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


Lockdown Poems - Year 7

Another activity at home or on return to school was to write an acrostic poem for LOCKDOWN.. here are some samples...

Posted: Wednesday September 15, 2021

Year 7 Writing

Over this term Year 7 students have been working on Poetry. Here is some samples of work from the Year 7 students.

Posted: Wednesday September 15, 2021

Sports uniforms

All winter sports uniforms need to be returned to school. There is a box in the office area where they should be placed. If uniforms are not returned by Monday 20th September then the cost of the uniform will be added to your school account.

Posted: Tuesday September 14, 2021

Tau 7 Korero

While this term has been challenging with our Lockdown over the last few weeks, it is great to be back in school completing Term 3. Teachers welcomed back the face to face learning and interactions in our classrooms, and students were happy and excited to reconnect with their friends and classmates.

Posted: Tuesday September 14, 2021

Year 8 - Tuitui / Sewing

Our Year 8 classes are well into their first project. There are aprons being sewn, screen print designs getting cut and designer Softies are under construction too.

Posted: Tuesday September 14, 2021

Year 7 - Tuitui Ringa

Our Year 7 learners have added hand sewing to their Fabrics toolkit. They designed and created a unique Softie using polar-fleece. Students were challenged to make their own paper templates and to explore a variety of hand sewing techniques.

Posted: Tuesday September 14, 2021

Summer sport sign up...

Please read on to find the link to register your child for a summer sport at Balmacewen Intermediate in term 4.

Posted: Monday September 13, 2021

ICAS day and time changes

We have been given extended windows to sit ICAS. We have tentatively scheduled for the following times:

Posted: Sunday September 12, 2021

Alert Level 2. Welcome Back!

We are heading back to Alert Level 2, and looking forward to welcoming everyone to school on Thursday 9 September.

Posted: Sunday September 5, 2021

Alert Level 3

This notice provides information about school during Alert Level 3.

Posted: Thursday August 26, 2021


Hello Balmacewen Community! Amadeo here with an update on how you can join in the Fun Science sessions from home while we are on lockdown again.

Posted: Tuesday August 24, 2021

Teacher Only Day Cancelled

Our proposed Teacher Only day on Friday 3 September has been cancelled.

Posted: Monday August 23, 2021

Alert Level 4 continues

We're starting the week at Alert Level 4. Please read on if your child needs a device delivered to your home.

Posted: Friday August 20, 2021

School is closed for 3 days.

The Prime Minister announced that from 11.59pm tonight that school will be closed for 3 days.

Posted: Tuesday August 17, 2021

Teacher Only Day - Friday 3rd September

This notice is to advise that Friday 3rd September will be a Teacher Only Day.

Posted: Wednesday August 11, 2021

School Cross Country

Please find a copy of the newsletter for the school cross country below...

Posted: Monday August 2, 2021

Balmacewen Arts Show 2021 - Wake Up - OHOMAI

It's time to sign up for this year's Performing Arts Show.

Posted: Tuesday July 27, 2021

Otago Hockey Development opportunity.

Otago Hockey are excited to be holding their development programme this year for anyone in our Intermediate competition....

Posted: Sunday July 25, 2021

Balmac Book

Posted: Saturday July 17, 2021

Friendly Reminder

Please note that all visitors must report to the school office (this includes parents!). Please do not go directly to classrooms.

Posted: Friday July 9, 2021