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

Thursday, 12 Sep 2019

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 in the Sydney’s international schools traditionally reserved for expats. Parents are sending their children into schools without any prior knowledge of languages such as German, Japanese and French with the...
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Monday, 09 Sep 2019

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 self-portraits drawn by all our students and staff. Both are made of premium 100% cotton, the tea towel is white and costs $15 and the apron is black and costs $20...
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Monday, 09 Sep 2019

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 School, The Italian bilingual school, The Alexander School, Gaulston College, and the German International School Sydney. Everyone was split up into four groups [ yellow, red, blue and green] with students from each of the...
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Thursday, 05 Sep 2019

IPSHA ATHLETICS CARNIVAL

On Monday 26th August, a select group of students from Years 3 to 6 went to the IPSHA ATHLETICS Carnival held at Sydney Athletics Centre at Olympic Park, Homebush. It was the first time that students represented GISS and everyone participated in either 100m or 200m races and long jump...
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Monday, 02 Sep 2019

GISS Senior Choir at IPSHA Performing Arts Festival

On 22nd August, after months of dedicated preparation and extra rehearsals, the GISS Senior Choir participated in a combined concert with seven other independent schools from the Sydney region in Sydney’s historic Town Hall as past of the IPSHA Performing Arts Festival. It was a wonderfully uplifting and unforgettable event for all involved...
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Thursday, 22 Aug 2019

2019 GISS Christmas Market

Over 8,000 visitors enjoyed the magic of the 2019 German International School Sydney’s (GISS) annual Winter Christmas Market last weekend. Thanks to many parent and student volunteers, GISS staff, many external market stall holders and the generous support of the local community, the school was able to transform its grounds...
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Wednesday, 21 Aug 2019

Book Week 2019

On Monday the 19th of August, Kindergarten – Year 4 celebrated Book Week. Each year across Australia, the CBCA (the Children's Book Council of Australia) brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. This is a wonderful opportunity to bring children's literature to the forefront of our minds and celebrate and appreciate...
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Friday, 21 Jun 2019

GISS Suprise Day

Our 30-year celebration continues.... And what a surprise it was! On Thursday morning, a clown announced that instead of school, the students could have fun all day. There were also special acrobatic performances, disco dancing, egg and spoon racing, sack jumping, belly dancing, soccer, skipping, yoga, trampoline, hula hoops, and...
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Friday, 21 Jun 2019

German Consul-General awards 29 GISS students with DSD certificates

Congatulations to all our students from Year 10, 11 and 12 who were awarded their DSD I and II certificates (Deutsches Sprachdiplom) from the German Consul-General, Peter Silberberg, this week. The German Language Certificate is a huge milestone for students as it opens up new perspectives: The DSD I is...
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