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


Community Notices

Please find attached community notices

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Netball Registration

Read on for more information about registering for the Thursday afternoon netball competition

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Summer Sports Summary

Congratulations to all students who represented our school so well as a part of a team competing in a summer sport this term. Read on for results from the various sports...

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Mega Maths Month for MAY

For the month of May, we are having a major school wide push on times tables.

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Care Packages

As a school we are devastated by what happened in Christchurch just a few weeks ago and are still trying to make sense of it. An overwhelming number of students in our school have made suggestions in class meetings about ways in which we can show our support.

Posted: Tuesday April 9, 2019

Staff News

An update on some staffing changes at Balmacewen.

Posted: Monday April 1, 2019

Donations welcome

Our student council would like to support our Muslim community. Read on for more information....

Posted: Monday April 1, 2019

Year 7 Cushion Making

The first two rotations of Year 7 students in 2019 have nearly completed their first project in the Fabrics room - a lovely cushion.

Posted: Friday March 29, 2019

2019 Term 1 and Fabric Creations

Year 8 students have been working hard to complete phone cases, drawstring bags, door stops and are now onto screen printing.

Posted: Friday March 29, 2019

Year 8 News

Posted: Friday March 29, 2019

Message from the Principal

It's hard to believe we are almost at the end of Term One!

Posted: Friday March 29, 2019

Year 7 News, March 2019

Read on to find what the Year 7 team has been up to.

Posted: Wednesday March 27, 2019

Whats hot in the Year 8 Kitchen?

Group A have been having a great time in the kitchen this term cooking up a storm.

Posted: Tuesday March 26, 2019

What's hot in the Year 7 Kitchen?

Food Technology at Balmacewen has begun.

Posted: Tuesday March 26, 2019

Performing Arts off to a great start at Balmacewen!!!!

Choir, orchestra, musical instruments and dance groups are well underway already. Our music and performing arts programme is well attended and students are enjoying taking up something new and challenging.

Posted: Tuesday March 26, 2019

Girls cricket win Otago final

A huge congratulations to our girls cricket team for winning the Otago final and qualifying for the New Zealand Cricket Primary Shield!

Posted: Tuesday March 26, 2019

Winter sports registration

Please read on to find the link and details on how to register your child to play a winter sport for one of our Balmacewen school teams.

Posted: Sunday March 24, 2019


On Friday March 15th our two Balmacewen League Teams headed off to Opoho Park to complete in the annual Otago League Carnival.

Posted: Friday March 22, 2019


The Vision Hearing Technicians from Public Health South will be visiting our school to screen all year seven students for distance vision on May 15th. Please read on for more information...

Posted: Thursday March 21, 2019

That Was Summer

Here is a poem written by Brooke based on ""That was Summer" by Marci Ridlon

Posted: Tuesday March 19, 2019