Events

  1. Year 12 Trial HSC Examinations

    10 August @ 8:30 am - 14 August @ 3:30 pm AEST
  2. Boarders Exeat Weekend

    15 August @ 8:00 am - 16 August @ 5:00 pm AEST
  3. Year 12 Trial HSC Examinations

    17 August @ 8:00 am - 21 August @ 5:00 pm AEST
  4. ICAS Science

    20 August @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  5. Daffodil Day

    21 August @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm AEST

News

  • 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
  • Virtual Year 11 Subject Selection Information Evening

    Registrations are now open for SMGS Virtual Year 11 2021 Subject Selection Information Evening. To learn more about the evening and to register, head to: https://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/event/year-11-subject-selection-evening-3/
  • Exciting News! OSHC is back for Term 3!

    OSHC is back for Term 3 and now offering before and after school care.  To learn more, head to:  https://www.gidgillys.com.au/jindabyneoshc  
  • Exciting News – SMGS ESA Program to proceed for Term 3 2020

    It is our great pleasure to announce that the 2020 Elite Snowsports Academy (ESA) at Snowy Mountains Grammar School will be running.  We are nearing capacity for this year, however, if you would like to learn more about the 2020 program offering or to put your son or daughter’s name down on a wait list, […]

Academies

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SMGS Wins Innovative Schools Award for Second Year in a Row

Twenty-one years ago, Snowy Mountains Grammar School set out to offer a diverse range of opportunities, leading to the development of outstanding citizens equipped for an ever-changing world. Fast forward to 2017 and the school’s founders’ vision has become a reality. We have, indeed, prepared our students for current and future global communities where emerging [...]

It’s really all about the electrons!

SMGS Head of Stage 6 and Chemistry/Physics teacher, Dr Darryl Nelson, has had two Chemistry videos accepted for the Royal Australian Chemical Institute's (RACI) 100 Reactions series, celebrating their 100th anniversary. The two films that were accepted are: 1)    The Oxidation States of Vanadium https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn8S-tWJS4I 2)    Flame Colours https://youtu.be/lbm9SddGp2E?list=PLH1M6iHMmRl4xtPyrC4yRr0EU2rCF9Q8G To learn more about the project, [...]

Immersing Ourselves in the Lives of our City Neighbours

Thrilled and excited to see quality actors, as well as the sights Sydney has to offer, Senior Drama students headed up to Sydney for our second excursion this year on Saturday, 22 July. Stepping off the bus and breathing in through our nostrils that great smell of city air, we arrived at Darling Harbour and [...]

SMGS Team successful in Round 4 of the Law Society of NSW Mock Trial Competition

This afternoon the SMGS Mock Trial Team were successful against the Riverina Anglican College, Wagga Wagga, in a civil trial in the Law Society of NSW Mock Trial Competition. The case concerned the common law principle of negligence, whereby the plaintiff, who was an Australia Post worker, claimed $50,000 in damages after she was bitten [...]

Senior School Drama Showcase Evening

Author: Lara Fairfield-Smith, Year 11  The Senior Drama students at Snowy Mountains Grammar School are hosting an evening to showcase their hard work in Drama throughout this term. Year 11 Year 11 students will be performing their class production: ‘Opening a Fuzzwollop’s Frame of Mind’. A group of people that range from one extreme to [...]

Shake, Shake, Shake!

Students in the Science Academy have had a very exciting time recently with the testing of a new, small type of seismometer called a Raspberry Shake. This device is essentially a Raspberry Pi computer attached to a sensitive seismometer that in theory will detect earthquakes that occur in this part of the world. After it [...]

Academy of Agriculture joins SMGS Academies of Excellence

Now into Term 2, our Academies of Excellence are in full swing! New to the line-up this year is the Agriculture Academy run by Mrs Susan Plum. Of the addition of the Agriculture Academy to the innovative Academies of Excellence, Mr Craig Moore, the Academies of Excellence co-ordinator, said “The diversity of opportunities available to [...]

Off the Beaten Track regional performance workshops with Andre Jewson

Last week, students spent a couple of days working with professional actor, VCA graduate and star of The Lion King, Andre Jewson. Andre conducted workshops on script analysis, acting styles for film and television, monologues and characterisation techniques. On Friday, May 5, Andre spent time with the senior Drama students working towards a deeper understanding [...]

Press Release: SMGS Drama Academy War Poetry Tour sets out to raise funds for Legacy Australia

SMGS Drama Academy students are touring south-east NSW with their unique production, “A Journey through 100 Years of War Poetry”, to raise funds for their benefactor and patron, Legacy Australia. Jindabyne, NSW, Monday 10 April 2017 - Presented by Snowy Mountains Grammar School Drama Academy, the physical theatre production of “A Journey through 100 Years [...]

What is Innovation?

My last article in the SMGS newsletter, Aspects focused on the changes facing education this year, with the announcement of a new NSW Education Minister. In this article I want to broaden my scope by focusing on educational leaders; in particular, those leaders who are involved in educational decisions in our profession, sector and schools. [...]