Events

  1. Year 10 Camp

    25 March - 28 March
  2. Year 9 Camp

    25 March - 28 March
  3. Art Express – Year 12

    25 March - 26 March
  4. Applications for 2020 Scholarships Closing Date

    1 April @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm AEDT

News

  • 2019 ESA Round 1 Applications closing soon! – Friday, 22nd March 2019

    Entering its fourth year, the SMGS Elite Snowsports Academy will continue 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, […]
  • Applications for 2020 Scholarships closing date – Monday, 1st April 2019

    Snowy Mountains Grammar School offers a limited number of Scholarships in the Senior School that are made available each year to students commencing in Years 7 to 11. Scholarships for Senior School students commencing in Years 7 to 11 are offered for the duration of a student’s remaining years at Snowy Mountains Grammar School until […]
  • SMGS Co-Captain, Eve Donnelly advances in Lions Youth of the Year competition

    On February 27th, the Lions Youth of the Year was conducted at the local level with students from JCS and SMGS competing.  Four of our senior students participated: Nick Kargas, Eve Donnelly, Jorja Box and Willem Baldwinson. These students underwent an extensive interview process, delivered a prepared speech and were required to respond to two […]
  • Inaugural Women’s Day Breakfast a resounding success

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for our inaugural International Women’s Day Breakfast this morning. The morning was filled with motivating and influential stories from our Keynote and table speakers, a moving video created by Year 12 student, Saskia Dutch, door prizes donated from our generous table sponsors and supporters and an inspiring welcome […]
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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

30

Jan 19

2019 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.

22

Mar 19

2019 Round One Applications Close

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

8

Jun 19

2019 Opening Weekend

The 2019 Australian snow season opens across the alpine resorts.

28

Jun 19

2019 ESA Welcome Evening

Join parents, staff and students to welcome the 2019 edition of the ESA program.

29

Jun 19

2019 ESA Program Commences

First day of the 2019 ESA program.

17-18

Aug 19

2019 Exeat Weekend

Boarding House Exeat Weekend

“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

2018 National Interschools Snowsports – Day 1 Wrap-Up

By | September 5th, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

After months of training and competition, we've finally arrived at the pinnacle of Interschools Snowsports with the National Championships at Perisher.

2018 State Interschools Snowsports – Day 6 Wrap-Up

By | August 26th, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

It was the final day of competition and unfortunately the conditions weren't conducive to good racing today but we still did ourselves proud and took home the big trophy.

2018 State Interschools Snowsports – Day 5 Wrap-Up

By | August 26th, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

It started out as the perfect day for racing but the conditions turned out to far from ideal.

2018 State Interschools Snowsports – Day 4 Wrap-Up

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

Dead heats, blue skies, more crashes than you can poke a stick at and a wombat on the race course.

2018 State Interschools Snowsports – Day 3 Wrap-Up

By | August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

What a great morning Thredbo has produced for Day 3 of competition in the NSW State Interschools Snowsports Championships.

2018 State Interschools Snowsports – Day 2 Wrap-Up

By | August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

It was beautiful conditions for Day 2 of the NSW State Interschools Snowsports Championships and the NSW & ACT Interschools Cross Country Championships.