What is school readiness? The term ‘school readiness’ refers to the ability of a child to make an easy transition to primary school. To successfully facilitate school readiness, some forward planning is involved to ensure your child is able to regularly engage in activities that develop the skills required to promote optimal learning at [...]
Another wild and windy day in the mountains welcomed competitors to Day 1 of the SSA Northern States Interschools Snowsports Championships. Team SMGS had a great first day on the mountain competing across the following divisions and disciplines: - Div 4 and 5 Snowboard GS - Div 6 Alpine GS - Div 4 and 5 [...]
"In the Jingle Jangle Jungle on a cold and rainy day, four little friends found a perfect place to play..." On Friday, during Literacy, our youngest learners used paddle pop stick puppets to retell the story of ‘The Very Cranky Bear’ written by Nick Bland.
Today, our youngest learners reached a major milestone in their educational journey - their first 100 days of school! Here is a snapshot of all the different experiences, adventures, learning opportunities and life-skills our Kindergarten students have garnered over the last 100 days! Congratulations everyone!
`Mother Nature pulled out all the stops for Day 2 of the ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Competiton. Today, our youngest snowsports competitors joined their teammates on the mountain for some fun in the sun and snow! For our Division 6 Kindergarten students, participating in an interschools snowsports event for the first time marks [...]
What a day! ☑️ Great Snow ☑️ School Spirit ☑️ Sportsmanship ☑️ Skiing ☑️ Snowboarding ☑️ Teammates Congratulations to all SMGS students who competed in the Redlands Cup today! ALPINE: Division 1 Male: Felix Zylinski – 1st Division 2 Male: Benjamin Wynn – 2nd, Tim Allsop – 4th Division 2 Female: Letitia Murphy – 1st Division 3 Female: Cassandra Nicholls – [...]
A small, but mighty contingent of SMGS students started their snowsports competition today on the slopes of Perisher Resort for the 2019 Scots Race. While mother nature delivered the goods to revive a thinning snowpack, an extra layer and a balaclava were a necessity today to ward off the high winds and blowing snow. There [...]
In their production of The Wizard of Oz, our youngest learners took us on a magical and fun-filled adventure down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City. After the dress rehearsal and matinee performances, the cast and crew performed for a full house for their sole evening performance. It would be an understatement to [...]
One of the most fascinating aspects of being a teacher is working with young people. Every day is different - the events, the emotions and the incidents. To be honest, a young person’s energy and excitement means our school is often loud and unpredictable, but the rewards can also be priceless. A famous quote about [...]
Yesterday our Primary Virtual Debating Team won Round 3 of the National Virtual Debating competition. Debate Topic: Plastic shopping bags should be replaced with paper bags in all retail outlets Affirmative: Snowy Mountains Grammar School - NSW Negative: Northside Montessori School (2) - NSW Adjudicator: Hannah Kuhar The adjudicator complemented both teams on having conducted [...]