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, 30 Nov 2018

Graduation Y10 & Y12

Congratulations to the classes of 2018! There were many cheers, much applause and a few tears as our graduating Year 10 and 12 students, families, teachers and GISS staff came together for a special graduation ceremony last night.  Year 10 class teachers, Belinda and Tanja, spoke about their students’ hard...
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Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018

GISS holds first Rhönrad competition

On Sunday, 18th of November, the GISS Rhönrad group held a Rhönrad (wheel gymnastics) competition, which was the first to be held in Australia since 2012.All participants were required to do the prescribed routines (depending on ability, either L5, L6 or L7. More experienced gymnasts also developed and performed their own unique freestyle routines which differed...
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Monday, 19 Nov 2018

SMH - "Bilingual classes break down learning barriers"

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Monday, 19 Nov 2018

First GISS Family Tennis Open

Our first GISS Family Tennis Open took place at Wyatt Park Tennis Centre- Evolve Tennis over the weekend. You didn't need to have any prior tennis experience to enjoy the kids’ fun court, the family tournament court and fitness area. There were many winners thanks to the well organised raffle...
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Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018

GISS students win 'Enterprise German'

Congratulations to our Year 10 students Nora, Saskia, Ivy and Nelli who won the Goethe Institute's school competition „Unternehmen Deutsch - Enterprise German‘ with their innovative project called “SBS Kids”. More than 300 students from 17 schools participated in the Australia-wide school project for professional orientation in 2018 and impressed the...
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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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