Events

  1. SMGS 2018 State Interschools Snowsports Championships

    NSW State Interschools – Thredbo

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

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

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

    11 September @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  5. Year 9 Snowsports Skills

    14 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 […]

Technology

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Arming students with the tools for the rapidly changing workforce

The rapid growth and integration of technology across the modern workforce is changing the expectations placed on our future graduates. While the traditional STEM approach in schools has provided a good stepping stone in the past, there is a clear gap emerging between what we are teaching our children and what the real worldexpects from [...]

Australian Aeronautical Velocity Challenge – Day One Junior School

What a great opening day at the Australian Aeronautical Velocity Challenge at the University of Wollongong. The rain cleared and sun come out just in time for the start of the day. The competition attracts schools from across the country who compete in three age groups (Primary, Lower Secondary and Upper Secondary) across three different [...]

SMGS Science Academy students’ paper published in the Journal of the Future Project

Author: Dr Darryl Nelson, Head of Curriculum, Head of Faculty (Science) The Academies of Excellence Program at SMGS provides many opportunities to students, in multiple areas. Last year, through the Science Academy, two of our Year 11 students accepted the opportunity to work in a laboratory with some old colleagues of mine from my [...]

Meet Botley!

Meet Botley! Yesterday, Ms Taylor's K/1 class had their first coding lesson. The room was a buzzing with excitement as students worked together in small groups to program the coding robot. Here are a few photos of their first experience with Botley. We are pretty sure the students figured out how to program the coding [...]

SMGS inaugural drone flying day

Friday the 16th February saw the inaugural flying training day for students undertaking the RePL (drone) licence course. The day was conducted by John Flemming (Chief Flying Instructor – FPV Australia) and Phil Ryrie (Head of SMGS School of Aviation). The flying training was undertaken at our new training site at Hatchery Bay, home of [...]

Student turns DT project into an innovative chemistry study guide

At SMGS, we are preparing our students for current and future global communities, where emerging 21st century skills and thinking will be essential to thrive. It is no longer enough to pass on information to students; we must be teaching and inspiring students with what they can do with the information, equipped with advanced thinking [...]

Sync me up! How will our children interact with technology when they finish school?

Should we be teaching how kids to type or should we be looking at other technologies? How will today's children be interacting with technology by the time they leave school.

Drone Course Set for Take-off at SMGS

In its 10th year of operation, SMGS’ School of Aviation is proud to announce the addition of the Remote Pilot Licence (RePL) Course (Quadcopter Drone). The course joins a stellar line-up of options boasted by our award-winning Academies of Excellence program in Term 4 this year. The School of Aviation, a winner of The Educator [...]

Certainty and Science

An unknown bacterium being tested for antibiotic resistance. Image credit: D. Nelson The nature of Science is often not well understood. One of my friends recently described Science as “black and white” in comparison to another subject where subjectivity might play a part. In a Science examination, you're looking for specific information, but in [...]

The Curse of the Smartphone

Distractions from study are now most conveniently accessible via your smartphone. It’s so tempting to use the phrase “back in my day…” with modern students. It’s not to say things were better back in the 80s or to inadvertently make me feel old, rather to point out how things have changed. [...]