News

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

 

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by Madeline

Posted: Tuesday April 21, 2020

Technology in Lockdown

The Art & Technology Teachers have set some Anzac challenges for the students during lockdown and have had great responses

Posted: Tuesday April 21, 2020

Year 7 Textiles - Looking back

Some of our wonderful Year 7 students have completed their first rotation in Textiles. They have all gained many new skills that helped them create a cool cushion cover for their cushion inner. We have proudly reduced our waste in this classroom! All fabric off cuts, threads and practice pieces are cut in to confetti like pieces and used as stuffing. Every little change helps.

Posted: Monday April 20, 2020

Year 8 Textiles - Looking back

Our Year 8 students had to get creative when designing small hand sewn key chains. They developed their own template, chose fabrics and challenged their hand sewing skills. Their outcomes are fabulous! 100% hand made and perfectly imperfect :)

Posted: Monday April 20, 2020

ANZAC Poppy Challenge

Some students have been getting creative at home using a variety of resources to design and make their own ANZAC poppy. I have loved receiving emails of your work, thank you for sharing. Take care and keep creating! Ms Burden

Posted: Monday April 20, 2020

Back to School.... well sort of!

Kia ora everyone. Firstly, I hope you are all safe and well in your bubbles and managing the challenges of lockdown. We are ready to embrace online learning starting next Wednesday 15 April. Please read on for a guide to what learning might look like next week.

Posted: Wednesday April 8, 2020

Back to School...... well sort of!

Kia ora everyone. Firstly, I hope you are all safe and well in your bubbles and managing the challenges of lockdown. We are ready to embrace online learning starting next Wednesday 15 April. Please read on for a guide to what learning might look like next week.

Posted: Wednesday April 8, 2020

Online Learning and School Holidays

Your child will have access to "home learning" resources while school is closed. A reminder also that Term One holidays have been brought forward and are now March 30 - April 15.

Posted: Monday March 23, 2020

Alert Level 3 and 4 Update

Please read on for information through to Wednesday 25 March.

Posted: Monday March 23, 2020

COVID -19 Update

Posted: Thursday March 19, 2020

IMPORTANT: Changes to Year 8 camps.

Due to the latest information regarding covid-19 and with the advice and guidance from the Ministry of Education we have decided to suspend our year 8 camps to Berwick until further notice.

Posted: Wednesday March 18, 2020

School photo orders...

Class photographs are now displayed in rooms for viewing. Order envelopes will be sent home today. Please complete these and have the correct money in these envelopes. Orders need to be into the school office by 30th March.

Posted: Tuesday March 17, 2020

Girls Cricket

As part of the National Primary Shield competition the girls have been playing in the Otago/Southland regional tournament.

Posted: Tuesday March 17, 2020

UPDATED: Sports cancellations due to COVID-19

Please read on for important information regarding junior sport competitions...

Posted: Monday March 16, 2020

Head lice

Please read the attached Ministry guidelines regarding head lice. We have been made aware that there are some cases of head lice around. Please check your child's hair and treat if necessary. Thank you.

Posted: Tuesday March 10, 2020

Lit Quiz team 3rd in 2020 Regional Heats.

In a close finish this year, teams only being separated by a couple of points, our Lit Quiz team of Tyne, Rosa, Amelia and Charlie placed third this year.

Posted: Monday March 9, 2020

COVID - 19 Coronavirus Update

Information regarding the COVID -19 virus is being updated regularly. The latest release from the Ministry of Education can be found below.

Posted: Wednesday March 4, 2020

Swimming sports 2020.

Please read on for the swimming sports notice...

Posted: Thursday February 27, 2020

Balmacewen Intermediate School Student Support Fund

A new initiative to support families and children.

Posted: Thursday February 27, 2020

A great start to the 2020 school year!

Thank you to all students, parents and staff for making the start of year such an enjoyable time.

Posted: Wednesday February 26, 2020