Events

  1. Week 3

    3 May @ 8:00 am - 7 May @ 5:00 pm AEST
  2. [Postponed] Junior Da Vinci Decathlon

    4 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  3. Year 11-12 Parent Teacher Interviews [Zoom]

    4 May @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
  4. [Postponed] Senior Da Vinci Decathlon

    5 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  5. Mother’s Day Assembly and Morning Tea

    6 May @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am AEST

News

  • 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 […]
  • Dress for Success Sydney

    As one of our initiatives following International Women’s Day, SMGS is collecting clothes to donate to Dress for Success Sydney. Check out the details below on how you can get involved.

Monthly Archives: June 2019

//June

Stage 5 Elective Visual Arts Class finds inspiration on the shores of Lake Jindabyne

The Stage 5 Elective Visual Arts Class ‘Matisse’ took Monday afternoon to explore the Lake for inspiration for their Lake Study. As a part of their Unit of work the Nature of Nature they have been examining how artist interpret and communicate the natural environment through unconventional forms of art Students are completing observational studies [...]

Wizard of Oz – Meet the Main Characters

Dorothy Played by Tilly Henness How is this character like you? She is very strong with her opinion and she will stand by her opinion. She protects her friends. What sort of person is going to love this character? Someone that really likes to enjoy and appreciate things in life. Someone who [...]

SMGS progresses through Round 3 of the Primary Virtual Debating Competition.

Yesterday our Primary Virtual Debating Team won Round 3 of the National Virtual Debating competition. Debate Topic: Plastic shopping bags should be replaced with paper bags in all retail outlets Affirmative: Snowy Mountains Grammar School - NSW Negative: Northside Montessori School (2) - NSW Adjudicator: Hannah Kuhar The adjudicator complemented both teams on having conducted [...]

Junior School STEM Enrichment Program

The combined subject areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) provide a chance for students to foster skills to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. With the development of innovative programs at SMGS, and to provide an enrichment opportunity for our students, we have initiated a Junior School STEM enrichment program. A small [...]

Developing critical, creative thinkers

How do we develop critical, creative thinkers? What value do we place on project-based learning? At SMGS we provide our students with access to opportunities and experiences outside the parameters of the traditional curriculum. Programs such as Kidpreneur, the Aeronautical Velocity Challenge, Write a Book in a Day, the Da Vinci Decathlon Series, the STEM [...]

Young People and Mental Health

The rise in mental health issues is of great concern within our wider community, though none more so than the increase in mental health prevalence among our youth. We now have years’ worth of quality data collected from various creditable organisations, which consistently report that around one in four adolescents are presenting with mental health [...]

The Students of 2031

By the time 2031 comes along, our current Kindergarten students will be in their final year of school. As Year 12 students, what skills should they be equipped with in order to step out into the rest of their lives as confident and contributing citizens? We do know that the skill set they will require [...]