Events

  1. Week 2

    26 April @ 8:00 am - 30 April @ 5:00 pm AEST
  2. Twynam Clean up Australia Day

    1 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  3. Week 3

    3 May @ 8:00 am - 7 May @ 5:00 pm AEST
  4. Upcycle Event – Environment Committee

    3 May @ 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm AEST

News

  • Students advance to State Round in the Prime Minister’s Spelling Bee

    Well done to all our Junior School students who participated in the School Round of the 2021 Prime Minister’s Spelling Bee at the end of Term 1. Congratulations to Year 4 student Zoe Horvath and Year 6 student Eve Owen who have advanced to the State round at the end of the month!
  • Scholarship Applications for 2022 enrolment are now open!

    Scholarship Applications for 2022 enrolment are now open!   Our new Scholarship Program provides students from all around Australia with the opportunity to learn and grow in a unique alpine environment and to develop as well-rounded global citizens acting with courage and conviction as leaders of the future.   To learn more about Scholarships at […]
  • Lions Youth of the Year – Zac Corcoran, Year 12 advances to State round

    A huge congratulations to Zac Corcoran in Year 12, who not only won the local Lions Club of Jindabyne overall Youth of the Year Australia and public speaking components but has just won the regional competition in Ulladulla. He now moves on to the State round in Canberra in the coming weeks, representing SMGS and the […]
  • Dress for Success Sydney

    As one of our initiatives following International Women’s Day, SMGS is collecting clothes to donate to Dress for Success Sydney. Check out the details below on how you can get involved.

Winter Snowsports Programs

///Winter Snowsports Programs

Our close proximity to the NSW snowfields means that snowsports are a weekly part of the SMGS winter program.

All students participate in the snowsports program every Wednesday during the winter term and lessons are available in alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and snowboarding.

Lessons are structured to take into account all ages and all levels of ability, from rank beginner to future Olympic medallist. Most students participate in the Interschools Snowsports Championships each year and SMGS has been crowned the national champion co-educational snowsports school for the past 7 years.

The school also supports students in their individual snowsports aspirations.

Using our online e-Learning platform, staff  develop individual study programs  to complement training commitments and provide on-line support of students training overseas during the northern winter.

Our Boarding students are also able to ski all weekend during term 3, through participation in our weekend snowsports program.

Check out the Elite Snowsports Program

Recent posts about Snowsports

Racer ready – SMGS ESA Program hits the start gates for 2019

By | July 5th, 2019|Categories: Boarding, Co-Curricular, Elite Snowsports Academy, Senior School, Snowsports|

On Friday 28 June, Principal Dr Andrew Bell, Director of Activities, Mr Martin Philpott, ESA Co-ordinator Ms Annabel Elliot and Head of Boarding, Mrs Julie Wright welcomed new and returning student- athletes and their families [...]

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.

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.