News

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

 

Creating and making

Balmac's specialist programmes give students wonderful opportunities to experience a range of new skills and knowledge through hands on creativity and learning.

Posted: Monday June 8, 2020

Environment

How does your child learn best?

Posted: Monday June 8, 2020

Learning

We specialise in learning programmes that recognise the needs of our young people

Posted: Sunday June 7, 2020

Netball registrations are open

You can register your child now for the 2020 netball season

Posted: Thursday June 4, 2020

Year 8 writing

This is an excellent piece of writing created by a year 8 student, Megha Kumar during isolation.

Posted: Friday May 29, 2020

Year 8 - Fabulous in Fabrics

This week our Year 8 students have completed their projects in Fabrics. It has been awesome to be back in the classroom learning alongside each other.

Posted: Friday May 29, 2020

Year 7 - Cushion Creators

It is great to be back in our Fabrics room creating with textiles.

Posted: Friday May 29, 2020

Year 8 Artists

Students focused on mixing colours and building variety in their Sense of Place Paintings

Posted: Friday May 29, 2020

Alphabet Adventure

Year 7s explore painting techniques, observational drawing, building a background and doodling.

Posted: Friday May 29, 2020

Absences

With Covid-19 we are having to do extra reporting around student absences. Please read on for information regarding this...

Posted: Friday May 29, 2020

Year 8 News

A very warm welcome to our Year 8 Whanau.

Posted: Thursday May 28, 2020

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

The Year 7's have finished their second rotation in the technology block.

Posted: Thursday May 28, 2020

Y8 Pies

The Year 8 have designed, and created their designer pies.

Posted: Thursday May 28, 2020

Basketball registration 2020

Please read on for information regarding the year 7 & 8 basketball competition for 2020

Posted: Thursday May 28, 2020

ICAS assessments

Please read on for information regarding ICAS assessments this year

Posted: Thursday May 28, 2020

Y8 Mystery Box

The Year 8s finished their their time in Foods with their Mystery Box Challenge.

Posted: Thursday May 28, 2020

Room 25 Haiku

During their online learning Room 25 wrote some Haiku poems based on their lockdown experiences - here is a selection of their poems.

Posted: Wednesday May 27, 2020

Bubblenation..

During our lockdown period we set a PBL project challenge for our Year 7 students - to become a photojournalist and take photos to record their time at home.

Posted: Wednesday May 27, 2020

Writing Extension

Our writing extension group have been exploring haiku poetry. Read on for a couple of examples...

Posted: Wednesday May 27, 2020

Message from the Principal

We have enjoyed a great two weeks in our return to school.

Posted: Tuesday May 26, 2020