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 [...]
Congratulations to the students who were nominated to the 2021 Student Representative Council earlier this week. The SRC will lead the student voice and support other students by presenting ideas that benefit the student body and will look to support our School and local community through service. SRC meetings occur every two weeks [...]
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 [...]
Boarders enjoyed an eventful day on Saturday 6 February with a trip to Cobargo and Bermagui. The plan was to visit a fire-affected town and learn about their experience and recovery. We visited the Cobargo Farm, where host Janet gave us such a lovely welcome, with a special sign to greet us and, after our [...]
Take flight at SMGS! Open to students in Years 7-12, the SMGS Aviation Program has been updated for 2021. It now offers three “phases” and five courses across fixed-wing aircraft and Remotely Piloted Aircraft (quadcopter drones). Each level of learning offers students a new and stimulating way to engage with their education, [...]
A huge thank you to our Year 12 students who made the last day of week 3 an entertaining and memorable one for our school community. Roses, serenades, chocolates and bears all made their way to classmates and staff with all proceeds supporting the charity HeartKids.
Year 10 student Alexi Cross’s poem selected for the anthology, Ash, Dust and Air Year 10 student, Alexi Cross recently had one of her poems published in and collection of poetry – Ash, Dust, Air curated by author Gabrielle Tozer. Ash, Dust and Air was a competition put out to youth (12-24) across [...]
Yesterday, the Junior School 'Eat Street' was transformed into the “SMGS Geography Expo 2020”. Years 5 and 6 set up displays to showcase their Geography research about countries of the world. Students from Kindergarten to Year 4 had the chance to participate in activities and learn facts about each country before receiving a stamp in [...]
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 [...]
New term, new initiatives! This week, the Junior School introduced a passive play option for the playground with a new Lego table. Lego play promotes teamwork and co-operation, constructive problem solving, lateral thinking and fine motor development. Our K-6 students have loved this new playtime option.