News

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

 

Year 8 Food Technology

The Year 8's are halfway through their term in Foods.

Posted: Thursday October 31, 2019

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

Group 3 have just about completed their time in the foods room.

Posted: Thursday October 31, 2019

Water polo

Last weekend a team of students from Balmacewen took part in the South Island water polo tournament held in Dunedin over Labour Weekend.

Posted: Thursday October 31, 2019

Year 7 News

Another exciting Term is underway for our Year 7 students - their last as Year 7's before they move on as Year 8 next year. We have our term topic "pARTicipate" underway. This is an integrated PBL focus of the ARTS and Literacy.

Posted: Thursday October 31, 2019

Southland Sports Exchange CANCELLED.

Due to the weather forecast and ground conditions the sports exchange with Southland Boys and Southland girls that was scheduled for tomorrow has now been cancelled.

Posted: Tuesday October 29, 2019

School Athletics this Friday

A reminder that our school athletics sports is this Friday. Please find the full notice attached for more information....

Posted: Sunday October 20, 2019

Save the Date: End of Year Assembly and Prize giving

Thursday 12 December 6.00pm Regent Theatre

Posted: Tuesday October 15, 2019

Community Notices

Please read below and find links to community notices

Posted: Friday September 27, 2019

Message from the Principal

It's hard to believe we're at the end of Term 3.

Posted: Thursday September 26, 2019

League

This term two Balmacewen teams competed in the 9-a-side competition held on a Tuesday at Kettle Park

Posted: Thursday September 26, 2019

Netball Report for 2019

This year we had 14 Balmacewen teams competing in the Dunedin Netball Centre Year 7 & 8 competition on Thursdays during Terms 2 and 3; 2 teams competing in the Primary School Champs and 1 team at the AIMS Games in Tauranga

Posted: Thursday September 26, 2019

Classroom league

League skills, drills & games.

Posted: Thursday September 26, 2019

Survival Kit - Hauora

The term 3 Year 7 focus was health and wellbeing based on the Mori concept of Te Whare Tapawh.

Posted: Thursday September 26, 2019

Orchestra workshop a huge success!

On Thursday this week the Balmacewen Orchestra were joined by the Kaikorai Primary School Orchestra for a music workshop and concert.

Posted: Wednesday September 25, 2019

Year 8 News

Kia Ora Parents and Caregivers, Wow! Where has the time gone? Another action packed 10 weeks has raced by.

Posted: Wednesday September 25, 2019

Stars: A poem written by writing extension student Jocelyn Kluyts

Poem to follow.......

Posted: Wednesday September 25, 2019

Writing Extension

Writing extension is a group for students that enjoy writing or want to improve their skills. We meet from 8:30 - 9:20 every Wednesday morning. ........ Read on.....

Posted: Wednesday September 25, 2019

Current Events Quiz

Well done to our current events teams who competed in the recent competition at Bathgate school. Read on for more information...

Posted: Wednesday September 25, 2019

Year 8 Perfect Pies

The 3rd group of Year 8 Food Technologists have produced some amazing pies.

Posted: Wednesday September 25, 2019

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

Group 2 have now completed their second time in the Foods room and they have been very creative with flavours.

Posted: Wednesday September 25, 2019