About GISS

International 

Our vision is to enable your child to live a fulfilled life in tomorrow’s modern and rapidly changing global society. Our 360 students from Preschool to Year 12 are part of an international community, with about half of them coming from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and many other countries and the other half from Australia. Therefore, we truly live our mission to offer the highest quality co-education in a bilingual and international environment.

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CURRICULUM

Bilingual

We provide our students with a complete education experience in a co-educational and bi-lingual environment. Our focus is to encourage our students to study a broad curriculum to achieve individual academic success while also fostering personal development in preparation for life after school. 

It is not necessary to be familiar with the German language as we boast a successful intensive language immersion programme, leading to bilingual competency in both English and German. This method allows children to acquire a second language passively, by engaging them in authentic experiences in both languages. 

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GISS Kiosk to open Week 2 of Term 4

After many months of preparation, we are excited to let you know that our GISS Kiosk will start operation...

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Northern Beaches Youth Art Prize

On Thursday 29th August, I had the pleasure of going to the opening night of the Northern Beaches Youth Art Prize at...

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Daily Telegraph: Aussie families flock to Sydney’s expat schools for love of language

Aussie families flock to Sydney’s expat schools for love of language ENGLISH speaking parents are leading a surge in enrolments...

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Limited edition GISS tea towels & aprons

To celebrate our 30th anniversary we have created a limited edition tea towel and apron design which is made up of...

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Sports day at the Sydney Japanese International School

On Wednesday 28th August, Years 3-6 went to the Japanese School for a sports carnival. The schools participating were: The Sydney Japanese International...

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IPSHA ATHLETICS CARNIVAL

On Monday 26th August, a select group of students from Years 3 to 6 went to the IPSHA ATHLETICS Carnival...

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ARCHITECTURE AWARD

Good Design Award

GISS has been awarded Australia’s highest honour for design and innovation, for its pioneering shipping container classroom build. The school’s latest addition was recognised for its innovation and outstanding design in the Good Design Award's Architectural Design category.