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


A Maori Focus

Taking pride in their projects and treasuring their outcomes.

Posted: Tuesday September 27, 2022

Buy a bike for good.

The Malcam Charitable Trust is holding a low-cost bicycle sale event during the school holidays, on the 11th of October to support the community to purchase low-cost, good quality and safe secondhand bicycles.

Posted: Tuesday September 27, 2022

Community notices.

Please see pdf's and images of community notices attached.

Posted: Tuesday September 27, 2022

Ukelele jam

Balmacewen hosted this year’s mini ukulele Jam, “Jam on the Hills” where students from Kaikorai, Maori Hill, and Wakari Primary schools joined together with a group of Balmacewen students for some ukulele fun.

Posted: Tuesday September 27, 2022


Balmacewen had four bands that entered into the Bandquest competition this year.

Posted: Tuesday September 27, 2022

Athletics Day: Tuesday 27th September

A reminder that our school athletics day is tomorrow Tuesday 27th September. Students need to meet at the Caledonian athletics ground between 8.15 - 8.45am please. They also need to be picked up from there at the end of the day (3pm.)

Posted: Monday September 26, 2022

The Health of Our Stream

This term as part of our Kaitiakitanga PBL some Year 8 students have been focussing on water quality.

Posted: Thursday September 22, 2022


The school council needs your help!

Posted: Wednesday September 21, 2022

Tau 7 Korero

It is hard to believe the end of Term Three is here! We have had an excellent term in Year 7 - all classes have been extremely focused, engaged and motivated around our Term Three topics.

Posted: Tuesday September 20, 2022

Family/Whanau Night

Last Thursday, as a final part of our Term 3 PBL, Room's 1,3,4 and 25 hosted a family/whanau Wellbeing night. The aim was to celebrate our term of Health and Wellbeing and also to encourage and support our Hauora - particularly around social wellbeing.

Posted: Tuesday September 20, 2022

Giant Brain??

In Week 6 a group of students from Year 7 took part in a workshop that was facilitated by the University of Otago Brain and Brain Health research centre.

Posted: Tuesday September 20, 2022

Summer Sports Registrations

Please find below the individual links to each summer sport on offer here at Balmacewen Intermediate.

Posted: Tuesday September 20, 2022

Kei te poho kererū tātau

Poho kererū is a term used in Te Ao Māori which means to be full of pride, like the (wood pigeon) with its chest puffed out displaying all its beauty to the world.

Posted: Sunday September 18, 2022

Polyfest performance

The Balmacewen Kapa Haka group are performing at the Otago Polyfest on Thursday 15th September at 12.25pm. The performance will be live streamed for those who cannot make it to the Edgar Centre.

Posted: Sunday September 11, 2022


We're here to help...

Posted: Tuesday September 6, 2022


Please read on for information regarding this.

Posted: Tuesday September 6, 2022

Late start today - September 6th.

Mōrena Balmacewen community. Due to ice and snow and the road conditions we have a 10.45am start for school today.

Posted: Monday September 5, 2022


This is an early opportunity to meet your child’s teacher to discuss class programmes and expectations. This will be held on Wednesday 8th February at 7.00pm. It will begin in the school hall with an address from our Principal Andrew Hunter.

Posted: Monday September 5, 2022


Read on for the details on school uniforms and where to purchase them.

Posted: Sunday September 4, 2022


Please find attached a PDF of the stationery requirements for year 7 students for the 2023 school year.

Posted: Saturday September 3, 2022