Snowy Mountains Grammar School is a K-12 co-educational school, catering to both day and boarding students. Nestled in the foothills of Australia’s stunning alpine mountain region and located on the banks of the beautiful Lake Jindabyne, only a short drive from the Alpine resorts of Thredbo and Perisher, Snowy Mountains Grammar School is truly unique.

This environment provides our students with opportunities that many only dream of.

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Award Winning Education!

Winner of the Educator Magazines Innovative Schools Award two years running. Finalist in three categories at the Australian Education Awards in 2018 and 2019 as well as being named Australian Boarding School of the Year in 2018.

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Nov 20

SMGS named as Innovative Schools 2020 winner!

We are extremely honoured to be named as an Innovative Schools 2020 winner for our work in reimagining our Kindergarten...
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Nov 20

Registrations now open! – ACER Scholarship Examination – for 2022 Enrolment

Examinations for Years 7 to 11 Academic Excellence Scholarships will be held at Snowy Mountains Grammar School on the morning...
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Nov 20

We’re Hiring – Multiple Positions

It's exciting times at Snowy Mountains Grammar School and there is no better time to join our multi-award-winning team. The...
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Upcoming Events

  1. Equestrian Camp

    28 November @ 8:00 am - 29 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Band Practice – Speech Day

    30 November @ 8:45 am - 10:30 am AEDT
  3. Stage 5 Expo Session

    30 November @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm AEDT
  4. SS Kidpreneur

    30 November @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm AEDT

“SMGS offers a well-rounded, academically enriched education with a strong pastoral care program, whereby each student is known personally by teachers, who prepare students for their vocation and life in the real world…”

Michael Jones – Chairman, Snowy Mountains Grammar School

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Stop Motion Animation showcases Year 8 STEM creativity

November 27th, 2020|0 Comments

The Year 8 STEM students have been learning how to create Stop Motion Animation videos during their lessons this term. Stop Motion Animation is a film making technique that makes inanimate objects appear to move [...]

Podcasting workshop helps develop student digital literacy

November 27th, 2020|0 Comments

With the medium of podcasting increasingly becoming a mainstream form of information and entertainment, our Year 9 students were provided with an opportunity to see what it is all about over the last two [...]

SMGS Students get ready to take flight with the RA-Aus Pilot Certificate

November 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

It's been a busy term for our budding pilots, below, our Head of Aviation, Mr Phil Ryrie provides an update on how some of the students in the Aviation program have been progressing over this [...]

Introducing Side Project – SMGS Inaugural Youth Short Film Festival

November 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Side Project is SMGS inaugural Youth Short Film Festival. It is an event that has been designed for SMGS students in Years 7-10 to express their creative side as digital content creators. The increase in [...]

SMGS Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – leading the way in program delivery through COVID-19

November 9th, 2020|0 Comments

The NSW Office of Sport - Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award team hosted a webinar on Wednesday 21 October for Award Leaders throughout NSW schools and community organisations to provide an update on allowances and [...]

Year 10 student, Hannah Jones, named as an Ambassador for the International Adolescent Health Week 2021

November 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Congratulations to Year 10 student, Hannah Jones, who was recently named as an Ambassador for the International Adolescent Health Week 2021 (IAHW).   IAHW is an annual, international week of dynamic participatory events aimed to [...]

Book Week 2020 – Curious Creatures, Creative Minds

October 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Each year since 1945, the Children’s Book Council of Australia has brought children and books together across Australia through CBCA Book Week. During this time, schools celebrate books and Australian children's authors and illustrators. Classroom [...]

SMGS 2021 School Leadership Team Announced

October 19th, 2020|0 Comments

It is with great pleasure that we announce the SMGS 2020/2021 School Leadership Team. The Investiture Ceremony, held on Monday, 19 October, and live-streamed for family members, saw all Year 12 students, prefects and incoming [...]

Passive Play activity added to Junior School recess options

October 15th, 2020|0 Comments

New term, new initiatives!   This week, the Junior School introduced a passive play option for the playground with a new Lego table.   Lego play promotes teamwork and co-operation, constructive problem solving, lateral thinking [...]

Adventure Racing joins Wednesday Sport Line-up!

October 15th, 2020|0 Comments

This Term we have welcomed Adventure Racing to our vibrant Wednesday sports program.   What is Adventure Racing?   Adventure racing is a team activity where the whole team travels together and must navigate their [...]

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