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


Making & Creating in the CAMLAB

On Thursday morning Room 8 spent time in the CAMLAB exploring all of the wonderful activity stations and giving lots of new things a go.

Posted: Wednesday August 2, 2017

Southland Sports Exchange

Yesterday 100 Balmacewen students travelled down to Invercargill for our annual winter sports exchange with Southland Boys and Girls High School. 

Posted: Wednesday August 2, 2017


Automatic bowling machines, fidget spinners, fresh mushrooms, tempering chocolate, recycling and fitness and education. These are some of the topics cover in Room 5 Science Fair projects last term.

Posted: Tuesday August 1, 2017

Tech Girls are Superheroes Competition 

This year Balmacewen Intermediate entered three teams in the Tech Girls are Superheroes Competition which is an Australasian competition designed to support and encourage girls to get involved in the tech industry. 

Posted: Monday July 31, 2017

OPEN NIGHT: Wed 9th Aug at 6pm

Come and see what's happening at Balmacewen Intermediate School. We warmly invite you to our Open Night on Wednesday 9th August, beginning in our school hall at 6pm. We look forward to seeing you there.

Posted: Friday July 28, 2017

Term 3 Update 

Room 2 are ready for another action packed term! 

Posted: Wednesday July 26, 2017


By Charli Osborne

Posted: Wednesday July 26, 2017

Room 6 are learning the marimba 

We have started our 4 week block of learning the marimba.

Posted: Tuesday July 25, 2017

EPro8 Challenge

Balmac had 2 teams entered in the EPro 8 Challenge. One of our teams; Olivia, Aaron, Taisei and Bill came in 2nd securing a place in the Otago Regionals.

Posted: Tuesday July 25, 2017

Term 3 - Room 26

WOW - Term 3 looks exciting!!!!

Posted: Sunday July 23, 2017

Term 3 update

What is happening in Room 6 this term 

Posted: Thursday July 20, 2017

Welcome back to Term Three!

We hope everyone has had a relaxing and enjoyable holiday break with time for friends, family and recharging ready for Term Three!

Posted: Thursday July 20, 2017

Hunger Football Games Event

Hunger football games event is on Sunday 23 July – last day of the school holidays at the Edgar Centre. Its football in an inflatable arena ! It’s for boys & girls to compete in teams of two from age 5 upwards.

Posted: Friday July 7, 2017

Gang Show

Gang Show is a spectacular musical comedy show performed by 70 Scouts and Guides selected from all over Otago and Southland. 

Posted: Friday July 7, 2017

Ukulele & Orchestra Workshop

It was lovely to welcome some year 3, 4 & 5 students from Kaikorai Primary School today.

Posted: Thursday July 6, 2017

Term 2 has come to an end!!

A massive term for the students in Room 24 has met its conclusion. 

Posted: Thursday July 6, 2017


Balmacewen had a group of enthusiastic students competeting at the Otago Robocup last weekend.

Posted: Thursday July 6, 2017

A spectacular display of science and technology learning!

It's hard not to be impressed with the fantastic array of student learning as part of our Science and Technology Fair.

Posted: Thursday July 6, 2017

Year 8 Term 2 Review

Read on to find out about our Term 2 Highlights!

Posted: Thursday July 6, 2017

Balmacewen Science and Technology Fair 2017

This term pupils from across year 7 and 8 have been building up their scientific capabilities and knowledge in order to be able to ‘think like scientists’. 

Posted: Thursday July 6, 2017