News

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

 

Hockey celebration and prize giving...

We will have a small prize giving and celebration of this year's season of hockey this Friday 30th August. Please read on for important information...

Posted: Monday August 26, 2019

LEAVING SCHOOL DURING THE DAY

Please read on for important information.....

Posted: Sunday August 25, 2019

Message from the Principal

We are well into Term 3 programmes with plenty of fun learning activities happening.

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Year 8 News

Kiaora families and friends

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Something is fishy

Year 7 students have explored making clay fish. They also painted fish focusing on mixing new colours and using a variety of techniques.

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Year 8 Artists are as BUSY as BEES

In art, the Year 8 classes have been busy using the observational drawing skills of a scientist crossed with the tonal skills of an artist. Next, they explored and played with making cartoons of bees depicting some of the jobs and types of bees in a hive.

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Year 8 Textiles

Some Year 8 classes have produced designer pin cushions. The students have learnt a variety of hand sewing stitches and have had to problem solve when developing their unique templates. I was impressed with the students creativity, perseverance and development of skills. Some look good enough to eat!!

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Softie Creating in Textiles

Our Year 7 students have started their 'Softie Creations' this term. There has been a lot of new learning involved from designing templates to threading needles and hand sewing a variety of designer stitches. Learning new things can be challenging but we have persevered and produced original softies jam packed full of personality and progress! Well done Year 7 Textiles :)

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Cross Country

Read on for results, photographs and a video from last week's cross country...

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Columba & John McGlashan Sport Exchange

On Thursday 22nd August Balmacewen girls played Columba in a variety of sports and the boys played John McGlashan. There were some convincing wins and tough matches for all schools. It was a great day out!

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Netball

Please find attached some photos from the action at the Edgar Centre on finals day and the team photos from prize giving on Thursday.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Girls Rugby

An enthusiastic group of girls have been learning some skills and putting them to good use while playing some great rugby.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

League

Balmacewen has 2 teams entered in this years' weekly league tournament.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

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

The third group of Year 8 have started the term off with some amazing pastry making skills.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

What's hot in the kitchen with the Year 7's

We have started the second rotation in technology this term with a focus on being creative with flavours for a purpose.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Year 7 News.

African Dancing, Tug of War Challenges, Metafit sessions, Guest speakers from Project Wellness, Art Gallery, Pilates .. the list goes on. Year 7 classes have been very busy with a range of engaging, hands on learning opportunities over the first half of this term as part of our Hauora unit focusing on our overall Health and Wellbeing.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Community Notices:

Please find notices attached.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Success at aerobics and tap dancing competitions

Well done to Immy who represented our school recently at the regional aerobics competition and at tap competitions.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

YEAR 8 LIT QUIZ GRAND FINAL

Last term our Year 8 classes all took part in a Lit Quiz during their Library session. On Wednesday 12th August the top team from each class participated in the final.

Posted: Tuesday August 20, 2019

African Fusion dancing!

Over the last two weeks, our Year 7 classes have been involved in a range of activities related to our Health and Wellbeing unit. One of the activities that make us feel good and encourage us to be active is dancing. We were lucky enough to be part of this workshop!

Posted: Friday August 16, 2019