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  • Draft team lists (Updated) for Interschools and Redlands Cup now online

    The first draft team lists for the 2019 Snowsports season are now available: Redlands Cup (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) Please refer to the  Snowsports Team Selection Policy for details about team snowsports team selection. All feedback on these draft teams should be directed to: […]
  • Patrick Broe Competes in Rugby NSW State Championships

    A big congratulations to Patrick Broe and his U14 ACT Brumbies team who were undefeated throughout the NSW State Championship tournament in Orange before going down narrowly in the final against Gordon over the weekend. They put some big scores up against some really strong competition (69-0 against Randwick, 47-7 against Manly). Patrick was the leading try scorer of […]
  • Emily Quodling punches ticket to National Equestrian Interschools

    Congratulations to Emily Quodling who has qualified for the National Interschools event to be held at SIEC from 27th September to 3rd October.  Emily and her horse, DP Onyx will be competing in the 90cm show jumping. Good Luck Emily!  
  • P&F Pure 80’s Trivia Night – Friday 24th June – Call for silent auction donations

    To the SMGS community, The Parents and Friends Committee of Snowy Mountains Grammar School are excited to announce the upcoming Trivia Night on Friday 21 June. The theme of the 2019 Trivia Night will be ‘Pure 80s’. In addition, we are pleased to let you know that this year 10% of all profits from the […]
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Junior School

The Junior School is a very special part of the Snowy Mountains Grammar School educational model. The Junior School years are fundamental in the establishment of strong educational foundations and work practices.

With small class sizes and a total population of up to 80, the concept of individual programming at SMGS Junior School is a reality, not a dream. Our students can gain full benefit from the close attention to detail that is an integral part of everyday life in the Junior School.

Unrivalled Opportunity

Located on the shores of Lake Jindabyne in the foothills of Australia’s beautiful alpine region, Snowy Mountains Grammar School provides endless opportunities for students. Complementing our strong academic programs is our rich sporting heritage, with Junior School students competing in a variety of Snowsports and Equestrian events throughout the year.

Our location ensures our students are well connected with the environment and the community.

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Enrolments are open year round, so talk to our staff to find out how Snowy Mountains Grammar School can provide your child with a truly unique education. Our staff are always happy to talk through your individual needs and take you on a tour of our wonderful school.

We look forward to welcoming you to Snowy Mountains Grammar School.

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“To have children that are lifelong successful learners,
it’s the early years that set them up for the rest of their life…”

Emma Smith – K/1 Class Teacher

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“I value what we do and what we offer to our students, preparing them not just for the end of school but for the rest of their life…”

Scott Frize – Head of Junior School

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SMGS progresses through Round 3 of the Primary Virtual Debating Competition.

By | June 14th, 2019|Categories: Academic, Junior School|

Yesterday our Primary Virtual Debating Team won Round 3 of the National Virtual Debating competition. Debate Topic: Plastic shopping bags should be replaced with paper bags in all retail outlets Affirmative: Snowy Mountains Grammar School [...]

Junior School STEM Enrichment Program

By | June 13th, 2019|Categories: Academic, Director of Junior School, Junior School, Science|

The combined subject areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) provide a chance for students to foster skills to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. With the development of innovative programs at SMGS, [...]

Developing critical, creative thinkers

By | June 13th, 2019|Categories: Academic, Co-Curricular, Director of Junior School, Junior School|

How do we develop critical, creative thinkers? What value do we place on project-based learning? At SMGS we provide our students with access to opportunities and experiences outside the parameters of the traditional curriculum. Programs [...]

The Students of 2031

By | June 7th, 2019|Categories: Junior School, Technology, Uncategorised, Wellbeing|

By the time 2031 comes along, our current Kindergarten students will be in their final year of school. As Year 12 students, what skills should they be equipped with in order to step out into [...]

An overview of the personalised learning journey in Years 4-6 mathematics

By | May 29th, 2019|Categories: Director of Junior School, Junior School, Uncategorised|

What is happening at SMGS in the Junior School to personalise the learning journey of our Year 4-6 students? Do you remember learning maths at school? Did you love it? Was it fun? Or did [...]

K/1 Mystery Reader Program – Week 2

By | May 16th, 2019|Categories: Director of Junior School, Junior School|

Last week was week 2 of our K/1 Mystery Reader program! What is the Mystery Reader program? Each week, members of our school community will visit our K/1 students and read a book chosen [...]