The official dress code of Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School is a result of discussion with faculty, students, parent council and administration. Our school uniform is compulsory. All students are to wear the uniform during the school day. The school colours are navy and gold.


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McCarthy Uniforms 2023-2024 School Year Information:

Students can purchase their uniform at McCarthy School Uniforms

McCARTHY UNIFORMS is located at 700 Finley Ave., Ajax, ON.

There are three ways to shop for your school uniform:

1. Your School E-Store
Did you know your school has a custom e-store, complete with fit videos, uniform guides and specialized advice? Visit your school store by 'searching for your school' on McCarthy Uniforms’ home page. McCarthy’s recently launched a handy web chat feature and have staffed their call-centre so that you can have the support you need if you need some help along the way !  Online shoppers can also now enjoy the industry's first flexible payment plan (interest-free payments over six weeks !).

Shop online by ‘searching for our school’ at:



3. Your School Call Centre
Your call-centre is open for shopping !  By giving McCarthy’s a shout at 416-593-6900 or toll-free at 1-800-668-8261 Alex and his team would be happy to assist you with your school uniform purchase or questions ! McCarthy’s call centre is staffed with uniform specialists who know the ins & outs of our uniform policy.

Call McCarthy’s at:

416-593-6900 or


Click here to View McCARTHY UNIFORMS Uniform Price Guide 2023-2024 School Year

School uniform:

Students are required to wear the uniform properly. The uniform will be kept clean and in good repair and worn neatly. Uniform clothing needs to be sized appropriately: neither too large nor immodestly tight.

Revised/Posted: 6/05/2023


The following items of the uniform must meet specific requirements.  All Dress Code infractions will be addressed with discretion and respect.


Items of the uniformRequirements

Dress Pants

Only McCarthy's charcoal grey, dress pants (RJM label) may be worn. Pants must be worn at the waist.


Blue Duggan plaid kilt- McCarthy's with solid navy tights. The kilt must be properly hemmed. Patterned tights, pantyhose or sheer tights are not permitted. 

First Layer Shirt

Only McCarthy's Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School embroidered logo white or navy long or short-sleeved golf shirt may be worn.

Second Layer Sweater

Only McCarthy's navy zip polo, v-neck pullover or vest, all embroidered may be worn. Students may remove their sweaters/vest while in the classroom with teacher's permission.


Only low cut, solid black shoes/running shoes are permitted at all times during the school year. No other colour or design shall be on the shoe. Laces must be black and plain. The shoes must have a full back and closed toe. Boots, sandals, flip-flops, crocs, clogs and other styles of slip on shoes are not acceptable. For safety reasons, shoes must be worn at all times in the building, including lunchtime. Please inquire, with the administration, if there is any question about the appropriateness of footwear PRIOR to making a purchase.


 McCarthy's solid navy blue, shorts may be worn.  Shorts must be worn at the waist.
Items that Can be Worn with the Uniform 

The following items may be worn with a student's uniform.

  • Belts: If belts are worn they must be plain, black or brown colour. No distracting or offensive buckles are
        permitted. No other makeshift belts are permitted (shoe laces, etc.).

  • Jewelry: Must be neat, respectable and inoffensive. No spiked or studded bracelets, necklaces and earrings
        are permitted.

  • Undershirts: Only short-sleeved PLAIN WHITE t-shirts are permitted under the school shirt. Plain means
        "without any decoration or text." The length of the sleeve of the undershirt must not exceed the length of the
         sleeve of uniform shirt.
Items that Cannot be Worn with the Uniform 

Items not to be worn with the uniform

The following items may not be worn with the school's uniform.

  • Bandanas/Headwear: Bandanas/headwear are not to be worn in the building. No wide headbands are permitted.


  • Hats/Hoodies: Hats and hooded sweaters may not be worn in the school building from time of arrival for the school day to time of departure. No athletic hoodies or club hoodies are to be worn unless permission has been given (Example: Spirit Days).


  • Outer Clothing: Students must remove outer clothing as soon as possible after arrival to school, and put
        outer clothing on as late as possible when about to depart from school. Outer clothing must be stored in the
        locker, not taken to classrooms.

Administration reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of all non-school uniform items.

Spirit Days
Throughout the school year, students will be allowed to share their school spirit by wearing a Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School sweater, jersey, hoodie or logo item in place of a second layer. Only Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School items will be allowed on these spirit wear days. 
Non-Uniform Days 
On non-uniform days students must be dressed in clothing appropriate for a Catholic secondary school. Parent and guardians will be contacted and students may be sent home if dressed inappropriately. No headwear will be permitted. There will be a cost associated with each non-uniform day with the proceeds going to charity. 



Paul Dwyer Phys. Ed. Uniform orders for our 2024-2025 School Year can be placed online at the following website: https://www.bretzkysii.com/product-category/paul-dwyer-phys-ed/ 

All sizing and pricing information is available on the website. In order to ensure your child has their uniform in the first delivery, please ensure you place your order by Mid August. Orders will be received by the school and students will receive their pre-ordered uniform(s) in their gym class from their teacher. Please see the attached flyer (located on our school website) and below for more details.  Phys Ed uniform flyer 2024-2025.pdf   If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the school.

All orders can be placed online at the following website: https://www.bretzkysii.com/?product_cat=paul-dwyer-phys-ed All sizing and pricing information is available on the website.

In order to ensure your child has their uniform in the first delivery, please ensure you place your order by mid August. Please do your best to adhere to this timeline so we can do our very best to get your child ready to participate as quickly as possible.

Please keep your order receipt, including your order number, for cross referencing purposes. If you have an issue with your order, please go directly to the above website. If your child did not receive his/her order and it was placed PRIOR to our deadline, please direct all inquiries to angela.butler@dcdsb.ca

All orders placed after the deadline take time to fill and distribute, please expect a minimum of 2 weeks after your purchase date during the school year.

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Paul Dwyer Phys Ed Archives - Bretzky's II 

If you are interested in purchasing Dwyer Phys Ed. wear (above), here is a link to Bretzky's II online website to order:  https://www.bretzkysii.com/product-category/paul-dwyer-phys-ed/