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News

  • Regional Visit – SMGS Heading to Merimbula Seaside Markets

    Join us at the Seaside Markets in Merimbula on Sunday 21 April 2024, where you can meet our Deputy Principal, Registrar, and Director of Innovation. Discover the diverse learning opportunities we offer and explore the benefits of boarding at SMGS for your family.
  • 2025 Scholarship and Bursary Program – Applications Now Open

    Calling all Year 6-10 students! The Snowy Mountains Grammar School 2025 Scholarship and Bursary Program is now open for applications.   Our program is designed for students who are passionate about joining our learning environment and are committed to making a significant contribution to the life of the school.   Available Scholarships and Bursaries: Academic […]
  • Volunteers needed at the Jindabyne Ski Sale

    Calling all SMGS families!   The Jindabyne Ski Sale, an initiative of the Rob Kneller Youth Foundation, still needs volunteers to assist with this weekend’s event.   All funds raised will subsidise the cost of school skiing for JCS and SMGS students in years K-2 to encourage participation and exposure to the Snowsports industry.   […]
  • 2023 Redlands Cup Draft Team List (Updated)

    The draft team lists for the 2023 Redlands Cup Competition are now available: 2023 Redlands Cup Draft Team List (Tuesday 30th May 2023) Please direct any queries to snowsports@smgs.nsw.edu.au

Student Wellbeing

//Student Wellbeing

At SMGS, we believe that every child of any age has the right to learn in a safe, supportive and caring environment where every student is enabled to feel that they belong.

At Snowy Mountains Grammar School, we have adopted the Australian Student Wellbeing Framework. This provides “every student with the strongest foundation possible for them to reach their aspirations in learning and in life”. The key focus here is on supporting the safety, wellbeing and learning of our community.

Objectives of our Wellbeing Program include:

  • Adopt the Australian Student Wellbeing Framework to support the safety, wellbeing and learning of our community.
  • Implement a Positive Education approach at Snowy Mountains Grammar School in support of the framework.
  • Create leadership opportunities and a student voice for all students based on our core values (C.A.R.E).
  • Develop and nurture the personal attributes of responsibility, resilience, compassion and optimism for the future.
  • Provide a safe and inclusive boarding environment that supports the community to flourish.
  • Empower students and staff to discover and develop their strengths and pursue new talents.

Our Wellbeing Program is underpinned by the following two frameworks: Bounce Back in the Junior School and Positive Education in the Senior School.

In addition to Bounce Back and Positive Education, the following activities and events support our Wellbeing Program:

  • PDHPE syllabus curriculum studies, K-10
  • Values and Religious Education, K-10
  • Let’s Explore (Kindergarten five-week transition program), K
  • Visiting programs, e.g: Life Education
  • Teddy Bear’s Picnic, K-2 + Year 12
  • Junior School Cultural Day, K-6
  • Bounce Back (social and emotional learning program), K-6
  • Junior School Leadership Program, Year 6
  • GRIP Leadership, Year 6
  • Year 6 into 7 Transition Evening and Program
  • Prefect Leadership Program, Year 12
  • GRIP Leadership, Year 12
  • Harmony Day, Years 7-12
  • Student Representative Council Program, Years 7-12
  • Daily House Tutor Group, Years 7 to 12
  • Chapel, K-12
  • House-based charity, Years 7-12 (Cascades – Jeans for Genes Day, Kiandra – Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, Mowamba – Beyond Blue, Twynam – Clean Up Australia)
  • International Women’s Day Breakfast
  • International Men’s Day BBQ
  • Lions Youth of the Year
  • Pursuing Your Passions Session, Years 9-10
  • CDAT Choices Seminar, Year 9
  • Headspace Session
  • Year 10 First Aid
  • New Student Orientation Program and peer training opportunities, K-12
  • University Discovery Days – Year 12
  • Work Experience, Year 10
  • Junior Wellbeing Sessions, Years 7-9
  • Secret Men’s Business, Years 10-12
  • Pyjama Party, Years 10-12
  • Snowy Hydro Driver Training – Year 12
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Award program, Years 7-12

 

 

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