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


Mihi Whakatau Writing

After taking part in the Mihi Whakatau Room 6 students created some moment in time writing. I was really impressed with their use of descriptive language to create imagery. Below is a selection of their writing.

Posted: Monday February 24, 2020

Year 7 News

The Year 7 team have had a fantastic start to life at Balmacewen Intermediate - read on to find out about what we have been up to.

Posted: Monday February 24, 2020

Year 8 News

We extend a very warm welcome to all families and friends of our Year 8 Whanau.

Posted: Thursday February 20, 2020


There are a number of meetings, camps and activities happening around our school over the coming weeks. Please remember to check the school calendar on our school website.

Posted: Sunday February 16, 2020

Reminder: Beginning of Year Interviews.

We invite all parents and caregivers to book a short interview with their child's teacher during week 6 (2nd-4th March.) Please read on for online booking instructions.....

Posted: Friday February 14, 2020

Resources needed!

Gather up your boxes and ice cream containers....

Posted: Wednesday February 12, 2020

School accounts for term 1

Please read on for important information regarding term 1 accounts...

Posted: Monday February 10, 2020

Homestay Opportunity

Are you interested in hosting our Mandarin Language Assistant in 2020?

Posted: Sunday February 9, 2020


The Vision Hearing Technicians from Population Health, Southern District Health will be visiting our school to screen all year seven students for distance vision on Monday 2nd March. Please read on for more information...

Posted: Monday February 3, 2020

Teacher only day reminder

A reminder about our planned teacher only day on Friday 27th March. Our school will be closed on this day.

Posted: Sunday February 2, 2020

Music Tuition 2020

Read on for the link and notice to sign up for music tuition this year....

Posted: Friday January 31, 2020

Summer Sports...

Please read on for the notice regarding summer sports sign ups...

Posted: Thursday January 30, 2020

Updating information

If your details have changed since enrolling your child or over the holidays please get in touch with the school office ( to update these. This includes phone numbers, emergency contact details and email address. Thank you.

Posted: Tuesday January 28, 2020

School Website

Read on..

Posted: Tuesday January 28, 2020

First day complete

Welcome to all of our new students and families for the 2020 school year.

Posted: Tuesday January 28, 2020

School jacket changes

The school PE jacket will be changing in 2020....

Posted: Monday December 16, 2019

Student information for the beginning of the school year.

Please find below and included in this publication a range of useful information for the start of the 2020 school year.

Posted: Sunday December 15, 2019

PE gear tomorrow and reminders...

In order to keep uniforms clean for our prize giving assembly tomorrow night we would like all students to please wear correct PE gear to school tomorrow. Also we would like to remind you that our prize giving begins at 6pm at the Regent Theatre tomorrow night: Thursday 12th December. Doors open from 5.30pm. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Posted: Wednesday December 11, 2019

Community Notices...

Please see attachments for community notices including holiday programmes ...

Posted: Tuesday December 10, 2019

Otago Road Services bus - changes:

Please read below for important changes to the Otago Road Services bus schedule this week...

Posted: Tuesday December 10, 2019