Events

  1. Week 2

    11 October @ 8:00 am - 15 October @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. [Postponed] Year 11 Curriculum Camp

    12 October @ 8:00 am - 15 October @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. [Virtual] Junior School Assembly

    15 October @ 9:00 am - 9:40 am AEDT
  4. Week 3

    18 October @ 8:00 am - 22 October @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  5. [via Zoom] Year 11 (12) Parent Teacher Interviews

    18 October @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT

News

  • Kindergarten 2022 Parent Information Webinar – Wednesday 13 October – Registrations Now Open!

    Starting or considering Kindergarten in 2022? Enrolments are now open for Kindergarten 2022! Kindergarten marks the start of an exciting learning journey for many families. We know our youngest learners flourish in an environment where they are authentically known, that nurtures and inspires their creative and curious minds. With more clarity around what Term 4 […]
  • We’re Hiring! – Middle and Senior School Art Teacher (Years 7 -12)

    Due to the exciting growth and development of Snowy Mountains Grammar School and our Art Teacher relocating out of the area after many years of dedicated service, there is now an opportunity for an inspiring, dynamic, and committed Visual Arts Teacher to join our team on a full-time permanent basis from January 2022. See the […]
  • The uniform shop is now online!

    The uniform shop is now online! Click and collect is now available. Nominate a time to collect when you make your online purchase, or purchases can be collected from the front office during business hours (8.30am-4.30pm) in a COVID-safe way at the main door. https://shop.smgs.nsw.edu.au  
  • Return to face-to-face learning Friday, 17th September

    We are looking forward to welcoming all students and staff back to campus for the final day of Term 3, tomorrow Friday, 17th September!   From 1:00 pm today, restrictions were eased in the Snowy Monaro Region, with our School now operating under Level 3.   Please note:  – Please bring a lunch, the canteen […]

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About Melissa Bell

With over 20 Years in the teaching environment, Mrs Bell is an experienced and dedicated member of the SMGS team. She is passionate about helping students achieve their personal best throughout their school journey, with a personalised approach for each child. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science, and a Master of Education and a Graduate Certificate in Special Needs Education from Griffith University. Melissa is Head of Faculty – Education Support and Enrichment, teaches maths and science and runs the Duke of Edinburgh Program and Kidpreneur Program.

Year 7 Science Students explore water ways in Jindabyne in Cross-Curricular Field Study

During week 5, SMGS Year 7 students attended a cross-curricular field study in conjunction with their Term 3 Science study of ecology and ecosystems and Geography study of water.   An integral component of both of these subjects is developing skills for collecting data in the field. To nurture these skills, the students investigated the [...]

SMGS students successful in Term 4 ACER Examinations

After completing their End of Semester Examinations in Week 6, the ACER Certificate Program students have returned to their study books in order to prepare for their Term 4 ACER examinations. Eighteen students across Years 7 to 9 ambitiously embarked upon their certificate level examinations. The ACER Certificate Program is specifically designed as an extension [...]

Stop Motion Animation showcases Year 8 STEM creativity

The Year 8 STEM students have been learning how to create Stop Motion Animation videos during their lessons this term. Stop Motion Animation is a film making technique that makes inanimate objects appear to move on their own. The students physically manipulate objects in small steps and then individually photograph a series of frames. The [...]

SMGS Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – leading the way in program delivery through COVID-19

The NSW Office of Sport - Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award team hosted a webinar on Wednesday 21 October for Award Leaders throughout NSW schools and community organisations to provide an update on allowances and changes to the Award during COVID-19. Two schools (SMGS was one of them) were invited to present examples of how [...]

Outstanding results in the Term 2 ACER Certificate Program examination

ACER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has developed an evidence-based certificate program in Mathematics and Reading. This enrichment program aims to challenge higher performing students to set goals for their own achievement, reinforce a growth mindset and foster a self-directed learning approach. The ACER Certificate Program is internationally recognised and provides [...]

Duke of Edinburgh Award Program in the Virtual Campus

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 [...]

Junior School Kidpreneur Carnival

The Junior School Eat Street was filled with the sounds of excitement and laughter on Thursday lunchtime as the Kidpreneur Carnival was launched. The theme for the Kidpreneur Program in Term 4 focused on the creation of a ‘sideshow alley’ style of a carnival. Participants from Years 4 to 6 were tasked with designing, creating [...]

New Enrichment Program! – ACER Certificate Program

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has developed an evidence-based certificate program in Mathematics and Reading.  This enrichment program aims to challenge higher performing students to set goals for their own achievement, reinforce a growth mindset and foster a self-directed learning approach. The ACER Certificate Program is internationally recognised and provides five certificate levels. [...]

The Junior School Personal Passion Project a welcomed addition to SMGS Enrichment Program

The Personal Passion Project is an initiative designed for Junior School students that embraces project-based learning and provides the opportunity for students to study an area of personal interest and passion not provided within the realms of the traditional classroom curriculum. Participating students in Years 4 – 6 have been encouraged to develop their own [...]

Enrichment News

Our thriving enrichment program has had a busy and exciting few months! Write A Book in a Day On Wednesday 20 June, SMGS entered five teams in the ‘Write a Book in a Day’ competition. This exciting enrichment event was a creative and challenging team competition for students in Years 5 to 12. Teams of [...]