Sports

Physical Education

Balmacewen has made Health and Physical Education a focus area. We understand that when children are fit, healthy and have a high self esteem, they become better learners. We also recognise that there are many intangible qualities within sport which can't be taught, like team work, comradary and how to deal with winning and losing. Balmacewen offers a wide range of sports with skilled and dedicated coaches.

Balmacewen also has a weekly House Sport competition. Each House Group competes against other houses to gain points for the Clarke Cup. Year 8 students are selected as House Captains and Deputy House Captains at the beginning of Term 2 and lead their House Groups in annual school sporting events as well as at House Sport.

 

Annual sporting events at Balmacewen:

  • Swimming Sports
  • Cross Country

  • Athletics Day

Points from these sporting events are all added towards the Houses total points for the Clarke Cup.
 
We also have annual exchanges:
  • Summer Exchange with Southland Boys and Southland Girls (boys and girls touch, boys and girls waterpolo, boys cricket, tennis)

  • Winter Exchange with Southland Boys and Southland Girls (girls netball, girls and boys basketball, girls and boys hockey, boys football and boys rugby)

  • Winter Exchange with John McGlashan and Columba College (girls netball, girls and boys basketball, girls and boys hockey, boys football and boys rugby)

Balmacewen values and recognises fairplay and good sportsmanship in our students. Each term we award the Fairplay Cup to a student that has been recognised by teachers, coaches and parents, as demonstrating the traits of good sportsmanship and fairplay on the sporting field and in class PE lessons.

SUMMER SPORTS REGISTRATION - please follow the below link to register your child for all Summer Sports 

https://forms.gle/S7XpygrzGUCUkcDm9

If there are any queries regarding sport at Balmacewen, please get in touch with Sports Co-ordinator, Bella James at sport@balmacewen.school.nz 

 

Sports on Offer

Rugby

Rugby

Netball

Netball

Miniball

Basketball

Soccer

Soccer

Rippa Rugby

Rippa Rugby

Golf

Golf

 
Touch

Touch

Hockey

Hockey

Waterpolo

Waterpolo

Cricket

Cricket

Soccer

Futsal

Badminton

Badminton

Table Tennis

Table Tennis

Rugby League

Rugby League

Volleyball

Volleyball

Orienteering

Orienteering

Athletics

Athletics

Tennis

Tennis

 
Swimming

Swimming

Cross Country

Cross Country

School Athletics this Friday

Posted: Sunday October 20, 2019

A reminder that our school athletics sports is this Friday. Please find the full notice attached for more information....

League

Posted: Thursday September 26, 2019

This term two Balmacewen teams competed in the 9-a-side competition held on a Tuesday at Kettle Park

Netball Report for 2019

Posted: Thursday September 26, 2019

This year we had 14 Balmacewen teams competing in the Dunedin Netball Centre Year 7 & 8 competition on Thursdays during Terms 2 and 3; 2 teams competing in the Primary School Champs and 1 team at the AIMS Games in Tauranga

Summer Sports Sign up.

Posted: Wednesday September 4, 2019

Please read on for details and the link to sign up to a summer sport for term 4.