Over the break, our staff, with feedback from our students, re-imagined the activities program for Term 2. These activities were selected taking into consideration the overarching principals of our Virtual Campus of continuity, curriculum content and connections. Many of these activities promote movement, connection with peers, spending time in nature, service-learning, creativity, innovation and inquiry [...]
Virtual Campus Update Over the last few years, Snowy Mountains Grammar School has taken a digital-first approach to its systems and processes. We have worked to innovatively embed technology across our campus, curriculum and programs. Our forward-thinking approach to technology has perhaps been one of the key assets we had in our toolkit in response to the impact COVID-19 has [...]
In preparation for Term 2 Virtual Classrooms, Junior School teachers have prepared work packs to further support student learning throughout the term. The packs contained a variety of items including work booklets, skipping ropes for PE lessons, resourceas for STEM and science lessons. Packs were delivered to students within Jindabyne township and pick up points [...]
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award students at SMGS have adapted to the rapidly changing conditions int the world around us and are continuing to participate in the different elements of the Award. Our students have adjusted their activities to include sewing masks for our local medical centre and collecting rubbish from the lake foreshore for [...]
Embracing the challenge of transforming our award-winning learning environment for online learning, SMGS’ Virtual Campus was officially launched on Tuesday 24 March 2020. What is the SMGS Virtual Campus? Our Virtual Campus has the following elements: Delivers learning which gives students daily contact with teachers and their classmates Live interactive lesson delivery On a timetable [...]
It's been an interesting few weeks for our school community. In the video below, SMGS Director of Wellbeing and our DoS provide some words of wisdom and encouragement to our school community during this challenging time.
On Tuesday afternoon, our students in the Academy of Innovation Program joined a presentation in their Virtual Campus via Zoom with Mr Jack Redfern. Mr Redfern is a registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney with just on 30 years experience in that industry. He has worked with an extensive range of clients from individuals [...]