Keep up to date with the latest news and events from Balmacewen. 


Kia Ora Parents and Caregivers

We extend a very warm welcome to all Whānau and friends of our Year 8 community.

Posted: Saturday February 24, 2024

Town Belt Kaitiaki - opportunity

Do you enjoy nature and the outdoors? Would you like to gain more leadership skills and opportunities?

Posted: Thursday February 22, 2024

Pasifika Group

Talofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Bula, Kia orana!

Posted: Wednesday February 21, 2024

Year 7 vision screening

The Vision Hearing Technicians from Te Whatu Ora - Southern will be visiting our school to screen all year seven students for distance vision on Monday April 8th.

Posted: Wednesday February 21, 2024

Y8's in the Kitchen

The first group of Year 8 's have made a great start in the kitchen.

Posted: Wednesday February 21, 2024

Year 7 News

It has been an excellent start to the year as our new Year 7 students settle into their new school and classrooms. We have been very impressed with the way they have become used to the step up and increased self responsibility and organisation.

Posted: Tuesday February 20, 2024

Scooter and bike safety

A reminder about safe riding...

Posted: Monday February 19, 2024

A special day for Balmacewen

We have unveiled our beautiful new pou.

Posted: Monday February 19, 2024

Balmacewen hoodies

We now have Balmacewen Intermediate school hoodies available to order.

Posted: Monday February 19, 2024

Mihi whakatau

Nau mai haere mai. We warmly invite families and friends to join us at our Mihi whakatau this Friday 16th February at 1.30pm in our school hall.

Posted: Tuesday February 13, 2024

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for year 8 students

Please find attached an important letter from Tash Richards, HPV School Based programme coordinator regarding HPV immunisation.

Posted: Sunday February 11, 2024

Nau mai, Haere mai!

We are excited to invite you to a special hui to celebrate the installation of our new pou.

Posted: Thursday February 8, 2024

Maths at Balmacewen

At Balmacewen Intermediate, we believe every student can achieve and find success in mathematics. Please read on for information about our maths programme.

Posted: Wednesday February 7, 2024

Music tuition 2024

Your child has the opportunity to learn a musical instrument at school this year. Tuition is provided by experienced tutors, mainly in small groups, during school time. Lessons last for 30 minutes and students are grouped together based on their ability – from beginners through to advanced.

Posted: Wednesday January 31, 2024


Please read on for important information regarding student absences...

Posted: Wednesday January 31, 2024

MEET THE TEACHER EVENING and Year 8 camp meeting 2024

This is an early opportunity to meet your child’s teacher to discuss class programmes and expectations. This will be held on Wednesday 7th February at 7.00pm. It will begin in the school hall with an address from our Principal Andrew Hunter. The year 8 camp meeting will follow in the hall at 7.45pm

Posted: Wednesday January 31, 2024

Safety: Getting to and from school.

An important reminder about safety when delivering and picking up your child from school.....

Posted: Tuesday January 30, 2024

Summer sport trials 2024 term 1

Please find below the timetable for Term 1 Summer Sport Trials. These will commence this Friday. Please see information below for clarification.

Posted: Tuesday January 30, 2024

Start of year permission forms

Kia ora koutou. Rather than send out separate paper notices for all of our start of year information, we have created one generic permission form which will act as permission for all of these activities. Please click on the link below for more detail.

Posted: Thursday January 25, 2024

2024 Balmacewen Sport Registrations (Term 1) - Now Open!

Welcome to an Exciting Year of Sports at Balmacewen Intermediate.

Posted: Wednesday January 24, 2024