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

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2019

Book Week 2019

On Monday the 19th 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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Friday, 21 Jun 2019

GISS Suprise Day

Our 30-year celebration continues.... And what a surprise it was! On Thursday morning, a clown announced that instead of school, the students could have fun all day. There were also special acrobatic performances, disco dancing, egg and spoon racing, sack jumping, belly dancing, soccer, skipping, yoga, trampoline, hula hoops, and...
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Friday, 21 Jun 2019

German Consul-General awards 29 GISS students with DSD certificates

Congatulations to all our students from Year 10, 11 and 12 who were awarded their DSD I and II certificates (Deutsches Sprachdiplom) from the German Consul-General, Peter Silberberg, this week. The German Language Certificate is a huge milestone for students as it opens up new perspectives: The DSD I is...
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Monday, 17 Jun 2019

SBS Radio Interview with Linus Hessling about the MMUN conference in NY

Thirteen students of German International School Sydney (GISS) recently attended the Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) conference in New York. The incoming UN delegates of the 5th, 7th and 9th grade represented Honduras, Andorra and Finland during the three-day conference. The MMUN took place at United Nations headquarters. At the re-enacted UN General...
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Monday, 17 Jun 2019

Manly Daily article about our Year 10 student Nuhaa Heitz

Nuhaa was one of 13 GISS students from who recently represented the school at the Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) Conference in New York. The MMUN is a simulation of the UN General Assembly where students assume the role of UN delegates and then debate a specific topic with other students from around...
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Friday, 14 Jun 2019

GISS MUSICAL A GREAT SUCCESS

Music – Dance– Magicians – Clowns – Acrobatics and great acting What a great show with a little bit of everything! Once again we could see the variety of our students’ gifts and abilities. Truly amazing. A big thank you and Dankeschön to Tina and Karina for this year’s Primary School...
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Thursday, 13 Jun 2019

GISS Choirs take to the Stage

Students in our GISS Choirs are having a very exciting year! They have been rehearsing during their lunch hours for months to prepare for the Northern Beaches Eisteddfod, which took place in Dee Why.The Junior and Senior Choirs each competed against 7 other local school choirs in separate sections. It was a wonderful experience...
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Thursday, 06 Jun 2019

First annual GISS Athletics Carnival 2019

Friday, 24th May 2019 was finally here, the long anticipated day many students had been looking forward to. Students from Years 3 to 10 had the fantastic opportunity to take part in one of the greatest sporting events of the year, our first annual GISS Athletics Carnival held at Sydney...
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Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019

National Simultaneous Storytime

On Wednesday 22nd May at 11am, along with over 1 million children across Australia and New Zealand, GISS students, teachers and parents from Preschool to Year 4 participated in National Simultaneous Storytime in the Sports Hall. Opened by an inspiring speech by our Principal Dr Metzger, this school community event advocates reading as a pastime that can be shared...
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