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: 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 [...]