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


Parent Interview bookings.

Read on for information regarding parent interviews...

Posted: Thursday June 20, 2019

Balmacewen Intermediate Open Night

We warmly welcome interested students and their families and friends to our school open night on Wednesday 7th August......

Posted: Saturday June 8, 2019


Please see attached images and PDF's

Posted: Saturday June 8, 2019

Message from the Principal

A busy and engaging term with plenty of great student achievement.

Posted: Friday June 7, 2019

Year 8 Artists

Students developed ideas, explored mediums, developed drawing, and painting skills. There was a focus on being creative, problem-solving and being independent.

Posted: Thursday June 6, 2019

Extra spelling quiz

On Wednesday the 5th June, nine students from Balmacewen went to Tahuna Intermediate for a spelling quiz.......

Posted: Thursday June 6, 2019

Skill development with smiles.

Positive students and positive actions. A good range of outcomes that reflect the developing and improving skills of the students. Some students have never used tools before and the speed with which they understand safe tool use shows a growth mindset.

Posted: Thursday June 6, 2019

Young Artists have a VOICE

Three Y7 classes have just finished their first PBL Art Project. The students viewed and discussed New Zealander Pat Hanly's protest art. Next, they selected a topic they wanted to have a voice about: either as a protest, to tell a story or about what inspires them.

Posted: Thursday June 6, 2019

Year 8 Happenings

A very warm welcome to our Year 8 Whanau.

Posted: Thursday June 6, 2019


Please read on to find out important information about registering with Otago Basketball

Posted: Tuesday June 4, 2019

Year 8 Designer Pies

Year 8 Food Technology classes have been busy designing their own pies.

Posted: Monday June 3, 2019

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

The Third group have a had a good time in the foods room.

Posted: Monday June 3, 2019

Charlie and Pippa - Live TechWeek TV

Charlie and Pippa recorded a live TV feed, as part of Tech Week 2019's School Series, teaching over 700 students from across the nation how to make apps.

Posted: Thursday May 30, 2019

Balmac Software Designers Take Off!

16 Balmacewen students took part in the one day Launch event organised by Hatch Education, designing software solutions for everyday problems.

Posted: Thursday May 30, 2019


Is an event created to encourage women to get into the tech industry Girls from schools around Dunedin participated......

Posted: Monday May 27, 2019

Otago Hockey trials.

Please read on for dates and times of hockey trials if you are interested...

Posted: Monday May 27, 2019

Writing Extension attends the Dunedin writers and readers festival.

On Friday the 10th of May, 29 ...........

Posted: Monday May 27, 2019

Strike day - hockey classes.

Please see the attached image for more information regarding a hockey clinic on Wednesday 29th.

Posted: Monday May 27, 2019

Year 7 News

Hooked on Science! It has been a very busy start for our Year 7 classes. This term our focus has been on a Science Based Project Based Learning unit building on the interests and skills of our students.

Posted: Sunday May 26, 2019

Board of Trustees election: Important information.

Please read on for important information regarding the Board of Trustees election...

Posted: Friday May 24, 2019