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


Netball season is about to begin

The netball season is fast approaching! We have 12 teams entered into the Intermediate competition that is held at the Edgar Centre every Thursday afternoon.

Posted: Thursday May 10, 2018

Message from the Principal

We have enjoyed an excellent start to Term 2, helped by some warm autumnal weather!

Posted: Wednesday May 9, 2018

Girls Rugby

Otago Community Rugby has a new initiative for Girls Rugby as a follow on from last year's successful trial.

Posted: Tuesday May 8, 2018

Room 5

Room 5's Topic for Term 2

Posted: Tuesday May 8, 2018


Scribble machines.

Posted: Tuesday May 8, 2018

Term 2 is underway!!!

We have had a fantastic first week back. This term looks just as action packed as term 1 and students all seem keen and eager to take on the challenges ahead.

Posted: Saturday May 5, 2018

Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton fans - this is for you

If your child enjoys Andy Griffiths books such as the 13 storey tree house, you could take them to meet the author and illustrator in Dunedin!

Posted: Friday May 4, 2018

Room 14's Berwick Camp

During the last week of term Room 14 embarked on their week long camp at Berwick Lodge. A bitter southerly blast was forecast and the weather didn't disappoint, but we braved the conditions and had a great time!

Posted: Wednesday May 2, 2018


The Dunedin City Council are planning a “minor” change to the intersection of Shetland St and Nairn St. Read on for more information...

Posted: Tuesday May 1, 2018

Commemorating Anzac Day

At the end of Term 1 Room 26 spent a day learning about the horrors of WW1.

Posted: Monday April 30, 2018

Balmacewen Student Represent Otago at Southern Shield Clash.

Read on to find out about our Balmacewen students recent success in Table Tennis.

Posted: Monday April 30, 2018

Room 3 become First Aiders

Thanks to Kirsty from St John for coming in to Room 3 and teaching us some First Aid basics.

Posted: Monday April 30, 2018

Welcome back to Term Two!

I hope everyone has had a great holiday break and had the opportunity to recharge the batteries ready for Term Two!

Posted: Sunday April 29, 2018


A great day for some of our Room 7 students:)

Posted: Sunday April 15, 2018

Holiday programmes, Learning programmes and Community notices

See the images and links attached for more information

Posted: Thursday April 12, 2018

Otago University Research Opportunity

Click on the PDF link for more information

Posted: Thursday April 12, 2018

Year 8 News

Term 1 has certainly flown by. We have been a hive of activity. Enjoy our zoo creatures pictures.

Posted: Thursday April 12, 2018

Southland Boys vs Balmacewen

Week 10 saw the interschool clash between Southland Boys High School and Balmacewen.

Posted: Thursday April 12, 2018

Balmacewen Cricket Teams off to Nationals!

Congratulations to both the boys and girls cricket teams for winning through to the National Finals!

Posted: Wednesday April 11, 2018

Happy faces-Proud students

Applying what we have been learning in class and turning ideas into reality.

Posted: Wednesday April 11, 2018