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 380 students from Preschool to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) in Years 11 and 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 wins prestigious Sustainability Award

We are proud to announce that our pioneering Passivehouse classrooms have been awarded the 2022 Sustainability Award in the Category Education...

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GISS Year 10 Students win two 1st places at the 2022 Enterprise German Award

Congratulations to our very engaged and talented Year 10 students who won two 1st places at the 2022 Enterprise German...

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GISS Gingerbread Workshop lifts Xmas Spirits

We held our annual Gingerbread Workshop and children and parents alike had lots of fun creating beautiful gingerbread houses...

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GISS Students develop: KOALA RESCUE…A FUN GAME WITH A SERIOUS MISSION

The name “koala” is derived from the Dharug word “gula” or “gulamany” meaning “no drink”. Koalas don’t often need to...

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Andreas Hänssig from the Goethe University Frankfurt/M. visits GISS

On Monday, November 7, 2022, Andreas Hänssig from the Goethe University Frankfurt/M. visited GISS. Since 2018, we have been working...

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Football, Football. . . GISS soccer tournament wins everyone over

After 3 long years GISS was able to finally host our traditional Football Tournament again. Our guests came from John Colet School, Alexander...

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German Schools Abroad

Exzellente Deutsche Auslandsschule

GISS is part of a network of more than 140 German Schools Abroad that are sponsored by the Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA) on behalf of the German Federal Foreign Office.

GISS has been awarded the title of ‘Excellent German School Abroad’ following the successful ‘Federal State Inspection of German Schools Abroad’ (BLI) which monitors the quality of teaching and is organised by the ZfA. More info can be found here.

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NEW CLASSROOMS

People-centred learning

Early in 2022, the highly anticipated and much needed additional learning spaces have opened at GISS, incorporating a unique blend of Biophilic Design and Passivhaus Standard of Construction to foster wellbeing and create a sustainable and energy-efficient learning environment.

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GISS wins prestigious Sustainability Award