Balmacewen Intermediate School - Dunedin, New Zealand



A warm welcome is extended to all past pupils, staff, board of trustees and School committee, to help celebrate 50 years of education at Balmacewen Intermediate.

You’ll see by the programme and costs that we want to make the weekend as accessible as possible. Simply choose the events you wish to take part in and follow the online registration and payment process. Registration includes a Balmacewen pin, pen, name badge and timetable.

If you are looking at our website there is a high chance you may be a future Balmacewen Family looking to enrol your child for 2015!! Welcome enjoy browsing our site. You may like ot have a read about what some of our 2014 year 7 students have to say about Balmacewen in the document below.


Term 3 ...

It has been great to see such a positive start to term 3 with students returning from the break refreshed (and hopefully rid of any winter bugs and sniffles) and ready for another term of learning, challenge and enjoyment here at Balmacewen. Thee are lots of things planned around the school for the term so be sure to chek into the class blog pages to see what different classrooms are up to!


Term 2 Fairplay Cup Winner - Tyler

The Fairplay Cup is awarded to students who are involved in a range of sports and while doing so display qualities of fairplay often defined as determination, respect for their competition and team mates along with a general drive to be the best they can in the sports they participate in. The term 2 award was presented by Highlander - Liam Coltman and was awarded to Tyler. Well done on receiving this award Tyler.


Balmacewen Science Fair 2014

Congratulations to all students for an outstanding display of Science and Technology Fair Inquires displayed in our Hall over this past week. The creativity, originality and problem solving on display was very evident to our judges who were blown away with the efforts of our students. To everyone who managed their time well throughout this term to complete the science process of planning, researching, investigating, making and creating - a credit to you! A list of all the prizewinners can be viewed by clicking into our July Newsletter


Balmacewen Kapa Haka - Art Gallery Performance - 24th June

Arms akimbo and ready to rock... Balmacewen Intermediate School Kapa Haka gave a mighty Matariki performance at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery as part of Matariki celebrations.

Photo Credit - Duneidn Public Art Gallery.

Otago 'Spelling Bee' 2014

Balmacewen Intermediate had 24 students competing in the Otago Spelling Bee held at Tahuna Intermediate on Wednesday 18th June. As always it was a tough competition. Well done to all 8 of the spelling teams. Congratulations to the team consisting of Annie, Hannah and Madeline who were placed 2nd in the competition!

Intermediate Schools Music Festival

Balmacewen will have around 70 students taking part in the Intermediate Schools Music Festival which is to be held at OBHS on Thursday 26th June. There has been a lot of work put into preparing both the festival Choir and Orchestra for their performance pieces for this event.