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


What's hot in the kitchen with the Year 7's

We have started the second rotation in technology this term with a focus on being creative with flavours for a purpose.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Year 7 News.

African Dancing, Tug of War Challenges, Metafit sessions, Guest speakers from Project Wellness, Art Gallery, Pilates .. the list goes on. Year 7 classes have been very busy with a range of engaging, hands on learning opportunities over the first half of this term as part of our Hauora unit focusing on our overall Health and Wellbeing.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Community Notices:

Please find notices attached.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019

Success at aerobics and tap dancing competitions

Well done to Immy who represented our school recently at the regional aerobics competition and at tap competitions.

Posted: Thursday August 22, 2019


Last term our Year 8 classes all took part in a Lit Quiz during their Library session. On Wednesday 12th August the top team from each class participated in the final.

Posted: Tuesday August 20, 2019

African Fusion dancing!

Over the last two weeks, our Year 7 classes have been involved in a range of activities related to our Health and Wellbeing unit. One of the activities that make us feel good and encourage us to be active is dancing. We were lucky enough to be part of this workshop!

Posted: Friday August 16, 2019

Last Day's to Order!! TERM 3 PBL…. THE 'FFF" Bag

The FFF Bag is an awesome product Room's 6, 10 and 11 have been working on for our PBL. It is filled with items to help families in our community with their Hauora, and Health. The FFF stands for Fun, Family and Focus. There are a lot of fun things in the bag! Orders close Monday 5pm, delivery/pick up Week 7. The link to order has been sent to all emails and can be found at the bottom of this page also.

Posted: Friday August 16, 2019

Room 6 Art Gallery

This week the Year 7 classes began their sessions at the Art Gallery. Our sessions link in with our health theme topic and classes chose sessions related to this from fitness, nutrition, friendships to emotions - the roller coaster of puberty. Room 6 choose to focus on Emotions.

Posted: Friday August 16, 2019

The 'FFF" Balmac Colour Run!

Save the date! The first ever Balmacewen Community Colour Run/Walk will be held on Wednesday August 28th from 4-30 pm onwards with the run starting at 5.00pm. The countdown is on! Come and join the fun!

Posted: Wednesday August 14, 2019

Year 7 sport celebration

As part of our F factor health & wellbeing this term and celebrating last terms sports we went to the Edgar centre for a large ball skills tournament.

Posted: Thursday July 25, 2019

The Library Web Page can now be accessed through the Balmacewen Intermediate website.

With the upgrade of the Library Server, we struggled to get the Library page link working from our website, however this has now been remedied.

Posted: Tuesday July 23, 2019

Message from the Principal

Term 2 is done and dusted! Time to relax and recharge over the holiday break.

Posted: Friday July 5, 2019

Whats Hot in the Kitchen with the Year 7's?

The final group of Year 7's have completed their time in the Foods Room for the first semester.

Posted: Thursday July 4, 2019

Y8's and their Mystery Box

We ended term 2 in the Foods room with 3 exciting Mystery Box competitions

Posted: Thursday July 4, 2019

Textiles - Year 7

Cushion Creators

Posted: Thursday July 4, 2019

Textiles - Year 8

Plenty to be proud of in Textiles this term.

Posted: Thursday July 4, 2019

Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead!

As Term 2 draws to an end, it has been great reflecting on the variety of tools being explored during the school wide Friday FullSteamAhead sessions.

Posted: Thursday July 4, 2019

EPro8 Challenge - We've got some fab problem solvers!

Nanni Ge is a participant in our team that got second in the EPro8 Otago finals and writes about her experience.

Posted: Wednesday July 3, 2019

Year 8 News

Kia Ora Parents and Caregivers

Posted: Wednesday July 3, 2019

Community Notices

Please find articles and images attached for various community notices including holiday programmes

Posted: Monday July 1, 2019