Events

  1. K-12 Easter Hat Challenge

    3 April @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. [Cancelled] Cross Country Carnival

    3 April @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm AEDT
  3. [Postponed] Duke of Edinburgh Adventurous Journey

    4 April @ 8:00 am - 7 April @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  4. SMGS P&F Meeting

    7 April @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm AEST
  5. Last Day of Term 1

    9 April @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST

News

  • SMGS Virtual Easter Hat Challenge

    This Friday 3 April, we will be holding a virtual Kindergarten to Year 12 Easter Hat Challenge. The rules: 1. Must be Handmade. (You may add to another hat you have (ie, cap/ sombrero/ top hat). 2. It must fit and stay on your head (no hands) for the photo. 3. One hat per person. […]
  • SMIEC 2020 postponed until Term 4

    SMIEC 2020 After discussing at length  with SMGS Executive, the SMIEC committee, and in consultation with Perisher, we have made the responsible decision to postpone SMIEC 2020 until Term 4. With the announcement from the Australian Government yesterday in regards to public gatherings over 500, we believe this is the responsible decision to make. Snowy […]
  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Information for the School Community

    Information, articles and reference materials for the School Community relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) are available using the following link: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Information for the School Community
  • IWD Breakfast Keynote and Table Speakers Announced

    Our 2nd Annual International Women’s Day Breakfast is just around the corner and we are very excited to announce our 2020 Keynote and Table Speakers. If you haven’t already booked your tickets, head to: https://smgsiwdbreakfast2020.eventbrite.com.au  

Equestrian

//Equestrian

Community, competition and opportunity at the heart of 22nd Annual SMIEC event

From Saturday 27 to Tuesday 30 April, Snowy Mountains Grammar School welcomed 248 riders from 58 schools to Jindabyne for the 22ndannual Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition. Of this year’s event, Event Director, Sue West, said, “SMIEC 2019 was an amazing event. The weather was the best we have had for many years and this [...]

2019 Equestrian New South Wales State Interschools Championships Recap

Author - Sarah Jansen, Year 12 From Friday 5th March to Tuesday 11th March, seven riders from SMGS travelled to the Sydney International Equestrian Centre for the 2019 Equestrian New South Wales State Interschools Championships. It was a tough week, with some of the best horse and rider combinations in the state, but our riders had [...]

SMGS Equestrian Team Coached by Christan Trainor!

Sarah Jansen (Year 11) is the Snowy Mountains Equestrian Capitan. The Snowy Mountains Grammar School Equestrian team visited Ingebirah fro a two-day skills camp.  Fifteen riders from our SMGS equestrian team enjoyed a two day camp at Ingebirah. It was a great two days, and both riders and horses all tried so hard to get [...]

SMGS Equestrian Team Brings Home the Win!

Sarah Jansen (Year 11) is the Snowy Mountains Equestrian Capitan. The Snowy Mountains Grammar School Equestrian team has had a huge start to the season, with students competing in competitions all over NSW.   On the long weekend, Charlotte Wilson and I went to the Berry InterSchools in Worrigee, and competed in dressage and show [...]

Equestrian NSW Interschool State Championships

While many SMGS students and families took to the snowfields during the winter break, three senior school students travelled to Sydney to compete in the 2018 Equestrian NSW Interschool State Championships. The five-day competition (16thto 21stJuly) is held at the world-class Olympic equestrian facility, the Sydney International Equestrian Centre (SIEC). Over 500 riders and horses [...]

Mackenzie and her horse, Kosciuszko Red, crowned U15 Age Champion for A Grade riders at the PCA NSW State Show Jumping and State Jumping Equestrian Championships

Over the weekend, Year 9 student Mackenzie Harding and her horse Kosciuszko Red competed at the PCA NSW State Show Jumping and State Jumping Equestrian Championships held in Morriset, NSW.Representing the Jindabyne Pony Club and Zone 18, Mackenzie rode brilliantly, posting some fantastic results. An account of Mackenzie and Red’s achievements, paraphrased from an article [...]

SMGS Equestrian Team celebrates Banner Season at Annual Presentation Night

On Friday 22 June, the SMGS Equestrian Team came together to take stock of the 2017/2018 equestrian competition season and, with so many great achievements from both individuals and the team as a whole, the atmosphere in the Snowy Shed was one filled with accomplishment and pride. The 2018 major awards and recipients were as [...]

SMGS Equestrian Team takes Home Best Presented Small School at the 2018 NW Equestrian Expo

From Friday 1 June to Tuesday 5 June, our equestrian team competed at the North-West Equestrian Expo in Coonabarabran. Known for its breadth of events on offer, this is one of the highlights of the year for members of our equestrian program. The eight team members who made the trip to Coonabarabran were: Mackenzie Harding [...]

SMGS equestrian team shines at the 21st SMIEC event

SMGS’ twenty-three-strong equestrian team competed at this year’s Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition (SMIEC) from Saturday, 28th April to Tuesday, 1st May at the Station Resort in Jindabyne, NSW. SMGS joined 76 schools, 249 riders and 329 horse-rider combinations from the ACT, NSW and Victoria. SMIEC is run by a small but mighty committee from [...]

SMIEC 2018 Day 1 and 2 Video Recap with Sue West

Participants, parents, organisers, volunteers, and of course, horses are now at the half-way point of this year's SMIEC events. We caught up with event organiser, Sue West for a quick run-down of all the action over day 1 and day 2 of the four day event.   There are still two days of SMIEC [...]