News

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

 

Swimming begins

Last week Room 26 had their first swimming session up at Moana Pool.

Posted: Saturday February 11, 2017

SURVIVOR ISLAND 23 - Outwit. Outplay. Outlast.

Room 23's six tribes took part in their first survivor challenge of 2017 today! All of the school values and the Balmac Super Six were incorporated throughout the challenge to ensure there was maximum participation and amusement.

Posted: Friday February 10, 2017

The Marshmallow Challenge

This is an activity where teams of students are given a challenge to build the tallest freestanding structure that will support the weight of one marshmallow. Our focus was on teamwork and leadership.

Posted: Thursday February 9, 2017

Look out Lydia Ko!

Room 8 certainly impressed Melanie Harper from the Balmacewen Golf Club during todays kiwi golf lesson.

Posted: Thursday February 9, 2017

Room 3 Kiwi Golf Lesson with Melanie Harper

Check out the photos of Room 3's golfing skills. Thanks to Melanie Harper for the great lesson.

Posted: Thursday February 9, 2017

Kiwi Golf

Learning golf fundamentals with Melanie Harper.

Posted: Wednesday February 8, 2017

Room 4's Students Demonstrate Golfing Talent!

Kiwi Golf was back for 2017 today and Room 4 students made the most of their time on the lush Height's fairways!

Posted: Tuesday February 7, 2017

Welcome to Room 1, 2017

Welcome to all the new Room1 students and families this year.

Posted: Tuesday February 7, 2017

Swimsation Lessons Begin

Room 14 participated in our first swimming lesson for 2017.

Posted: Tuesday February 7, 2017

Technology Begins

Today was the first session of our syndicate technology programme.

Posted: Tuesday February 7, 2017

A bonding moment.

After only 3 busy days, Room 25 managed to find some time to relax and enjoy some new friendships. Great start team!

Posted: Tuesday February 7, 2017

Beep Testing

Room 14 measured their fitness levels today by completing the 15 meter beep test.

Posted: Tuesday February 7, 2017

The library is open for business!

Room 6 had their first library time today - the library was buzzing with excitement as the first load of books were issues for 2017.

Posted: Tuesday February 7, 2017

Have a go at golf !

"It was awesome"" I hit the ball so so far" "I loved improving my swing" Some of the comments Room 6 children made after their golf session.

Posted: Tuesday February 7, 2017

Room 9 - Buddy Class

This year Room 14's Year 7 buddy class is the wonderful Room 9.

Posted: Monday February 6, 2017

Welcome to Room 9

Welcome to new Room 9 students and families for 2017

Posted: Monday February 6, 2017

Itinerant Music Extravaganza

On Friday the 3rd February we were entertained by a number of gifted musicians.

Posted: Monday February 6, 2017

Great ending to a fantastic WEEK ONE!!

As we return back to school the weather has improved and we have certainly been making the most of it.

Posted: Sunday February 5, 2017

Welcome to Room 23!

Welcome to parents and caregivers of Room 23 for 2017.

Posted: Saturday February 4, 2017

Year 8 Mihi Whakatau

Today we began our prep for welcoming the Year 7 students and the new staff into our school.

Posted: Friday February 3, 2017