Events

  1. Duke of Edinburgh Expedition [tentative]

    19 June @ 8:00 am - 29 June @ 5:00 pm AEST
  2. Non Term Time

    21 June @ 8:00 am - 9 July @ 5:00 pm AEST
  3. ESA Students Welcome to Boarding House

    25 June @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
  4. ESA Welcome Event

    25 June @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
  5. Scots Cup

    4 July @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST

News

  • 2021 Snowsports Competition Provisional Team Lists [Updated]

    Provisional Team Lists of the 2021 SUBARU Southern NSW & ACT Interschools Snowsport Championships and 2021 Redlands Cup are now available.
  • Students advance to State Round in the Prime Minister’s Spelling Bee

    Well done to all our Junior School students who participated in the School Round of the 2021 Prime Minister’s Spelling Bee at the end of Term 1. Congratulations to Year 4 student Zoe Horvath and Year 6 student Eve Owen who have advanced to the State round at the end of the month!
  • Scholarship Applications for 2022 enrolment are now open!

    Scholarship Applications for 2022 enrolment are now open!   Our new Scholarship Program provides students from all around Australia with the opportunity to learn and grow in a unique alpine environment and to develop as well-rounded global citizens acting with courage and conviction as leaders of the future.   To learn more about Scholarships at […]
  • Lions Youth of the Year – Zac Corcoran, Year 12 advances to State round

    A huge congratulations to Zac Corcoran in Year 12, who not only won the local Lions Club of Jindabyne overall Youth of the Year Australia and public speaking components but has just won the regional competition in Ulladulla. He now moves on to the State round in Canberra in the coming weeks, representing SMGS and the […]

Monthly Archives: May 2019

Year 7/8 Virtual Debate team wins second-round in close debate

Today our Year 7/8 Virtual Debate team competed against Trinity Anglican school in the second-round of the National Virtual Debating competition. Details of the debate are as follows: Topic: That Médecins Sans Frontières should not be impartial as to who they assist Affirmative: Snowy Mountains Grammar School – NSW Negative: Trinity Anglican School – Cairns, [...]

Year 6 Virtual Debate team successful in second round

On Tuesday 14th May our Year 6 debating representatives won their second-round virtual debate against Newcastle Grammar School. The topic for debate was that the Australian flag should never be changed. Our team were given the negative position. The issues and arguments that were raised were very well considered and showed maturity in both sides [...]

SMGS to host Dr Bianca Capra from Superstars of STEM

We are very excited to be hosting Dr Bianca Capra who is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Engineering & Information Technology at UNSW Canberra and is part of the Science & Technology Australia Superstars of STEM program Dr Capra will be coming to give a talk to the girls of SMGS from Years [...]

K/1 explore 3D shapes through building their own robots!

As part of our Mathematics unit on 3D shapes, K/1  explored the attributes and properties of prisms (cardboard boxes), whilst building their own amazing robots! Students gave oral descriptions of their robot’s ability and even named them as Lullaby Singing Robot, Cat Feeding Robot, Cookie Making Robot and Cleaning Robot. This hands on activity [...]

National Boarding Week 2019

Founded twenty-three years ago, our boarding house community is an integral thread in the fabric of our school. The boarding house at SMGS is large enough to foster personal growth, yet small enough to notice and cater for diverse individual difference.   Although the natural environment of the Snowy Mountains region is a gift that all boarding students are able to experience, it is the personalised programs and unique offering [...]

SMGS joins schools and workplaces across Australia for inaugural Do it for Dolly Day

On Friday 10 May, SMGS joined schools and workplaces across Australia to commemorate Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett and to extend the Dolly’s Dream message that bullying is never ok. On Do it for Dolly Day, people can commemorate Dolly and support her family’s mission by “going blue” at school or work and holding fundraising events to help [...]

Workshop Club: Creative classes for Curious Minds

SMGS students now have another amazing after school co-curricular opportunity. This week, our Director of Activities announced the launch of  SMGS Workshop Club: Creative classes for curious minds. Do you enjoy being creative? Do you enjoy hands on activities? Are you interested in innovation?  Then workshop club is for you! Workshop club is open for students in [...]

Go Jindabyne Master Plan team visits SMGS

  Announced last year, the Go Jindabyne Master Plan is now gaining noticeable momentum. A Community Statement has just been published, which was largely informed by consultation with the general community late in 2018 through to early 2019. The principal planner, Rukshan de Silva, has worked with students from our local community, with students [...]

K/1 Literacy Rotations Term 2 Week 1

Our youngest learners started Term 2 with some new Literacy Rotation Activities. The Term 2, week 1 challenges included the following: High Frequency Word Familiarisation - Students place magnetic letters on the small whiteboards to spell High Frequency Words. This supports letter recognition and develops phonemic awareness. At the writable table, students write high frequency [...]

Community, competition and opportunity at the heart of 22nd Annual SMIEC event

From Saturday 27 to Tuesday 30 April, Snowy Mountains Grammar School welcomed 248 riders from 58 schools to Jindabyne for the 22ndannual Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition. Of this year’s event, Event Director, Sue West, said, “SMIEC 2019 was an amazing event. The weather was the best we have had for many years and this [...]