News

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

 

Sassanachs Rugby Tournament

Balmacewen had three teams entered in the Sassanachs Rugby Tournament played at Bishopscourt on Wednesday 17th August.  This is an annual one day tournament organised by the Otago Rugby Union.

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

Room 2's Term 3 Trip

Last week we had a fantastic day out with Room 6, 5 and 11.

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

Year 8 Olympic Week 

This week the Year 8 usual programme was put on hold while we celebrated the Olympics with a sports themed week and alternative programme. Students were split into four groups named after local Olympians - Loader, Shanks, Bond and Williams and students rotated around four workshops for the day throughout the week.  

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

By Shima Jack

First it was just a tiny speck. Barely there. Alone in the vast blackness that was space. Slowly, meandering, it ventures closer, pulsing, vibrating with wild, burning energy........... 

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

The Year 7 trip! 

All Year 7 classes visited some amazing spaces last week to learn about the body.  Read Maia and Shima's account of the trip 

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

Netball 2016 

The season has ended! Congratulations to every single player who represented Balmac so well throughout the last two terms.

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Year 7 August news

Another busy Month in Year 7  ! 

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Term 3 in the Foods Room

Biscuits, burgers, pasta, pies and more!

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Year Seven Super Softies

The onset of Term 3 in the Fabrics room, signals the start of the Softie extravaganza!

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Term 3 in Fabrics

Year 8 students have been busy creating a variety of projects in the first three weeks of term 3.

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Olympic Swimmer Visits Balmacewen

Olympic swimmer Jonathan Duncan came to talk to year 8 students as part of our Olympic Immersion Week.

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

High School Open Mornings

Our year 8 students have been visiting different High Schools around Dunedin. Check out what some of our year 8 girls got up to at Otago Girls High School.

Posted: Monday August 15, 2016

Otago Regional Aerobics Success

Well done to Jordan, Evaluna and Keira for getting Bronze medals in the Otago Regional Aerobics Competition.

Posted: Monday August 15, 2016

Otago Science and Technology Fair Success!

Balmacewen Intermediate students achieved highly at this year's Otago Science and Technology Fair with 19 students receiving awards including 2 of the 5 Premier awards: Best in Fair and  General Excellence

Posted: Sunday August 14, 2016

Term 3 Health & Well-being

This week we were lucky enough to sample some of our fabulous facilities we have here in Dunedin.

Posted: Friday August 12, 2016

Room 11 EOTC Term 3

Check out a glimpse of our trip last week to the Otago University PE School, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Unipol and the Anatomy museum. 

Posted: Thursday August 11, 2016

Collaborative Coding with Room 9, 11 and 25.

Rooms 9, 11 and 25 decided to share our collective knowledge of coding to work together.

Posted: Thursday August 11, 2016

Room 9's class trip.

On Tuesday Rooms 1 and 9 had a great day out, enjoying many new experiences.

Posted: Thursday August 11, 2016

We are incorporating a Makerspace into our Library.  Can you help us?

With the return of classes to their normal blocks, the Library and Learning Centre are combining to add a Makerspace to our school. 

Posted: Tuesday August 9, 2016

Balmacewen School Cross Country this Friday

Weather permitting, the Balmacewen Intermediate Cross Country will be held at school on Friday 12th August. It will take place between 1.15pm and 2.45pm.

Posted: Tuesday August 9, 2016