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, 09 Nov 2018

International Football Tournament

Over 100 goals were scored at our International Football Tournament last weekend coincided with our Open Day. We warmly welcomed many visitors and our opponents from the Scuola Italiana Bilingue-Italian Bilingual School, the Sydney Japanese International School, the Armenian Alexander School, the International French School of Sydney and the John...
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Friday, 12 Oct 2018

SBS interview about Enterprise German

Many GISS students took part in the project Enterprise German (Unternehmen Deutsch) initiated by the Goethe-Institut Australien to promote the collaboration between schools and German companies / or Australian companies with a relationship to German speaking countries within the region. SBS German interviewed our students and Principal Dr Lorenz Metzger for their latest...
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Thursday, 20 Sep 2018

GISS gets officially recognised Gym Wheel trainers

GISS now has four officially recognised Gym Wheel trainers. Wolfgang Bientzle, multiple former world champion and leader of the USA Gym Wheel Team held an intensive Gym Wheel training course and showed our trainers Silke Bethke, Kathi Brassington, Karen Pfitzer [Certificate 1] and Abby Duruz (Certificate 2) many new exercises...
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Friday, 24 Aug 2018

GISS Christmas Market sets new record

Over 7,000 visitors enjoyed the magic of the 2018 German International School Sydney’s (GISS) annual Winter Christmas Market last weekend. Thanks to the generous support of the Christmas Market’s main sponsor Audi Australia, many parent and student volunteers, GISS staff, local community and other gold sponsors including The Belrose Hotel, Top 3 by...
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Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018

Book Week 2018

On Monday the 20th 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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Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018

GISS welcomes new Principal

It is with great pleasure that I welcome on behalf of the Board of Directors Dr Lorenz Metzger as our new Principal of the German International School Sydney. The process to find the right candidate commenced in June 2017 and Dr Metzger presented as the stand-out leader among an exceptional...
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Monday, 21 May 2018

GISS wins prestigious Good Design Award

GISS has been awarded Australia’s highest honour for design and innovation, for its pioneering shipping container classroom build. At last night’s 60th Annual Good Design Awards ceremony the school’s Art Village project was recognised for its innovation and outstanding design in the Architectural Design category. GISS was commended by The Good...
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Sunday, 20 May 2018

GISS Students interview SBS German

Recently, we reported on the project "Enterprise German", an Australia-wide ideas competition that aims at promoting the collaboration between schools where German is taught and German companies. In the first two programs with the students, which you can still find on our website, we found out that the students...
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Thursday, 17 May 2018

GISS named Excellent German School Abroad

We are proud to announce that GISS has again been awarded the title of ‘Excellent German School Abroad’. The German Consul, Mr Lothar Freischlader, officially presented GISS with the seal of approval during a morning assembly in front of the whole school community. This Gütesiegel (seal of approval), which was...
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