Events

  1. HSC Examinations

    15 October @ 8:00 am - 9 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Year 7 and 10 Immunisations

    26 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Year 11 Parent Teacher Interviews

    26 October @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
  4. World Teacher’s Day Morning Tea

    30 October @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am AEDT

News

  • SMGS Innovative Kindergarten Transition Program featured in The Educator Online

    SMGS Immersive Virtual Kindergarten Transition Program was recently featured in The Educator Online.  To read the full article, head to:  https://www.theeducatoronline.com/k12/news/virtual-program-prepares-kindy-kids-for-big-school/273553 With consideration of the current regulations regarding running Kindergarten transition programs in NSW, we re-imagined Let’s Explore, SMGS’ Kindergarten transition program for 2020. Built around a collective desire to find a way to provide […]
  • We’re Hiring – Executive, Teaching and Facilities Roles

    We’re looking to grow our amazing team with two new positions: Head of Middle School – Executive Role Senior School Teacher Mathematics & Science Facilities, Grounds and Transport Manager For more information or to apply for these roles, check out the links above. 
  • 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 to Snowy Hydro’s inaugural National Science Week competition – The Science of the Snowy Scheme competition.  To read about all the submissions and to vote, click HERE!    
  • 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 Competition. In the article, SMGS Senior English teacher and debate team coordinator Ms Anne Jones talks about what the opportunity to continue debating at such a high level means for our students.   To read […]

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 [...]