By Aubrey Nabila Rayza, Working Student Reporters. Illustration by Philo Corry Awuy

In a departure from the traditional uniform policy found in other schools, CH has introduced a unique initiative where students can don smart casual attire on specific days. Smart casual clothing, known for its formal, neat, and appropriate appearance, allows students to learn and embrace a different style of dress.

Unlike the standard practice in most schools where uniforms are worn throughout the week, this initiative aims to teach students the importance of dressing correctly and neatly. By allowing students to experiment with smart casual outfits, they gain valuable experience in understanding appropriate attire for different settings.

According to school officials, the designated days for smart casual wear are Wednesdays and Thursdays, while the remaining days still require students to adhere to the traditional uniform policy. This move has sparked enthusiasm among students, who see it as a chance to express their personal style while maintaining a formal and respectful appearance.

Parents and teachers alike are supportive of this initiative, believing it will instil a sense of responsibility and good judgment in students when it comes to dressing appropriately for various occasions. The introduction of smart casual days not only adds variety to the school week but also prepares students for the expectations of professional attire in their future endeavours.

The decision to implement smart casual days reflects the CH school’s commitment to holistic education, aiming to cultivate well-rounded individuals who are not only academically proficient but also adept in social etiquette and presentation. As students eagerly embrace this change, it is anticipated that the positive impact will extend beyond the school gates, shaping a generation of young adults who understand the value of dressing for success.