Events

  1. Week 1

    12 July @ 8:00 am - 16 July @ 5:00 pm AEST
  2. Junior School Parent Teacher Interviews [Zoom]

    15 July @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm AEST
  3. Junior School Assembly

    16 July @ 9:00 am - 9:40 am AEST
  4. Week 2

    19 July @ 8:00 am - 23 July @ 5:00 pm AEST
  5. Year 11 2022 Subject Selection Information Evening

    19 July @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

News

  • Information on COVID-19 and Return to School for Term 3

    Information on COVID-19 and Return to School for Term 3  Introduction   As a reminder regarding COVID-19 practice and procedure, our school primarily takes advice from NSW Health, the Association of Independent Schools NSW and the NSW Department of Education, as we endeavour to keep our community safe. Based on community circumstances and virus trends, NSW […]
  • Year 11 2022 Subject Selection Information Webinar – Registrations Open

    Year 11 2022 Subject Selection Information Webinar We warmly invite all Year 10 students currently attending SMGS or considering enrolling in Year 11 at SMGS in 2022, and their parents, to attend our Year 11 2022 Subject Selection Information Evening webinar on Monday 19th July, commencing at 6:00 pm.   An important transition: At Snowy […]
  • We’re Hiring – Part-Time Bus Driver

    We’re seeking a mature and responsible Bus Driver to join our team on a permanent part-time basis. Commencing July 2021. Check out the link below for all the details and to apply online: Bus Driver (Permanent Part-Time)
  • SMGS named WIN News Canberra School of the Week

    Well done to all 80 students who participated in this year’s Write a Book in a Day competition. Working collaboratively in teams of 10, students had just twelve hours to write and illustrate a book from start to finish within a set of unique parameters.   Funds raised through sponsorship go to The Kids’ Cancer […]

Monthly Archives: July 2016

//July

Striking a balance between school and snowsports

Each year, a growing number of Snowsports athletes call SMGS home during the winter season. We caught up with Year 7 student, Brodie Moller in between his skiing and academic commitments to see how he was enjoying SMGS and the ESA program so far.

Tolina Davis shows us why the sky isn’t the limit at TEDx Canberra

It's not often that we get the opportunity to showcase our talent on the global stage but that changed last night when SMGS Year 11 student, Tolina Davis, was invited to speak at the TEDx event in Canberra. Tolina delivered an amazing talk, showing us that the sky is not the limit. We sat down with Tolina to [...]

SMGS take over the mountains as the 2016 snowsports program begins

Yesterday saw the first day of the SMGS Wednesday snowsports program. With an average temperature of 4 degrees, some soft conditions and no wind, it was the perfect way to start the season. We had over 150 students, across two resorts, participating in 5 separate programs. This is a significant number of students and highlights the active lifestyle that is keenly [...]

What it takes to make it as a world-class elite performer

I recently addressed students on what it takes to make it as a world-class elite performer in a range of different disciplines, including academia, sport, the arts, chess, or similar. I pointed to a study by Bloom (1985) who looked in depth at well over a hundred world-leading performers and traced back their history leading [...]

SMGS Demonstrate Talent in Freestyle at Shredlands Event

On Thursday 14th July, the Shredlands Cup was held at Merritts Terrain Park in Thredbo Resort. Slopestyle has continued to grow in popularity over the past few years through events such as X-Games and it's inclusion in the Olympics. This year, for the first time, it is also involved with Interschools competition for Division 1 [...]

Tearing down the barriers to technology – 5 tips for implementing open technology

Throughout my career, I've been told that technology needs to be "controlled". It should be locked down so tight that it is virtually impossible to break or manipulate. The technology is there to "serve a specific purpose" and should not be tampered with. This is great for IT Managers and their support staff. If you [...]

SMGS Snowsports Program is in full swing

The 2016 snow season is here and the SMGS Snowsports Program is in full swing. With cold temperatures, snowmaking guns firing up and a healthy 70cm of natural snow, there's no better way to start. Over the past week we have had around 30 of our students commence their winter training programs, most under [...]