Snowy Mountains Grammar School, the academic curriculum is set within the context of the unique alpine environment in which the school is located. With the Snowy Mountains and Lake Jindabyne on the doorstep, traditional academic pursuits are augmented by mountain, snow sports, equestrian, outdoor education and water sports programs. A small, very personalised learning environment, in which all boarders have their own rooms, ensures that students have the space and the support to develop their potential. At times it is hard to imagine that this is a school, but the learning focus is very real, students gaining strength and confidence from the balance of programs provided.
Electives Years 7 to 10: English, Mathematics, Science, German, History, Geography, Computing Studies, Music, Visual Arts, PD/Health/PE, Design and Technology, Drama.
Electives Years 11 and 12: English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Ancient History, Modern History, Computing Studies, Economics, Business Studies, Visual Arts, Music, Design and Technology, Geography, Drama and Earth Sciences. Other courses are available on request through Distance Education
Sport: Basketball, equestrian, athletics, touch football, rugby union, sailing, water skiing, wake boarding, alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, triathlon, cross-country running, swimming, mountain-bike riding, golf, dragon boat racing.
Extracurricular activities: Band, choir, drama, curriculum camps, pilot cadet scheme.
Welfare and personal development: The pastoral system is an integral part of the school. Each student is encouraged to feel part of the school community through participation in school events and by being part of a multi-age tutor group.
Special features: The school offers a residential environment for students in Years 7 to 12, where students have single or double rooms. Weekly boarding is available, with buses provided to transport students to and from Canberra on Friday and Sunday evenings. A daily bus service is provided to transport students from Thredbo, Cooma and Berridale to Jindabyne. A special skiing and snowboarding program is offered during the winter term. Talent development squads also exist for all ski disciplines and mountain biking. The ALPS program provides students with the opportunity to combine classroom learning with rich outdoor explorative activities that stimulate personal discovery.
|Day/boarding||Day and Boarding|
|Years||Kindergarten - Year 12|
available on application
61 2 64******* 61 2 6457 1022
61 2 64******* 61 2 6457 1023
|Address||PO Box 258, Jindabyne 2627|