Hair Policy

Boys :

  • Short hair that is cut in a brush cut.
  • No lines or patterns shaved into the hair will be allowed. – Kendrick hairstyle
  • Short cut / brush cut / “cheese kop” is allowed

Girls :

  • They can have extensions, but it must be thin (not thicker than 5mm) and platted neatly to the back
  • If the hair touches the collar of the school dress it must be fastened in a bun or ponytail
  • If the hair is short, it must be neat. Remember that our children are ambassadors of our school.
  • Girls will not be allowed to wear beads in their hair or any other decorations.
  • A “scrunchie” made from the same material as the school dresses or an elastic band in the school’s colours can be used to tie the hair into a ponytail
  • Alice bands are allowed in the colours of the school – red, white, black
  • Extensions are allowed – not thicker than 1.5 cm – platted neatly to the back
  • Thin, neat dreadlocks accepted if it is fastened at the back of the head
  • If the hair touches the collar of the dress, it must be fastened in a bun or ponytail
  • No lines or patterns
  • No beads in their hair
  • Hair/red elastic bands with red and white ribbon tied to it is allowed.

Both boys and girls

  • No lines in eyebrows or shaved / partially shaved eyebrows will be allowed.
  • No hi-lights or colouring of hair is allowed.
  • Hair must always be clean and neat.
  • Hair must always be worn in such a way that it does not cause headaches or obstructs the learner’s vision.
  • If the learner’s hair/eyebrows are not according to the rules, the disciplinary process will be followed.
  • If the learners’ hair is not according to the rules, the following disciplinary process will be followed.
  • Deputy Principal sends a letter home,
  • Parents sign and indicate date when hair will be fixed,
  • Educator follows up,
  • If the stipulated date was not adhered to, the Deputy Principal will escalate the process resulting in further disciplinary action.

Examples of hairstyles

Girls

Acceptable

Unacceptable

Boys

Acceptable

Unacceptable

Definite lines (shaved clean at bottom and hair on top)

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