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


Year 8 News

Check out our Year 8 news for Term 4.

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

Great Piano Exam Results

Congratulations to the following students of Dianne Officer who recently passed their ANZCA Performance and Practical Piano exams.

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

Success at the NZ National Diving Competition.

By Theo Smith

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

An eye at the keyhole.

By Hetty Waters

Posted: Wednesday October 26, 2016

Communication through challenges.

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016

Balmacewen Athletics

On Friday 14th October the Balmacewen Athletics Day was held at the Caledonian Ground.

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016

Year 7 October news

Term 4 has rolled around quickly and all classes are immersed and engaged in all aspects of communication and telling our story.

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016


Balmacewen's production was a big hit and one very entertaining evening, from start to finish.

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016

Production - A Blast From The Past

Several Room 1 students were involved in the school production 'Histogram' which was presented in the Otago Boys auditorium last week.

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016

What a fantastic day out at Long beach.

On Day 2 of term 4, room 25 visited Long Beach. 'Communication' was the theme and we certainly had lots of fun doing it.

Posted: Sunday October 23, 2016

Table Tennis Champs

Table Tennis success for Hugo and Sammy.

Posted: Thursday October 20, 2016

Room 6's trip to Long Beach

Read Theo's thoughts on the trip to Long Beach

Posted: Monday October 17, 2016

1943 By Darcy Monteath

Inspired by our Hair Raiser tour.

Posted: Monday October 17, 2016

Room 2's Long Beach Trip

We had a fantastic day at Long Beach this week. Check out some of our photos from the day!

Posted: Wednesday October 12, 2016

Summer Reading for Yr 7

We will soon be sending home information about our Summer Reading programme, but if you know nothing about it, now is the time to check it out here.

Posted: Monday October 10, 2016

Kapa Haka perform superbly at Polyfest.

Congratulations to our wonderful Balmacewen Kapa Haka roopu who made us all very proud with their recent performance at the Otago Polyfest. We would also like to thank our fantastic tutors, Rawiri and Tia. The Kapa Haka group also performed for us in assembly today. You can see their performance in the attached video.

Posted: Friday September 23, 2016

Road Safety

The front entrance to school is a busy place in the mornings with many parents delivering their children to school. We urge you to please drive slowly and take care.

Posted: Friday September 23, 2016

Histogram - School Production 2016

Get your tickets from the school office any time from the first Monday of term 4. Tickets cost $5 per person regardless of age. Histogram will show on Wed 19th and Thurs 20th of October.

Posted: Friday September 23, 2016

Rooms 9, 10, 11 and 13 build on their Scratch coding skills.

Over the last couple of weeks we have been developing on building up coding skills using Scratch.

Posted: Friday September 23, 2016

Tinker School Holiday Workshop

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Posted: Thursday September 22, 2016