Events

  1. Non School Time

    09/12/2022 - 27/01/2023
  2. MTB – Cross Country

    9 February - 12 February
  3. MTB – Cannonball Festival & National

    13 February - 18 February
  4. ACER Scholarship Tests – For 2024 Enrolment

    25 February @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT

News

  • We’re Hiring! // Mountain Bike Academy

    We have multiple part-time positions available for support staff in our MTB Academy Program. 🔵 MOUNTAIN BIKE PROGRAM SUPERVISOR 🔵 ————— We are seeking a MTB Supervisor to provide care and support to students participating in the SMGS MTB Program. https://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/our-school/employment/positions/2023-mtb-supervisor 🟠 MOUNTAIN BIKE PROGRAM ACADEMIC SUPERVISOR 🟠 ————— We are seeking 2 x MTB […]
  • We’re Hiring! – School Receptionist

    We’re Hiring! // School Receptionist – Snowy Mountains Grammar School is seeking a dynamic and energetic School Receptionist to join their team in 2022. For all the details or to apply online, please visit our website: School Receptionist
  • SMGS 2022 P&F AGM

    The 2022 P&F AGM will be held on Tuesday 22 November 2022 at 6:00 pm via Zoom. Details about the 2022 P&F AGM can be viewed here: AGM Notice 2022
  • We’re Hiring! – IT Support Officer

    WE’RE HIRING! // Exciting opportunity for an IT support professional to join our growing support team in 2022. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. For all the details or to apply online, please visit our website 👇👇👇 IT Officer

Science

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Exploring the Wide World of STEM: A Year 12 Student’s Experience at the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2023

Learn about Year 12 student Jessie's inspiring experience at the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF), a not-for-profit organization that provides students with a deeper understanding of STEM careers through its flagship Year 12 Program.

Year 6 STEM race to the finish line with their fan-driven carts

This semester, our Year 6 students have been busy in STEM, re-purposing old equipment to build fan-driven cars. The hands-on activity required students to call upon a breadth of skills, including collaboration, critical thinking, planning, creativity and working technical skills. Through re-purposing old equipment, students completed the following four tasks:  Task 1: Salvage usable parts from [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Junior School students explore the Deep Blue for National Science Week

Science Week was jam-packed full of excitement! The theme this year was Deep Blue. Year 6 engaged in the engineering process, creating prototypes that could clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Students planned and built, tested and modified their designs to meet the engineering brief. Yr 6 pics Class 2/3 further explored Antarctica and [...]

Aromas in Organic Chemistry

Year 12 Chemistry undertake a study of organic chemistry as the third unit of the syllabus. This is the branch of chemistry dealing with compounds mainly made of carbon and hydrogen, and sometimes with oxygen or nitrogen, many of which are commonly used in the household. For example, methylated spirits is a combination of the simple alcohols [...]

Inaugural Environment Education Seminar: Regenerative Agriculture with Dr Charles Massy

On 11 March 2020, Snowy Mountains Grammar School was proud to launch its Environment Education Seminar series. Partnering with the Upper Snowy Landcare Network, the student-led SMGS Environment Committee was delighted to welcome Dr Charles Massy to talk about Regenerative Agriculture.   Dr Massy has managed his family’s grazing property, Severn Park, for forty-five years [...]

Year 7 STEM Friction Challenge

Our Year 7 STEM class started their day off with an exciting challenge - to construct a downhill skier that will race another skier down a ski ramp. The objective was to design one that reduces friction and reaches the bottom the fastest. Sounds pretty simple right? So what's the catch? To build their skiers, [...]

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 [...]

SMGS Science Students Working to Discover Habitats for Endangered Frogs

Year 7 Science students have had the opportunity get hands-on, as they assess the local conditions for the establishment of an Alpine Tree Frog colony.   The students, who are currently studying ecology, conducted a range of water and soil quality tests around the banks of Lake Jindabyne. Three locations were assessed for their suitability [...]