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

Monday, 20 Feb 2023

2023 GISS Athletics carnival

What a fabulous day for our annual Athletics Carnival! The day was full of color, spirit, fun, and athletic competition. Events like these don't happen without the full commitment of our students, staff, and parents who all chipped in to do their part. Kudos to Herr Pfannenmüller for manning the...
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Wednesday, 15 Feb 2023

Congratulations to our Class of 2022!

Congratulations to our Class of 2022! All our graduates from the Class of 2022 who applied to study in Australia this year have received their 1st preferences for university placement at USYD, UNSW, UTS, Macquarie, ANU, Newcastle & Bond. Some of our graduates are applying for universities in Germany, Sweden, the USA and...
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Friday, 10 Feb 2023

Please help the people of Türkiye & Syria

Our hearts go out to the families who have lost loved ones, to those who have been injured, and to everyone around the world who is impacted by this tragic event. Urgent donations are needed. Please join us in donating to: Save The Children or any other humanitarian agency of your choice....
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Wednesday, 01 Feb 2023

Celebrating 30 Years at GISS

This month we celebrate Frau Clark who has been a part of our GISS family for 30 years! Congratulations on achieving this milestone with us! We know you have worked so hard over the years to help make GISS what it is today and we truly appreciate your dedication....
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Wednesday, 21 Dec 2022

GISS has been awarded another two awards for new classrooms

The German International School Sydney has been awarded another two awards for our pioneering Passivehouse classrooms - an excellent project, showcasing innovation in sustainability within the education sector.  The Timber Design Awards, now in their 23rd year, are distinguished by a proud heritage of innovation and achievement. The Awards promote and...
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Wednesday, 21 Dec 2022

Junior and Senior Choirs spread joy and Christmas spirit at Terrey Hills Nursing Home

Our Junior and Senior Choirs, along with Primary School Teacher, Janine Boubbov, and Head of Primary School, Klemens Pedarnig, spread some joy and Christmas spirit at the Terrey Hills Nursing Home. Our students sang Christmas carols in English as well as several in German, and their performances were received with...
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Wednesday, 07 Dec 2022

Year 10 Graduation

Congratulations to another class of 2022 – our fabulous Year 10! A week after we celebrated the graduation of our Year 12 students, we honoured Year 10 at their own ceremony at GISS. Year 10 class teachers Thomas Szartowicz and Ann-Kathrin Mannherz spoke about the best moments of the past...
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Tuesday, 29 Nov 2022

GISS wins prestigious Sustainability Award

We are proud to announce that our pioneering Passivehouse classrooms have been awarded the 2022 Sustainability Award in the Category Education and Research. The Sustainability Awards are Australia’s longest running and most prestigious awards program dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating excellence in sustainable design and architecture. betti&knut architecture were presented with...
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Monday, 28 Nov 2022

Congratulations to the class of 2022

There were many cheers, much applause and a few tears as our graduating Year 12 students, families, teachers and GISS staff came together for a special graduation ceremony at Zest at the end of November  Year 12 class teachers, Mr Greenslade and Mr Day, spoke about their students’ hard work...
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