News

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

 

2023 SCHOOL TIMES AND DATES

The school calendar is available on our school website. You can also check the daily notices for our students from our web page.

Posted: Saturday September 3, 2022

NAU MAI HAERE MAI

A warm welcome to Balmacewen Intermediate.

Posted: Friday September 2, 2022

Head lice

Please read the attached Ministry guidelines regarding head lice. We have been made aware that there are some cases of head lice around. Please check your child's hair and treat if necessary. Thank you.

Posted: Thursday September 1, 2022

Hockey - 2022 season

The hockey season for 2022 concluded on Friday night. A big thank you to all of our players, supporters, coaches and officials for helping to make it such a great season.

Posted: Saturday August 27, 2022

Netball

The netball season for 2022 has come to a close with final games being played on Thursday.

Posted: Friday August 26, 2022

Year 7's in the kitchen

The final group of the first rotation are just finishing their time in the foods room.

Posted: Friday August 26, 2022

Y8 Pies

The Year 8 have designed and completed their pies. Some really creative ideas are out there...

Posted: Friday August 26, 2022

Message from the Principal

It's nearly Spring and we're looking forward to warmer days ahead!

Posted: Thursday August 25, 2022

O'Mathalon success

After a two year break, finally the O'Mathalon was back on this year and Balmacewen teams achieved great results.

Posted: Thursday August 25, 2022

Year 8 News

A very warm welcome to our Year 8 Whanau and Friends.

Posted: Thursday August 25, 2022

ICAS Maths Exam on Monday

ICAS maths will be held Monday the 29th of August in the maths extension room.

Posted: Thursday August 25, 2022

Community notices

School fairs, colour runs, tennis, parenting presentations and more

Posted: Wednesday August 24, 2022

Year 7 Fabrics - Drawstring Bags

Our brief was to use our new machine sewing skills to create a functional drawstring bag!

Posted: Wednesday August 24, 2022

Geometry in Maths

We kicked off Maths learning in Year 7 and 8 this term with Geometric Thinking......

Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2022

Year 8's Becoming Kaitiaki

This term our Year 8 PBL focus is Kaitiakitanga - guardianship of our environment.

Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2022

AIMS GAMES - Thank you to our sponsors.

A huge thank you to all the amazing businesses and families who have supported our Aims teams, travelling to Tauranga at the beginning of September

Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2022

Year 7 Poetry

Over this term our Year 7 classes have been working on poetic writing tying this in with emotions. Here are a few of our poems. Some are modelled from the poem "If I were a Storm" by Katie Boom and the others use the senses to develop imagery around an emotion.

Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2022

Student Council - Non-Uniform Day

Friday 26th August is a non-uniform mufti day to raise funds for the cancer society. Please remember your $2

Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2022

Science Fair Success!

Over the last part of Term 2 a number of students took on the extra challenge of planning and completing a science and technology fair investigation for this year's event.

Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2022

The "H" Factor... Year 7 Update

All of our Year 7 classes are well into their topic of the "H" factor term focus on Health and Wellbeing and now planning has begun for the PBL project to run alongside this.

Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2022