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


Y7 Painted Peacock and Cats

The last five weeks has seen the Year 7 students in Art learning about painting: techniques, brush control, colour and tone. They have also worked on developing ideas and how artists often add something unexpected to their work.  Scroll though the photo gallery below and see what they have achieved.

Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2016

Quality Artists' Houses yet again

Many Year 8 students have really excelled this term in art. They have created dynamic Artists' Houses.

Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2016

Scrabble Tournament

An exciting day of Scrabble was played out at the Dunedin Public Library on Monday 4th July.

Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2016

Term 2, Year 8 Students & Fabrics

It has been a fantastic term in Fabrics for Year 8 students with many different  projects undertaken and completed.

Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2016

Year 7 Cushions

The last rotation of technology has been completed for Year 7s and we have another fantastic array of designer cushions made and ready to be taken home.

Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2016

Room 2 Science Fair & Maths

Check out these photos of Room 2 students with their Science Fair Projects and working on their maths - a lot of hard work happening!  Great effort team.

Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2016

John McGlashan and Columba College Exchange

We had a great day with the McGlashan/Columba Exchange today.  Thank you to all the parents who came along to support the teams!  

Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2016

Message from the Principal

Term 2 has been very busy and successful. I hope everyone enjoys a well earned rest over the holiday break.

Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2016

Netball at Balmac

What a great start to the season all of our teams have had.  We have 11 teams competing in the Thursday night competition and all are doing so with determination and focus.

Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2016

Term 3 Wrap Up

We have had a very busy and productive term 2 in Room 1.

Posted: Tuesday July 5, 2016

What's Cooking with the Year 8's?

Term 2 has seen another 3 classes complete their time in the Food Technology Room.

Posted: Tuesday July 5, 2016

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

The final group have finished their time in the kitchen for the first rotation.

Posted: Tuesday July 5, 2016

Balmacewen's Kidscon 2016.

A great day for all involved.

Posted: Tuesday July 5, 2016

Science Fair 2016

Check out R6 Science Fair Inquiries!

Posted: Monday July 4, 2016

Year 7 Tug of War!

Room 9 is the winners of the inaugural year 7 Tug of War battle!

Posted: Monday July 4, 2016

Parent Interviews

Your child will be bringing their mid-term report home on Friday 8th July (the last day of this term.) As a follow up to this we invite you to have a 10 min interview with your child’s teacher. This will be an opportunity for you to discuss your child’s mid-term report in more detail with their classroom teacher.  

Posted: Monday July 4, 2016

Choral workshop

Balmacewen hosted a choral workshop recently with the other local intermediate schools.

Posted: Monday June 27, 2016

Can Appeal!!!!!!!

Awesome work from Room 26 and all the Year 7 students this week.  We collected non-perishable items to contribute to the local Food bank.

Posted: Friday June 24, 2016

Room 2 Futsal Tournament 

Today we had the finals day of our class Futsal Tournament.  A lot of high drama and tension on the field with both the final and 3rd vs 4th playoff coming down to penalty shootouts!

Posted: Tuesday June 21, 2016

Football skills & drills

Today was our first football skills and drills session.  

Posted: Monday June 20, 2016