News

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

 

What's hot in the Kitchen?

The second group is working hard in the foods room.

Posted: Monday March 22, 2021

I am an artist

Year 7 students explored and learned a variety of new painting techniques. They developed ideas around symbols to tell their story. We focused on developing skills to become more independent learners.

Posted: Thursday March 18, 2021

Conceptual Cats

Year 7 students develop an idea for a cat, draw the face from observation and then imaginatively draw the clothing and accessories. Next, they paint their cats using it to showcase their learning of painting techniques and painting considerations.

Posted: Thursday March 18, 2021

Teachers only day.

A reminder.... We have a teacher only day tomorrow Friday 18th June (Term 2.) Thank you

Posted: Thursday March 18, 2021

ART: All A.Round Me

We've been telling our stories about what inspires us. The students learned the skills of developing ideas, composition, colour work, drawing, and then painting skills. We also focused on developing our use of Super Skills to help us become more skilled learners.

Posted: Thursday March 18, 2021

Chicken Pox

We have recently been notified of a couple of cases of Chickenpox in our school. Chickenpox (varicella) is a very contagious disease. It causes small itchy blisters on your skin.

Posted: Thursday March 18, 2021

PBL - A guide for parents

You may have heard your child talking about their 'PBL' project. If you are wondering what PBL stands for and what PBL is, then read on for an explanation and some examples

Posted: Sunday March 14, 2021

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Our beginning of the year parent/teacher interviews will be held between Monday 15th and Thursday 18th March. Please read on for booking details.

Posted: Monday March 1, 2021

Changes to sporting events due to COVID 19 level 2

Please read on for important changes to school sports due to the recent change to level 2.

Posted: Monday March 1, 2021

School at Alert Level 2

Schools outside of Auckland are at Alert Level 2 again.....

Posted: Saturday February 27, 2021

Food Technology

It's been a great start to Food Technology 2021

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2021

What a great start we've had!

We have enjoyed an excellent first 4 weeks at Balmacewen.

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2021

Year 7 news

The Year 7 team have had a fantastic start to life at Balmacewen Intermediate - read on to find out about what we have been up to.

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2021

Exploring plastic with the year 7's

A new experience and developing many new skills.

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2021

Year 8 News

Kia Ora families and friends of our Year 8 Whanau. We extend a very warm welcome to all.

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2021

Fabrics - Year 8

Our Year 8 classes are designing and creating a 'Softie' with a chosen function.

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2021

Fabrics - Year 7

We have already learnt many new skills in the Fabrics room.

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2021

Community notices:

Please see below a variety of information from groups within our community...

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2021

School Accounts

The school account for Term 1 has been emailed today. Please read on for information regarding this.

Posted: Wednesday February 17, 2021

Thank You Mr X!

Posted: Monday February 15, 2021