Events

  1. Daffodil Day

    23 August
  2. HICES Athletics

    28 August
  3. Father’s Day Stall

    30 August @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST

News

  • SMGS featured on SkyNews

    Over the school holidays, SkyNews interviewed SMGS Principal, Dr Andrew Bell, Director of Activities, Mr Martin Philpott and Junior School Captain, Ambrose Hansen for Sky News’ flagship program, Paul Murry Live. SMGS will be featured on the show, “Our Town”. Dr Bell, Mr Philpott and Ambrose spoke to reporter, Sam Chiari about student life at […]
  • Draft team lists – Interschools and Amelia McGuiness

    Draft team lists are now available for the following events: SSA Northern States Interschools Snowsports Championships (as at Thursday 1st August 2019) Amelia McGuiness Cross-Country (as at Thursday 1st August 2019) Amelia McGuiness Time Trial (as at Thursday 1st August 2019)
  • Two SMGS Alumni announced as inaugural Interschool Ambassadors for 2019

    Congratulations to SMGS Alumnus (2017) Theo Coates and Alumna (2018) Antonia Murphy, who were selected as Interschools Ambassadors for the 2019 snowsports season. Antonia and Theo will be at various Interschools Presentations, events and other functions this season! Antonia Murphy 18 and Theodore Coates 19, both of whom grew up in Jindabyne  are 2 of […]
  • Draft team lists (Updated) for Interschools and Redlands Cup now online

    The first draft team lists for the 2019 Snowsports season are now available: Redlands Cup (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) Please refer to the  Snowsports Team Selection Policy for details about team snowsports team selection. All feedback on these draft teams should be directed to: […]

Junior School

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What is school readiness?

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 [...]

A Wild and Windy Day 1 of the 2019 State Interschools Snowsports Championships

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…

"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.

100 Things Learned and Experienced in 100 Days

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!

2019 ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Championships – Day 2

`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 [...]

Redlands Cup re-cap

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 – [...]

Scots Race: SMGS Racers hit the slopes for the first race of the season

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 [...]

We’re off to see the Wizard!

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 [...]

Adolescence

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 [...]

SMGS progresses through Round 3 of the Primary Virtual Debating Competition.

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 [...]