Events

  1. SMIEC

    27 April - 30 April
  2. Staff Day

    29 April
  3. Boarders’ Parent Meeting

    29 April @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
  4. Boarders’ Return

    29 April @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm AEST

News

  • 2019 Open Day registrations now open

    Registrations are now open for the 2019 Snowy Mountains Grammar School Open Day.
  • SMGS Netball Team Grand Final Winners

    Congratulations to SMGS Netball team who won the Jindabyne Netball Association Grand Final last night! Well done ladies!
  • New pedal desks in Year 2/3 Classroom

    Introducing our new pedal desks in Junior School, 2/3 classroom. Ms S has been following a school case study over the last 12 months that incorporates Kinaesthetic furniture in the classroom. Research has determined that movement while learning improves brain function, increases the ability to stay on task and improves concentration. After trialling our first […]
  • SMGS 10th Annual Cross Country Carnival – Program

    On Wednesday, 10th April 2019 SMGS Kindergarten to Year 12 students will head to The Station Resort for the 10th Annual Cross Country Running Carnival. The SMGS Cross-Country Carnival is planned to be a fun day, full of enthusiasm and house camaraderie. As much as possible, all students are encouraged to ‘have a go’. Emphasis […]

Monthly Archives: February 2019

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A fantastic day for students at the 2019 Jindabyne Lions Youth of the Year event

A fantastic day for 8 local students (4 SMGS and 4 JCS) who had the opportunity to participate in the Lions Youth of the Year event today. There are three sections to the competition - a 20-minute interview with a panel of 3 judges; a 4 minute prepared speech and two short impromptu speeches responding [...]

SMGS Kidpreneur back for 2019!

In 2018, SMGS launched Kidpreneur. The program was a huge success and is now back for 2019! (To read all about the program launch in 2018, click HERE!) Kidpreneur is an initiative designed to guide, support and equip today’s young people with the necessary skills to inspire our future entrepreneurs.  The program is open to [...]

Why Praising Children’s Ability is Harmful to their Education

Author: Dr Andrew Bell As parents, or as teachers, how often have we deliberately or inadvertently praised a child for their innate abilities?  I would suggest we do this more than we realise, and this has been happening for generations. Of course, the intent is all positive, but the reality is quite the opposite and [...]

SMGS sportsmanship and participation on display at 22nd annual Swimming Carnival

On Friday, 15thFebruary, the SMGS community headed to the Berridale Pool for the 22ndannual SMGS Swimming Carnival. The swimming carnival is one of the most anticipated events on the school calendar. This year, the swimming carnival did not disappoint, with an incredible display of the SMGS spirit of support, encouragement, sportsmanship and participation, and of [...]

SMGS ready for a busy and rewarding year ahead

Thursday 31stJanuary marked the first day of the 2019 school year for the Snowy Mountains Grammar School community.   Of the new year ahead, Principal Dr Andrew Bell shared some insights into a few of the new programs and initiatives on offer to students, as well as new staff, saying, “It has been a privilege [...]