Events

  1. MTB – Cross Country

    9 February - 12 February
  2. MTB – Cannonball Festival & National

    13 February - 18 February
  3. ACER Scholarship Tests – For 2024 Enrolment

    25 February @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT

News

  • We’re Hiring! // Mountain Bike Academy

    We have multiple part-time positions available for support staff in our MTB Academy Program. 🔵 MOUNTAIN BIKE PROGRAM SUPERVISOR 🔵 ————— We are seeking a MTB Supervisor to provide care and support to students participating in the SMGS MTB Program. https://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/our-school/employment/positions/2023-mtb-supervisor 🟠 MOUNTAIN BIKE PROGRAM ACADEMIC SUPERVISOR 🟠 ————— We are seeking 2 x MTB […]
  • We’re Hiring! – School Receptionist

    We’re Hiring! // School Receptionist – Snowy Mountains Grammar School is seeking a dynamic and energetic School Receptionist to join their team in 2022. For all the details or to apply online, please visit our website: School Receptionist
  • SMGS 2022 P&F AGM

    The 2022 P&F AGM will be held on Tuesday 22 November 2022 at 6:00 pm via Zoom. Details about the 2022 P&F AGM can be viewed here: AGM Notice 2022
  • We’re Hiring! – IT Support Officer

    WE’RE HIRING! // Exciting opportunity for an IT support professional to join our growing support team in 2022. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. For all the details or to apply online, please visit our website 👇👇👇 IT Officer
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Elite Snowsports Academy

///Elite Snowsports Academy

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

2023 Applications Open
Wednesday 1 February 2023

2023 Applications Close 
Friday 17 February 2023

2023 Interviews
Dates TBC

2023 Team list released by
Friday 24 March 2023

2023 Program Start
June 2023 – Date TBC

2023 Program End
September 2023 – Date TBC

(Program dates subject to change based on any changes made by Resort program schedules)

“The SMGS ESA program is a comprehensive support program for advanced and elite snowsports athletes. It focuses on balancing athletic success with academic progress, promoting overall wellbeing and fostering positive relationships with staff and peers.”  

Josh Armstead – ESA Program Co-ordinator

Recent posts from the Elite Snowsports Academy

2022 Australian Interschools Snowsport Championships – Day 6

By | September 12th, 2022|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Junior School, Middle School, Senior School, Snowsports, Uncategorised|

The sixth and final day of the 2022 National Interschool Snowsport Championships did not disappoint. The Perisher race crews perfectly prepared the courses for the Div 2 Alpine, Div 2 Moguls and Div 1 Ski [...]

2022 NSW/ACT/QLD State Interschools Snowsport Championships – Day 4 & 5

By | August 26th, 2022|Categories: Boarding, Co-Curricular, Elite Snowsports Academy, Middle School, Senior School, Snowsports|

Interschools returned to the mountains this week in spectacular fashion as students from across NSW, ACT and QLD competed for a trip Nationals in one-weeks time. The 5-Day event saw our students compete across almost [...]

SMGS Snowsports Athletes represent Australia at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games

By | January 20th, 2020|Categories: Co-Curricular, Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

Snowy Mountains Grammar School had two current students named for this year’s Youth Olympic Games who represented Australia in Lausanne, Switzerland – Joey Steggall and Benjamin Wynn. Benjamin competed in Ski Cross and Joey competed [...]

SMGS Snowsports Athletes receive AMASDF Scholarships

By | November 18th, 2019|Categories: Co-Curricular, Director of Junior School, Elite Snowsports Academy, Senior School, Snowsports|

The 2019 Amelia McGuiness Australian Snowsports Development Foundation (AMASDF) Scholarship recipients were announced at a special ceremony to acknowledge the 10th anniversary of the foundation. Cath and Sam McGuiness, along with Snow Australia President Dean [...]

SMGS Announced as Australian Snowsports School of the Year at the 2019 Community Sport Awards

By | November 18th, 2019|Categories: Co-Curricular, Director of Junior School, Elite Snowsports Academy, Junior School, Senior School, Snowsports|

Canberra, ACT - (7 November 2019) – Snowy Mountains Grammar School was announced as the Australian Snowsports School of the Year at the 2019 inaugural Community Sport Awards at the QT Canberra. 2019 was a [...]

2019 Snowsports Season celebrated at SMGS’ Annual Awards Presentation Evening

By | October 4th, 2019|Categories: Boarding, Co-Curricular, Director of Junior School, Elite Snowsports Academy, Junior School, Senior School, Snowsports, Uncategorised|

Snowy Mountains Grammar School (SMGS) 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 [...]

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