Events

  1. International Women’s Day – Year 7 & 8

    7 March @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am AEDT
  2. 2025 Scholarship and Bursary Program

    29 March @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT

News

  • 2025 Scholarship and Bursary Program – Applications Now Open

    Calling all Year 6-10 students! The Snowy Mountains Grammar School 2025 Scholarship and Bursary Program is now open for applications.   Our program is designed for students who are passionate about joining our learning environment and are committed to making a significant contribution to the life of the school.   Available Scholarships and Bursaries: Academic […]
  • Volunteers needed at the Jindabyne Ski Sale

    Calling all SMGS families!   The Jindabyne Ski Sale, an initiative of the Rob Kneller Youth Foundation, still needs volunteers to assist with this weekend’s event.   All funds raised will subsidise the cost of school skiing for JCS and SMGS students in years K-2 to encourage participation and exposure to the Snowsports industry.   […]
  • 2023 Redlands Cup Draft Team List (Updated)

    The draft team lists for the 2023 Redlands Cup Competition are now available: 2023 Redlands Cup Draft Team List (Tuesday 30th May 2023) Please direct any queries to snowsports@smgs.nsw.edu.au
  • 2023 Regional Interschools Snowsports Draft Team List

    The draft team lists for the 2023 Regional Interschools Snowsports Competition are now available: 2023 Interschools Snowsports Draft Team List (Tuesday 23rd May 2023) Please direct any queries to snowsports@smgs.nsw.edu.au

Principal

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Principal’s End of the Year Message

Celebrating the 2022 School Year It is hard to conceive just how quickly 2022 has come to a close. The return of events, bringing our school community together, further amplified the importance of connection and interaction to the wellbeing of every individual in our school community and in our care. Our students shone brightly in [...]

IQ, EQ and AQ – the shifting focus for success in the workplace…and schools

IQ, EQ and AQ – the shifting focus for success in the workplace…and schools As experienced for decades, IQ (Intelligence Quotient) was considered the metric of success and key predictor of future success in schooling, university and in many careers. The traditional education system had long equated success in schooling on examination capabilities which, [...]

SMGS Steaming ahead with $4.5M NSW Government Grant

The Snowy Mountains Grammar School (SMGS) Community was thrilled to welcome Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro John Barilaro, local MLC Bronnie Taylor, Snowy Monaro Mayor, Peter Beer, and members of the wider Jindabyne community to announce funding to help deliver Stage 1 of the SMGS Master Plan, the New Learning Hub. The $4.5million NSW [...]

Master Plan Update – Stage 1 and 2 Announced

Snowy Mountains Grammar School - Building Our Future Master Plan Update - Stage 1 and 2   The Snowy Mountains Grammar School Board and School Principal Dr Andrew Bell are delighted to provide an update on the Master Plan and advise that, subject to approvals, building works are planned to commence later this [...]

The Importance of Outdoor Education and Curriculum Camps

The Importance of Outdoor Education and Curriculum Camps In all my years in schools, outdoor education has on occasion been questioned by some parents as to its value, specifically with concerns expressed about missing academic learning time. I’ve reflected on this view over many years; however, I retain the view that outdoor education [...]

The Benefits of Music

The Benefits of Music As I reflect on working with school-aged children over nearly three decades, one of the greatest joys of this privilege has been to witness first-hand their on-stage performances in music across an array of instruments. These performances have ranged from stunning solo performances to large bands producing unimaginable sounds that stir [...]

Alumna, Brooke Kennedy – Inspiring the next generation of learners at SMGS

Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 1994, Twynam), Brooke Kennedy, held the position of Arts Captain in her final year at SMGS and was one of the school’s first-ever Band 6 recipients in Drama.   After completing her teaching degree in 2019, Brooke returned to her alma mater where she now teaches Year 4. When it comes to her passion for teaching and why she [...]

Alumna Alicia French followed her passion for the ski industry to her dream job in the USA

Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 1999, Roseby), Alicia French’s passion for the Snowsports industry and love for the outdoors led her to the USA where she is now a Senior Human Resources Business Partner for Vail Resorts.   Alicia says that her time at SMGS made her curious about the larger world and that the school gave her confidence in how to be independent and open to exploring the world.  Alicia’s [...]

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 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 [...]