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:
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)
Posted: Sunday August 5, 2018
On Friday the 10th of August Balmacewen Cross Country was held here at school. It was a fantastic effort from everyone involved, with excellent perseverance on display.
Posted: Wednesday August 1, 2018
We were very lucky to have 3 Black Fern 7's players come to school today to talk about their recent success at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cup.
Posted: Tuesday July 24, 2018
Please read on for important information about our upcoming school cross country