Events

  1. Equestrian
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    NSW CIS Swimming

    2 May @ 2:30 pm - 3 May @ 3:00 pm AEST
  3. SMGS Meeting

    P & F Meeting

    3 May @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST

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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.

Open Now

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.

Start Your Journey

Recent posts from the Junior School

A Teddy Bear’s Picnic

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Director of Junior School, Junior School, Let's Explore, Uncategorised|

Last week the SMGS K-2 classes, along with their Year 12 buddies, headed up to the Kosciuszko Education Centre for a Teddy Bear’s Picnic. The day was action-packed with hiking, games, an educational story trail [...]

Déjà vu on the first day of school

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Academic, Alumni, Boarding, Junior School, Uncategorised|

The first day of Term 1 each year is momentous for all new Kindergarten students. This year it is also an historical milestone for the school with the enrolment of Poppy Witherdin, as she is [...]

Growth, Grit, Generosity and Gratitude – some inspirational words from Head of Junior School, Mr Scott Frize

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Director of Junior School, Junior School|

On Tuesday 22 November, SMGS held a wonderful celebration at Rydges Horizons for its Year 6 cohort who will be progressing to the Senior School in 2017. I asked Mr Frize for a few thoughts [...]

SMGS’ Garden Club, the ‘Fruit Explosions’, helping to create a more environmentally aware and sustainable school

By | October 18th, 2016|Categories: Junior School|

On 12 September, the SMGS Garden Club conducted a waste audit at our school. The Fruit Explosions is a group of Junior School students who get together weekly, giving up their lunch break to plant, [...]

School readiness – what does it really mean?

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: Academic, Director of Junior School, Junior School, Let's Explore, Uncategorised|

I often have people ask me what school readiness actually means. Does it mean they are ready if they can read or write? Does it mean they are ready if they can count to twenty? [...]

The importance of building relationships and connections in the early years of school life

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Academic, Junior School, Let's Explore, Uncategorised|

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou When I think back to my school [...]