Events

  1. SMIEC

    27 April - 30 April
  2. Staff Day

    29 April
  3. Boarders’ Parent Meeting

    29 April @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
  4. Boarders’ Return

    29 April @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm AEST

News

  • 2019 Open Day registrations now open

    Registrations are now open for the 2019 Snowy Mountains Grammar School Open Day.
  • SMGS Netball Team Grand Final Winners

    Congratulations to SMGS Netball team who won the Jindabyne Netball Association Grand Final last night! Well done ladies!
  • New pedal desks in Year 2/3 Classroom

    Introducing our new pedal desks in Junior School, 2/3 classroom. Ms S has been following a school case study over the last 12 months that incorporates Kinaesthetic furniture in the classroom. Research has determined that movement while learning improves brain function, increases the ability to stay on task and improves concentration. After trialling our first […]
  • SMGS 10th Annual Cross Country Carnival – Program

    On Wednesday, 10th April 2019 SMGS Kindergarten to Year 12 students will head to The Station Resort for the 10th Annual Cross Country Running Carnival. The SMGS Cross-Country Carnival is planned to be a fun day, full of enthusiasm and house camaraderie. As much as possible, all students are encouraged to ‘have a go’. Emphasis […]

Director of Junior School

//Director of Junior School

ANZAC Day 2019

(cover photo: Snowy Mountains Magazine) The Snowy Monaro community has again showed its strong support on ANZAC Day at our local commemoration ceremonies. Today our students took part in the Jindabyne, Cooma, Adelong and Berridale ceremonies. SMGS staff and students are proud to honour those who have served our country as we contribute towards preserving [...]

Stage 1 Science explore how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures made paint

Year 1 and 2 students have been learning about materials that change throughout the term. Today students explored how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures made paints by mixing materials from the natural environment. Today, students used chalk, water and glue to make their own paint.  [...]

K/1 Term 1 Literacy Stations

K/1 have been busy working through a variety of literacy stations throughout Term 1. In small groups, students rotated through a variety of phonics, sight words, fine motor, independent reading and writing stations. Groups also participated in guided reading lessons with the classroom teacher. All activities were designed to allow students to apply and practise [...]

New Kinaesthetic Furniture in Year 2/3 Classroom

Introducing our new pedal desks and wobble boards in Junior School, 2/3 classroom. Ms S has been following a school case study over the last 12 months that incorporates Kinaesthetic furniture in the classroom. Research has determined that movement while learning improves brain function, increases the ability to stay on task and improves concentration. After [...]

From Downhill to Cross-Country, SMGS Mountain Bike Program on Track

SMGS Mountain Bike Program Snapshot SMGS’ Mountain Bike Program is multi-faceted, with students having the opportunity to participate in the three mountain bike disciplines of freeride, downhill and cross-country. In 2018, SMGS rolled out a development program which allows students to progress their mountain bike skills over Terms 1, 2 and 4.  The elements of the [...]

Real-world application and innovation at the heart of SMGS’ Kidpreneur Club

At SMGS, we work hard to equip each student with the fundamental skills to thrive in a modern world. Our globalised world has shifted considerably in the 21st century. New knowledge economies require advanced analytical thinking and skills, an ability to identify and solve complex problems in a range of different contexts, and the ability [...]

New outdoor spaces help our students’ green thumbs bloom

Our Junior School students have been enjoying the new garden beds and outdoor spaces to learn, socialise, find a quiet study spot, eat lunch and of course learn about gardening and plants. Today, the Kindergarten students had their science lesson outside, where they learnt about the life cycle of plants. They were joined by three [...]

Students make a splash at Junior School HICES Swimming Carnival

The representative carnival is an annual event for all independent primary co-educational schools who are members of HICES. It was held on Wednesday 6th March, at the Sydney Aquatic Centre at Homebush. This was a wonderful opportunity for selected SMGS students to compete and represent the school. Congratulations to all students who competed.

Academy students gain valuable experience at ‘Solutions Hackathon’

This week in Academy time in the Senior School we had the privilege of taking our Tuesday group to a local event run by the Snowy Mountains Innovation Network. The students participated in a workshop, ‘Solutions Hackathon’, which was run to draw out areas of focus for innovation in our local community into the future. [...]

Year 6 students attend Canberra GRIP Leadership Conference

This week we took all of our Year 6 students to attend the GRIP Leadership Conference at Canberra’s Australian Institute of Sport. Our Junior School leaders joined over 450 students attending from all over the region and fully embraced the opportunity to mix with other students who are in the same position at other schools. [...]