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 Sep 2022


On Tuesday 6th September, the GISS Senior Choir participated in the IPSHA Performing Arts Festival in Sydney Town Hall. This was a collaborative evening of music, presented by six private and independent schools from throughout NSW. The concert opened with a combined symphony orchestra (in which four GISS students participated)...
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Thursday, 01 Sep 2022

Lotti, the story dog, visits Kindy

LOTTI LOVES STORIES The students of our Kindergarten class had a very special guest. Lotti, the story dog, and her owner Mrs Rosenthal came to visit our classroom. Lotti has been trained to listen to children read. She was very calm and relaxed while being with children and everyone was...
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Friday, 26 Aug 2022


On Thursday 25th August, the Creative Writing AG was inspired by a visit from ‘Funny Kid’ local author Matt Stanton. He made us laugh, think about and share our processes and perspectives on writing and helped us brainstorm ideas for a new story. The Top-Secret writing tips he shared with...
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Wednesday, 24 Aug 2022

GISS community pulls off another amazing Christmas Market

SAVE THE DATE: 18th & 19th August 2023Over 8,000 visitors enjoyed the magic of our 2022 Christmas Market. Thanks to all our parent and student volunteers, GISS staff, many external market stall holders and the generous support of the local community, we were able to transform our grounds into a magical...
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Tuesday, 14 Jun 2022

2022 GISS Christmas Market

Our famous GISS Christmas Market is back! Fri, 19 Aug 5 - 9pm  &  Sat, 20 Aug 4 - 9pm 2022 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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Wednesday, 08 Jun 2022

German Schnupperkurs by the Goethe-Institut now at GISS

You see your child's German improving but can't keep up. Why not learn German with the Goethe-Institut Sydney at GISS and improve your language skills? GISS is now partnering with the international market leader for German tuition, the Goethe-Institut Sydney, and is hosting an online Schnupperkurs (trial lesson) for adults on Wednesday 15.6.22 at 6.3...
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Tuesday, 07 Jun 2022

GISS AGM and GISS Board election

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Financial Year 2021 (Jan – Dec 2021) was held on May 26 this year. This was an opportunity to present the school’s situation from the perspective of its organisational performance, and for members to interact directly with the Board. A quorum, i.e. a...
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Tuesday, 24 May 2022

GISS Flea Market a full success

Thanks to our amazing parent community our annual GISS Flea Market was yet again a wonderful event that saw hundreds of families come together to bag some unique finds and enjoy some German sausages and homemade cake. A special thanks must go to all the bakers, sausage grillers, stallholders and our amazing volunteers on...
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Wednesday, 23 Mar 2022

GISS focuses on sustainability & intelligent building design

GISS is proud to set new standards for sustainable classroom design in Australia. At the beginning of this year, the eagerly awaited and urgently needed additional class rooms of GISS were opened, which were constructed according to the passive house design. As a result, the bright classrooms made of solid...
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