Uniform

Pride and appearance goes hand in hand with standards, building self-esteem and confidence.

Uniform should be comfortable, allowing for growth and worn with pride.

The complete Tahuna Normal Intermediate School uniform is available from the New Zealand Uniforms shop located at 124 Crawford Street, just past Noel Leeming and Bendon Outlet on the left.

Full School Uniform

Full school uniform is to be worn to and from school every day. Prices as at 23 July 2016:

  • Soft Shell Jackets: $100.00
  • School Polo top: $45 – 50
  • Girls Skirts: $55
  • Boys Shorts: $60
  • Sunhat: $15
  • Socks: $15 (boys) $22 3 pack (girls)

(Girls regulation socks are either ankle (not low sports sock) or knee-high in length. Navy blue tights are optional for winter, but navy blue socks are not permitted)

Navy Canterbury track pants are also permitted to be worn as part of the PE uniform and to and from school in the winter months.

P.E Gear

P.E gear including a pair of appropriate sports shoes is to be carried to school everyday. This uniform is for P.E sessions only; students must change out of their P.E gear before leaving school at the end of the day. Prices as at 23 July 2016:

  • Shorts: $30 – 35
  • Tops: $30 – 35

Second-hand Uniform

We will run a second-hand uniform sale again at the start of next year only selling the new uniform, inviting families with good-quality second-hand uniform they wish to sell to come along and display their items. Families wishing to purchase second-hand uniform will have the opportunity to meet with buyers and make a deal. Although we have Eftpos at the school office, we ask that you bring cash to make things easier for everyone.

School Shoes

Black lace-up leather/leather-looking shoes are regulation uniform. No canvas, soft skate/sports shoes are permitted. High-heeled shoes, boots, slip-ons or buckled-shoes are not suitable. Any trainers/running shoes are suitable for P.E.

Naming Uniform

It is essential that all items of clothing be named. A huge amount of lost property is handed in to the office daily, and can be returned to it’s owner if named.

General Appearance

No make-up, nail polish or jewellery please. One small plain gold/silver stud in each ear is the only exception.

Hair is to be of natural colour and if long, tied back with a plain hair tie. No colourful headbands, Scrunchies, or clips to be worn.