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


'Summerset and Balmacewen Making Music - The Bishopscourt Experience'

Last week members of our choir and ukulele group were lucky enough to be part of a recording session with Summerset residents and Otago Access Radio OAR. The podcasts and a few photographs of the event are attached..

Posted: Thursday December 6, 2018

Digital Design

This term many of the year 7 classes have been designing online, using CANVA and GRAVIT. There have been amazing creations, seen here as picture books and Christmas cards designed by room 5 and 9.

Posted: Thursday December 6, 2018

School Council Round Up

The school council have worked extremely hard over the last half of the year to help outside agencies as well as drive student-led projects to improve our school for the students. Check out below what we've been working on.

Posted: Wednesday December 5, 2018

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