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.

WINTER SPORTS REGISTRATION - please follow the below link to register your child for all Winter Sports 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQ1XQYXUy_SULcrVb3KX0btwxYbhdrbadU3PBenqRBLrId_g/viewform?usp=sf_link 

If there are any queries regarding sport at Balmacewen, please get in touch with Sports Co-ordinator, Dani Gray 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

Netball Registration

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Read on for more information about registering for the Thursday afternoon netball competition

Summer Sports Summary

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Congratulations to all students who represented our school so well as a part of a team competing in a summer sport this term. Read on for results from the various sports...

Girls cricket win Otago final

Posted: Tuesday March 26, 2019

A huge congratulations to our girls cricket team for winning the Otago final and qualifying for the New Zealand Cricket Primary Shield!

Winter sports registration

Posted: Sunday March 24, 2019

Please read on to find the link and details on how to register your child to play a winter sport for one of our Balmacewen school teams.