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


Busy start to Term Three!

It has been a busy few weeks in Room 14. It is that time of the Year that our Year 8 students have been out and about on High School open day visits thinking about choices and decisions for next year. In class we have started working on our Term Three integrated topic - IMPACT with our focus on the Olympics.

Posted: Tuesday August 9, 2016

Open Evening is tomorrow!!

Don't forget to come along to our open evening tomorrow night at 6pm in our school hall. We will have a large group of students and all of our staff available to answer your questions and show you our school.

Posted: Monday August 8, 2016


Go outside and play in the snow, or stay inside with the fire on and keep warm. Either way, there is no school on today. Enjoy your long weekend and we will see everyone back at school on Monday

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2016

Room 11 Science Fair

Take a look at the amazing and creative Science Fair boards created by Room 11 in Term 2.

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2016

Ice Hills

By Loren O'Connor

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2016

Three Little Pigs

By Max Gaffaney

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2016

By Ben Burrow

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2016

A Nurse's War

By Hetty Waters

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2016

Forest Feet

Darcy Monteath

Posted: Thursday August 4, 2016

Boy's football cancelled

Due to the weather conditions and the forecast for Friday, the planned football game against Tahuna has been cancelled.

Posted: Wednesday August 3, 2016

Body Systems

So far this term we have looked at the Skeletal and Muscular Systems.

Posted: Wednesday August 3, 2016

Room 9's show, not tell writing.

Room 9 has been developing their writing skills, using good descriptive language.

Posted: Tuesday August 2, 2016

Flight Extravaganza

To conclude year 8's flight unit we had our very own Paper Plane Championships. Check out the winners below.

Posted: Monday August 1, 2016

Balmacewen Intermediate Open night

Wednesday 10th August at 6pm in the school hall

Posted: Thursday July 28, 2016

Southland Boys/Girls Sports Exchange

On Wednesday, a number of Balmacewen students were lucky enough to represent our school in a range of sports against Southland Boys and Southland Girls.

Posted: Thursday July 28, 2016

Oamaru Basketball Tournament

In the middle weekend of the holidays Balmacewen entered two basketball teams in the Network Waitaki Tournament.

Posted: Wednesday July 27, 2016


A great season so far.

Posted: Wednesday July 27, 2016

Room 7 champions!!!

Once again Room 7 students have shown that if you work hard you can achieve great things!

Posted: Tuesday July 26, 2016

Term 3!!!!!!

I hope you have all had a fantastic and relaxing holiday. We will catch up on Monday with all of our holiday stories!!!!

Posted: Friday July 22, 2016

Science and Technology Fair

Congratulations to all students for another successful Science and Technology Fair

Posted: Thursday July 7, 2016