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


Year 7 ANZAC Writing

As part of our ANZAC unit, classes were working on moment in time memoir writing in the form of a diary entry from Gallipoli. Here are some samples of writing from our Year 7 students and some of the collage Artwork that was completed also.

Posted: Tuesday May 24, 2022

Year 7 News

We have had a very busy start to our term in classrooms and with winter sport getting underway. Classes have been working on ANZAC writing, Reading and ART, as well as starting our new unit - Survivor- for our Term Two PBL - . Read on to find out more and check out some of our work in this Newsletter.

Posted: Monday May 23, 2022

“Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!”

Last Friday, May 20th, our students and staff supported the Pink shirt day and the key messages that are important around being kind and inclusive of others.

Posted: Monday May 23, 2022

Teacher only day - Friday 17th June.

Posted: Sunday May 22, 2022

Non-uniform day - Thursday 26th May.

Please read on for important information...

Posted: Sunday May 22, 2022


All about winter sports, our PE sessions and having a brand new sports co-ordinator!

Posted: Friday May 20, 2022

School Council Round-Up

Here is a quick overview of what the School Council have been up so far this year.

Posted: Wednesday May 18, 2022

League Development Day

Rugby League Otago are holding a development day for U14 boys and girls.

Posted: Friday May 13, 2022

Sports draws

Winter sports are about to begin. Hockey starts this Friday (13th May) and basketball on Monday 16th. Draws can be found on our sports notice board at school or on our website. Read on for the link...

Posted: Wednesday May 11, 2022

Pink shirt day ..

On Pink Shirt Day, Friday 20 May 2022, Aotearoa will be transformed into a sea of māwhero/pink as we stand together to spread aroha, celebrate diversity and end bullying! We would like students and staff to support this important message by wearing pink on this day.

Posted: Tuesday May 10, 2022

Hockey reminders:

Hockey starts this Friday. Please read on for some important reminders.

Posted: Sunday May 8, 2022

Year 8 Podcast PBL

Our year 8 students created podcasts for their PBL in term one...

Posted: Sunday May 8, 2022

Welcome to Term Two!

We are looking forward to seeing everybody back, refreshed and ready to go!

Posted: Thursday April 28, 2022

Covid Update

Here's an update on our latest Covid numbers

Posted: Wednesday April 13, 2022

Thank you and good luck!

We have three staff members leaving us to play cricket overseas.

Posted: Wednesday April 13, 2022

Year 8 News

Term 1 Week 11

Posted: Wednesday April 13, 2022

2 Raw Sisters & Harold

Life Education is pleased to announce that next term they will be visiting Balmacewen Intermediate with 2 Raw Sisters.

Posted: Wednesday April 13, 2022

Music Programmes Term 1, 2022

Despite the restrictions that have come with COVID, we’ve had a great start to 2022 in the Music Room.

Posted: Tuesday April 12, 2022

Year 8's Mystery Boxes

4 ingredients....40 minutes....1 great dish to produce....sounds like a television competition!

Posted: Tuesday April 12, 2022

Year 7 Fabrics

Our first rotation have finished their cushions and these should be proudly displayed in your homes. Their smiles say it all .We have welcomed new Year 7 classes into Fabrics and students are quickly learning the ins and outs of a busy practical space.

Posted: Tuesday April 12, 2022