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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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Are you an Alumni or Old Scholar of SMGS? We would love to to hear from you! Register online to become a part of the SMGS Alumni community.

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Starting or considering Kindergarten in 2021? Give your child the best start to their learning journey at SMGS! 

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Have you seen Snowy Mountains Grammar School’s 2020-2024 Strategic Plan and Campus Master Plan?

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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.

Latest News

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Sep 20

Voting is Now Open for The Science of Snowy Scheme Competition

A number of SMGS State 2 and 3 students joined students from around the region in submitting their innovative ideas...
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Aug 20

SMGS Debate Team Featured in the latest AISNSW Education News

In their latest newsletter, the Association of Independent Schools of NSW ran a feature on 2020 NGS Super Virtual Debating...
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Aug 20

2021 Kindergarten Virtual Information Evening

Choosing the right school for your child to begin their learning journey is an important and exciting time for all...
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Upcoming Events

  1. Year 11 Examination Block

    21 September @ 8:30 am - 25 September @ 3:30 pm AEST
  2. [Cancelled] ESA and Snowsports Presentation Evening

    24 September @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  3. JS Merit Assembly

    24 September @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am AEST
  4. [Pending] Year 12 Breakfast

    25 September @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am AEST
  5. End of Term 3

    25 September @ 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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SMGS Launches Immersive Virtual Kindergarten Transition Program

September 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

As of Tuesday, 22 September, there are 127 days before the Kindergarten class of 2021 will begin their learning journey at ‘Big School’. For many of our future learners and their families, there are some [...]

Year 2/3 use STEM to build the perfect pirate ship

September 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Avast ye, mateys! Year 2/3 learnt about water displacement as part of their Science lesson today. Their challenge was to design and build a pirate ship that would float on the high seas.

SMGS Environment Club recipient of 2020 FRRR Youth Innovation & ABC Heywire Grant

September 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Yesterday, members of the SMGS Environment Committee gathered to learn that they had been successful in their application for a grant from the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal and ABC Heywire. The student group [...]

Students take flight in STANSW Young Scientist Paper Plane Competition

September 7th, 2020|0 Comments

As part of the 2020 National Science Week Activities, students had the opportunity to participate in the STANSW Young Scientist Paper Plane Competition. SMGS had a number of students make the made the minimum cut-offs [...]

Junior School students explore the Deep Blue for National Science Week

September 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Science Week was jam-packed full of excitement! The theme this year was Deep Blue. Year 6 engaged in the engineering process, creating prototypes that could clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Students planned and [...]

Students embrace Animals in the Hollows theme for 2020 Landcare artwork competition

September 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Every year primary students from around the region have the opportunity to enter their wonderful artistic creations into the Upper Snowy Landcare Calendar Artwork Competition. This year’s theme was animals in the hollows, focusing on [...]

SMGS Mock Trial Team successful in round two

August 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Congratulations to SMGS Year 11 team who won their second round of Mocktrial against Kooringal High School. The students were able to provide a strong defence in their case and score critical points in the [...]

K-2 Create Bin Monsters in STEM

August 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Recently in their STEM class, our K-2 students considered a different way to think about recycling and rubbish bins. After discussing the benefits of recycling and understanding what we can recycle, our students were [...]

Alumna, Lucy Schroeder (Class of 2016, Twynam)

August 10th, 2020|0 Comments

Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 2016, Twynam), Lucy Schroeder, held the position of Academic Captain in her final year at SMGS and was the Dux of the 2016 cohort. Lucy is currently completing a degree in Law from the Women’s College within [...]

Service Learning in the Junior School – Mawson’s Hut Foundation

August 9th, 2020|0 Comments

This week, our K-6 students were immersed in a service learning experience- ‘Life in Antarctica’. Our Junior School contributed to fundraising for the Mawson’s Hut Foundation by purchasing wooden Adelie Penguins. 1000's of wooden Adelie [...]

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