Events

  1. HSC Examinations

    15 October @ 8:00 am - 9 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Year 11 Parent Teacher Interviews

    26 October @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
  3. Year 10 First Aid – Yellow and Blue

    27 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  4. First Aid – Year 10 (Yellow or Blue)

    29 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT

News

  • Enrolling now for 2021 – Book a tour today!

    The 2021 School Year is fast approaching.  If you are considering SMGS for your child in 2021 and beyond, we encourage you to book a tour to learn more and experience our vibrant learning environment first hand.  Choosing a school for your child is an important life decision for the child and whole family. How do […]
  • 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!    

Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Facing our Fears: A student’s perspective

Our Year 11 students recently returned from their Year 11 camp in the Blue Mountains, NSW. Below, SMGS Student, Sarah Milford shares her experience of overcoming some of her biggest fears. Our fears are something that are always in the back of our mind; until we face that fear they will always be there. On Year [...]

SMGS singers prepare for the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships Opening Ceremony

Last week, 12 singers from Snowy Mountains Grammar School experienced a wonderful musical opportunity. The girls are part of a combined choir with featured soloists, which will be performing the ‘anthem’ song at the upcoming 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships Opening Ceremony.  In preparation, the girls were required to pre-record parts of the song. [...]

ISHE wrap up

A wonderful Suprise STOP PRESS- Mackenzie Harding was awarded the 2016 ISHE Newcomer ODE award. Mackenzie was awarded a beautiful rug for her beautiful brumby Kosciuszko Red. The award was a wonderful surprise for the Year 7 student. On the award, Mackenzie said- “I cannot believe it. The 60cm ODE was so much fun, but [...]

ISHE – Day 2

The day dawned bright and clear. The sun was shining, and the air was filled with the potential of the One Day Event (ODE). This premier event consists of 3 separate elements, Dressage, Show Jumping and a Cross Country event. All competitors must ride the one horse (or pony) for the three different sections. A [...]

Science: A Global Perspective

Working Scientifically is a component of all secondary science courses in the current NSW Science Curriculum. Usually, this entails developing hypotheses, selecting the best course of action and materials to conduct investigations, carrying out the investigation safely and analysing the data produced in order to confirm or refute the hypothesis. In that melee, listening is [...]

Term 4 Principal’s Merit Assembly

On Monday 17, 2016 it was our pleasure to welcome parents to join us for the Principal’s Merit Assembly. We recognised the students who had achieved Academic Honours (Provisional), Academic Endeavour (Provisional) and Certificates of Merit or above in the ICAS Mathematics Competition. Academic Endeavour Provisional For students who received a Grade Point [...]

SMGS’ Garden Club, the ‘Fruit Explosions’, helping to create a more environmentally aware and sustainable school

On 12 September, the SMGS Garden Club conducted a waste audit at our school. The Fruit Explosions is a group of Junior School students who get together weekly, giving up their lunch break to plant, weed, water and harvest fruit and vegetables in the school garden patch. The purpose of the waste audit was to [...]

Welcome to ISHE 2016!

This is the second year that students from SMGS Equestrian Program have competed at the Interschools Horse Extravaganza (ISHE) in Tamworth, the equine capital of Australia. The facilities are of an international standard, and the students are loving the chance to compete at the highest level of School Equestrian events. With nine competitors representing the school, [...]

Best Practice for HSC Support – 7 Tips for Parents and Families

As our students commence the final days before their HSC examinations, it’s a very prudent time to reflect on some key strategies and tips that may help their families support them through this rollercoaster of a time. Keeping a Balance One of the biggest support mechanisms and structures that a family can put in [...]

The Science Academy Branches Out

The way in which Science is practised in the “real world” is very different to how it is delivered within the somewhat sheltered school environment. Whilst teachers have prescriptive syllabi to follow, incorporating less restrictive learning experiences to engage students during the process becomes paramount. Students in the Science Academy at Snowy Mountains Grammar School [...]