News & Events

Below you will find the latest announcements, pictures and information about current and upcoming school events as well as relevant articles about our school that have appeared in newspapers and other media.

Latest GISS News

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2019

GISS Music Night

At our first GISS Music Night on 4th December, the GISS wind ensemble, string ensembles, piano students and the School Band presented a programme of pieces they rehearsed during the semester. Parents contributed with a hearty buffet for the interval. Thank you to all the students and staff who made...
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Thursday, 05 Dec 2019

Graduation Years 10 & 12

Congratulations to the classes of 2019! There were many cheers, much applause and a few tears as our graduating Year 10 and 12 students, families, teachers and GISS staff came together for a special graduation ceremony.  Guest of honours, Deputy German Consul General, Klaus Steitz, and Frau Bauni, our KMK-Representative...
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Tuesday, 03 Dec 2019

GISS Gingerbread Workshop

We held our annual Gingerbread Workshop and children and parents alike had lots of fun creating beautiful gingerbread houses, santas and trees. Thankfully there were plenty of lollies, as some of the tasty decorations ended up in small mouths instead of on the great creations. A very big thank you...
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Tuesday, 26 Nov 2019

2019 Alliance Française School Competition

Congratulations to Jamila, Florentine and Juliana (former Year 6 student) who have been named the winners in the 2019 Alliance Française School Competition. The judges were impressed by their ‘Nouvelle Gazette’ design and all the elements of French culture that resonate with them. The project was judged the best submission...
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Monday, 18 Nov 2019

Enterprise German

The Enterprise German (Unternehmen Deutsch) competition that some Y10 students took part in is now over. Mr Metzger and I attended the Awards Ceremony with the Year 10 students on Friday at the Goethe Institute in Sydney and our students won the 3rd prize. A total of 96 groups submitted their results so our students did an amazing job! ...
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Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

GISS Rhönrad competition

There were some great performances at the third GISS Rhönrad competition which took place last weekend. The ten participants, aged between 9 to in their 40s, showed some fantastic performances and all should be very proud of their scores. Their trainers Kathi Brassington, Silke Bethke and Karen Pfitzer are immensely...
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Monday, 11 Nov 2019

Important Information about the Bush Fire Danger Period

Dear GISS Community, This week’s unprecedented catastrophic fire rating for Sydney and terrible fires across New South Wales and Queensland are a stark reminder of the ever growing fire risk our communities face. We made our decision early afternoon on Monday to close the school and believe this was the...
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Tuesday, 05 Nov 2019

International Football Tournament

Over 100 goals were scored at our International Football Tournament last weekend. GISS warmly welcomed many visitors and our opponents from the Sydney Japanese International School, the Armenian Alexander Primary School AGBU, the International French School of Sydney Lycée Condorcet, and the John Colet School. A total of 16 teams...
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Friday, 01 Nov 2019

Halloween Parade

Thanks to our SRC we had a great Halloween Parade yesterday involving all our Preschool to IB students, teachers, admin staff and parents. Congratulations to all our students for making such a great effort in their costumes, but most of all for having the confidence to walk on stage in...
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