Events

  1. Junior School Camps

    11 November @ 8:00 am - 13 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Prefect Camp

    13 November @ 8:00 am - 14 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Year 12 Valedictory Dinner

    13 November @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
  4. Year 11 Art Excursion

    16 November @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  5. Semester 2 Examinations – Years 7-10

    16 November @ 8:45 am - 17 November @ 3:30 pm AEDT

News

  • Year 6 into 7 Virtual Information Evening – Registrations Open!

    SMGS Year 6 into 7 Virtual Information Session   The commencement of high school marks a notable transition in any student’s life. The Year 6 into 7 Virtual Information Session is designed to provide a space in which both students and parents can ask questions and learn more about the Senior School at SMGS.   […]
  • Enrolling now for 2021 – Book a tour today!

    The 2021 School Year is fast approaching.  If you are considering SMGS for your child in 2021 and beyond, we encourage you to book a tour to learn more and experience our vibrant learning environment first hand.  Choosing a school for your child is an important life decision for the child and whole family. How do […]
  • 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. 

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Year 10 student, Hannah Jones, named as an Ambassador for the International Adolescent Health Week 2021

Congratulations to Year 10 student, Hannah Jones, who was recently named as an Ambassador for the International Adolescent Health Week 2021 (IAHW).   IAHW is an annual, international week of dynamic participatory events aimed to inspire adolescents and their communities to advocate for a successful transition into adulthood. ​The date for IAHW 2021 is March [...]

Book Week 2020 – Curious Creatures, Creative Minds

Each year since 1945, the Children’s Book Council of Australia has brought children and books together across Australia through CBCA Book Week. During this time, schools celebrate books and Australian children's authors and illustrators. Classroom teachers and teacher-librarians develop activities and tell stories relating to a theme so as to highlight the importance of reading. [...]

SMGS 2021 School Leadership Team Announced

It is with great pleasure that we announce the SMGS 2020/2021 School Leadership Team. The Investiture Ceremony, held on Monday, 19 October, and live-streamed for family members, saw all Year 12 students, prefects and incoming school captains receive their badges. Leading the SMGS student body in 2021 are the following exceptional young men and women: [...]

Passive Play activity added to Junior School recess options

New term, new initiatives!   This week, the Junior School introduced a passive play option for the playground with a new Lego table.   Lego play promotes teamwork and co-operation, constructive problem solving, lateral thinking and fine motor development.   Our K-6 students have loved this new playtime option.    

Adventure Racing joins Wednesday Sport Line-up!

This Term we have welcomed Adventure Racing to our vibrant Wednesday sports program.   What is Adventure Racing?   Adventure racing is a team activity where the whole team travels together and must navigate their way around the course from checkpoint to checkpoint on foot, mountain bike or kayak. Orienteering and navigation skills together with [...]

SMGS Launches Immersive Virtual Kindergarten Transition Program

As of Tuesday, 22 September, there are 127 days before the Kindergarten class of 2021 will begin their learning journey at ‘Big School’. For many of our future learners and their families, there are some big milestones and exciting events to look forward to over the next 127 days, such as Kindergarten transition and orientation [...]

Students take flight in STANSW Young Scientist Paper Plane Competition

As part of the 2020 National Science Week Activities, students had the opportunity to participate in the STANSW Young Scientist Paper Plane Competition. SMGS had a number of students make the made the minimum cut-offs for the airtime and distance categories. Year 6 student, Will May placed 7th in the airtime category!   The leaderboards can [...]

Alumna, Lucy Schroeder (Class of 2016, Twynam)

Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 2016, Twynam), Lucy Schroeder, held the position of Academic Captain in her final year at SMGS and was the Dux of the 2016 cohort. Lucy is currently completing a degree in Law from the Women’s College within the University of Sydney and is a Katrina Dawson Foundation Scholar.  When it comes to her motivation and life pursuits, Lucy said, “I still don’t really know exactly what path [...]

Service Learning in the Junior School – Mawson’s Hut Foundation

This week, our K-6 students were immersed in a service learning experience- ‘Life in Antarctica’. Our Junior School contributed to fundraising for the Mawson’s Hut Foundation by purchasing wooden Adelie Penguins. 1000's of wooden Adelie Penguins will be painted by children around the world and displayed at the Festival of Mawson’s Hut. The painted penguins [...]

Robosoccer fun in the Year 9/10 Academies

Students put their robot builds to the test in a game of robosoccer as part of the Year 9/10 Academies Program. It was so cool to see them work in teams, designing through an iterative process as a response to problems encountered. Score: 2-0 to Light Claw