News

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

 

ICAS

If your child is interested in sitting the ICAS examinations for 2018, please find attached a PDF of the newsletter with all of the necessary information. Paper copies are also available at the school office.

Posted: Monday March 5, 2018

Otago Museum visit

As part of our Term 1 topic we ventured to the museum to learn about Ecosystems and Habitats.

Posted: Monday March 5, 2018

School Interviews

We invite all parents and caregivers to attend an interview with their child's teacher in week 8 (March 19-21st)

Posted: Sunday March 4, 2018

Room 7, 8 & 14's Designer Pies

The students from Rooms 7, 8 & 14 have planned their pies, wrote their shopping lists and finally got to make their pies.

Posted: Wednesday February 28, 2018

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