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


Yr 8 Fabrics

Our Year 8 students have been busy in our fabrics room creating some fabulous outcomes; from heat bags & covers to screen printed flags to up cycled goodness!

Posted: Thursday June 29, 2023

Thank you! Octocan Appeal

We would like to thank all of the community who contributed to the Octocan appeal.

Posted: Thursday June 29, 2023

Matariki Writing and Artwork

Over the last week we have been looking at Matariki storytelling and creating some artworks and writing inspired by Matariki. Here are some of our cinquain poems from Room 3.

Posted: Thursday June 29, 2023

Message from the Principal

We're at the end of an action packed Term 2. Time to take stock, rest up and reflect!

Posted: Tuesday June 27, 2023

Year 7 Term Two Wrap Up!

This term has flown by with some fantastic learning opportunities and work that has been created in our classes. Our main focus has been our PBL unit Discovery - Planet X which tied in with our Science theme of the Living World. In this article you will find links to some of the complete websites from some of our classes!

Posted: Tuesday June 27, 2023

Non-uniform day - Thursday 29th June

The student council have organised a non-uniform day this Thursday 29th June. The chosen charities are Hospice and Make-a-wish foundation. The cost for non-uniform day is $2. Thank you for your support.

Posted: Tuesday June 27, 2023

GUIDING PATHWAYS STRATEGIES: Navigating the teenage years

Tēnā koutou, St Hilda's is excited to be hosting the Guiding Pathways and Strategies (GPS) Symposium: Navigating the Teen Years on August 18/19, 2023. This event is for all parents, caregivers and educators who support young people.

Posted: Tuesday June 20, 2023

Community notices and holiday programmes...

Please see below some images and information shared with us via our school community. Including holiday programmes.

Posted: Tuesday June 20, 2023

Balmacewen Intermediate Open night

We warmly welcome prospective students and their families to our open night on Wednesday 2nd August at 6pm, beginning in the school hall.

Posted: Tuesday June 20, 2023

Mid term reports and parent/teacher interviews.

Mid term reports will be sent home to parents and caregivers on Friday 23rd June. Following these we have parent/teacher interviews scheduled from Monday 26th June to Wednesday 28th June. Please book an interview using the details below... Bookings close midday Sunday 25th June.

Posted: Saturday June 17, 2023

Australian Maths Competition

Your child has the opportunity to sit the Australian Maths Competition (AMC) on Wednesday 2 August. This the competition has been running for 40 years and covers more than 30 countries.

Posted: Wednesday June 14, 2023

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Posted: Monday June 12, 2023

Ready set GO

Sport is BIG at Balmacewen.

Posted: Monday June 12, 2023

Play it

Our cultural programme brings great energy and vibrancy to Balmacewen.

Posted: Monday June 12, 2023

Design, Create, Make

Skills for life!

Posted: Monday June 12, 2023


Digital technology has transformed how we learn.

Posted: Monday June 12, 2023

It's a project based world!

We want our students to be curious. To dream, wonder, question, examine, test, hypothesise, prototype, “fail well” and succeed.

Posted: Monday June 12, 2023

Super Skills

Our Super Skills are specially designed to help students understand more about themselves and how to learn. There’s no talent required! It’s all about having a positive view of yourself and a healthy desire to do your best and keep growing as a person.

Posted: Monday June 12, 2023

We're with you!

Our home room philosophy gives students a comfortable and familiar base.

Posted: Monday June 12, 2023

The Balmacewen Student

You’ll hear it said here…. "That’s the Balmac Way”

Posted: Monday June 12, 2023