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. Nominated for three awards in the inaugural Australian Education Awards and named Australian Boarding School of the Year in 2018.

Latest News


Sep 19

Thank you Snowy Monaro Region for your support!

Yesterday, the NSW Government announced the successful My Community Projects. Unfortunately, the Multi-Purpose Sports Courts for the Jindabyne Community did...
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Aug 19

Now Hiring – Teaching & Boarding Positions for 2020

Due to the growth of enrolments at Snowy Mountains Grammar School, several positions will become available for commencement in 2020 to join our dedicated team of educators.
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Aug 19

SMGS featured on SkyNews

Over the school holidays, SkyNews interviewed SMGS Principal, Dr Andrew Bell, Director of Activities, Mr Martin Philpott and Junior School...
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Upcoming Events

  1. Year 12 Parent/Teacher Interviews

    16 September @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
  2. ICAS English

    17 September
  3. ESA/Snowsports Presentation Evening

    18 September @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
  4. ICAS Maths

    19 September
  5. Junior School Merit Assembly (Term 3)

    20 September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEST

“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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School Readiness Series – Article 4 – Fine and Gross Motor Skills

September 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Fine and Gross Motor Skills As a continuation of our discussion on school readiness, so far we have discussed the building blocks of school readiness and why they are important. We have looked at how to determine [...]

Numeracy + Food Manipulatives = FUN!

September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Over the past few weeks, K/1 have been practising their addition and subtraction skills. Students used a range of manipulatives that included counters, blocks, tens frames, number lines and even some yummy snacks!. First students [...]

Toy design with our youngest learners

September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Our youngest learners have been learning about movement in their Science lessons this term. Students have played with toys that slide, roll, spin, bend, bounce or need to be pushed or pulled. They then sketched [...]

SMGS crowned 2019 Australian National Co-Ed Secondary Champions

September 9th, 2019|0 Comments

After five days of tackling challenging conditions at the 2019 Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships, SMGS proudly took the top step of the podium as the 2019 Australian National Co-Ed Secondary Champions. This year’s event certainly [...]

New Enrichment Program! – ACER Certificate Program

September 6th, 2019|0 Comments

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has developed an evidence-based certificate program in Mathematics and Reading.  This enrichment program aims to challenge higher performing students to set goals for their own achievement, reinforce a [...]

School Readiness Series – Article 3 – How to improve school readiness skills

September 5th, 2019|0 Comments

As a continuation of our discussion on school readiness, so far we have discussed the building blocks of school readiness and why they are important. We have looked at how to determine if your child [...]

The Junior School Personal Passion Project a welcomed addition to SMGS Enrichment Program

September 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

The Personal Passion Project is an initiative designed for Junior School students that embraces project-based learning and provides the opportunity for students to study an area of personal interest and passion not provided within the [...]

Coding in Year 2

August 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Our Year 2 students are currently undertaking a Coding unit of work. Students have been exploring how computer codes can be written using mathematical skills in patterns. This week, students demonstrated their problem-solving skills by [...]

School Readiness Series – Article 2 – How can you tell if your child has problems with school readiness?

August 28th, 2019|0 Comments

This is the second article in a series on school readiness from Ms Shvetsoff. The first article, which provides insight into the big question of, "Is my child ready for school?" can be viewed here: [...]

SMGS Spectacular at States!

August 26th, 2019|0 Comments

SMGS students raced, jumped, cheered and supported each other through an action-packed and memorable six days in the mountains at the 2019 SSA Northern States Interschools Snowsports Championships! Our youngest racers kicked off the competition [...]

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