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



Please read on for important information regarding student absences....

Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2018


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Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2018

Commitment to music lessons

It is very important that all students are attending their music lessons on time.

Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2018

Otago Hockey - Junior trials

Junior trials are on Sunday 24th June. You need to register to attend at

Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2018

Creating, Making and Science!

Room 9 have been writing procedures. This tied in nicely with our creating and making through science.

Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2018

Balmacewen Boys Football

A great result for Balmacewen first game of the season.

Posted: Wednesday June 6, 2018

Kaikorai Kids Kill it at the Hockey Turf

The Kaikorai Gold hockey team smashed straight into the season with an outstanding game. The bold year fives and sixes who make up the team took to the turf on Wednesday the 16th. It was a rainy day but that wasnt stopping these fabulous hockey players from playing their hardest against the enemy team - Warrington. We went down to McMillan turf to observe this exciting game.

Posted: Tuesday June 5, 2018

Singers serenade Summerset citizens.

Summerset retirement village residents were the audience to Balmacewen Intermediate Boys and Girls Choirs on Thursday the 17th of May.

Posted: Tuesday June 5, 2018

Room 6 experiences cerebral palsy.

Last week Room 6 students listened as Cherie talked about cerebral palsy. That is what her daughter Poppy has.

Posted: Tuesday June 5, 2018

Origami Proves Popular In Room 6!

We are loving origami !

Posted: Monday June 4, 2018

Its raining money after church fair. Church raises thousands

Crowds gather at Dunedin City Baptist Church (DCBC), 19 Main South Road for a fair to fundraise for the Mango Tree School in Cambodia. The fair was held on Saturday 5th May.

Posted: Monday June 4, 2018

Halfway through Term 2!

So far, Term 2 has been lots of fun for all of us and over the past five weeks, Room 23 has been up to some exciting things.

Posted: Monday June 4, 2018

Taleblazer in Room 4

We have had an exciting few weeks learning how to use an online app named Taleblazer.

Posted: Wednesday May 30, 2018

Robots in Room 2!!!

Last week we were lucky enough to have Miss Dick come and take us through a session with the Robots.

Posted: Monday May 28, 2018

Science in Room 1

This term our topic is 'Discovery' and we are learning lots about the scientific process.

Posted: Thursday May 24, 2018


This term is all about us exploring and engaging in the magic of discovery through a range of scientific experiments.

Posted: Monday May 14, 2018

Dunedin City Council - School Street Flood Mitigation Work information

Please find attached PDF documents containing important information regarding road works in our area.

Posted: Monday May 14, 2018

Important guidelines for students who are sick.

We have had a number of children reported absent from school this term because of sickness, particularly vomiting and diarrhoea. Please be aware that, as per the Ministry of Health guidelines: Students who have had vomiting or diarrhoea should be kept at home until well, and for 48 hours after the last episode of diarrhoea or vomiting.

Posted: Monday May 14, 2018

Warming Otago Homes.

Otago community Trust, DCC and Cosy Homes Trust are teaming up to make insulating Otago homes more affordable than ever. Check out the attached PDF for more info.

Posted: Friday May 11, 2018

Pikaado is a new website in Dunedin where people can list workshops and experiences. We have lots on for kids and parents, from cupcake decorating workshops for kids, to dietitians giving advice on children's eating, to a kids african dance off! Please visit our site and check out some talented locals sharing their skills

Posted: Friday May 11, 2018