News

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

 

Successful Syrian Afternoon Tea

Balmacewen Intermediate and Wakari schools gather with our Syrian families and celebrate with a fabulous afternoon tea.

Posted: Friday December 2, 2016

Syrian Afternoon Tea!

Last week we were invited to attend a celebration for our new Syrian students and their families.

Posted: Tuesday November 29, 2016

Creative writing talent!

This term our class has been working on a creative writing unit to bring together all of their writing skills in Narrative form. While they have been given a scaffold of a fantasy story - Escape from Kraznir - students have added to the plot, used their imaginations and produced some stunning writing.

Posted: Tuesday November 29, 2016

Term 4 ASPIRE

Today we had 3 groups present their term 4 ASPIRE units. All did a fantastic job!!!

Posted: Monday November 28, 2016

Term 4 Fabrics

Term 4, Fabrics and Year 7 has all been about Softie making.

Posted: Saturday November 26, 2016

Fabrics Term 4

Year 8 Creations

Posted: Saturday November 26, 2016

Black Sails.

By Shima Jack

Posted: Thursday November 24, 2016

Third place in the Balmacewen Writing Competition.

Jack - the ordinary boy by Max Gaffaney.

Posted: Thursday November 24, 2016

Second place in the Balmacewen Writing Competition.

Tuesday by Darcy Monteath.

Posted: Thursday November 24, 2016

The winner of the Balmacewen Writing Competition.

The Day I Joined The Circus by Ashleigh Allum

Posted: Thursday November 24, 2016

Year 8 Forensics and Genetics Workshop

Read below to check out what 32 of our year 8 students have been up to at the University of Otago Genetics Department.

Posted: Sunday November 20, 2016

Room 10 joins Royal New Zealand Ballet

Room 10 had the privilege of taking part in a dance workshop run by the Royal New Zealand Ballet last week.

Posted: Wednesday November 16, 2016

Ukulele Fun

Room 10 working hard on learning a new song.

Posted: Wednesday November 16, 2016

The last year at any school is a great time to think about donating a book to the Library!

If you enjoyed our book selection, and wish to add to it, check out some of the titles below we would love to have. Of course, if there is something else you would love to leave with us we would be very grateful.

Posted: Tuesday November 15, 2016

Science and Technology Roadshow

Today Room 14 attended the Science and Technology Roadshow. This roadshow comes to our school once a year and is an opportunity to look at hands on science concepts and models.

Posted: Tuesday November 15, 2016

LONG BEACH!!!!!

What a fantastic day Room 26 had at Long Beach last week.

Posted: Monday November 14, 2016

Narrative writing

This term narrative writing has been a focus in Room 26. We have been trying to entertain our reader and really engage them with our opening paragraph. Read on to see if we have been successful.

Posted: Monday November 14, 2016

Year 8 Triathlon

Last Friday all year 8 students competed in a triathlon.

Posted: Monday November 14, 2016

A ring of fire.

By Elizabeth Purvis

Posted: Saturday November 12, 2016

The Seacliff Lunatic Asylum

By Ben Burrow

Posted: Thursday November 10, 2016