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, 28 Oct 2019

Tag der Deutschen Sprache an der GISS

For the first time, GISS hosted the German Language Day (Tag der Deutschen Sprache) at our school - a fun day about the German language, complete with information stalls about all things German/y, activities for children, German sausages, pretzels and refreshments! Mr Steffen Rose of the German Consulate General Sydney and...
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Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019

GISS Kiosk starts lunch service

Today, after many months of preparation, our GISS Kiosk started its lunch service and both students and staff were super excited about receiving the freshly prepared meals by Miramare Gardens. The GISS Kiosk is offering a limited school lunch menu for Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in term 4 initially and we...
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Friday, 11 Oct 2019

GISS Kiosk to open Week 2 of Term 4

After many months of preparation, we are excited to let you know that our GISS Kiosk will start operation in week 2 of Term 4. Officially opened during our 2019 Christmas Market in August, the GISS Kiosk will be operated by Miramare Gardens offering a limited school lunch menu...
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Monday, 30 Sep 2019

Northern Beaches Youth Art Prize

On Thursday 29th August, I had the pleasure of going to the opening night of the Northern Beaches Youth Art Prize at Curl Curl Creative Space. Over 900 young people across the Northern Beaches submitted art for the competition and two of our Year 7 students got through to the final and had their work hung in...
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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


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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