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


Room 3, 4 & 14's Perfect Pies

The Food tech students designed their own pie this week.

Posted: Thursday June 1, 2017

Well done Dylan!

For displaying strong organised and ready to learn skills as he develops his science fair investigation.

Posted: Wednesday May 31, 2017

Rooms 9 and 11 school assembly.

Last Friday Rooms 9 and 11 hosted the school assembly. This gave us the opportunity to share some of our many talents and work from this term.

Posted: Wednesday May 31, 2017

Tim Tam Slam - Room 9 styles!

Room 9 have been looking at procedural writing.

Posted: Wednesday May 31, 2017

Room 9 Nigel Brown inspired art.

Room 9 has worked well to develop their art.

Posted: Wednesday May 31, 2017

Love is in the Air!

As part of our creative writing unit which looks at creating imagery, Room 7 have been writing poems inspired by the colour RED - which we related to the emotion of LOVE. Check out some of our LOVE poems.

Posted: Sunday May 28, 2017

Year 8 News

The first 4 weeks have flown by. Read on to see what has happened

Posted: Thursday May 25, 2017

Full STEAM ahead!

Term Two has got off to a flying start with lot's of interesting and exciting activity. STEAM (Science, technology, engineering, arts, maths) programmes have been to the fore!

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Term 2 Flight

Room 4 has been thoroughly engaged in learning about the principles of flight. We have focused on paper planes and testing a variety of planes and recording data.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Year 7Cushion making continues

Another rotation of Year 7's is well underway and next week another batch of gorgeous cushions will be completed.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

The Basketball Season is Here

The basketball season is now underway with round 2 games taking place at the Edgar Centre on Monday night.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Year 8 and Fabrics creations

Students in two of the Year 8 classes have brainstormed, designed and are now in the process of creating fabric houses in a variety of 2 and 3 dimensional forms. Many are close to being completed and I look forward to making a display in the classroom of the completed outcomes.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017


School Accounts were emailed home on Tuesday of this week. If you did not receive your child's Term 2 invoice please contact

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017


A reminder that when dropping your children off at school NOT to stop on the bus stop, yellow lines or over driveways.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017


We again have a huge variety of unnamed lost property. Please encourage your child to check the library foyer where the lost property is kept Please ensure that ALL items of clothing are clearly named.

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2017

Oral Book Reports are ensuring books fly off the shelves.

This term, during Library sessions, students from each class have been presenting oral book reports of their chosen novel.

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Year 7 News May 2017

What's been happening in the Year 7 team this Term?

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

School Council Update

New roles have been announced and fundraising is underway.

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Lighting up the Lab!

On Tuesday Room 7 were lucky enough to head down to Otago Boys High School to have a sizzling science lesson in the lab with HOD teacher Mr Tim Ashdown!

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Science A-Go-Go

In Room 1 we have undertaken lots of science based activities over the last 2 weeks to understand more about the scientific process.

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017