News

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

 

Teacher Only Day - Friday 15 November

Posted: Wednesday September 11, 2019

Measles

Important information regarding the measles outbreak.

Posted: Thursday September 5, 2019

Summer Sports Sign up.

Please read on for details and the link to sign up to a summer sport for term 4.

Posted: Wednesday September 4, 2019

Balmac vs Southland Boys & Girls Exchange

Pictures and results to follow from the successful day.

Posted: Wednesday August 28, 2019

Hockey celebration and prize giving...

We will have a small prize giving and celebration of this year's season of hockey this Friday 30th August. Please read on for important information...

Posted: Monday August 26, 2019

LEAVING SCHOOL DURING THE DAY

Please read on for important information.....

Posted: Sunday August 25, 2019

Message from the Principal

We are well into Term 3 programmes with plenty of fun learning activities happening.

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Year 8 News

Kiaora families and friends

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Something is fishy

Year 7 students have explored making clay fish. They also painted fish focusing on mixing new colours and using a variety of techniques.

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Year 8 Artists are as BUSY as BEES

In art, the Year 8 classes have been busy using the observational drawing skills of a scientist crossed with the tonal skills of an artist. Next, they explored and played with making cartoons of bees depicting some of the jobs and types of bees in a hive.

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Year 8 Textiles

Some Year 8 classes have produced designer pin cushions. The students have learnt a variety of hand sewing stitches and have had to problem solve when developing their unique templates. I was impressed with the students creativity, perseverance and development of skills. Some look good enough to eat!!

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Softie Creating in Textiles

Our Year 7 students have started their 'Softie Creations' this term. There has been a lot of new learning involved from designing templates to threading needles and hand sewing a variety of designer stitches. Learning new things can be challenging but we have persevered and produced original softies jam packed full of personality and progress! Well done Year 7 Textiles :)

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Cross Country

Read on for results, photographs and a video from last week's cross country...

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Columba & John McGlashan Sport Exchange

On Thursday 22nd August Balmacewen girls played Columba in a variety of sports and the boys played John McGlashan. There were some convincing wins and tough matches for all schools. It was a great day out!

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Netball

Please find attached some photos from the action at the Edgar Centre on finals day and the team photos from prize giving on Thursday.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Girls Rugby

An enthusiastic group of girls have been learning some skills and putting them to good use while playing some great rugby.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

League

Balmacewen has 2 teams entered in this years' weekly league tournament.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

What's hot in the kitchen with the Year 8's?

The third group of Year 8 have started the term off with some amazing pastry making skills.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

What's hot in the kitchen with the Year 7's

We have started the second rotation in technology this term with a focus on being creative with flavours for a purpose.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Year 7 News.

African Dancing, Tug of War Challenges, Metafit sessions, Guest speakers from Project Wellness, Art Gallery, Pilates .. the list goes on. Year 7 classes have been very busy with a range of engaging, hands on learning opportunities over the first half of this term as part of our Hauora unit focusing on our overall Health and Wellbeing.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019