Events

  1. Prefect Camp

    13 November @ 8:00 am - 14 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Year 11 Art Excursion

    16 November @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Semester 2 Examinations – Years 7-10

    16 November @ 8:45 am - 17 November @ 3:30 pm AEDT
  4. Band Camp

    18 November @ 8:00 am - 20 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT

News

  • Year 6 into 7 Virtual Information Evening – Registrations Open!

    SMGS Year 6 into 7 Virtual Information Session   The commencement of high school marks a notable transition in any student’s life. The Year 6 into 7 Virtual Information Session is designed to provide a space in which both students and parents can ask questions and learn more about the Senior School at SMGS.   […]
  • Enrolling now for 2021 – Book a tour today!

    The 2021 School Year is fast approaching.  If you are considering SMGS for your child in 2021 and beyond, we encourage you to book a tour to learn more and experience our vibrant learning environment first hand.  Choosing a school for your child is an important life decision for the child and whole family. How do […]
  • SMGS Innovative Kindergarten Transition Program featured in The Educator Online

    SMGS Immersive Virtual Kindergarten Transition Program was recently featured in The Educator Online.  To read the full article, head to:  https://www.theeducatoronline.com/k12/news/virtual-program-prepares-kindy-kids-for-big-school/273553 With consideration of the current regulations regarding running Kindergarten transition programs in NSW, we re-imagined Let’s Explore, SMGS’ Kindergarten transition program for 2020. Built around a collective desire to find a way to provide […]
  • We’re Hiring – Executive, Teaching and Facilities Roles

    We’re looking to grow our amazing team with two new positions: Head of Middle School – Executive Role Senior School Teacher Mathematics & Science Facilities, Grounds and Transport Manager For more information or to apply for these roles, check out the links above. 

Senior School

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Introducing Side Project – SMGS Inaugural Youth Short Film Festival

Side Project is SMGS inaugural Youth Short Film Festival. It is an event that has been designed for SMGS students in Years 7-10 to express their creative side as digital content creators. The increase in digital social platforms for people to share their stories continues to develop and has become the ‘go-to’ space for students [...]

SMGS Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – leading the way in program delivery through COVID-19

The NSW Office of Sport - Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award team hosted a webinar on Wednesday 21 October for Award Leaders throughout NSW schools and community organisations to provide an update on allowances and changes to the Award during COVID-19. Two schools (SMGS was one of them) were invited to present examples of how [...]

SMGS 2021 School Leadership Team Announced

It is with great pleasure that we announce the SMGS 2020/2021 School Leadership Team. The Investiture Ceremony, held on Monday, 19 October, and live-streamed for family members, saw all Year 12 students, prefects and incoming school captains receive their badges. Leading the SMGS student body in 2021 are the following exceptional young men and women: [...]

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 [...]