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  • Two SMGS Alumni announced as inaugural Interschool Ambassadors for 2019

    Congratulations to SMGS Alumnus (2017) Theo Coates and Alumna (2018) Antonia Murphy, who were selected as Interschools Ambassadors for the 2019 snowsports season. Antonia and Theo will be at various Interschools Presentations, events and other functions this season! Antonia Murphy 18 and Theodore Coates 19, both of whom grew up in Jindabyne  are 2 of […]
  • Draft team lists (Updated) for Interschools and Redlands Cup now online

    The first draft team lists for the 2019 Snowsports season are now available: Redlands Cup (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) Please refer to the  Snowsports Team Selection Policy for details about team snowsports team selection. All feedback on these draft teams should be directed to: […]
  • Patrick Broe Competes in Rugby NSW State Championships

    A big congratulations to Patrick Broe and his U14 ACT Brumbies team who were undefeated throughout the NSW State Championship tournament in Orange before going down narrowly in the final against Gordon over the weekend. They put some big scores up against some really strong competition (69-0 against Randwick, 47-7 against Manly). Patrick was the leading try scorer of […]
  • Emily Quodling punches ticket to National Equestrian Interschools

    Congratulations to Emily Quodling who has qualified for the National Interschools event to be held at SIEC from 27th September to 3rd October.  Emily and her horse, DP Onyx will be competing in the 90cm show jumping. Good Luck Emily!  

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About Scott Frize

Scott has over 15 years’ experience in education across the globe, including our founding school, Redlands. After moving to England to teach at the Warwick School, Scott returned to Australia to take on the role of Head of Boarding at SMGS. After almost 4 years in boarding, Scott moved into the Director of Junior School. In 2019 Scott has taken on the integral role of Director of Learning Innovation.

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 [...]

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 [...]

AI for Good Challenge

AI FOR GOOD This term our students from Years 7-12 have been handed a challenge! As part of a competition called the AI for Good Challenge, students are encouraged to participate in coming up with ideas on how we can put artificial intelligence to good use across the following three areas: Accessibility – helping more than [...]

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 [...]

Students make a splash at Junior School HICES Swimming Carnival

The representative carnival is an annual event for all independent primary co-educational schools who are members of HICES. It was held on Wednesday 6th March, at the Sydney Aquatic Centre at Homebush. This was a wonderful opportunity for selected SMGS students to compete and represent the school. Congratulations to all students who competed.

Academy students gain valuable experience at ‘Solutions Hackathon’

This week in Academy time in the Senior School we had the privilege of taking our Tuesday group to a local event run by the Snowy Mountains Innovation Network. The students participated in a workshop, ‘Solutions Hackathon’, which was run to draw out areas of focus for innovation in our local community into the future. [...]

Year 6 students attend Canberra GRIP Leadership Conference

This week we took all of our Year 6 students to attend the GRIP Leadership Conference at Canberra’s Australian Institute of Sport. Our Junior School leaders joined over 450 students attending from all over the region and fully embraced the opportunity to mix with other students who are in the same position at other schools. [...]

What I love about my Junior School

If you have been into our Junior School over the past term, you will have noticed the windows of K/1 and Year 2/3 have been adorned with pictures of the students of each respective class. They are holding boards that answer the question, ‘What I love about my Junior School’. The answers that were provided [...]

Year 6 Student, Emily Willsmer, advances to semi-finals in the Rostrum Public Speaking ACT Competition

The annual Rostrum Public Speaking ACT competition was held in Cooma on Monday, 4th June. Emily Willsmer from Year 6 represented our Junior School, having been chosen from our Year 5 and Year 6 students. Each student developed their own speech over the past term based on topics that the Rostrum organisation sends to all [...]

Kindergarten Readiness: Is my child ready for school?

The decision on whether your child is ready for school is not easily answered. One thing that I can say is that simply focusing on arming children with their letters and numbers before entering a kindergarten classroom is not what determines school readiness. School readiness is more about how adaptive a child is to a [...]