Events

  1. Boarder’s Dinner

    18 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
  2. Year 11 Examination Block

    21 September @ 8:30 am - 25 September @ 3:30 pm AEST
  3. [Cancelled] ESA and Snowsports Presentation Evening

    24 September @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  4. JS Merit Assembly

    24 September @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am AEST
  5. [Pending] Year 12 Breakfast

    25 September @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am AEST

News

  • SMGS Debate Team Featured in the latest AISNSW Education News

    In their latest newsletter, the Association of Independent Schools of NSW ran a feature on 2020 NGS Super Virtual Debating Competition. In the article, SMGS Senior English teacher and debate team coordinator Ms Anne Jones talks about what the opportunity to continue debating at such a high level means for our students.   To read […]
  • 2021 Kindergarten Virtual Information Evening

    Choosing the right school for your child to begin their learning journey is an important and exciting time for all families. Join us for the SMGS Kindergarten Virtual Information Evening on Thursday, 3rd September at 6:00 pm. This evening is open to all pre-enrolled SMGS Kindergarten 2021 families, and families considering SMGS’ Kindergarten in 2021, […]
  • Happy 100 days of Kindergarten!

    On Friday 31 August, the SMGS Kindergarten class of 2020 reached a significant milestone in their learning journey – their first 100 days of school!   Students participated in the following activities: reading “I’ll teach my dog 100 words” to start the day,  creating “100th-day crowns”, doing a “100 drops of water prediction” activity, making a “100 balloon” craft activity to display in their room, completing a “100 […]
  • We’re Hiring – Boarding House Supervisor

    We’re now accepting applications or a Boarding House Supervisor to join our team in July 2020. For all the details: Boarding House Supervisor

tim.bland

/Tim Bland

About Tim Bland

Tim has been teaching at SMGS for six years across a variety of subjects, including English, English Extension, Legal Studies, History, PDHPE and Geography. Outside of the classroom. Tim has been a previous Head of Sport and is now the Dean of Students for Years 9 -10, which focuses largely on student wellbeing.

SMGS Mock Trial Team successful in round two

Congratulations to SMGS Year 11 team who won their second round of Mocktrial against Kooringal High School. The students were able to provide a strong defence in their case and score critical points in the cross-examination of witnesses. Special mention to the defence witnesses who stood firm!

SMGS Inducts 2020 Prefect Team at Senior Investiture Ceremony

On Monday, 21 2019 the Snowy Mountains Grammar School Community introduced and welcomed our 2020 Year 12 Class. The senior investiture ceremony provides a space where our new Year 12 cohort acknowledges and commits themselves to their positions as seniors in the school, and the subsequent responsibility that each title holds. Students were charged with [...]

Ping, beep, buzz! Students explore app notifications in Stage 5 Assembly

Today we participated in a little experiment to see how many notifications students receive during a specific time period. Students were told to come up and mark the board on the specific app that had sent them a notification whenever it occurred during the stage meeting.  We looked at the current SMGS policy, our expectations [...]

Lake Jindabyne foreshore gets a little bit of love from Twynam House

This year Twynam's house charity once again focused on trying to improve our unique natural environment. As part of Clean Up Australia Day, Twynam organised and ran a school event by the lakeside over the weekend. The organisation Clean Up Australia "inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment".  For us, this day is aimed [...]

Wellbeing and the change of seasons – A note from our Dean of Students, Years 7-10

Welcome to our new students and staff who have joined for this term and beyond, and another warm welcome back to those who are continuing their journey with us. As we enter Term 2 at Snowy Mountains Grammar School, the leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping and soon our small town will become awash [...]

The Importance of Camps

From the Wellbeing Team... The Importance of Camps Over the last two weeks, our Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10 students participated in our annual camp program. This saw our students adventuring to places like Island Bend, White’s River Hut, Pambula and the Pinch on the Lower Snowy River. Camp always presents [...]

Snowsports Celebrated at End-of-Season Presentation Night

On Thursday, 14 September, SMGS held its annual Snowsports Presentation Night at Rydges Horizons in Jindabyne. National team member participation certificates were handed out, as well as ASSSTCs team medals, Interschools all-rounder medals, best-in-discipline awards, and ESA awards, as well as our perpetual shields: -The Bentley and Talia Major Award for Outstanding Interschools Performance  -The [...]

ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Championships Recap

The three days of the ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Championships, held at Perisher Resort over July 26-28, saw Snowy Mountains Grammar School send its biggest team to date, with 126 students competing. This is close to 50% of our 2017 Term 3 student body. In addition to some amazing results and performances from all [...]

Athletes’ resilience put to the test on Day 1 of Regionals

The ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Championships kicked off yesterday at Perisher Resort. The weather and snow conditions created an opportunity for all competitors to test their skill and top up their resilience tanks. Despite the conditions, students were all smiles as they headed to the start of their respective events. The kick-off of the [...]

2016 Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships – Day 2 Recap

Competitors were greeted with another spectacular spring day for the second day of competition in the 2016 Australian Interschools Snowsorts Championships at Perisher Resort. Day 2 saw the snowboarding events take centre stage along with the division 5 moguls out at Blue Cow. Once again, SMGS showed why it is Australia's number 1 snowsports school, dominating [...]