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

Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021

Olympian Alex Almoukov visits GISS

Our Year 9 students were excited to receive a visit from Australian Olympian and biathlete Alex Almoukov. Alex visited GISS as part of the Olympics Unleashed program by the Australian Olympic Team. He gave our students an amazing insight into his career: the highs, the lows and many challenges. Alex’s...
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Friday, 26 Mar 2021

Harmony Day at GISS

As the sun came out for Harmony Day at GISS, we celebrated our diverse cultures, religions and beliefs. Harmony day is all about inclusivity, respect and belonging something we as a school foster. It is also a celebration of all things that set us apart and make GISS unique. We...
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Friday, 05 Mar 2021

SES Visitors at Our Preschool

Our Preschool had some very special visitors this week. Thomas' and Henry’s granddad Bernard came in with his big SES truck and two of his colleagues, Jörg and Paddy, the platypus. The children had a great time exploring the truck and the various pieces of equipment in there.  Back inside...
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Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021

Chinese New Year at GISS

Happy Lunar New Year! Kung Hei Fat Choy! Our Primary students were busy crafting temples, lanterns and learning all about the Chinese Zodiac to celebrate the Chinese New Year together. 
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Tuesday, 02 Feb 2021

Schultüten Workshop

Following a German tradition, our Schultüten Workshop takes places on campus every year at the start of school. Crafting the Schultüten is not only a lot of fun but also a great chance for parents to connect.
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Wednesday, 06 Jan 2021

Congratulations to our Class of 2020 on your excellent IB results!

You achieved a 100% pass rate with Diplomas being awarded to all of you, and a class average score of 33, which is an ATAR of 90. Some of you received a Dalyell Scholarship from USYD for 40+ scores, as well as a variety of scholarship and bonus schemes from...
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Thursday, 10 Dec 2020

Graduation Year 10

Congratulations to another class of 2020 – our fabulous Year 10! A week after we celebrated the graduation of our Year 12 students, we honoured Year 10 at their own graduation ceremony at Kirribilli Club. Year 10 class teacher Alex spoke about the best moments of the past years while sharing...
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Wednesday, 02 Dec 2020

Graduation Year 12

Congratulations to the class of 2020! There were many cheers, much applause and a few tears as our graduating Year 12 students, families, teachers and GISS staff came together for a special graduation ceremony at Zest last Friday.  Year 12 class teachers, Volker and Lusha, spoke about their students’ hard...
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Friday, 20 Nov 2020

Our GISS chickens are moving in

Look who is joining the GISS community! Our little chickens are growing and have found a new home in our school garden where our facility manager Michael built a superior cage for them. All of our Kindy students have followed their journey from day one and are excited to take...
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