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

Monday, 21 Jan 2019

GISS featured in Manly Daily

GISS has been featured in the Saturday edition on the Manly Daily. The article highlights our 30 year history and upcoming anniversary gala dinner and also reflects on the school’s 2018 highlights.
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Friday, 21 Dec 2018


GISS has been featured in the TV show AUSTRALIA BY DESIGN: INNOVATIONS.  In its second season, AUSTRALIA BY DESIGN: INNOVATIONS showcases the very best designs drawn from the national Good Design Awards and featured our award-winning Container Classrooms. Our Arts Village project was recognised for its innovation and outstanding design in the...
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Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018

Preschool rated 'Exceeding National Quality Standard'

We are proud to announce that our Preschool has received its National Quality Framework (NQF) Rating Certificate with the rating ‘Exceeding National Quality Standard’ in all seven quality areas. The National Quality Framework provides a national approach to regulation, assessment and quality improvement for early childhood education across Australia and...
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Friday, 14 Dec 2018

GISS Band Performance

On December 12th, the GISS Band performed two dress rehearsals for the secondary school classes in the multifunction room and a final concert in the evening for the public. The program consisted of classical pieces as well as pop music. Girls and boys from Years 6 to 10 have been practicing on Tuesdays after school...
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Monday, 03 Dec 2018

Gingerbread Workshop

The Gingerbread Workshop on the 1st and 2nd of December was a huge success again this year. Children and parents had lots of fun creating beautiful gingerbread houses and people. Thankfully there were plenty of lollies, as some of the tasty decorations ended up in small mouths instead of on the great...
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Friday, 30 Nov 2018

Graduation Y10 & Y12

Congratulations to the classes of 2018! 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 last night.  Year 10 class teachers, Belinda and Tanja, spoke about their students’ hard...
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Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018

GISS holds first Rhönrad competition

On Sunday, 18th of November, the GISS Rhönrad group held a Rhönrad (wheel gymnastics) competition, which was the first to be held in Australia since 2012.All participants were required to do the prescribed routines (depending on ability, either L5, L6 or L7. More experienced gymnasts also developed and performed their own unique freestyle routines which differed...
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Monday, 19 Nov 2018

SMH - "Bilingual classes break down learning barriers"

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Monday, 19 Nov 2018

First GISS Family Tennis Open

Our first GISS Family Tennis Open took place at Wyatt Park Tennis Centre- Evolve Tennis over the weekend. You didn't need to have any prior tennis experience to enjoy the kids’ fun court, the family tournament court and fitness area. There were many winners thanks to the well organised raffle...
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