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



Three Balmacewen rock bands; Jett, Eclipse, and Bright Colours, have been hard at work for nearly two terms perfecting their performances for the annual Bandquest competition.

Posted: Thursday November 4, 2021

Message from the Principal

We're closing in on the end of year and there's plenty of action ahead!

Posted: Thursday November 4, 2021

Covid Vaccinations and school

There are a number of new vaccination rules that relate to schools.

Posted: Wednesday November 3, 2021

Waka And Taonga

Year 7 and Year 8 students have been exploring Maori inspired design concepts.

Posted: Wednesday November 3, 2021

Prize giving changes

Due to the level 2 COVID restrictions we are unable to hold our school prize giving at the Regent Theatre as previously planned.

Posted: Tuesday November 2, 2021

South Island Waterpolo Championships

Last weekend the South Island waterpolo championships were held at Moana Pool. It was fantastic to see that this tournament could go ahead under very strict conditions of Level 2.

Posted: Tuesday November 2, 2021

Kapahaka performance

A very special performance from the Balmacewen kapahaka group at Queens Gardens.

Posted: Tuesday November 2, 2021

Term 4 sport update

Posted: Tuesday November 2, 2021

Tau 7 Korero - Term Four Update

It has been a great start to Term 4 for our Year 7 students. We have started the term revisiting our school values and expectations for Term 4 in our "Balmac Way" sessions. Our new term topic 'pARTicipate' is underway with a focus on the ARTS with music, dance and drama sessions and ignitors.

Posted: Tuesday November 2, 2021


Based on advice received Otago Touch has sent us an update for tonight's games

Posted: Thursday October 28, 2021

Year 8 - HPV vaccinations

Posted: Wednesday October 27, 2021

Summer Reading Programme

Balmacewen Intermediate offers all Year 7 students the opportunity to participate in this programme over the school holidays.

Posted: Wednesday October 27, 2021

Futsal update

No Spectators in level 2.

Posted: Tuesday October 26, 2021

It's School Uniform time again!

From next Tuesday students will be back into full school uniform.

Posted: Thursday October 21, 2021

Technology Reports are coming home tonight...

The Year 8 and Year 7 Technology books from their last class are coming home with your child tonight. Inside their book is their work from the class and their Report. Please have a look for it.

Posted: Thursday October 21, 2021

Touch update and Thursday's Draw

An update from Otago touch regarding guidelines for touch...

Posted: Tuesday October 19, 2021

North Zones Athletics cancelled for 2021

Posted: Monday October 18, 2021

Balmacewen Strategic Plan Consultation

Posted: Monday October 4, 2021

Girls in Gumboots

Posted: Thursday September 30, 2021

Orientation Afternoon.

We are having an orientation afternoon for all year 6 students who are enrolled for the 2022 school year. Please see the notice attached.

Posted: Tuesday September 28, 2021