The school uniform is seen by the school, Board of Trustees and community as the major form of identity and belonging to Blockhouse Bay Intermediate.
The development of pride in belonging to the school is fostered through the wearing of the school uniform.

  • The school uniform and PE uniform is compulsory.
  • Correct school uniform should be worn to and from school.
  • Correct school uniform or PE uniform should be worn at school.
  • All items of uniform should be named.
  • A school sun hat and cap are available for students to wear. We strongly recommend that students wear either during the first and fourth terms.

Students are responsible for their own clothing and should take care to avoid loss. NZ Uniforms 7 Rata Street New Lynn carries a full range for our students Phone 9720272.

  • If a student is seen to be deficient in any item of uniform, or is wearing an additional or alternative item, a supervising teacher is entitled to ask for an explanatory note. A “uniform pass” will be issued for a suitable period of time during which the deficiency should be rectified.

Compulsory items

  • Polo shirt with school logo
  • Navy skirt, skort, pants or shorts (there are different style shorts to fit boys/girls)
  • Plain navy or white socks (long or short)
  • Plain, enclosed, flat fully black shoes or plain fully black sports shoes with no noticeable i.e different coloured labels
    • Note: Mary-Janes, skate-style shoes, or high tops are not allowed
  • Fleece (with school logo)
  • PE T-shirt (navy and teal with school logo)
  • PE shorts
  • PE sports shoes (unless your school shoes are plain black sports shoes)

Optional items

  • Black leather roman sandals (but shoes must be worn in technology classes- no reef sandals or jandal-type shoes are permitted)
  • Plain black tights or plain black full length leggings (that covers ankles) can be worn
  • Rain jacket (with school logo)
  • Hat (plain black or navy)
  • Beanies, gloves, scarves, can be worn outside the classroom during Terms 2 & 3 (plain black or navy)
  • Thermal tops underneath formal uniform can be worn during Terms 2 & 3 (plain black or navy)

Other uniform rules

  • Small, simple, flat studs (no blingy or dangly earrings), and watches are allowed
  • No other jewellery is permitted as they can be dangerous or a hazard, especially when playing sports or while at technology classes (unless there is cultural reason given)
  • We do not allow nail polish, fake nails, or make up
  • Hair that is shoulder length needs to be tied up with a plain hair tie/scrunchie (plain black or navy)
  • Head scarves can be worn for religious reasons only (plain black or navy)

We’ve also prepared this handy Uniform guide that contains lots of photos of Uniform dos and donts.

BBI Uniform Dos and Donts