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


Year 8 and Fabrics

The term has been a very busy one with lots of hard work and lovely projects being completed.

Posted: Tuesday March 28, 2017

Balmac 626 Rippa Team

What a fantastic time Room 6 and Room 26 students are having this term combining to make the awesome Balmac 626 Rippa Team.

Posted: Monday March 27, 2017

Winter sports at Balmacewen Intermediate School

There are a number of winter sports available for students at Balmacewen Intermediate. Read on for details...

Posted: Monday March 27, 2017

Hatch Holiday Happenings

We've got an exciting array of school holiday options. Book before April 3rd and get an earlybird discount. There are only 12 bookings per workshop so be sure to make sure your young innovator doesn't miss out!

Posted: Monday March 27, 2017

Kelly Sports Holiday Programme

If you are looking for a school holiday programme for your son or daughter, click on the attached pdf for more information about the programme

Posted: Sunday March 26, 2017

Girls Junior Rugby

Junior Girls rugby competition is starting in 2017, and here is the information to get you started.

Posted: Sunday March 26, 2017

Community Oral Health Service
Children (from birth to the end of year 8) 

Children* are entitled to FREE basic dental care, from birth until they begin high school. Read on for more info on how to access this...

Posted: Sunday March 26, 2017

Basketball Holiday Camps

Boys and Girls Basketball Camps are available these school holidays. Read on for more info...

Posted: Sunday March 26, 2017

Room 10  Week 5  Newsletter 29/2/17 

This week in Room 10 we went to Toitu to learn about Dunedin's history.

Posted: Sunday March 26, 2017

Balmacewen Girls Cricket

Our girls cricket team have had a very successful term  playing in the NZ Shield Competition.

Posted: Sunday March 26, 2017

Well done Keziah!

This week's Room 9 assembly certificate goes to Keziah for always being ready for learning and approaching her learning with enthusiasm. Thanks Keziah for all your hard work and efforts.

Posted: Sunday March 26, 2017

Well done Riley!

Riley has received her certificate in using good manners. It is lovely having such great manners on display every day in Room 9. Thanks Riley.

Posted: Sunday March 26, 2017

Marimba lessons have begun

Room 26 have already had a couple of Marimba lessons with Mrs Mepham and the improvements are very pleasing.

Posted: Wednesday March 22, 2017

2017 Dunedin Schools Triathlon

Dunedin schools  annual triathlon was held on Wednesday 17th March at Port Chalmers.

Posted: Tuesday March 21, 2017

Butterfly House Visit

Last Friday Room 14 travelled to the Otago Museum to investigate the tropical rainforest.

Posted: Tuesday March 21, 2017

The Minstrel Inspires!

Last week Mark Delacy (Aka the Minstrel) entertained the Year 8 students with his unique presentation.

Posted: Tuesday March 21, 2017

Pancake Day in Room 5

With most of the Foods group at Camp, the R5 group had a pancake challenge.  

Posted: Tuesday March 21, 2017


Balmacewen entered a team in the Otago League Carnival on Friday March 17th

Posted: Tuesday March 21, 2017

Room 7 take over the CAM LAB.

Last Thursday Room 7 took over the new CAM LAB space  to take part in a taster session with Miss Dick.

Posted: Sunday March 19, 2017

Hiwi the Kiwi

Today we were extremely lucky to have 'Hiwi the Kiwi' come to school to talk to the Year 8 group about water safety, and fishing rules and regulations so we can all enjoy our kaimoana! 

Posted: Friday March 17, 2017