News

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

 

Year 7 Fabrics - Softie Central

Our last two Year 7 rotations have explored hand sewing. Each student successfully learnt to sew on a button and they have designed and created their own unique Softie.

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

Year 8 Fabrics - The Home Straight

We've been on a roll designing and creating textile outcomes that we have also screen printed on! Check out some of our great work in the photos.

Posted: Wednesday December 1, 2021

Year 8 school email and google doc accounts closing

As our year 8's move on to their new high schools and will no longer be students at Balmacewen Intermediate we will be deleting their school accounts.

Posted: Tuesday November 30, 2021

Non-uniform day and Bake sale

Please read on for important information...

Posted: Tuesday November 30, 2021

BALMAC Construction Boom

Both Y7 & Y8 students have been immersed in the construction of their small houses this term

Posted: Monday November 29, 2021

Balmacewen Tennis Success!

Posted: Sunday November 28, 2021

Year 7 News

It's a wrap! Our Term Four parTicpate term came to an end with class performances and presenting of our twisted fairytales. Our end of year celebrations have started and our year 7 students are ready for a well earned break and are looking forward to stepping up as Year 8 students in 2022.

Posted: Friday November 26, 2021

Beach Education Day

Over the summer many of our students will no doubt visit our beaches and spend time in the water. We thought it would therefore be timely to have our Year 7 students take part in a Beach Education day to learn how to keep themselves safe in the water.

Posted: Friday November 26, 2021

Year 7 Ballet

During Week 3 all Year 7 classes were privileged to have a Ballet lesson with Lauren, an educator/dancer with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. This was a fantastic session to tie in with our Term Four topic - pARTicipate - with our focus on the ARTS.

Posted: Friday November 26, 2021

Year 7 Speech Finals

This term all our Year 7 classes completed a speech writing and presenting unit in their classrooms culminating in a Year 7 Final in Week 4.

Posted: Friday November 26, 2021

Rock climbing at Long Beach

We were lucky this term to have our EOTC Term Four event take place. Our Year 7 students were challenged to complete a number of rock climbing courses up the rock face. Check out some of our amazing photos from the day.

Posted: Friday November 26, 2021

Food bank collection - Student council

Posted: Wednesday November 24, 2021

Year 8 stationery list for 2022

Please find attached the stationery list for students who will be in year 8 in 2022.

Posted: Tuesday November 23, 2021

Y7's Designer Biscuits

The Y7's had to design a biscuit that was suitable for the whole family to eat.

Posted: Tuesday November 23, 2021

Y8's Perfect Pies

The Y8's have designed their perfect pie.

Posted: Tuesday November 23, 2021

Year 8 Lit Quiz Winners - The Mockingjays Rm 5

Library this term for year 8 was participating in a Lit Quiz, the final of which was held on Monday 15th November. Finalists from each class met for a Grand Final.

Posted: Sunday November 14, 2021

Year 8 News

Kia ora Year 8 Whanau

Posted: Thursday November 4, 2021

Y8 Foods

We are well on the way for our perfect pies being made over the next couple of weeks.

Posted: Thursday November 4, 2021

Touch

Balmacewen has 7 teams entered in the Oval Junior Module this term.

Posted: Thursday November 4, 2021

Designer Biscuits

The Year 7's have been designing a biscuit that is suitable for their family to take on a picnic.

Posted: Thursday November 4, 2021