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

Friday, 01 Sep 2023


Congratulations to our Junior School students who were selected to compete in the annual IPSHA Athletics Carnival held at Sydney Olympic Park on Wednesday. From the start to the final lap, our young athletes gave it their all, showcasing determination, sportsmanship, and incredible talent. IPSHA events are held throughout the...
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Friday, 01 Sep 2023


At the Beach2Beach Charity Fun Run on Sunday 27th August, 31 runners and walkers (and one dog!) from the GISS community, got together on a perfectly sunny Sunday morning to enjoy wonderful event. The GISS Team raised $1603 for our school charity, a Girl and her world  and was awarded “3rd Top...
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Thursday, 24 Aug 2023


The Performing Arts Festival is a highlight of the cultural calendar for many students from schools in NSW and the ACT. Our choir performed a traditional song from the Torres Strait Islands (“Sesere Eeye”) and a Disney Medley (”Disney Dazzle”). They also performed in the grand finale of the evening...
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Monday, 21 Aug 2023

Thank you to our wonderful community

Once again, our GISS school community was joined by thousands of visitors from near and far, who all came to take part in our biggest community event of the year. They enjoyed a wide variety of food and hearty German delights, games, amazing music performances, soccer, and countless other activities...
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Wednesday, 02 Aug 2023

IB Scholarship

Are you a high achiever who loves learning? If you are currently in Year 10 studying at GISS or at another school, you could be our next IB Diploma scholar! Tell us about your future learning goals, why you want to study for the (IB) Diploma at GISS, and how...
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Tuesday, 11 Jul 2023

GISS Christmas Market 2023

Our famous GISS Christmas Market is back! Fri, 18 Aug 5 - 9pm  &  Sat, 19 Aug 4 - 9pm 2023 Enjoy the magic of a German Winter Christmas Market featuring lantern walks, marshmallow roasting, a magical Winter Wonderland & an array of market & food stalls including a Glühwein Hut.  ...
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Monday, 26 Jun 2023


The GISS AGM took place on 25 May, with many members joining either in person at school or taking part online. There were a few changes within the Board with Jennifer Gilmore stepping down from her position as Deputy Chair/Human Resources Portfolio, which she had held for five years. Dr Nicole...
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Monday, 19 Jun 2023

IB program drives the curious minds - The Australian

Interesting article that explains how the IB programs set themselves apart from other curricula by focusing on critical thinking, values and attributes, as opposed to testing students’ on rote memorisation and regurgitation of information.By Christopher Niesche June 14, 2023 Australian schools are adding International Baccalaureate programs to their offerings because of...
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Tuesday, 06 Jun 2023

PRC Flea Market raises over $5K

Over 40 market stalls, 500 sausages, 50 home baked cakes, 300 Pretzels, smoothies, movies, games, books, tattoos, musical performances & many treasures - our Flea Market had it all and raised over $5000 for our beautiful school and students. On behalf of the board, I would like to thank all...
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