Events

  1. The World of Canvas Information Evening

    20 February @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
  2. School Photos

    21 February
  3. Senior School Assembly

    22 February @ 2:40 pm - 3:30 pm AEDT

News

  • 22nd Annual Swimming Carnival Program

    Racers Ready… The SMGS Swimming Carnival, one of the most anticipated events on the school calendar kicks off tomorrow. If you want to see our culture on show, come for a while and watch our students in action and experience the spirit of support, encouragement, sportsmanship and participation, and of course some impressive athleticism too. […]
  • Applications now open for 2019 Duke of Ed Award

    Applications for students in Years 9 – 11 to join the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in 2019 are now open. Stage 5 students will view a short presentation during their stage meeting on Friday. Further information, application forms and further queries should be directed to Mrs Melissa Bell melissa.bell@smgs.nsw.edu.au Applications close next Friday 15th Feb.
  • SMGS Thredbo Mountain Bike Scholarship

    SMGS and Thredbo announce: The Thredbo MTB Scholarship This scholarship is for an emerging SMGS MTB student who would like to contribute to the development of mountain biking at the school and in the local area. The scholarship will be via application and open to students who fit the following criteria: -Students in Years 5-10 […]
  • 2018 HSC results are in! Check out the highlights

    The 2018 HSC results are here and what an amazing effort from our class of 2018. Check out the highlights below and stay tuned for a full wrap-up of the results. Congratulations SMGS Class of 2018, you’ve done an amazing job and we’re all very proud of what you have achieved.
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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.

The Educator Magazine - SMGS Innovative Schools Award

Winner – Innovative Schools!

For the second year running, Snowy Mountains Grammar School has been awarded The Educator Magazines Innovative Schools Award – Find out why!

Elite Snowsports Program

Important Dates

30

Jan 19

2018 Round One Applications Open

Applications for the 2019 Elite Snowsports Academy program are officially open. Places are limited so make sure you get your applications in.

8

Mar 19

2018 Round One Applications Close

First round of applications for the 2019 Elite Snowsports Academy program close.

8

Jun 19

2018 Opening Weekend

The 2019 Australian snow season opens across the alpine resorts.

28

Jun 19

2018 Opening Weekend

ESA Welcome Evening.

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

Tim Bland – ESA Program Founder

Recent posts from the Elite Snowsports Academy

Huge night of awards at the 2018 SMGS Snowsports Presentation

By | September 24th, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

Another epic season culminated in the 2018 SMGS Snowsports Presentation evening on Thursday 20th September 2018.

SMGS named as Australia’s Best Boarding School of 2018

By | September 10th, 2018|Categories: Boarding, Elite Snowsports Academy, Wellbeing|

Snowy Mountains Grammar School was named 2018 Boarding School of the Year at the inaugural Australian Education Awards held in Sydney last week.

2018 National Interschools Snowsports – Day 5 Wrap-Up

By | September 9th, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

Well the temperature dropped and wind arrived for the final day of competition in the Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships, setting up an epic battle to the finish with SMGS only 1 gold behind Jindabyne Central School in the medal tally.

2018 National Interschools Snowsports – Day 4 Wrap-Up

By | September 8th, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

Conditions improved on day 4 of competition in the 2018 Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships with blue skies and slightly cooler temperatures.

2018 National Interschools Snowsports – Day 3 Wrap-Up

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

It was a wet start to the 3rd day of competition in Perisher with the action split between the main resort and the Cross Country trails. Today was one of those mornings when coffee and hot chocolate looks like the best option for the day.

2018 National Interschools Snowsports – Day 2 Wrap-Up

By | September 6th, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

Yesterday's tropical weather was quickly replaced with cloud, fog and that dreaded "R" word that combined with the warm temperatures to produce some very soft snow conditions for day 2 of competition.