Scholarship Applications for 2022 enrolment are now open!
Scholarship Applications for 2022 enrolment are now open! Our new Scholarship Program provides students from all around Australia with the opportunity to learn and grow in a unique alpine environment and to develop as well-rounded global citizens acting with courage and conviction as leaders of the future. To learn more about Scholarships at […]
Lions Youth of the Year – Zac Corcoran, Year 12 advances to State round
A huge congratulations to Zac Corcoran in Year 12, who not only won the local Lions Club of Jindabyne overall Youth of the Year Australia and public speaking components but has just won the regional competition in Ulladulla. He now moves on to the State round in Canberra in the coming weeks, representing SMGS and the […]
Dress for Success Sydney
As one of our initiatives following International Women’s Day, SMGS is collecting clothes to donate to Dress for Success Sydney. Check out the details below on how you can get involved.
SMGS one of five schools participating in the AISNSW Positive Behaviour Program
SMGS’ wellbeing program has gone from strength to strength over the last few years. This year, SMGS is one of five schools participating in the AISNSW Positive Behaviour Program, a three-year project in which AISNSW provides school-based professional learning for all staff and consultancy support for the school’s PBIS leadership team and in class. To […]
At SMGS, we work hard to equip each student with the fundamental skills to thrive in a modern world. Our globalised world has shifted considerably in the 21st century. New knowledge economies require advanced analytical thinking and skills, an ability to identify and solve complex problems in a range of different contexts, and the ability to engage and collaborate with others to produce outstanding results.
The SMGS Kidpreneur Club is one of our many co-curricular programs that is achieving the mission stated above by providing a real-life application of curriculum learning in business, economics and mathematics.
What is SMGS Kidpreneur?
SMGS Kidpreneur is an initiative designed to inspire young children to develop their skills in innovation and entrepreneurialism, through creating their own small business.
The program is open to students from Years 5 – 9 and runs one lunchtime per week.
Understand the concepts of entrepreneurship
Brainstorm product ideas
Create a budget for the creation of the product
Create a simple marketing plan
Sell the product at Market Day
Calculate profit and/or loss margins
Analyse the business process.
Students may work as individuals or as pairs
Students must purchase the equipment to create their product in their own time under the guidance of their parents
Students are to budget, plan and advertise during lunchtimes
The product must retail on Market Day for $5 or less
Students must bring the receipts for the purchase of equipment in to school
After Market Day, equipment purchase costs will be reimbursed (provided the students have generated the required funds!)
50% of profits made will go towards a local charity nominated by the student group and 50% will go towards a school-based project.
Email your expression of interest to Mrs Bell on firstname.lastname@example.org