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


Keeping in Touch

9 teams competed at the Oval Junior Competition for Balmacewen this term.

Posted: Tuesday April 12, 2016

Otago Primary Swimming Championships

On Saturday 9th April Balmacewen had 26 swimmers compete in the Otago Champs at Moana Pool.

Posted: Monday April 11, 2016

Unicorns Rippa Rugby 

Room 2's Rippa Rugby team - the Unicorns, have just completed a very successful term of Rippa Rugby.

Posted: Monday April 11, 2016


Working to the end of term 1 and what a full term we've had. 

Posted: Monday April 11, 2016

Certificates Week 10

Congratulations to Stella and Luke who were awarded the certificates this week from Room 11.

Posted: Saturday April 9, 2016

M&M Statistics

Room 11 have started learning about how to accurately collect and record data in Maths this week. They don't seem to mind maths in the morning when there are M&M's involved...

Posted: Saturday April 9, 2016

Mandarin with Miss Yu

This term we have been lucky enough to have Miss Yu come join Room 11 every Monday to take us for Mandarin lessons.

Posted: Saturday April 9, 2016

Room 5 & 11 Camp Waihola

With the weather in our favour, we had an action-packed week down at the Christian Youth Camp in Waihola.

Posted: Saturday April 9, 2016

Week 11, Term 1

It's hard to believe that we are at the end of term 1 already!!!  It has been an action packed term, with so much on offer.

Posted: Thursday April 7, 2016

Report writing at its finest! 

Room 8 has been busy working on the art of report writing throughout the term. We have written a range of different reports on various animals from around the world. Mridula produced a fantastic piece on the infamous Skunk! Enjoy.  

Posted: Wednesday April 6, 2016

Under the Moon 

By Jim Henderson - Room 2 

Posted: Tuesday April 5, 2016

Aiming High

Marshmallows, toothpicks, 3, 2, 1...Go.

Posted: Tuesday April 5, 2016

Spiral decimal discovery

Students explored their ideas about decimals today.

Posted: Tuesday April 5, 2016

Thanks Nao.

Room 9 was very lucky to have Nao join us for 3 days.

Posted: Tuesday April 5, 2016

Room 9 learning fine futsal moves.

Room 9 have been working on their futsal skills with Futsal South.

Posted: Tuesday April 5, 2016

Writing a Recount - Point of View

After watching a series of short clips from the perspective of a GoPro camera, students were asked to recount the experience as if it was themselves. By Bill, Taylor and Blake.

Posted: Tuesday April 5, 2016


Check out a couple of our camp recounts written last month.  Sounds like lots of fun and excitement was had by all.

Posted: Monday April 4, 2016

We all have our ASPIRE term 1 topics sorted, now we need to follow through and complete these.

I am really looking forward to see all your ASPIRE units once completed.  We are currently up to the Accumulate and Sort stage.  Where we gather all our information, sort through what we need, what we don't and have a look to see if we are answering the question.

Posted: Sunday April 3, 2016

Otago Triathlon 

The inaugural Otago Triathlon was held in Cromwell on Thursday 31st March.

Posted: Friday April 1, 2016

Afterschool art classes 

For Young Artists children 6-13, who love to paint, draw and sculpt.

Posted: Friday April 1, 2016