Events

  1. The Amelia McGuiness Alpine & Snowboard GS Time Trial

    20 August @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  2. SMGS 2018 State Interschools Snowsports Championships

    NSW State Interschools – Thredbo

    21 August @ 8:00 am - 26 August @ 5:00 pm AEST
  3. HSC Art, Drama and Music Showcase Session

    30 August @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
  4. National Snowsports Interschools

    5 September @ 8:00 am - 9 September @ 5:00 pm AEST
  5. ISA Athletics

    11 September @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST

News

  • State Interschools Snowsports Provisional Team Lists – Updated 7th August

    Updated provisional team lists for the NSW State Interschools Snowsports Championships are now available.
  • Appointment of new Business Manager at SMGS

      After a nationwide search, we are delighted to announce that Mr Brett Chaudhry has been appointed as the next Business Manager at Snowy Mountains Grammar School. Mr Chaudhry commences his position on 8 October 2018, replacing Ms Elizabeth Heath after almost 10 years of dedicated and accomplished service to the School. Upon being appointed, […]
  • Regional Interschools Day 3 Competitor Information

    Day 3 of the ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships continues at Perisher tomorrow, Friday 27th July, with the following events: Alpine (Division 1, 2 & 3) SkierX (Division 4, 5 & 6) Bib Collection: Bib collection will be from 7:30am on the day of competition at one of two base camps – depending on the […]
  • Regional Interschools Day 2 Competitor Information

    Day 2 of the ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships continues at Perisher tomorrow, Thursday 26th July, with the following events: Alpine (Division 4, 5 & 6) SkierX (Division 1, 2 & 3) Moguls (Division 4 & 5) Bib Collection: Bib collection will be from 7:30am at one of two base camps – depending on the […]

Principal

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Peak Performance

Author: Andrew Bell, SMGS Principal This article first appeared in SMGS newsletter, Aspects on Friday, 18th May. Peak Performance I recently read the book, Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise, by Ericsson & Pool. The authors describe how certain individuals develop their performance to reach excellence, while others with seemingly similar capability only [...]

2018 Term 1 Principal’s Merit Assembly

On Friday, 18th May, Senior School students were recognised who have achieved Academic Honours (Provisional) and/or Academic Endeavour (Provisional) for Term 1. Academic Endeavour is calculated by converting the effort grades each student achieves into numbers and then averaging those across all of their subjects. Academic Honours is calculated by determining the average percentage each [...]

National Boarding Week 2018 – Celebrating the SMGS Boarding Community

This week, boarding schools around Australia will be participating in the Australian Boarding Schools Association (ABSA) National Boarding Week. The week is aimed at raising awareness about the many benefits of boarding schools, thanking our boarding staff for their commitment to our students and celebrating the important part our boarding community plays in the fabric [...]

Growth Mindset

With students now well into their learning routine, it is timely to raise again the concept of a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset. This concept is so critical to all types of learning in life, and applies to all of us, not just ‘students’. Today I presented this concept to our Senior School students [...]

Congratulations, Year 12, 2017

The 2017 SMGS Year 12 cohort received their HSC marks last week. Students’ hard work over the last 12 months paid off, with many students achieving four or more Band 5 (80-89 marks) or Band 6 (90–100 marks) results. Acting Principal, Kelli Wilson, was delighted with this year’s cohort’s performance, saying, “The 2017 results [...]

SMGS Alumni Engagement and Relations Program Set in Motion

Jindabyne, NSW (8 December 2017) – Snowy Mountains Grammar School announces launch of SMGS Alumni, its Alumni Engagement and Relations Program. Over the past twenty-one years, SMGS has worked diligently to bring our school’s founders’ vision to reality – SMGS to be recognised as a premier day and boarding school community, offering a diverse range [...]

SMGS Wins Innovative Schools Award for Second Year in a Row

Twenty-one years ago, Snowy Mountains Grammar School set out to offer a diverse range of opportunities, leading to the development of outstanding citizens equipped for an ever-changing world. Fast forward to 2017 and the school’s founders’ vision has become a reality. We have, indeed, prepared our students for current and future global communities where emerging [...]

Hard Work, Dedication, Sacrifice and Persistence

There has been significant media attention and focus of late on resilience and how to improve the ability of our young people to bounce back from issues they face in an ever-changing and volatile world. The current generation, Generation Z, has had widespread understanding and usage of the internet from a young age. Generation Z [...]

Principal’s Term 2 Merit Assembly

On Tuesday 25 July, SMGS held their mid-year Principal’s Merit Assembly. The assembly recognises students who had achieved Academic Honours (Provisional) and Academic Endeavour (Provisional) across Stages 4, 5 and 6 in Term 2. During the assembly students who represented SMGS at this year’s da Vinci Decathlon were also recognised for their achievements in the [...]

Farewell to Principal Andrew Bell

This week, SMGS staff, students, parents and the extended community said their farewells to Mr Andrew Bell, the Principal of SMGS for the past five years. As the last of the school events for 2016 came to a close and Andrew addressed the student body for the final time during Speech Day, one could not [...]