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


Message from the Principal

It's the end of Term 2. Well done to everyone for making it through a very unique time!

Posted: Wednesday July 1, 2020

What's cooking with the Year 7's?

The third group of year 7's have just finished their time in foods room.

Posted: Wednesday July 1, 2020

Have a go at Rugby League

On Wednesday 15th July Otago Rugby League are holding a 1-day Holiday Programme.

Posted: Wednesday July 1, 2020

Year 7 Star gazing...

Over the last few weeks the Year 7 students and staff had the opportunity to go to the Observatory for a session with Amadeo....

Posted: Wednesday July 1, 2020

Year 7 Matariki Celebrations - Ko Matariki te tohu mō te tau hau Māori.

To celebrate the end of term that coincides with Matariki the Year 7 students and teachers had a hangi shared lunch.

Posted: Wednesday July 1, 2020

Year 7 Hooked On Science PBL

This week students have completed their Hooked on Science PBL - the first completed project for the year. Our videos are currently being sorted and uploaded to our school Youtube account and some will be selected to be added to the Museum Fun Science video channel also.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2020

Year 7 News: The "H" Factor - Year 7 Term Three Focus

As the end of the term is upon us, we take a look ahead to what is an exciting term plan for Term 3!

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2020

Bake Sale

The school council is organising a bake sale. Read on for important information...

Posted: Monday June 29, 2020

Y8's Amazing and Tasty Pies

The second rotation of Year 8's in the foods room have just finished making their designer pies.

Posted: Tuesday June 23, 2020

Classroom League

Skills, drills & games

Posted: Monday June 15, 2020

Australian Maths Competition

If you are interested in registering your child for the Australian Maths competition please read on for the link and info...

Posted: Monday June 15, 2020

Super Skills

What skills will your child need in the future?

Posted: Sunday June 14, 2020

HPV vaccinations

A reminder to all Year 8 parents, The first dose of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine will be given to the year 8 students on Monday 15th June. Please see the attached notice for more information

Posted: Tuesday June 9, 2020

Enrolment 2022

To enrol your child for the 2022 school year, please click on the link below...

Posted: Monday June 8, 2020

Creating and making

Balmac's specialist programmes give students wonderful opportunities to experience a range of new skills and knowledge through hands on creativity and learning.

Posted: Monday June 8, 2020


How does your child learn best?

Posted: Monday June 8, 2020


We specialise in learning programmes that recognise the needs of our young people

Posted: Sunday June 7, 2020

Netball registrations are open

You can register your child now for the 2020 netball season

Posted: Thursday June 4, 2020

Year 8 writing

This is an excellent piece of writing created by a year 8 student, Megha Kumar during isolation.

Posted: Friday May 29, 2020

Year 8 - Fabulous in Fabrics

This week our Year 8 students have completed their projects in Fabrics. It has been awesome to be back in the classroom learning alongside each other.

Posted: Friday May 29, 2020