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Administrative Procedure 350: Appendix: Student Dress


Students are to be encouraged to dress and groom themselves in a clean and tidy manner which is appropriate to the community in which the school is located.


  1. Extremes in dress and grooming are to be avoided.

  2. A dress code is not to impose a financial hardship on any student.

  3. It is the responsibility of the Principal and the school council to determine a more precise statement of acceptable dress and grooming for their school.

  4. A Principal may send a student who is in violation of the dress code home to change into appropriate attire.


Section 31 Education Act

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Review by the Minister Information Bulletin 3.5.1

Board Policy 13 – Appeals and Hearings Regarding Student Matters


Approved: April 15, 1996

Amended: November 13, 2000; August 21, 2018