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, 30 Oct 2023

Preschool Exceeds National Quality Standard in all seven quality areas

Exceptional News! We are absolutely thrilled to share that our Preschool has been awarded the National Quality Framework (NQF) Rating Certificate with a stellar rating of 'Exceeding National Quality Standard' across all seven quality areas! The National Quality Framework represents a nationwide approach to the regulation, assessment, and enhancement of quality...
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Thursday, 19 Oct 2023

GISS at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Amazing work by our Year 10 and IB Diploma students on their projects that brought them to the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Melbourne.  Many thanks to our dedicated teachers, Denise Parsons & Mechthild Broehl-Foster for facilitating this great experience.
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Friday, 29 Sep 2023

Lotti, our Story Dog, featured in Peninsula Living Magazine

Lotti, our story dog, and her owner & Secondary School Teacher, Mrs Rosenthal were featured in the September edition of Peninsula Living Magazine:
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Monday, 25 Sep 2023

Farewell to our Year 12 IB Diploma Students

On the last day of school before the spring break we said goodbye to our Year 12 students. They have received their transcripts, lovely good luck charms made by our Year 3/4 students for the upcoming exams, and left GISS with loud applause.
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Monday, 04 Sep 2023

GISS Ducks

Our Kindergarten Class is learning all about farms this term and our Kindy students got to experience the lifecycle of a duck right in front of their eyes in their classroom. Through ‘Hatch & Grow’ they had the opportunity to learn everything from how a duck hatches from its egg, to how...
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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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