Mission & Values

The German International School Sydney (GISS) is the only recognised German School Abroad in Australia which offers a complete school education from Preschool to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program.

Our school provides students with the highest quality co-educational teaching and education levels in a bilingual and multicultural environment. The School offers the German graduation qualification Certificate after Year 10, or respectively the IB after Year 12. The IB diploma is recognised worldwide as a High School Certificate and a University Entrance Qualification, including Germany and Australia.

GISS holds to the ideology of global tolerance and its teaching is embedded in European and Australian educational culture. We enable students to adapt readily to other German schools in Europe and the rest of the world.

Our Vision 

To ignite a passion for lifelong learning, empowering our students to reach their full potential and succeed in our fast-changing global society.

Our Mission

By fusing German, European and Australian excellence, we provide top tier multilingual secular co-education. We are committed to unlocking each student’s potential, to inspire and challenge them to become responsible, reliable and confident bilingual adults.

Our Values

    Promoting self-sufficiency, personal growth and the development of critical skills that benefit all members of our school community.
    We provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone.
    We have an appreciation of diverse languages and cultures.
    We create a nurturing environment where everyone treats each other with respect, empathy and consideration.