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


Swim the Cook Strait Challenge!

We nailed it! Today we were so proud of our students as they challenged themselves to the limit to collaborate as a class to swim across Cook Strait as part of our run NZ challenge.

Posted: Thursday August 9, 2018


We set out to make a 'cleaner' change in our community.

Posted: Wednesday August 8, 2018

Year 7 Term 3 news

It has been a great start to Term 3 for the Year 7 crew

Posted: Tuesday August 7, 2018

Netball season is coming to an end

Read on to find out about the Netball Prizegiving

Posted: Tuesday August 7, 2018

Balmacewen Cross Country

On Friday the 10th of August Balmacewen Cross Country was held here at school. It was a fantastic effort from everyone involved, with excellent perseverance on display.

Posted: Sunday August 5, 2018

Speed, excitement and drama - as the Room 7,8 and 14 Dragster race off was held.

Last Thursday we held our first ever dragster race off for our syndicate. All classes and teams gathered in the hall as we set up the race off to see which car took out the top spot as the fastest dragster in our syndicate.

Posted: Sunday August 5, 2018


Please read on for important information regarding the upcoming strike....

Posted: Thursday August 2, 2018

Black Fern 7's Team Visit Balmac

We were very lucky to have 3 Black Fern 7's players come to school today to talk about their recent success at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cup.

Posted: Wednesday August 1, 2018

Food Focus Fitness

Term 3 is all about the human body. We have some exciting learning ahead as well some awesome educational trips away.

Posted: Thursday July 26, 2018


We finished off our volleyball session with a mini tournament today!!! The progress from session 1 to today was impressive.

Posted: Wednesday July 25, 2018

School cross country

Please read on for important information about our upcoming school cross country

Posted: Tuesday July 24, 2018

Welcome back to Term Three!

We hope everyone has had a fantastic break and everyone had an opportunity to relax and enjoy time with friends and family. We head back to school with another very busy and active term planned.

Posted: Sunday July 22, 2018

Balmacewen Intermediate open night

Our school open night is on Wednesday 8th August at 6pm, beginning in our school hall. Students at our main contributing schools will receive enrolment booklets early next term. Alternatively enrolments can be made online.

Posted: Wednesday July 4, 2018

School Council Update

Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday July 4, 2018

Community Notices

Please find attached notices sent to us from our local community for events, sports teams, holiday programmes etc..

Posted: Wednesday July 4, 2018


Please read on for important information regarding absences......

Posted: Wednesday July 4, 2018

Well done, you've made it to the end of Term 2!

It's time to draw a breath and reflect on what has been a very busy and successful term.

Posted: Wednesday July 4, 2018

Cheerful achievement and great outcomes

A variety of projects and a few action shots. Great vehicles for developing skills and technique.

Posted: Wednesday July 4, 2018

Whats Hot in the kitchen with the Year 8's

Group D have finished their time in the Foods Room.

Posted: Wednesday July 4, 2018

Room 22, 23 & 24's Mystery Box Challenge!

4 food items, 40 minutes and 3 celebrity judges....

Posted: Wednesday July 4, 2018