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

Tuesday, 11 Jul 2023

GISS Christmas Market 2024

Our famous GISS Christmas Market is back! Fri, 23 Aug 5 - 9pm  &  Sat, 24 Aug 4 - 9pm 2024 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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Monday, 26 Jun 2023

GISS BOARD 2023

The GISS AGM took place on 25 May, with many members joining either in person at school or taking part online. There were a few changes within the Board with Jennifer Gilmore stepping down from her position as Deputy Chair/Human Resources Portfolio, which she had held for five years. Dr Nicole...
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Monday, 19 Jun 2023

IB program drives the curious minds - The Australian

Interesting article that explains how the IB programs set themselves apart from other curricula by focusing on critical thinking, values and attributes, as opposed to testing students’ on rote memorisation and regurgitation of information.By Christopher Niesche June 14, 2023 Australian schools are adding International Baccalaureate programs to their offerings because of...
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Tuesday, 06 Jun 2023

PRC Flea Market raises over $5K

Over 40 market stalls, 500 sausages, 50 home baked cakes, 300 Pretzels, smoothies, movies, games, books, tattoos, musical performances & many treasures - our Flea Market had it all and raised over $5000 for our beautiful school and students. On behalf of the board, I would like to thank all...
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Friday, 02 Jun 2023

Swimming Carnival 2023

On  the 18th, 22nd and 26th of May, we had our Swimming Carnival 2023 for Years 3 to 10. A total of 111 students took part.They faced the challenges in the disciplines breaststroke, freestyle, backstroke and butterfly. For some of the youngest participants it was the first time in the...
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Friday, 26 May 2023

GISS Junior & Senior Choirs ​@ Northern Beaches Eisteddfod

After months of preparation the GISS Junior and Senior Choirs competed against other schools at the Northern Beaches Eisteddfod. Our students performed beautifully, received very positive comments and represented GISS with pride, dignity and respect towards others.  Many thanks to the many parents who came to watch in support of our choirs!...
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Wednesday, 24 May 2023

GISS awards record numbers in DSD certificates

Geschafft! We are proud to announce that 42 of our students from Years 10 to 12 have accomplished greatness. During our school assembly they were awarded their DSD (German Language Diploma) certificates which will enable them to either join a Studienkolleg (a class prior to University) or a German University.German...
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Tuesday, 23 May 2023

What does GISS mean to you....?

We are proud to share our new promotional video, which premiered at the German Film Festival in Sydney earlier this month and was viewed by all students at our school assembly last Friday. A very big thank you to all students, parents and staff who participated, with a special thank...
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Tuesday, 23 May 2023

YEAR 12 IA WEEK

IA (Internal Assessment) Week was an intensive week of learning for our Year12 students as they worked around the clock to complete their Science experiments, ensuring to gather enough workable data for their chosen exploration. The students also worked with their teachers to refine their data and calculations in Maths,...
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