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


Year 8 News

Welcome back to Term Two! Camp, Science and Technology Fair, the Awe and Wonder of Science!

Posted: Wednesday May 27, 2015

Year 8 Wall of Fame!

Congratulations to these students who have achieved at a high level in the extra-curricula activities outside of school. If your child has achieved success we would like to know about it! Please email your classroom teacher with the details.

Posted: Tuesday May 26, 2015

Camp Moment in Time

Kayaking as part of the Activity Day by Thomas Power

Posted: Tuesday May 26, 2015


One of the most challenging activities at the Year 8 camp was the Assault Course.

Posted: Tuesday May 26, 2015

What's hot in the Kitchen?

We have swapped technology groups around in both year groups, and are busy creating and tasting our creations.

Posted: Tuesday May 26, 2015

The Netball season begins!

We are really excited to have 12 netball teams entered in the Intermediate competition that plays every Thursday at the Edgar Centre.

Posted: Tuesday May 26, 2015

Balmacewen kick off with a win

Balmacewen have kept the long standing winning tradition alive with a great first up win over Tahuna Intermediate.

Posted: Monday May 25, 2015

Hard Materials

Learning, trying, applying-adventures with tools.

Posted: Monday May 25, 2015

Book review of The Book of Hat

This is one of the books Room 3 voted for in the NZ Book Awards.

Posted: Tuesday May 19, 2015

Basketball - Oamaru Tournament

The middle weekend of the last school holidays was jam packed full of action at the Network Waitaki Basketball Tournament where Balmacewen sent two teams.

Posted: Tuesday May 5, 2015

Year 8 Triathlon

In Year 8 Term 4 is all about CHALLENGE! Last Friday all Year 8 students took part in a fun triathlon designed for the students to challenge themselves both physically and mentally.

Posted: Tuesday May 5, 2015

BAL AIR 2015

The student driven hit television show Bal Air is due to release Episode 1 for 2015 at the end of week 5 (22nd May).

Posted: Tuesday May 5, 2015

Pacific Island Study Group

Students are relishing the Monday afternoon tutor sessions with University of Otago students.

Posted: Tuesday May 5, 2015

Otago Touch Awards

Angus Faulks (Room 25) was named his team's MVP for the 2014/15 Season for Otago U13 Boys team at the recent Award Ceremony. Che Arekatera Te Ra (Room 8) was named the Greatest Contributor for the Otago U13 Mixed team at the same ceremony. Congratulations boys.

Posted: Monday May 4, 2015

ART talk

Students are busy continuing to create exciting projects in all technology rooms.

Posted: Monday May 4, 2015

Year 7 Art Exhibition

Summerset residents were recently WOWED by the 40 finalists in the Year 7 Art Exhibition.

Posted: Sunday May 3, 2015

Community Notices

These notices have come from our community.

Posted: Saturday May 2, 2015

Thank You Midway Motors

Midway Motors makes donation to Balmacewen Intermediate School.

Posted: Saturday May 2, 2015

Hockey Season begins

45 Balmacewen students eager to start the hockey season.

Posted: Thursday April 30, 2015

Principal's Message

I hope you enjoy our new newsletter format. As usual you'll find plenty of great stories that celebrate life and learning at Balmacewen!

Posted: Thursday April 30, 2015