable lace-up shoes.  For Health and Safety reasons shoes are required to be sturdy and support the foot and have a heel fo approximately 1.5-2com.  Boots, ballet shoes, skate shoes and sport shoes are Not Permitted. Shoes are to be worn all year.
  • Navy blue tights maybe worn when cold. They are to be worn instead of the white ankle socks.

Students do not wear a uniform. There is a level of professionalism required.

  • Smart-casual workplace attire is expected – i.e. not dressed for a day at the beach
  • No offensive slogans on t-shirts
  • No jandals
  • To judge acceptable length of clothing – hands by sides, shorts/skirt/dress hem-line should be at fingertips or below
  • No shoe-string tops

The Second-Hand Uniform Shop serves students, parents and the College. The shop is run by a growing team of volunteer parents and all proceeds from the Second-Hand Uniform Shop go to improvements to the school and/or student scholarships.

We are encouraging as many parents as possible to donate Second-Hand Uniforms.  Equally, we are happy to sell on your behalf, in which case the PTA retains approximately a 30% commission for the sale of second-hand uniforms.

Note: Sold uniforms are processed at the start of each term.  The pay out is by direct credit to your NZ bank account.

For further information please email uniformshop.rangitotocollege@gmail.com  or follow our Facebook Page: Rangitoto College Parents FaceBook page

Opening Hours

The PTA Second Hand Uniform shop is located in the portacom, next to the Rangitoto School Uniform shop, and the Physio, by the courts on college grounds.  Go to our second hand uniform shop website page to read more about opening hours and our annual summer sale in December and January.