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 Mar 2020

GISS Swimming Carnivals 2020

Our annual GISS swimming carnivals took place during February and early March and were a great success despite the weather not always being kind to us.  The students had a wonderful time cheering on participants from their Houses, and enthusiastically gained victory points in the pool as well as in...
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Wednesday, 04 Mar 2020

​Living history

Our Year 11 and 12 Students had a special history lesson last week with the visit of contemporary witness of Divided Germany Peter Keup, a former citizen of the GDR who failed his attempted escape to the ‘west’. Born in 1958, Mr Keup worked as a successful ballroom dancer and...
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Tuesday, 03 Mar 2020

New PRC Executives elected

At the last PRC meeting on Tuesday, 3rd of March, the new Executives of the Parents Representative Council (PRC) were elected: Chairperson: Anne Lessle Deputy Chairperson: Julia Erben Treasurer: Mathias Boehme Secretary: Chris Nitzsche Deputy Secretary: Bryn Jeffries Congratulations to all and thank you for your commitment and taking over those important roles! ...
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Monday, 02 Mar 2020

Vice-President of the German Federal Parliament, Wolfgang Kubicki, visits GISS

Vice-President of the German Federal Parliament, Wolfgang Kubicki, and German Consul-General Peter Silberberg, visited GISS today. After a tour of our GISS campus Mr. Kubicki engaged in a discussion with our students from Years 9, 10, 11 & 12 who asked many burning questions. The topics ranged from Climate Change...
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Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

MMUN – Montessori Model United Nations

Dear GISS community, we would like to introduce the new team of students which will participate in the MMUN Conference in March 2020 in NYC. After a successful start with our first team in March 2019 these interested and committed students are in preparation for the conference which is structured...
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Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020

GISS introduces new Northern Beaches bus route

GISS has introduced one new Northern Beaches bus route as a direct result of record student enrolments for the 2020 school year.    Open to all GISS students from Preschool to Senior School, The Manly Express will be added to the existing Northern Beaches Flyer and Pittwater Express, expanding bus...
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Thursday, 06 Feb 2020

​Congratulations to our November 2019 IB Cohort

Congratulations to our November 2019 IB Cohort. Twenty-five per cent of our class of 2019 students made it the school’s honour board and three of our graduates received Distinction Awards from IB Schools Australasia for scoring 40 points (equivalent to 98.05 ATAR). Most importantly, all our graduates who applied to...
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Tuesday, 04 Feb 2020

GISS Kiosk now open daily

After an initial trial phase last term, we are pleased to let you know that our GISS Kiosk has started full operation in Term 1, 2020. Kapil Kalra, currently Chef at the Harbord Beach Hotel, has created a balanced school menu that will include hot and cold food options for Morning Tea...
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Monday, 23 Dec 2019

PRC raises $500 for the Terrey Hills Rural Fire Brigade

During our Christmas Concert our PRC recently raised $500 for the Terrey Hills Rural Fire Brigade. Yoel Hyman, Community Engagement Officer and Member of the local RFS, visited our Preschool and was presented with a cheque and a basket full of Thank You Cards (designed by Message to a Hero) which...
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