News

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

 

Whats hot in the kitchen with the Year 8's?

All the groups have started off well in the foods room this term.

Posted: Wednesday February 28, 2018

What's hot in the Kitchen with the Year 7's?

We have just about finished our first rotation with the Year 7's in Food Technology

Posted: Wednesday February 28, 2018

Edible Garden

We have been able to use the produce from the garden in our foods this week.

Posted: Wednesday February 28, 2018

Spaghetti Structures

Read on to hear about our recent problem challenge

Posted: Wednesday February 28, 2018

LED Locker Name Tags

One of Room 3's first challenges of the year was to create a locker name tag that included a LED light and a battery.

Posted: Wednesday February 28, 2018

Watch out Lydia Ko

Room 3 sharpen up their golfing skills.

Posted: Wednesday February 28, 2018

Room 3 Visits the Portobello Aquarium

Look at what Room 3 has been up to this term as part of our 'Adaptations' Theme.

Posted: Wednesday February 28, 2018

Mini mini-golf (MMG)!

The 'Heights' Syndicate, Rooms 22, 23 and 24, have been working collaboratively to create mini mini-golf courses.

Posted: Tuesday February 27, 2018

Toitu

Room 2 had a fabulous day at Toitu today.

Posted: Monday February 26, 2018

Weeks 3-4

Read on to find out what Room 11 has been up to

Posted: Thursday February 22, 2018

Rooms 5/6 start swimming lessons

Swimsation lessons started this week. Read on to find out about it.

Posted: Wednesday February 21, 2018

Tuesday Team Challenge!!!

This afternoon Room 2 were faced with a challenge. To create a tower, out of straws, stable enough to hold a tissue box.

Posted: Tuesday February 20, 2018

Syndicate Team Building Challenges

Rooms 7, 8 & 14 have been completing a number of team building challenges as part of our Term 1 Physical Education programme and having a lot of fun along the way!

Posted: Monday February 19, 2018

Room 14's Aquarium Visit

Room 14 enjoyed an awesome day out at the Portobello Aquarium to kick-start our Rocky Seashore Unit.

Posted: Monday February 19, 2018

Success in Room 8!

Over the weekend Sophie competed in the Surf Life Saving Championship in New Brighton and achieved some fantastic results.

Posted: Monday February 19, 2018

Mihi Whakatau 2018

Our formal welcome to Balmacewen.

Posted: Sunday February 18, 2018

Mihi Whakatau!!!!

What an experience today was. It was wonderful for our year 7 students to experience a Balmacewen tradition - Mihi Whakatau (Powhiri).

Posted: Sunday February 18, 2018

Spine tingling performance from the Year 8 students today.

Today we had our Mihi Whakatau - the welcome of the Year 7 students, new teachers and whanau into our school community.

Posted: Friday February 16, 2018

Supper in the Sea!

Stinging cells, poison darts, metal tongues- just a few of the amazing special features that we studied in during our visit to the Aquarium this week.

Posted: Thursday February 15, 2018

R6 goes to the CAMLAB

What's the Camlab all about? Read Bethany's review

Posted: Wednesday February 14, 2018