Events

  1. Year 7-10 Examinations

    22 November @ 8:00 am - 23 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Let’s Explore – Day 5

    23 November @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am AEDT
  3. Junior School “Building Bee”

    24 November @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm AEDT
  4. Band Camp

    26 November @ 8:00 am - 28 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  5. SMGS P&F AGM

    26 November @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT

News

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 [...]