Events

  1. HSC Examinations

    15 October @ 8:00 am - 9 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Year 7 and 10 Immunisations

    26 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Year 11 Parent Teacher Interviews

    26 October @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
  4. World Teacher’s Day Morning Tea

    30 October @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am AEDT

News

  • 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. 
  • Voting is Now Open for The Science of Snowy Scheme Competition

    A number of SMGS State 2 and 3 students joined students from around the region in submitting their innovative ideas to Snowy Hydro’s inaugural National Science Week competition – The Science of the Snowy Scheme competition.  To read about all the submissions and to vote, click HERE!    
  • 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 […]

Wellbeing

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ABSA National Boarding Week – 2018 SMGS Boarders: “Why I Love Boarding”

Our boarders come from all over Australia, including the major cities of Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, as well as some of the smaller, closer, regional towns of Adelong, Braidwood, Captain’s Flat, together with other towns in the Snowy Monaro region. Our facilities are uniquely homely, providing each full-time student with their own room. The [...]

National Boarding Week 2018 – Celebrating the SMGS Boarding Community

This week, boarding schools around Australia will be participating in the Australian Boarding Schools Association (ABSA) National Boarding Week. The week is aimed at raising awareness about the many benefits of boarding schools, thanking our boarding staff for their commitment to our students and celebrating the important part our boarding community plays in the fabric [...]

Wellbeing and the change of seasons – A note from our Dean of Students, Years 7-10

Welcome to our new students and staff who have joined for this term and beyond, and another warm welcome back to those who are continuing their journey with us. As we enter Term 2 at Snowy Mountains Grammar School, the leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping and soon our small town will become awash [...]

SMGS students finalists in the inaugural 2018 Snowy Monaro Youth Awards

Last night the Snowy Monaro Regional Youth Council held its inaugural Snowy Monaro Youth Awards. According to the Snowy Monaro Regional Youth Council website, the awards recognise the valuable contributions young people make to our community and celebrate the accomplishments of our region’s most quiet achievers – youth! Nominations could be made for young people [...]

The Importance of Camps

From the Wellbeing Team... The Importance of Camps Over the last two weeks, our Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10 students participated in our annual camp program. This saw our students adventuring to places like Island Bend, White’s River Hut, Pambula and the Pinch on the Lower Snowy River. Camp always presents [...]

Food for thought – Year 7 PDHPE class learn about healthy food options

Author: Emma Smith, Junior School Enrichment and Learning Support teacher, Junior and Senior School PDHPE teacher and Head of the School of Early Childhood.  The Year 7 PDH class have been studying the unit ‘Healthy Habits’ this term, which involves looking at healthy food options and healthy meals. The class decided that they wanted to [...]

Performance of the children’s book, ‘Gary’, assists in communicating the message of dreaming big

Last week, our Junior School Students were entertained by our friends, the theatre group, Meerkat Productions who performed a play called ‘Gary’. Based on the picture book written by Leila Rudge, two actors brought the story to life. They were successful in communicating the message of courage, resilience and grit to our students. They offered [...]

SMGS 2018 K-2 and Year 12 buddy program, a fun-filled and memorable day!

Last week SMGS kicked off their 2018 K-2 and Year 12 Buddy Program. After meeting their Year 12 Buddy, students headed out to the SMGS oval to participate in an obstacle course, parachute games, and duck-duck goose. The group then had a picnic lunch, a reading session and finished the day off with a Nature [...]

SMGS alumni and ex-students set to take on the world at the PyeongChang Olympics

The Olympics are well underway in PyeongChang with the Australian contingent poised for some standout performances on the world’s greatest sporting stage. Located in the NSW Snowy Mountains, with some of the nation’s best and largest ski fields on our doorstep (Perisher and Thredbo resorts), Snowy Mountains Grammar School students have unsurpassed opportunities to immerse [...]

Growth Mindset

With students now well into their learning routine, it is timely to raise again the concept of a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset. This concept is so critical to all types of learning in life, and applies to all of us, not just ‘students’. Today I presented this concept to our Senior School students [...]