TBC Student Stationery

Tauranga Boys' College is a BYOD school. All students will need to bring a device to school.

All stationery can be purchased from OfficeMax MySchool online here or at the TBC Uniform Shop.

If you prefer you can call the OfficeMax MySchool team on 0800 724 440 Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.

OfficeMax makes it easy to get back to school ready with these great benefits:

Free delivery on orders over $46* (there is an option to purchase extras and to add another child’s stationery to the order).

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Student Stationery Lists

All Year 9s & 10s


Product DescriptionQuantity
Exercise Book 1 E5 Quad2
Exercise Book 1 B82
4K8 A4 Loose Leaf Graph Refill1
Refill Pad 14B8 7mm Looseleaf2
HB Pencil2
Bic Clic Pen Medium Blue2
Bic Clic Pen Medium Red2
Pencil Sharpener1
* Chromebook or laptop preferred.
iPads are okay, but must run latest version of Chrome
Must have WiFi - security WPA2 enabled


Year 11-13

Senior subject courses vary greatly and Senior students can purchase their stationery upon subject confirmation, (sometimes occurring in the first week that school returns).  For those unsure, be prepared and bring a refill pad and pen on the first day.

All students require a *Chromebook or Laptop

The Arts


DesignDESno stationery required
All Maths Courses:
Ruler, Blue Pen, Red Pen

DramaDRAno stationery required
MAN1 and MAT1


no stationery required

Scientific calculator



MAC2, MAC3 and MAS3

2 x 1E5
Graphical calculator 
or a scientific calculator

no stationery required

Maori Performing ArtsMPAno stationery required

MusicMUS1 x 2B Pencil

1 x Eraser

1 x Blue Pen

PhotographyPHOSD card for camera
Physical Education

SculptureSCUno stationery required
Athlete DevelopmentADPno stationery required
Visual ArtARTno stationery required
Outdoor EducationODEno stationery required

Physical EducationPHEno stationery required



AccountingACCno stationery required
Agricultural & Horticultural ScienceAGH1 x 1B8 64 exercise book
Business StudiesBUSno stationery required
BiologyBIO1 x 1B8 64 exercise book
EconomicsECO1B5 exercise book
Chemistry & Physics - Level 1CPH11 x 1B8 64 exercise book
1 x 4K8 A4 Refill

ChemistryCHE1 x 1B8 64 exercise book

ElectronicsELT1 x 1B8 64 exercise book

PhysicsPHY1 x 1J8
EnglishENGno stationery required
ScienceSCI1 x 1B8 64 exercise book
1 x 4K8 A4 Refill
1 x1B8 64 exercise book
English ExtensionENXno stationery required

Media StudiesMDSA5 Visual Diary

Vocational LiteracyVLno stationery required




Building Related TradesBRTno stationery required
Classical StudiesCLS1 x 1B8 64 exercise book
Digital TechnologiesDGTno stationery required
GeographyGEO1 x 1B8 64 exercise book
Design and Visual CommunicationDVC1 x Large drawing compass (Staedtler best)
HistoryHIS1 x clearfile

1 x 45 degree set square (260mm)
Pacific StudiesPAC1 x 1B8 64 exercise book

1 x 30/60 degree set square (260mm)
PhilosophyPHIno stationery required

1 x HB pencil
no stationery required

1 x 2H pencil
Social StudiesSSPRefill, clearfile, 1 note book

Pack of colour pencils (12 colours)

1 x eraser

1 x pencil sharpener
Learning Languages

1 x A3 Folder (Strong)
Academic English (ESOL)ECEN1 x 1B8 64 exercise book

Intensive English (ESOL)IE1 x 1B8 64 exercise book

JapaneseJAP1 x 1B8 64 exercise book

1 x A4 Clearfile
Engineering TradesETRno stationery required

Food For FlattersFFFno stationery required
MandarinMDR1 x 1B8 64 exercise book
Hospitality & CateringHOCno stationery required

1 x A4 Clearfile
Product TechnologyPTCno stationery required

Whakairo Rakau (Wood Carving)CARno stationery required
SpanishSPA1 x 1B8 64 exercise book

Te Reo MāoriMAOno stationery required

* Chromebook or laptop preferred.

iPads and tablets must have a keyboard and up-to-date version of Chrome installed.

Must have WiFi - security WPA2 enabled