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


Kiwi Golf

On Monday afternoon Room 14 had the wonderful services of our local golf coach Melanie.   

Posted: Monday February 20, 2017

The Otago School of Piping and Drumming

Enrol today

Posted: Sunday February 19, 2017


The Vision Hearing Technicians from Public Health South will be visiting your school to screen all year seven students for distance vision. 

Posted: Sunday February 19, 2017


We are a Royal School of Church Music affiliated choir and provide a good opportunity for children to gain a good grounding in singing technique, musicality and music theory.

Posted: Sunday February 19, 2017

Lynn Lion Leaders Roar

The Year 8 students present their house speeches. 

Posted: Sunday February 19, 2017

Stadium to Surf - school competition

Enter on your own or in a team with our school's name to win $1000 for our school

Posted: Sunday February 19, 2017

Steele Club

Netball South would like to offer the Programme Steel Club to your students once again.

Posted: Sunday February 19, 2017

Mihi Whakatau

The Year 8 Students welcome New Staff and Year 7 Students into Balmacewen with a stirring Mihi Whakatau.

Posted: Sunday February 19, 2017


Year 7 students were officially welcomed to Balmacewen Intermediate yesterday by a powhiri.

Posted: Saturday February 18, 2017

Room 4's Aquarium Experience

This morning Room 4 students took part in a hands on learning experience at the Portobello Aquarium to kick start their 'Rocky Sea Shore' unit. 

Posted: Thursday February 16, 2017

Camouflage Crabs, Sea Urchins, Starfish & Many More - Room 8's Aquarium Trip. 

Room 8's first class trip for 2017 took us all the way out to the Portobello Aquarium on Wednesday morning.

Posted: Thursday February 16, 2017

Room 4 Persevere To Complete Beep Test!

This week Room 4 had their first beep test of the year. The 'Beep Test' is a timed running test in which participants must run faster and faster until they can’t keep up with the beeps.

Posted: Thursday February 16, 2017

Welcome to Room 11

We have been busy in Room 11 over the first two weeks of term. Settling into the Balmac way, whilst taking part in swimming, starting technology and kiwi-golfing. 

Posted: Wednesday February 15, 2017

Room 14's Aquarium Visit

The igniter session at the Portobello Aquarium was a marvellous learning experience.

Posted: Tuesday February 14, 2017

Stars of the Week (T 1 Wk 2)

Congratulations to Chaase and Kaylee for their outstanding efforts this week.

Posted: Tuesday February 14, 2017

We are full steam ahead in the Library

Help - Can you spare some time to  cover books?

Posted: Monday February 13, 2017

A Busy Start to Room 2

It has been all go in Room 2!  We have had two swimming lessons already and our Kiwi golf lesson.  More action to come this week!

Posted: Sunday February 12, 2017

Swimming has started

Room 6 had their first swimming lesson on Friday.

Posted: Saturday February 11, 2017

Swimming begins

Last week Room 26 had their first swimming session up at Moana Pool.

Posted: Saturday February 11, 2017

SURVIVOR ISLAND 23 - Outwit. Outplay. Outlast. 

Room 23's six tribes took part in their first survivor challenge of 2017 today! All of the school values and the Balmac Super Six were incorporated throughout the challenge to ensure there was maximum participation and amusement.   

Posted: Friday February 10, 2017