Events

  1. IWD Breakfast

    8 March @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am AEDT
  2. Week 7

    8 March @ 8:00 am - 12 March @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. HICES Swimming Carnival

    8 March @ 8:00 am - 9 March @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  4. International Women’s Day

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

News

  • We’re Hiring! – Boarding House Supervisor

    We’re looking for a Boarding House Supervisor to join our award-winning boarding team. 18 hours each week during school term time. Friday afternoon through to Saturday evening commencing Friday, 12th March 2021. For more information or to apply online, visit: Boarding House Supervisor
  • Students recognised at 2021 Australia Day Celebrations

    Congratulations to SMGS Year 9 students Gabriella Forman and Lottie Lodge who were recognised at the Jindabyne Australia Day Celebrations for their contributions and achievements within our local and wider community.   Gabriella Forman – 2021 recipient of the Young Citizen of the Year Award Lottie Lodge – 2021 recipient of the Local Citizen Award […]
  • SMGS Environment Committee Interviewed by ABC

    In September, members of the SMGS Environment Committee gathered to learn that they had been successful in their application for a grant from theFRRR 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 to engaging youth in their local […]
  • SMGS named as Innovative Schools 2020 winner!

    We are extremely honoured to be named as an Innovative Schools 2020 winner for our work in reimagining our Kindergarten readiness program, Let’s Explore to provide our future learners with a meaningful and memorable transition program despite the current climate around COVID-19. To read The Educator’s media release and to view the full list of […]

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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 [...]

2021 Student Representative Council Announced

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

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 [...]

Boarding Weekend Adventures to Cobargo and Bermagui

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! Aviation Program update for 2021

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, [...]

Year 12 Students Valentines Day Fundraiser

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’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 [...]

Around the world with Year 5 and 6

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 [...]

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 [...]

Passive Play activity added to Junior School recess options

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.