Our Year 4 and 5 students have begun a new “Brain Break Fitness Program” to tie in with their Personal Development and Health units of work. They have been learning how a healthy, safe and active lifestyle can enhance connections with others. Midway through the morning academic session each day, students can be seen running [...]
On Friday 5 June 2020, we launched our first session of Problemo which is a mathematics enrichment program run by the Australian Maths Trust. Our budding mathematicians engaged their brains to solve real-world problems! The room was abuzz with energy with light bulb moments aplenty! To learn more about the SMGS Learning Enrichment and Support [...]
A warm welcome back from Principal, Dr Andrew Bell as we begin our staggered return to a Physical Campus.
Virtual Campus Update Over the last few years, Snowy Mountains Grammar School has taken a digital-first approach to its systems and processes. We have worked to innovatively embed technology across our campus, curriculum and programs. Our forward-thinking approach to technology has perhaps been one of the key assets we had in our toolkit in response to the impact COVID-19 has [...]
In preparation for Term 2 Virtual Classrooms, Junior School teachers have prepared work packs to further support student learning throughout the term. The packs contained a variety of items including work booklets, skipping ropes for PE lessons, resourceas for STEM and science lessons. Packs were delivered to students within Jindabyne township and pick up points [...]
Embracing the challenge of transforming our award-winning learning environment for online learning, SMGS’ Virtual Campus was officially launched on Tuesday 24 March 2020. What is the SMGS Virtual Campus? Our Virtual Campus has the following elements: Delivers learning which gives students daily contact with teachers and their classmates Live interactive lesson delivery On a timetable [...]
It's been an interesting few weeks for our school community. In the video below, SMGS Director of Wellbeing and our DoS provide some words of wisdom and encouragement to our school community during this challenging time.
On Friday 28 February, the SMGS School community headed off to Berridale Pool for the 23rd annual SMGS Swimming Carnival. With a fabulous burst of the house colours, sportsmanship, camaraderie, and school spirit, this year's carnival was one to remember! The SMGS Swimming Carnival has a very different format compared to most school carnivals and [...]
Exciting news! The SMGS Adventure Playground is now complete. Our Junior School students have enjoyed climbing, sliding, balancing, and exploring the much-anticipated addition to our outdoor learning spaces. A big thank you to Crackenback Landscapes for their incredible work to activate this part of our oval.
Our Junior School students have been outstanding in the manner in which they have started the year. This term we have observed many instances when they have demonstrated that they are kind and caring to one another. We are pleased the students at our school embrace the school’s climate of friendship and acceptance where we [...]