Events

  1. Equestrian and Mountain Bike Presentations

    22 June @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm AEST
  2. Year 11 & 12 Drama Rehearsals

    23 June @ 8:00 am - 24 June @ 5:00 pm AEST
  3. Year 11 Drama Showcase

    24 June @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
  4. Year 7-10 Half Yearly Examinations

    25 June @ 8:00 am - 26 June @ 5:00 pm AEST
  5. HSC Drama – Sydney

    25 June @ 1:00 pm - 26 June @ 5:00 pm AEST

News

  • 2018 Regional Interschools Snowsports Draft Team List

    The first draft SMGS team list is now available for the 2018 ACT Southern NSW Snowsports Championships.
  • SMGS enrichment program set to enter 3 teams in the 2018 ‘Write a Book in a Day’ Competition

      The next exciting event on the SMGS enrichment calendar is the ‘Write a Book in a Day’ competition.  This competition involves teams of between five and ten students who must write, illustrate and word process a children’s book in a twelve-hour period.  All books are given to children’s hospitals throughout Australia and competition entry […]
  • SMGS Snowsports Program to screen ‘Finding the Line’

    To welcome the start of the 2018 snowsports season, the Snowy Mountains Grammar School snowsports program will be hosting a screening of the film Finding the Line at the Jindabyne Cinema on Thursday, 21 June at 6:30 pm. The 21st of June is the winter solstice. The screening of Finding the Line on this date […]
  • SMGS teams headed to the Australian Aeronautical Velocity Challenge Regionals!

    Earlier today, two teams of four students (a junior and senior team) departed for Ulladulla to take part in the Australian Aeronautical Velocity Challenge Regionals. Both teams will encounter challenges in the following three categories: Bottle Rockets Propeller Powered Planes Drones This is the first time SMGS has attended this event and we wish both […]
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Elite Snowsports Academy

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Snowy Mountains Grammar School offers an educational opportunity like no other in Australia.

Located in the NSW Snowy Mountains, with some of the nation’s best and largest ski fields on our doorstep, our students have unsurpassed opportunities to immerse themselves in snowsports while remaining fully engaged in their academic studies.

Our location means that no other school can match the opportunities provided by SMGS for students to participate simultaneously in a full elite alpine, cross-country or snowboard program along with a full academic program, delivered in a school environment by dedicated subject teachers.

Our Elite Snowsports Academy (ESA) offers full-time and winter-only programs, giving participants the opportunity to excel in snowsports while maintaining their academic standards.

Snowy Mountains Grammar School offers a high quality academic education, with rigorous teaching programs, immersed in a modern, technology-rich learning environment.

 

Our teachers are exceptionally dedicated professionals who care for their students’ overall wellbeing. Our personalised learning approach enables ESA athletes to participate in full time on snow training programs at either Perisher or Thredbo, while attending a majority of normal timetabled classroom lessons each week.

Additional support is provided to ESA athletes through a number of special programs including additional after-hours tutorial sessions, liaison and support through the ESA co-ordinator and on-staff study co-ordinators to help each athlete manage their commitments.

Important Dates

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Dec 17

2018 Round One Applications Open

Applications for the 2018 Elite Snowsports Academy program are officially open. Places are limited so make sure you get your applications in.

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Jan 18

2018 Round One Applications Close

First round of applications for the 2018 Elite Snowsports Academy program close.

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Feb 12

2018 Round Two Applications Open

Second round of applications for the 2018 Elite Snowsports Academy program open

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Jun 18

2018 Opening Weekend

The 2018 Australian snow season opens across the alpine resorts.

“specifically targeted at trying to promote the academic, pastoral, logistical and social well-being of our students…”

Tim Bland – ESA Program Coordinator

Recent posts from the Elite Snowsports Academy

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

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Boarding, Co-Curricular, Elite Snowsports Academy, Pastoral Care, Senior School, Snowsports, Uncategorised, Wellbeing|

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 [...]

SMGS ESA program gears up for its third season

By | December 12th, 2017|Categories: Academies, Co-Curricular, Elite Snowsports Academy, Senior School, Snowsports, Uncategorised|

On Tuesday, 12th December, the first round of applications for the 2018 SMGS ESA program will open. Entering its third year, the ESA program will continue to work on providing the highest level of academic, [...]

Snowsports Celebrated at End-of-Season Presentation Night

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Co-Curricular, Elite Snowsports Academy, Junior School, Snowsports|

On Thursday, 14 September, SMGS held its annual Snowsports Presentation Night at Rydges Horizons in Jindabyne. National team member participation certificates were handed out, as well as ASSSTCs team medals, Interschools all-rounder medals, best-in-discipline awards, [...]

SMGS Crowned Overall Secondary Co-ed School at the 2017 Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Junior School, Senior School, Snowsports|

Last week SMGS capped off a fantastic snowsports season at the 2017 Subaru Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships at Mt Buller, Victoria. Thanks to Mother Nature, Mt Buller was transformed into a winter wonderland, a welcome [...]

SMGS Wins Innovative Schools Award for Second Year in a Row

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: Academic, Academies, Aviation, Co-Curricular, Director of Junior School, Elite Snowsports Academy, Junior School, Let's Explore, Principal, Senior School, Snowsports|

Twenty-one years ago, Snowy Mountains Grammar School set out to offer a diverse range of opportunities, leading to the development of outstanding citizens equipped for an ever-changing world. Fast forward to 2017 and the school’s [...]

Preparation tips for the NSW State Interschools Championships

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Co-Curricular, Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports, Uncategorised|

So, you have made it to your first NSW State Interschools competition. Congratulations, and get ready for a week of fun skiing and snowboarding in one of the most majestic places in Australia - the [...]