News

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

 

Balmacewen Basketball 2018

The winter sports season is just around the corner which means basketball sign-ups and trials will be happening this term.

Posted: Wednesday March 14, 2018

Fun, friendly and fast.

That's one way to describe our term so far!

Posted: Wednesday March 14, 2018

Does your child want to play netball?

Read on to find out about how netball works at Balmacewen Intermediate School.

Posted: Wednesday March 14, 2018

Year 7 news March 2018

We have had a busy and active start to 2018. Read on to find out all about it.

Posted: Tuesday March 13, 2018

Room 6 head to Toitu and the Chinese Gardens

It's been a busy week of trips that have been supporting our Turangawaewae unit of work.

Posted: Tuesday March 13, 2018

Room 5, 6 and 25 head to Arai te Uru Marae

We had an amazing day at the Marae and we learnt so many new skills.

Posted: Tuesday March 13, 2018

First Marimba Session!

Today, Room 23 had their first marimba session with Mrs Mepham.

Posted: Tuesday March 13, 2018

Rooms 3, 4 & 13's Designer Pies

The students from Rooms 3, 4 & 13 have planned their pies, wrote their shopping lists and finally got to make their pies.

Posted: Tuesday March 13, 2018

Butterfly House

Last week Room 14 enjoyed an awesome afternoon at the 'Butterfly House' at the Otago Museum. This was a a great way to introduce our new 'habitat' focus as we work towards our Term 1 ASPIRE projects.

Posted: Tuesday March 13, 2018

Congratulations to our Lit Quiz team!

Posted: Tuesday March 13, 2018

Still the Same

In Room 10 we have been reading a story by David Hill call Still the Same.

Posted: Monday March 12, 2018

Butterfly Museum, Discovery World & Animal Attic!

Last Thursday, Room 7 and 8 visited the Otago Museum as part of our ongoing ‘Adaptation’ unit this term.

Posted: Monday March 12, 2018

Camp 2018

Rooms 1 and 10 went to the Waihola Christian Youth Camp for 3 fun-filled days from Monday 5th March - Wednesday 7th March.

Posted: Saturday March 10, 2018

Camp Cooking

Room 1 learnt to use the gas cookers prior to heading to camp.

Posted: Saturday March 10, 2018

Stop Motion Animation

Lighting, camera and frames were the focus of our first animation session.

Posted: Saturday March 10, 2018

Toitu Museum and Chinese Garden Visit

This term we are studying Turangawaewae and our sense of belonging.

Posted: Saturday March 10, 2018

Room 1, 2018

We have had a busy start to the year with an exciting and fun-filled programme.

Posted: Saturday March 10, 2018

Room 22, 23 & 24's Designer Pies

The students from Rooms 7, 8 & 14 have planned their pies, wrote their shopping lists and finally got to make their pies.

Posted: Thursday March 8, 2018

Waihola Camp - Room 9 and 26

What a blast! Our camp experience ticked all the boxes and I was particularly proud of everyone's perseverance through some hard times and the positive and respectful approach towards other students, staff and parents.

Posted: Thursday March 8, 2018

Busy times at Balmacewen

What a busy few weeks we've had at Balmacewen! Students have been on Museum trips, competing in swimming sports, participating in year 7 camps. Our School Newsletter will be out next week, but until then here are some images of what we've been up to.

Posted: Thursday March 8, 2018