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


Year 7 news, July 2018

Read on below to find out what has been happening and what is coming up for the Year 7 team.

Posted: Tuesday July 3, 2018

Fabrics and Year 8 Design pieces

Year 8 students have been working very hard over the last 2 weeks to complete their screen printed t-shirts.

Posted: Tuesday July 3, 2018

The Last Y7 Cushion makers for 2018

The last rotation of Year 7 students completed their cushions this week and they will be bringing home their masterpiece for the holidays :)

Posted: Tuesday July 3, 2018

Balmac Hockey Success!

On the 11th of May the first games of hockey for the season were held at the McMillan turf throughout the evening. Based on their skills, teamwork and the outcomes of the games, it is clear that Balmacewen Intermediate has four amazingly talented hockey teams! Luca interviewed some of the players from each team after their games.

Posted: Tuesday July 3, 2018

Queen of the Desert Makes Talent Stand out in Dunedin

There is so much talent in Dunedin that we should have more stage shows. With the upcoming closing night on the 12 of May, Priscilla, Queen of the desert has taken Dunedin by storm.

Posted: Tuesday July 3, 2018

Maori Hill School gets new multi-sport turf.

After a long wait, Maori Hill school gets a new multi sport turf.

Posted: Tuesday July 3, 2018

Camp - Moment in Time Writing

Below we have attached some of our class camp moment in time writing. We had a fantastic week at camp and it was great to read their favourite memories.

Posted: Monday July 2, 2018

Full STEAM Ahead!

Last Friday we celebrated the learning and projects that students have been working on during our "Full STEAM Ahead" Friday sessions.

Posted: Monday July 2, 2018

Full Steam Ahead

Last Friday we celebrated the completion of our Full Steam Ahead Fridays with an expo. We invited parents and students from Primary schools to interact with and view the fantastic work that our students have created over the past 6 weeks. Check out the video to see all of the wonderful work.

Posted: Monday July 2, 2018

Parent Interview bookings.

Read on for information regarding parent interviews...

Posted: Monday July 2, 2018

Robocup Junior Otago Competition

Students from Balmacewen Intermediate took part in the Otago Regional Robocup Competition on Saturday, June 23rd which involved 151 students in 51 teams from 15 schools.

Posted: Sunday July 1, 2018

Year 8 News

Its a Term 2 Wrap!

Posted: Saturday June 30, 2018

Co2 Dragsters!

For the past couple of weeks, Room 23 have been working hard to create their own CO2 Dragsters.

Posted: Tuesday June 26, 2018

NZEI Paid Union Meeting reminder.

A reminder that our teachers have a NZEI Paid Union Meeting this Thursday (28th)afternoon at 1.30pm. As in previous emails and notifications the Board of Trustees would appreciate it if your child can be released at 12.45pm. Otago Road Services have organised for the bus that goes to Green Island and Mosgiel to leave the front gate at 12.45pm, however there will be no connecting bus to Brighton from Green Island at that time.

Posted: Tuesday June 26, 2018

Start Your Engines

As part of our theme work this term we have been challenged to make make a dragster out of wood that will be raced at school using CO2 canisters. Make sure you check out our progress along the way.

Posted: Monday June 25, 2018

Mufti day - Wednesday

A reminder that the School Council has organised a mufti day for this Wednesday. The cost is $2 and all proceeds will go to Ronald McDonald House. Students who have technology on Wednesday also need to bring their school shoes along for those sessions. Thanks, School Council.

Posted: Sunday June 24, 2018

Full Steam Ahead Expo

We warmly welcome all parents and families to our Full Steam Ahead Expo in our classrooms and learning streets on Friday 29th June from 10.45am - 11.30am.

Posted: Friday June 22, 2018

Rugby League

WOW - Room 2 have been impressive in our league sessions with Jack from New Zealand Rugby League.

Posted: Monday June 18, 2018

Term 2 - Week 4

This week was filled with fun experiences and experiments!

Posted: Sunday June 17, 2018

Term 2 week 3

Welcome to room 25’s hail report .

Posted: Sunday June 17, 2018