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


Balmac Software Designers Take Off!

16 Balmacewen students took part in the one day Launch event organised by Hatch Education, designing software solutions for everyday problems.

Posted: Thursday May 30, 2019


Is an event created to encourage women to get into the tech industry Girls from schools around Dunedin participated......

Posted: Monday May 27, 2019

Otago Hockey trials.

Please read on for dates and times of hockey trials if you are interested...

Posted: Monday May 27, 2019

Writing Extension attends the Dunedin writers and readers festival.

On Friday the 10th of May, 29 ...........

Posted: Monday May 27, 2019

Strike day - hockey classes.

Please see the attached image for more information regarding a hockey clinic on Wednesday 29th.

Posted: Monday May 27, 2019

Year 7 News

Hooked on Science! It has been a very busy start for our Year 7 classes. This term our focus has been on a Science Based Project Based Learning unit building on the interests and skills of our students.

Posted: Sunday May 26, 2019

Board of Trustees election: Important information.

Please read on for important information regarding the Board of Trustees election...

Posted: Friday May 24, 2019


Please read on for information regarding the Science and Technology Fair

Posted: Wednesday May 22, 2019

Squash in Schools

All classes were lucky enough to take part in a Squash "taster" session last week - read on for information about the Otago Squash Club Open Days

Posted: Sunday May 19, 2019

Notice of Teacher Strike

Please find a notice attached that is from our Board of Trustees Chairperson regarding strike action that is planned for Wednesday 29th May.

Posted: Sunday May 19, 2019

Class Photographs

Orders for class photos are now being taken. Please read on for important information...

Posted: Sunday May 12, 2019


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - PARENT REPRESENTATIVES. Please read on for important information...

Posted: Thursday May 9, 2019

ICAS 2019

Do you want to compete against students from all across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific? We are pleased to announce once again there are a variety of ICAS Competitions being held this year.

Posted: Monday May 6, 2019

Paid Union Meeting - Friday 10th May

There is a Paid Union Meeting on Friday 10th May at 2pm. Please read on for important details...

Posted: Saturday May 4, 2019

Community Notices

Please find attached community notices

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Netball Registration

Read on for more information about registering for the Thursday afternoon netball competition

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Summer Sports Summary

Congratulations to all students who represented our school so well as a part of a team competing in a summer sport this term. Read on for results from the various sports...

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Mega Maths Month for MAY

For the month of May, we are having a major school wide push on times tables.

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2019

Care Packages

As a school we are devastated by what happened in Christchurch just a few weeks ago and are still trying to make sense of it. An overwhelming number of students in our school have made suggestions in class meetings about ways in which we can show our support.

Posted: Tuesday April 9, 2019

Staff News

An update on some staffing changes at Balmacewen.

Posted: Monday April 1, 2019