News

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

 

BYOD

Digital technology has transformed how we learn.

Posted: Tuesday July 13, 2021

It's a project based world!

We want our students to be curious. To dream, wonder, question, examine, test, hypothesise, prototype, “fail well” and succeed.

Posted: Tuesday July 13, 2021

Super Skills

Our Super Skills are specially designed to help students understand more about themselves and how to learn. There’s no talent required! It’s all about having a positive view of yourself and a healthy desire to do your best and keep growing as a person.

Posted: Tuesday July 13, 2021

We're with you!

Our home room philosophy gives students a comfortable and familiar base.

Posted: Tuesday July 13, 2021

The Balmacewen Student

You’ll hear it said here….”That’s the Balmac Way”

Posted: Tuesday July 13, 2021

IMPORTANT: HOCKEY CANCELLED TONIGHT.

Otago hockey have made the tough call to cancel hockey tonight (9th July). With the wind picking up and both rain and a predicted -2 degree windchill temperature at 6pm tonight- theye didn’t think this was a very nice way to finish off the term with tired children. Stay warm and enjoy the holidays and we will see you back in term 3,

Posted: Friday July 9, 2021

Friendly Reminder

Please note that all visitors must report to the school office (this includes parents!). Please do not go directly to classrooms.

Posted: Friday July 9, 2021

Mānawatia a Matariki

We welcomed and celebrated Matariki with a fabulous hangi kai for all of our ākonga and kaiako this afternoon.

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

Y8's Pies & Mystery Boxes

The Year 8's have been working hard this term

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

What's hot in the kitchen with the Y7's?

The final group of Year 7's have been through the Foods Room.

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

Year 8 News

Kia Ora Year 8 Whanau Thank you for your support in the running of all our programmes this term.

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

Year 8 Fabrics

Softies / Wheat bags and Covers / Doorstops / Tote bags / Cushion Covers / Key Rings and Screen Printing - it has been all go!! Well done to all of the students who created an original outcome that they are proud of. I love your work. Enjoy your holidays!

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

The last lot of Cushions - Year 7

Our Year 7 Fabrics students will be bringing home the cushion they created with their workbook at the end of term. Be sure to read through it with them and celebrate their success. All students have made progress and gained valuable new skills. Congratulations Year 7's, enjoy your holidays!

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

Traditional waka and experimenting with plastic

A wave of waka and exciting plastic possibilities

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

UNIFORM REMINDERS

All students are expected to wear the correct uniform. All items should be clearly named. Lost property is located in the library foyer. Please read on for specific information...

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

Mid Season Netball Report

Balmacewen Intermediate has 9 teams entered in the Dunedin Netball Centre Year 7 & 8 competition which is played on Thursday afternoons.

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

Message from the Principal

We are at the end of Term 2 and there's much to celebrate!

Posted: Wednesday July 7, 2021

High School Open nights and days.

Please see below a list of the open nights for high schools for those students and families who are interested in attending

Posted: Wednesday July 7, 2021

Kai for Octacan

Thank you everyone who donated cans for this worthy cause. Last Thursday a group of Year 7 students helped place all of our cans in the Octagon as part of our Matariki celebrations.

Posted: Tuesday July 6, 2021

Term 2 Winter sport wrap up

Term 2 has been busy with weekly winter sport games.

Posted: Monday July 5, 2021