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



The Vision Hearing Technicians from Population Health, Southern District Health will be visiting our school to screen all year seven students for distance vision on Monday 2nd March. Please read on for more information...

Posted: Monday February 3, 2020

Teacher only day reminder

A reminder about our planned teacher only day on Friday 27th March. Our school will be closed on this day.

Posted: Sunday February 2, 2020

Music Tuition 2020

Read on for the link and notice to sign up for music tuition this year....

Posted: Friday January 31, 2020

Summer Sports...

Please read on for the notice regarding summer sports sign ups...

Posted: Thursday January 30, 2020

Updating information

If your details have changed since enrolling your child or over the holidays please get in touch with the school office ( to update these. This includes phone numbers, emergency contact details and email address. Thank you.

Posted: Tuesday January 28, 2020

School Website

Read on..

Posted: Tuesday January 28, 2020

First day complete

Welcome to all of our new students and families for the 2020 school year.

Posted: Tuesday January 28, 2020

School jacket changes

The school PE jacket will be changing in 2020....

Posted: Monday December 16, 2019

Student information for the beginning of the school year.

Please find below and included in this publication a range of useful information for the start of the 2020 school year.

Posted: Sunday December 15, 2019

PE gear tomorrow and reminders...

In order to keep uniforms clean for our prize giving assembly tomorrow night we would like all students to please wear correct PE gear to school tomorrow. Also we would like to remind you that our prize giving begins at 6pm at the Regent Theatre tomorrow night: Thursday 12th December. Doors open from 5.30pm. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Posted: Wednesday December 11, 2019

Community Notices...

Please see attachments for community notices including holiday programmes ...

Posted: Tuesday December 10, 2019

Otago Road Services bus - changes:

Please read below for important changes to the Otago Road Services bus schedule this week...

Posted: Tuesday December 10, 2019

Message from the Principal

We've made it! 2019 has been another action packed year at Balmacewen.

Posted: Sunday December 8, 2019

Year 8 News

The Year 8 Staff would like to take this opportunity to thank the families and friends of our students for the support you have provided during the 2019 school year.

Posted: Saturday December 7, 2019

2019 End of Year Information

Please read on for important end of year information:

Posted: Saturday December 7, 2019

Perfect Pies and Mystery Boxes

The end of 2 years of technology for this group finished with them making pies and being creative with the Mystery Boxes

Posted: Friday December 6, 2019

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

The Year 7's have finished their time in the foods room strongly with some great breads, muesli and biscuits being created.

Posted: Friday December 6, 2019


Despite the weather Balmacewen has had 8 teams in action at the Oval this term.

Posted: Friday December 6, 2019

2020 Stationery lists....

Please find a PDF of the year 7 and year 8 stationery lists for 2020 attached...

Posted: Friday December 6, 2019

Finishing off in Fabrics

Screen Printing! Designer Doorstops! Brilliant Bags and Christmas Creations have been pumping out of the Fabrics Room

Posted: Thursday December 5, 2019