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 […]
Registrations now open! – ACER Scholarship Examination – for 2022 Enrolment
Examinations for Years 7 to 11 Academic Excellence Scholarships will be held at Snowy Mountains Grammar School on the morning of Saturday 27 February 2021. To learn more about Snowy Mountains Grammar School’s Academic Excellence Scholarships, visit: https://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/enrolments/scholarships/ SMGS’ Academic Excellence Scholarships for Years 7-11 2022 enrolment will open in 2021 after the […]
We’re Hiring – Multiple Positions
It’s exciting times at Snowy Mountains Grammar School and there is no better time to join our multi-award-winning team. The following positions have just been advertised: Junior School Education Support Teaching Assistant IT Support Officer Boarding House Supervisor Junior School Music Teacher (Years K-6)
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 email@example.com