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


Year 7 News

We are nearing the end of the year and over the last few weeks our classes have continued to work hard both in and outside of the classroom with events and activities. Check out this newsletter for updates on Long Beach, Ballet, Speeches, Production and sports days!

Posted: Sunday November 20, 2022

School Speech Finals

This term all classes have written and presented speeches as part of our literacy programme. We were impressed with the diverse range of topics that engaged our students and the way they presented to their classes.

Posted: Sunday November 20, 2022

Year 7 Ballet Session

During Week 3 all Year 7 classes were privileged to have a Ballet lesson with Jamie, an educator/dancer with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. This was a fantastic session to tie in with our Term Four topic - pARTicipate - with our focus on the ARTS.

Posted: Sunday November 20, 2022

South Island Water polo

Earlier this term we entered a team in the South Island Water polo Intermediate tournament here in Dunedin.

Posted: Sunday November 20, 2022

It's Show Week.

Posted: Saturday November 12, 2022

We are in our last week of rehearsals!

The students have been working so hard at rehearsals. It can be tough going at times but they have shown perseverance and commitment and it’s all coming together. I am super proud of them all.

Posted: Monday November 7, 2022


The sale will be on Wednesday 9th November in the school hall from 3.10 - 4.45pm.

Posted: Wednesday November 2, 2022

Non-uniform day

The student council have organised a mufti/non-uniform day for this Friday 4th November. The cost is $2 and the chosen charities are Westpac Helicopter and Greenpeace this term. Thank you.

Posted: Sunday October 30, 2022

Balmacewen School Musical 2022

Don't miss out on getting your tickets for this year's school musical - You're History.

Posted: Wednesday October 26, 2022

Attention Production Students

This year's school musical is fast approaching. Below is some important information for the students involved.

Posted: Wednesday October 26, 2022

Teacher only day - Friday 18th November

A reminder we have a teacher only day on Friday 18th November

Posted: Saturday October 22, 2022

Summer Sport Registration - Tennis

If your child/ren is interested in participating in Tennis coaching throughout Term 4, please read and follow instructions below.

Posted: Sunday October 16, 2022

Bal Air

Thanks to Mr Scott for getting Bal Air up and running again. Please enjoy this production created by our students with the support of Mr Scott.

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Otago O’Mathalon Success

Recently our school took part in the Otago O’Mathalon held at the Edgar CentreThis is a great fun event with schools from throughout Otago taking place

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Fair play cup - Term 3

Congratulations to our Fair Play Cup winner for term 3 - Zach and to our runners up Jaime and Ben. Thank you to our special guest Brent Matehaere for presenting the awards.

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Balmacewen Badminton

Over the duration of Term 3 we have had a high turnout of students competing in competitive and development Badminton Programmes.

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Balmacewen Table Tennis

After a 7 week strong Table Tennis Programme run by Table Tennis Otago, our Balmacewen teams performed well and a few students were placed on the Podium at finals night of the year 7&8 schools competition.

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

Board of Trustees Election Results

Thank you to all nominees who put their name forward for the recent Board election. Congratulations to the following people.

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022

Message from the Principal

It really is hard to believe we are at the end of Term 3!

Posted: Thursday September 29, 2022