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


Year 7 news, December 2018

What's been happening for the Year 7 team this month?

Posted: Tuesday December 4, 2018


This term all year 7 classes have been focusing on GIVING.

Posted: Monday December 3, 2018

Police PCT Fitness Challenge

Last week four teams from our school competed in the Police PCT fitness challenge.

Posted: Thursday November 29, 2018

Prizegiving Assembly

Has your child brought home the end of year prizegiving assembly newsletter?

Posted: Wednesday November 28, 2018

Room 26 @ Long Beach

On Wednesday 7th of November Room 26 set off to go have a rock climbing experience at Long Beach.

Posted: Monday November 19, 2018

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

Group C finished up with Designer Burgers and Cake-in-a-Cup and Group B have finally started their second time in foods room.

Posted: Sunday November 18, 2018

The Unknown Pathway

By Bethany Elder

Posted: Sunday November 18, 2018

The Year 8 Perfect Pies

After all the time taken in planning, preparing and cooking,the pies disappeared very quickly!

Posted: Sunday November 18, 2018

Community Notices:

Please find attached this month's community notices

Posted: Sunday November 18, 2018

Year 8 News

Kiaora Year 8 whanau and friends. The first 5 weeks of term have certainly flown by. Read on to find out about our exciting happenings thus far.

Posted: Saturday November 17, 2018

Digital Technology

Today we had an opportunity to consolidate our new learning this year, using digital technology.

Posted: Friday November 16, 2018

Year 7 November news

What's been happening in the Year 7 team

Posted: Tuesday November 13, 2018

Digital Artwork

Classes across the school have been exploring how to layer shapes and colours to make digital art.

Posted: Tuesday November 13, 2018

Room 26 does Ballet

On the 29th of October Room 26 were given the privilege to have a Ballet lesson with the one and only Lucy Green. She is a part of the Royal New Zealand Ballet.

Posted: Monday November 12, 2018

Year 7 Softie Creation

Year 7 students in Fabric Tech are working their way through the key stages to making a softie.

Posted: Monday November 12, 2018

Long Beach

As we drove over the hill, we saw the glistening water reflecting off the bright blue sky. I looked beside me and I saw the tiny lambs running and playing tag with their friends. I saw the fresh green grass swaying in the way of the wind and the little birds flying gracefully. It was a perfect day for the beach.

Posted: Monday November 12, 2018

Balmacewen Success at North Zone Athletics

On Tuesday 6th November 107 Balmacewen athletes represented the school at North Zone Athletics Championships. Well done to the following students who placed in the top 3 in their events:

Posted: Monday November 12, 2018

Table Tennis Champs

That wraps up the season for table tennis and here are the results.

Posted: Sunday November 11, 2018

Last Friday the Year 8 students took part in a team challenge called "Activ8"

This challenge is part of our Term Four unit and encourages teamwork, communication and physical challenges. There were two sections that the students took part in - either a School based challenge or a Community challenge. Points were accumulated by all teams to go towards the overall winning house group.

Posted: Sunday November 11, 2018

The thing about Balmacewen School

A poem by Holly Mein

Posted: Thursday November 8, 2018