News

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

 

Fairplay Cup

Congratulations

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020

Year 8 Happenings

Kia Ora families and friends of our year 8 community.

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020

Busy, Busy, Healthy Buzz

Covid has shortened our time in class, but not our enthusiasm.

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020

Writing excellence

The writing extension group have been taking part in Storyathon (a challenge to write a story in exactly 100 words) Congratulations to Megha who was placed in the top 10 in all of New Zealand and Australia

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2020

Anything but Pies with the Year 8's

The year 8's have been cooking up a storm in the kitchen this term.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Year 8 Amazing Pies

The Year 8's have made some great pies this term

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Pineapple Track with the Back Block

On Monday 21 September Rooms 9, 10 and 11 got out to do the Pineapple Track walk. It was a fabulous day and there were some tired legs at the end.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

School Council Round Up

This term the school council has run a mufti day and Round-Up Wednesday to raise money for our chosen charity - The Cancer Society.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Girls Football

Unfortunately The Blamac Girls Team had an interchange against Columba cancelled earlier this term due to Covid restrictions. It was fantastic to get the opportunity to play against Tahuna in a one-off match later in the term.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Year 7 News

It has been a fantastic finish to our term. In the last few weeks we have had visits to the Art Gallery, our first Year 7 group assemblies for the term, the Freshman Shield Tug of War Challenge, EOTC Pineapple Track walks, PBL sharing presentations and Athletics. Phew!

Posted: Sunday September 20, 2020

School Athletics

Our school athletics day is scheduled for Friday 25th September. The notice for this is attached.

Posted: Thursday September 17, 2020

Stunning Day Out!

The Year 7 classes have finished the term with the focus on fitness as part of our Hauora health unit. Throughout this week each syndicate has had a day out walking over the Pineapple track and into Ross Creek.

Posted: Thursday September 17, 2020

Summer sports registration

Summer sports will start again in term 4. If your child would like to participate in a summer sport please register them on the google form which is linked below...

Posted: Monday September 14, 2020

ORIENTATION AFTERNOON

We invite your child to attend an Orientation Afternoon at Balmacewen on Wednesday 2nd December.

Posted: Monday September 7, 2020

BYOD

Bring your own device.

Posted: Monday September 7, 2020

Giant Brain!

Wow! Last week an inflatable giant brain came to school as part of our Year 7 topic on body systems. This was a fantastic learning experience to compliment our current PBL focus.

Posted: Monday September 7, 2020

Year 7 Art Gallery Trip

A number of Year 7 students were lucky enough to take part in an extension opportunity at the Art Gallery. Level 2 restrictions meant that our whole class sessions were unable to go ahead, but four groups of students all had a workshop with John Neumegen.

Posted: Sunday September 6, 2020

YEAR 7 STATIONERY LIST FOR 2021

Please find attached a PDF of the stationery requirements for year 7 students for the 2021 school year.

Posted: Sunday September 6, 2020

2021 SCHOOL TIMES AND DATES

The school calendar is available on our school website. You can also check the daily notices for our students from our web page.

Posted: Sunday September 6, 2020

SCHOOL UNIFORM

Read on for the details on school uniforms and where to purchase them.

Posted: Saturday September 5, 2020