Balmacewen Intermediate School



  1. UNIFORM

    Please ensure ALL of your child's uniform is named. We have a number of pupils who have misplaced their uniform, but if it is not named ... Read more…
  2. Ukulele & Orchestra Workshop

    It was lovely to welcome some year 3, 4 & 5 students from Kaikorai Primary School today. Read more…
  3. ROBOCUP

    Balmacewen had a group of enthusiastic students competeting at the Otago Robocup last weekend. Read more…
  4. Room 9's science fair success.

    What a lot of hard work and scientific learning has been happening this term! Read more…
  5. Our Fabulous Cake Creations

    The G&T class have been busy working on cake decorating over the past 5 weeks... Read more…
  6. PACIFIC ISLAND PERFORMANCE GROUP

    We have an ethusastic group of 32 students preparing for the Polyfest later in September. Read more…
  7. Contemporary Hei Tiki

    Created by Year 7 artists  morphed a traditional Hei Tiki with  unexpected ideas to create contemporary works.  Students focused on ... Read more…
  8. Houses for Artists

    Year 8 students completed their term's work this week.  Their projects showcase their ideas, skills and creativity.  As learners they have ... Read more…
  9. Final Cushion rotation for 2017

    The last rotation of Year 7 students are completing their cushions this week and will be bringing home their masterpiece for the holidays :) Read more…
  10. Year 8 and Term 2 in Fabrics

    Phone cases, fabric houses, pencil cases, drawstring bags and screen printing and camps! Read more…
  11. Berwick Camp 2017 - Room 8

    Room 8 survived Berwick Camp! We had a fantastic time in the rain, snow and sunshine. Here's some of our 'Moment In Time' writing about ... Read more…
  12. Balmacewen success at the Extra Spelling quiz.

    Well done Ella, Elizabeth and Charlotte! Read more…
  13. Futsal begins in Room 26

    This week we began our Futsal sessions. Read more…
  14. Kickstart Golfers 

    Friday saw the start of Round 2 of Kickstart Golf. Read more…
  15. Room 6 trip to the Art Gallery

    Room 6 celebrated Matariki by a trip to the Art Gallery  Read more…
  16. Rooms 15, 23 &24's Perfect Pies

    The students made their designer pies last week. Read more…
  17. The Basketball Season is Here

    The basketball season is now underway with round 2 games taking place at the Edgar Centre on Monday night. Read more…
  18. School Council Update

    New roles have been announced and fundraising is underway. Read more…
  19. Lighting up the Lab!

    On Tuesday Room 7 were lucky enough to head down to Otago Boys High School to have a sizzling science lesson in the lab with HOD teacher ... Read more…
  20. Scribbling Machines

    Room 2 had a great afternoon exploring variables in science using scribbling machines.  A number of groups had to persevere and problem ... Read more…
  21. Students Proud and Motivated

    Students have pushed themselves to finish excellent projects and are proud of their results. Read more…
  22. CAM LAB with Miss Dick

    The other day we went to CAMLAB. Miss Dick set us a challenge - to make the ultimate school bag! Read more…
  23. Room 9 begins learning the marimba.

    We have begun learning to create music using percussion instruments such as marimba. It was a great start with focused learning and ... Read more…
  24. Room 3's Animal Creations

    Check out the pictures of Room 3's Term 1 ASPIRE Projects. The goal was to create an animal that has the adaptations to be able to survive ... Read more…
  25. Otago Triathlon Championships

    Balmac Superstars in Cromwell Read more…
  26. Keeping in Touch

    Over the term we have had 11 teams compete at the Oval Junior Competition on a Thursday. Read more…
  27. The Zoo is Open!

    After a busy week at camp Room 7 had a frantic week to pull together all of their planning and ideas to make their models and ... Read more…
  28. Southland Summer Sports Exchange

    Last week Balmacewen hosted Southland Boys and Southland Girls High Schools in our annual summer sports exchange.   Read more…
  29. Kids Lit Quiz team get 3rd place

    Congratulations to our Kids lit team who competed in the annual kids lit competition at Dunedin North Intermediate on Wednesday. Read more…
  30. Winter sports at Balmacewen Intermediate School

    There are a number of winter sports available for students at Balmacewen Intermediate. Read on for details... Read more…
  31. Balmacewen Girls Cricket

    Our girls cricket team have had a very successful term  playing in the NZ Shield Competition. Read more…
  32. League

    Balmacewen entered a team in the Otago League Carnival on Friday March 17th Read more…
  33. 2017 House Captains Named

    Check out the House Captains for 2017. Read more…
  34. Room 14's Aquarium Visit

    The igniter session at the Portobello Aquarium was a marvellous learning experience. Read more…