Events

  1. [Pending]Pyjama Party

    25 May @ 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
  2. [Pending]Secret Men’s Business

    25 May @ 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
  3. National Sorry Day

    26 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  4. [Pending]NW Equestrian Expo

    27 May @ 8:00 am - 2 June @ 5:00 pm AEST
  5. [Pending]ISA Cross Country

    27 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST

News

  • Return to School from Monday 1 June

    SMGS returns to an on-site campus for all year groups from Monday 1st June 2020. The week of Monday 25 May 2020 remains as: Monday – K to Yr 3; Yr 7 to Yr 9; Yr 11 & 12 Tuesday – K to Yr 3; Yr 7 & 8; Yr 11 & 12 Wednesday – […]
  • We’re Hiring – Uniform Shop Administrator

    We’re looking for a Uniform Shop Administrator to run our on-site uniform store, servicing new and existing families. For all the details, check out the position on our website: Uniform Shop Administrator
  • SMGS Virtual Easter Hat Challenge

    This Friday 3 April, we will be holding a virtual Kindergarten to Year 12 Easter Hat Challenge. The rules: 1. Must be Handmade. (You may add to another hat you have (ie, cap/ sombrero/ top hat). 2. It must fit and stay on your head (no hands) for the photo. 3. One hat per person. […]
  • SMIEC 2020 postponed until Term 4

    SMIEC 2020 After discussing at length  with SMGS Executive, the SMIEC committee, and in consultation with Perisher, we have made the responsible decision to postpone SMIEC 2020 until Term 4. With the announcement from the Australian Government yesterday in regards to public gatherings over 500, we believe this is the responsible decision to make. Snowy […]

Principal

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Welcome back!

A warm welcome back from Principal, Dr Andrew Bell as we begin our staggered return to a Physical Campus.  

Technology and Education – ‘EdTech’

This past week, Holden commenced their historic media statement by stating that it was “with a heavy heart, GMH will be retiring the Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand” permanently. As has been reported widely in the media, Holden was a quintessential Australian brand and the thought of it disappearing as our country’s leading [...]

Alumna, Katherine Booker’s journey in Solar Cell Technology research

Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 2001, Dumolo House), Katherine Booker was one of SMGS’ first-ever students when the school commenced operations in 1996, she was also the 2001 School Captain. With an interest in STEM subjects and a passion for renewable energy research, Katherine went on to complete a BSc from the University [...]

SMGS reignites Alumni Engagement and Relations Program in parallel with 25th Anniversary celebrations

Over the past twenty-five years, SMGS has worked diligently to bring our school’s founders’ vision to reality – to be recognised as a premier day and boarding school community, offering a diverse range of opportunities, leading to the development of outstanding citizens equipped for an ever-changing world. Since the initial launch of our Alumni Engagement [...]

SMGS Alumna, Julia Weber, named as a finalist in the 2020 NSW Young Women of the Year Awards

Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 2014, Mowamba House), Julia Weber, is a Newcastle University student studying a combined Bachelor of Business (Leadership and Management)/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree. Julia is passionate about improving the financial literacy of young people. Julia is a student ambassador for the University of Newcastle Finance Lab and is [...]

SMGS – Building the Future of Education in the Snowy Monaro Region

On Thursday, 5th December, the unveiling of Snowy Mountains Grammar School’s 2020-2024 Strategic Plan and first-ever Campus Master Plan by the school’s Board of Directors and Leadership team was the culmination of an outstanding year for the school. At twenty-four years old, SMGS has long been recognised as a leader in education across the Snowy Monaro [...]

SMGS National Finalist in three categories at the recent Australian Education Awards

I am delighted that, for the fourth consecutive year, Snowy Mountains Grammar School has been recognised as a leading Australian school by those in the profession, at the annual Australian Education Awards. In addition to winning multipleInnovative School awards and Australian Boarding School of the Year in 2018, we have also been recognised as a National Finalist two [...]

Young People and Mental Health

The rise in mental health issues is of great concern within our wider community, though none more so than the increase in mental health prevalence among our youth. We now have years’ worth of quality data collected from various creditable organisations, which consistently report that around one in four adolescents are presenting with mental health [...]

My Community NSW State Grant Funding

Very recently SMGS completed a submission to the NSW State Government to host a project which, if successful, would see two modern multi-purpose courts built on our site for our whole community to use. A requirement of the funding is that the wider community can use these, in addition to our school students using them [...]

Deputy Premier visits Snowy Mountains Grammar School

I was delighted that the Deputy Premier of New South Wales, Member for Monaro, Minister for Regional NSW, Industry and Trade, and Leader of the Nationals, the Hon. John Barilaro MP, accepted an invitation to visit our school this week. Eve Donnelly, one of our School Captains, hosted the Deputy Premier, along with myself as [...]