Events

  1. Year 11 Examination Block

    21 September @ 8:30 am - 25 September @ 3:30 pm AEST
  2. [Cancelled] ESA and Snowsports Presentation Evening

    24 September @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  3. JS Merit Assembly

    24 September @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am AEST
  4. [Pending] Year 12 Breakfast

    25 September @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am AEST
  5. End of Term 3

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

News

  • SMGS Debate Team Featured in the latest AISNSW Education News

    In their latest newsletter, the Association of Independent Schools of NSW ran a feature on 2020 NGS Super Virtual Debating Competition. In the article, SMGS Senior English teacher and debate team coordinator Ms Anne Jones talks about what the opportunity to continue debating at such a high level means for our students.   To read […]
  • 2021 Kindergarten Virtual Information Evening

    Choosing the right school for your child to begin their learning journey is an important and exciting time for all families. Join us for the SMGS Kindergarten Virtual Information Evening on Thursday, 3rd September at 6:00 pm. This evening is open to all pre-enrolled SMGS Kindergarten 2021 families, and families considering SMGS’ Kindergarten in 2021, […]
  • Happy 100 days of Kindergarten!

    On Friday 31 August, the SMGS Kindergarten class of 2020 reached a significant milestone in their learning journey – their first 100 days of school!   Students participated in the following activities: reading “I’ll teach my dog 100 words” to start the day,  creating “100th-day crowns”, doing a “100 drops of water prediction” activity, making a “100 balloon” craft activity to display in their room, completing a “100 […]
  • We’re Hiring – Boarding House Supervisor

    We’re now accepting applications or a Boarding House Supervisor to join our team in July 2020. For all the details: Boarding House Supervisor

Senior School

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SMGS Environment Club recipient of 2020 FRRR Youth Innovation & ABC Heywire Grant

Yesterday, members of the SMGS Environment Committee gathered to learn that they had been successful in their application for a grant from the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal and ABC Heywire. The student group is one of only 24 from across Australia who will share in over $180 000 of funding that will contribute [...]

SMGS Mock Trial Team successful in round two

Congratulations to SMGS Year 11 team who won their second round of Mocktrial against Kooringal High School. The students were able to provide a strong defence in their case and score critical points in the cross-examination of witnesses. Special mention to the defence witnesses who stood firm!

Alumna, Lucy Schroeder (Class of 2016, Twynam)

Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 2016, Twynam), Lucy Schroeder, held the position of Academic Captain in her final year at SMGS and was the Dux of the 2016 cohort. Lucy is currently completing a degree in Law from the Women’s College within the University of Sydney and is a Katrina Dawson Foundation Scholar.  When it comes to her motivation and life pursuits, Lucy said, “I still don’t really know exactly what path [...]

Aromas in Organic Chemistry

Year 12 Chemistry undertake a study of organic chemistry as the third unit of the syllabus. This is the branch of chemistry dealing with compounds mainly made of carbon and hydrogen, and sometimes with oxygen or nitrogen, many of which are commonly used in the household. For example, methylated spirits is a combination of the simple alcohols [...]

Year 11 Drama students, Stereotypes, presents “Awaiting Patients”

Author: Kahli Henley, Year 11 Year 11 Drama students, the Stereotypes, presents “Awaiting Patients”.  The performance will be held during the Virtual Senior Drama Showcase on Thursday 23rd July 2020 at 6:30 pm (see registration link at the Botton of this article). Tensions and frustrations run high in this offbeat comedy by Chris Cartwright. The [...]

Outstanding results in the Term 2 ACER Certificate Program examination

ACER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has developed an evidence-based certificate program in Mathematics and Reading. This enrichment program aims to challenge higher performing students to set goals for their own achievement, reinforce a growth mindset and foster a self-directed learning approach. The ACER Certificate Program is internationally recognised and provides [...]

TLDR – An acronym that may represent the sign of things to come

Do you know what TLDR means? I didn’t until this week when I sat in on a webinar hosted by Mark McCrindle and Ashley Fell from McCrindle, the renowned forecast, strategy and research firm.Understanding Generation Alpha was the theme. Generation Alpha is the term coined for the generation of youth born 2010 to 2024 (our [...]

2020 Maria Kisich Pubic Speaking Competition

On Wednesday 3 June, SMGS held its 21st annual Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition.   A highlight on the SMGS calendar, the Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition always treats audience members to an engaging evening of compelling, thought-provoking and comical musings from our speakers, and this year was no different.  Who is Maria Kisich?  The Maria Kisich trophy was [...]

Welcome back!

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

Upcoming Virtual Careers and University Expos

It is coming to the time of the Year when all the Careers Expos are held. Due to the situation we find ourselves in this year, providers have been innovative in how they are going to run these events. The great thing for you as students is that you are able to go to all [...]