Events

  1. Non-Term Time

    26 September @ 8:00 am - 12 October @ 5:00 pm AEST
  2. Labour Day Public Holiday (in school holidays)

    5 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. World Teacher’s Day

    5 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  4. Staff Day 5

    12 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  5. Boarders Return

    12 October @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT

News

  • We’re Hiring – Executive and Teaching Roles

    We’re looking to grow our amazing team with two new positions: Head of Middle School – Executive Role Senior School Teacher Mathematics & Science For more information or to apply for these roles, check out the links above. 
  • Voting is Now Open for The Science of Snowy Scheme Competition

    A number of SMGS State 2 and 3 students joined students from around the region in submitting their innovative ideas to Snowy Hydro’s inaugural National Science Week competition – The Science of the Snowy Scheme competition.  To read about all the submissions and to vote, click HERE!    
  • SMGS Debate Team Featured in the latest AISNSW Education News

    In their latest newsletter, the Association of Independent Schools of NSW ran a feature on 2020 NGS Super Virtual Debating Competition. In the article, SMGS Senior English teacher and debate team coordinator Ms Anne Jones talks about what the opportunity to continue debating at such a high level means for our students.   To read […]
  • 2021 Kindergarten Virtual Information Evening

    Choosing the right school for your child to begin their learning journey is an important and exciting time for all families. Join us for the SMGS Kindergarten Virtual Information Evening on Thursday, 3rd September at 6:00 pm. This evening is open to all pre-enrolled SMGS Kindergarten 2021 families, and families considering SMGS’ Kindergarten in 2021, […]
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Elite Snowsports Academy

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COVID-19 Update

It is our great pleasure to announce that the 2020 Elite Snowsports Academy (ESA) at Snowy Mountains Grammar School will be running. 

We are nearing capacity for this year, however, if you would like to learn more about the 2020 program offering or to put your son or daughter’s name down on a wait list, please contact our registrar, Bronwyn Canham on registrar@smgs.nsw.edu.au.

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

“The SMGS ESA program aims to deliver an holistic experience that incorporates all facets of athletic, academic, wellbeing and logistical support to the advanced and elite snowsports athlete. Participants in this program will be guided to pursue athletic success without sacrificing their academic pathway, while living a balanced lifestyle, underpinned by respectful and supportive relationships with staff and peers.”

Annabel Elliot – ESA Program Co-ordinator

Recent posts from the Elite Snowsports Academy

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 [...]

SMGS awarded Participation Trophy at the 2019 Amelia McGuiness Foundation Events

By | August 26th, 2019|Categories: Co-Curricular, Director of Junior School, Elite Snowsports Academy, Junior School, Snowsports|

2019 AMELIA McGUINESS FOUNDATION & EVENTS   The AMASDF was established in memory of Amelia McGuiness who tragically died in a skiing accident in 2009. Last week, several fundraising events were held to support the [...]

A Wild and Windy Day 1 of the 2019 State Interschools Snowsports Championships

By | August 20th, 2019|Categories: Co-Curricular, Director of Junior School, Elite Snowsports Academy, Junior School, Senior School, Snowsports|

Another wild and windy day in the mountains welcomed competitors to Day 1 of the SSA Northern States Interschools Snowsports Championships. Team SMGS had a great first day on the mountain competing across the following [...]

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