Events

  1. Year 10 Camp

    25 March - 28 March
  2. Year 9 Camp

    25 March - 28 March
  3. Junior School Outdoor Cinema Evening

    29 March @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
  4. Applications for 2020 Scholarships Closing Date

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

News

  • SMGS Aviation Program featured in the Sydney Morning Herald

    Did you catch us in the Sydney Morning Herald this weekend? The full article can be viewed here: https://www.smh.com.au/education/its-handson-in-the-sky-for-students-at-jindabyne-20190318-h1cj3e.html?ref=rss Did you know that our Aviation Program has had a refresh over the last two years? In 2017 we rolled out the Remotely Piloted Aircraft License (RePL) and this year, the Introduction to Aviation Certificate for Years […]
  • JS Outdoor Cinema Evening – This Friday!

      On Friday, 29th March, our Junior School will be hosting their first ever Outdoor Cinema Evening! Reminiscent of the old days of the drive-in or summer festival moonlight movies, we are offering SMGS families the chance to come in and relax on a Friday night with a feel-good movie that will be projected onto […]
  • 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 […]

Electives

Electives Program

Welcome to our Electives Program for students in Years 7 to 10.

The structure and content of our 2019 Elective Program has arisen out of a strong desire to provide the greatest possible flexibility and areas of interest for students. Our program is unique; rather it exceeds customary elective programs by offering the ‘best of both worlds’ of innovation and traditional learning program options.

In 2019, students can choose electives from two pathways: Courses and Academies. 

Pathway 1 – Coursework of traditional subject learning

Pathway 2 – Project-based learning through real-world applied learning: Years 7-10

We have put considerable thought and energy into our 2019 Elective program so that our students have opportunities to pursue a contemporary and relevant education, as well as have genuine choice. There is no limit to what can be studied or created in the Academies program, and the other course options provide a ready-made curriculum to study.

The pages that follow in the document below provide some further detail and insight into the options available; however, as always, you are most welcome to make further enquiries with those who lead each program.

Read about our Academic Achievements

Recent posts from the Academies of Excellence

Academy students gain valuable experience at ‘Solutions Hackathon’

By | March 11th, 2019|Categories: Academies, Director of Junior School, Senior School|

This week in Academy time in the Senior School we had the privilege of taking our Tuesday group to a local event run by the Snowy Mountains Innovation Network. The students participated in a workshop, [...]

Mountain Bike Australia School of Merit

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: Mountain Biking, School of Mountain Biking|

Snowy Mountains Grammar School is very excited to announce that it has been selected as a School of Merit by Mountain Bike Australia, the peak body for mountain biking in Australia. SMGS is one of only [...]

Arming students with the tools for the rapidly changing workforce

By | July 9th, 2018|Categories: Academic, Academies, School of Invention, Senior School, Technology|

The rapid growth and integration of technology across the modern workforce is changing the expectations placed on our future graduates. While the traditional STEM approach in schools has provided a good stepping stone in the [...]

Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon!

By | June 19th, 2018|Categories: Academies, Arts, Co-Curricular, School of Drama and Theatre Studies, Senior School|

Come one, come all! To a very special evening hosted by the Year 11 Drama students. Our class group will be performing Don Zolidis’ ‘The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon!’ on Sunday 24 June at 6pm in [...]

Australian Aeronautical Velocity Challenge – Day One Junior School

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: Academic, Academies, Junior School, School of Invention, Senior School, Technology|

What a great opening day at the Australian Aeronautical Velocity Challenge at the University of Wollongong. The rain cleared and sun come out just in time for the start of the day. The competition attracts [...]

SMGS Presents: Grease the Musical

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Arts, Co-Curricular, School of Drama and Theatre Studies, School of Visual Arts, Senior School|

Every two years, the Snowy Mountains Grammar School Performing and Creative Arts team come together to create a triple-threat masterpiece! This year, we are proud to announce that our 2018 production is Grease the Musical! [...]