Events

  1. [Pending]NW Equestrian Expo

    27 May @ 8:00 am - 2 June @ 5:00 pm AEST
  2. [Pending]ISA Cross Country

    27 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  3. [Cancelled] Environmental Education Session

    27 May @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
  4. [Cancelled] GRIP Leadership Summit (Year 6)

    28 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  5. [Pending]HICES Cross Country

    28 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST

News

  • Return to School from Monday 1 June

    SMGS returns to an on-site campus for all year groups from Monday 1st June 2020. The week of Monday 25 May 2020 remains as: Monday – K to Yr 3; Yr 7 to Yr 9; Yr 11 & 12 Tuesday – K to Yr 3; Yr 7 & 8; Yr 11 & 12 Wednesday – […]
  • We’re Hiring – Uniform Shop Administrator

    We’re looking for a Uniform Shop Administrator to run our on-site uniform store, servicing new and existing families. For all the details, check out the position on our website: Uniform Shop Administrator
  • SMGS Virtual Easter Hat Challenge

    This Friday 3 April, we will be holding a virtual Kindergarten to Year 12 Easter Hat Challenge. The rules: 1. Must be Handmade. (You may add to another hat you have (ie, cap/ sombrero/ top hat). 2. It must fit and stay on your head (no hands) for the photo. 3. One hat per person. […]
  • SMIEC 2020 postponed until Term 4

    SMIEC 2020 After discussing at length  with SMGS Executive, the SMIEC committee, and in consultation with Perisher, we have made the responsible decision to postpone SMIEC 2020 until Term 4. With the announcement from the Australian Government yesterday in regards to public gatherings over 500, we believe this is the responsible decision to make. Snowy […]

Monthly Archives: November 2017

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2017 Term 3 Merit Assembly

Earlier this term, SMGS held its Term 3 Principal’s Merit Assembly. During the assembly, students were recognised who had achieved Academic Honours (Provisional) and Academic Endeavour (Provisional) in Stages 4, 5 and 6. House and Tutor Groups were also recognised for their combined hard work throughout Term 3. To receive an Academic Endeavour Award, a [...]

Leaving a Legacy – Celebrating the Career of Mrs Sue West

Co-authors: Charlotte Wilson and Alexandra Fairfield-Smith (Year 7) Snowy Mountains Grammar School is delighted to celebrate the career of Mrs Sue West. Mrs West was born in Belmore, Sydney, and spent all her school years at PLC Sydney. She had an interesting journey to teaching. She began her university studies thinking that she would like [...]

Senior School Cre8ive Sessions Photo Album

Well done to our creative and performing arts students who performed their hearts out last week. The evening was a wonderful showcase of SMGS student works in music, drama, art, public speaking, food creations and the Academies of Excellence projects. Thank you to Mrs Sue Sell and Mrs Katie Withirdin for organising such a vibrant [...]

Mr Frize’s Year 6 into 7 Transition Evening Speech

On Thursday, 26th October, Mr Scott Frize, Head of Junior School, addressed the Year 6 students who will be starting Year 7 in 2018. We asked Mr Frize for a copy of his speech and he has agreed to let us share it. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did. “Dear Students [...]

Year 4 explore the process of farm to fridge and cow to cone

Year 4 students have been investigating the process of manufacturing products; in this case, from farm to fridge and from cow to cone. During the week of 30th October, we made ice cream and bread in class, with the students starting by researching the process. First, they researched the ingredients needed, then explored the steps [...]

SMGS students provide Remembrance Day service for residents of the Snowy River Hostel

On Friday, 10 November 2017, a group of students visited Snowy River Hostel in Berridale. This has become an annual event that students and residents look forward to each year. Students supplied residents with a delightful morning tea and took the time to chat over a cup of tea before leading a Remembrance Day service [...]

SMGS to deliver Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care in 2018

Snowy Mountains Grammar School (SMGS) is very excited to announce that, beginning in Term 1 2018, students will be able to take a Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care. The course will be taught by SMGS teacher Ms Emma Smith, while the Association of Independent Schools New South Wales (AIS NSW) will be [...]

World Teacher’s Day Celebration – Butterfly Display

"Thank you for helping us spread our wings and teaching us to fly" Last week, SMGS held a morning tea for our teaching staff in celebration of this year's World Teachers Day. Our school captains and prefects secretly distributed paper butterflies to all SMGS students to decorate, sign or write a message. The butterflies were [...]

Reflections on the Term 4 Junior School Cre8ive Session

From our Junior School Captain, Heidi Nicholson The Junior School Cre8ive Sessions event, held on 2nd November, was a fun-filled night for parents, teachers, friends and students. With a full audience and many performances, I watched as every student in the Junior School performed with such enthusiasm and excitement. Even when nerves set in and [...]

Student turns DT project into an innovative chemistry study guide

At SMGS, we are preparing our students for current and future global communities, where emerging 21st century skills and thinking will be essential to thrive. It is no longer enough to pass on information to students; we must be teaching and inspiring students with what they can do with the information, equipped with advanced thinking [...]