Snowy Mountains Grammar School is a K-12 co-educational school, catering to both day and boarding students. Nestled in the foothills of Australia’s stunning alpine mountain region and located on the banks of the beautiful Lake Jindabyne, only a short drive from the Alpine resorts of Thredbo and Perisher, Snowy Mountains Grammar School is truly unique.

This environment provides our students with opportunities that many only dream of.

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Award Winning Education!

Winner of the Educator Magazines Innovative Schools Award two years running. Finalist in three categories at the Australian Education Awards in 2018 and 2019 as well as being named Australian Boarding School of the Year in 2018.

Latest News


Sep 20

We’re Hiring – Executive, Teaching and Facilities Roles

We're looking to grow our amazing team with two new positions: Head of Middle School - Executive Role Senior School...
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Sep 20

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...
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Aug 20

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...
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Upcoming Events

  1. Boarders Exeat weekend

    27 February @ 8:00 am - 28 February @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. ACER Scholarship Examination – for 2022 Enrolment

    27 February @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
  3. Week 6

    1 March @ 8:00 am - 5 March @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  4. Junior School Spelling Bee

    1 March @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  5. Wellbeing Week

    1 March @ 8:00 am - 5 March @ 5:00 pm AEDT

“SMGS offers a well-rounded, academically enriched education with a strong pastoral care program, whereby each student is known personally by teachers, who prepare students for their vocation and life in the real world…”

Michael Jones – Chairman, Snowy Mountains Grammar School

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Boarding Weekend Adventures to Cobargo and Bermagui

February 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

Boarders enjoyed an eventful day on Saturday 6 February with a trip to Cobargo and Bermagui. The plan was to visit a fire-affected town and learn about their experience and recovery. We visited the Cobargo [...]

Take flight at SMGS! Aviation Program update for 2021

February 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

Take flight at SMGS!   Open to students in Years 7-12, the SMGS Aviation Program has been updated for 2021. It now offers three “phases” and five courses across fixed-wing aircraft and Remotely Piloted [...]

Year 12 Students Valentines Day Fundraiser

February 15th, 2021|0 Comments

A huge thank you to our Year 12 students who made the last day of week 3 an entertaining and memorable one for our school community.   Roses, serenades, chocolates and bears all made their [...]

Principal’s Welcome Message 2021

January 27th, 2021|0 Comments

We take great pleasure in welcoming all new and returning students, parents and staff to the 2021 school year.   In his welcome message below, Principal, Dr Andrew Bell provides an overview of the [...]

The NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge: SMGS Medal Winner

December 10th, 2020|0 Comments

The NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge: SMGS Medal Winner The NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge aims to foster a passion for reading for pleasure in Kindergarten to Year 9 Students in NSW government, independent, Catholic and [...]

Year 10 student, Alexi Cross’s Poem selected for the anthology, Ash, Dust and Air

December 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Year 10 student Alexi Cross’s poem selected for the anthology, Ash, Dust and Air Year 10 student, Alexi Cross recently had one of her poems published in and collection of poetry – Ash, [...]

Inaugural ‘Side Project’ Short Film Festival – Winners Announced

December 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Inaugural 'Side Project' Short Film Festival - Winners Announced On Tuesday 2 December, SMGS announced the winners of its inaugural film festival, Side Project. The festival was designed for SMGS students in Years [...]

SMGS students successful in Term 4 ACER Examinations

December 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

After completing their End of Semester Examinations in Week 6, the ACER Certificate Program students have returned to their study books in order to prepare for their Term 4 ACER examinations. Eighteen students across Years [...]

Stop Motion Animation showcases Year 8 STEM creativity

November 27th, 2020|0 Comments

The Year 8 STEM students have been learning how to create Stop Motion Animation videos during their lessons this term. Stop Motion Animation is a film making technique that makes inanimate objects appear to move [...]

Podcasting workshop helps develop student digital literacy

November 27th, 2020|0 Comments

With the medium of podcasting increasingly becoming a mainstream form of information and entertainment, our Year 9 students were provided with an opportunity to see what it is all about over the last two [...]

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