Welcome

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

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May 19

This just in! Two additional places available in the 2019 ESA program

This just in!  We are delighted to announce that we have opened additional places for two student-athletes to join the...
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Apr 19

Online ordering now available for SMGS Canteen

Online ordering with Flexischools is now available for the SMGS Canteen! Head to the link below for more information and...
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Apr 19

We’re Hiring – Full and Part Time School Cleaners

We are currently hiring for two positions: Full-Time School Cleaner https://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/our-school/employment/positions/2019-school-cleaner-full-time/ Part-Time School Cleaner https://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/our-school/employment/positions/2019-school-cleaner-part-time/
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Upcoming Events

  1. 2019 Monaro Region Aeronautical Velocity Challenge

    20 May @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm AEST
  2. Maria Kisich Public Speaking

    21 May @ 6:00 pm - 23 July @ 8:30 pm AEST
  3. Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea – Kiandra Charity

    22 May @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
  4. HICES Cross Country

    23 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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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Da Vinci Decathlon an exciting enrichment event for SMGS students

May 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Last week SMGS’ Year 5, 6, 7 and 8 teams travelled to Canberra Grammar School to compete in the 2019 da Vinci Decathlon. The da Vinci Decathlon is an academic competition designed to challenge and [...]

K/1 Mystery Reader Program – Week 2

May 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Last week was week 2 of our K/1 Mystery Reader program! What is the Mystery Reader program? Each week, members of our school community will visit our K/1 students and read a book chosen [...]

Year 7/8 Virtual Debate team wins second-round in close debate

May 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Today our Year 7/8 Virtual Debate team competed against Trinity Anglican school in the second-round of the National Virtual Debating competition. Details of the debate are as follows: Topic: That Médecins Sans Frontières should not [...]

Year 6 Virtual Debate team successful in second round

May 15th, 2019|0 Comments

On Tuesday 14th May our Year 6 debating representatives won their second-round virtual debate against Newcastle Grammar School. The topic for debate was that the Australian flag should never be changed. Our team were given [...]

SMGS to host Dr Bianca Capra from Superstars of STEM

May 15th, 2019|0 Comments

We are very excited to be hosting Dr Bianca Capra who is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Engineering & Information Technology at UNSW Canberra and is part of the Science & Technology Australia [...]

K/1 explore 3D shapes through building their own robots!

May 15th, 2019|0 Comments

As part of our Mathematics unit on 3D shapes, K/1  explored the attributes and properties of prisms (cardboard boxes), whilst building their own amazing robots! Students gave oral descriptions of their robot’s ability and [...]

National Boarding Week 2019

May 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Founded twenty-three years ago, our boarding house community is an integral thread in the fabric of our school. The boarding house at SMGS is large enough to foster personal growth, yet small enough to notice and cater for diverse individual difference.   Although the natural environment of the Snowy [...]

SMGS joins schools and workplaces across Australia for inaugural Do it for Dolly Day

May 13th, 2019|0 Comments

On Friday 10 May, SMGS joined schools and workplaces across Australia to commemorate Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett and to extend the Dolly’s Dream message that bullying is never ok. On Do it for Dolly Day, people [...]

Workshop Club: Creative classes for Curious Minds

May 13th, 2019|0 Comments

SMGS students now have another amazing after school co-curricular opportunity. This week, our Director of Activities announced the launch of  SMGS Workshop Club: Creative classes for curious minds. Do you enjoy being creative? Do you enjoy hands [...]

K/1 Literacy Rotations Term 2 Week 1

May 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Our youngest learners started Term 2 with some new Literacy Rotation Activities. The Term 2, week 1 challenges included the following: High Frequency Word Familiarisation - Students place magnetic letters on the small whiteboards to [...]

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