The Arts

Blockhouse Bay Intermediate is a school for performing arts. The performing arts are highly valued and the opportunities for our students abound. All students at Blockhouse Bay Intermediate School gain an appreciation for various forms of the arts within the classroom music, dance, drama, & art programme providing for practical and creative skills, and the integration of subjects such as mathematics, language, physics and history along with such social skills of co operation and taking on responsibility.

Our students are encouraged to be part of a range of specialised groups offered at Blockhouse Bay Intermediate, which include:

  • School Production / Variety Show
  • Gifted & Talented Art Programmes
  • Glee Choir
  • Ukulele Group
  • Community & School based Art Murals
  • Concert Band / Orchestra
  • Bay Schools’ Music Festival Choir
  • Act Attack Drama Group
  • Bollywood Dance
  • Hip-Hop Dance

Regular performances such as the end of term performance evenings, end of term Star Awards, school assemblies as well as out in the community are held throughout the year, allowing students the opportunity to showcase their effort and progress.

In addition to music in the classroom, all students are offered the opportunity to study an instrument through our After-school Music Programme. The half-hour lessons take place once a week, usually in small groups with our team of highly experienced and qualified tutors.

  • Lessons are available in the following instruments:
  • Saxophone
  • Flute
  • Trombone
  • Guitar (Acoustic and Electric)
  • Vocals
  • Clarinet
  • Trumpet
  • Keyboard/ Piano
  • Bass
  • Drum Kit