Events

  1. Royal Canberra Show – Come and say hi!

    23 February @ 8:00 am - 25 February @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. CIS Triathlon

    28 February @ 8:00 am - 1 March @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. D&T Excursion

    1 March @ 8:00 am - 2 March @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  4. Boarding Exeat Weekend

    3 March @ 8:00 am - 4 March @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  5. Year 11 Geography Fieldwork

    5 March @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEDT

News

  • Visit us at the Royal Canberra Show!

    Staff from SMGS will be attending the Canberra show this coming weekend! We will be located in the Budawing Pavilion during the following days and times: Friday, 23rd February – 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Saturday, 24th February – 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Sunday, 25th February – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm If you […]
  • Elite Snowsports Academy – Round two applications now open

    The second round of applications for the 2018 Elite Snowsports Program are now open.
  • Tender for Catering Services

    Snowy Mountains Grammar School invites tenders from local and regional caterers for the provision of Catering Services to the school and boarding house at its campus in Jindabyne
  • L’Etape Australia visits SMGS

    Thank you to Isabelle from L’Étape Australia by Le Tour de France who came to SMGS today to speak to our students about the history, culture and impact of Tour de France and L’Etape Australia. Our primary students kept Isabelle on her toes with some great questions about the event! We are looking forward to cheering on […]

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Year 11 Student, Rebekah Batson, attends UN Youth Australia NSW State Conference

On 17-19 March, Year 11 student Rebekah Batson attended the UN Youth Australia NSW State Conference in Collaroy, NSW. This year, the conference focused on global issues, human rights and multiculturalism, with a specific focus on ‘Multiculturism in a World of Change’. The UN Youth Australia website explained that, “the State Conference is an event [...]

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. [...]

Acing the ACER Examination

Acing the Acer Examination So you have decided that you would like to sit the ACER examination in order to unlock scholarship opportunities for a school next year? That’s great and you should be proud of your decision! Just like any examination, test or race, your preparation is important. By investing some time before the [...]

Snowy Mountains Grammar School 2016 Dux of the School

SMGS 2016 Dux of the School, Lucy Schroeder, achieved very high results in all her subjects, with outstanding results in the sciences and humanities, including second in the state for Senior Science. “I am absolutely thrilled about Lucy’s result. This was the first year we have had Senior Science at Snowy Mountains Grammar School and [...]

6 Reasons to choose a Co-Educational Boarding School

Going to boarding school doesn’t mean you have to go to a single-sex boarding house. At Snowy Mountains Grammar School boarding house, you have the opportunity to live and learn with other girls and boys and to develop real friendships that will last for life! Our boarding house is the only boarding house in Australia [...]

Parents and Boarding Staff – a team approach to the care of boarding students.

“Parents and boarding staff – working together to care and mentor the children of our future”. – Michael Barton, SMGS Deputy Principal This article isn’t about parent bashing – there are other commentators who do that and I’m not one for dividing the partnership that needs to be established between a parent (home) and [...]

Engaging students in areas in which they love to learn

With credible research demonstrating that students in education across the globe are disengaging from learning and school, at Snowy Mountains Grammar School we are heading in the opposite direction and engaging students in areas in which they love to learn. In addition, our students also learn the full complement of the rigorous Australian Curriculum administered [...]