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, 21 Aug 2018

Book Week 2018

On Monday the 20th 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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Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018

GISS welcomes new Principal

It is with great pleasure that I welcome on behalf of the Board of Directors Dr Lorenz Metzger as our new Principal of the German International School Sydney. The process to find the right candidate commenced in June 2017 and Dr Metzger presented as the stand-out leader among an exceptional...
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Monday, 21 May 2018

GISS wins prestigious Good Design Award

GISS has been awarded Australia’s highest honour for design and innovation, for its pioneering shipping container classroom build. At last night’s 60th Annual Good Design Awards ceremony the school’s Art Village project was recognised for its innovation and outstanding design in the Architectural Design category. GISS was commended by The Good...
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Sunday, 20 May 2018

GISS Students interview SBS German

Recently, we reported on the project "Enterprise German", an Australia-wide ideas competition that aims at promoting the collaboration between schools where German is taught and German companies. In the first two programs with the students, which you can still find on our website, we found out that the students...
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Thursday, 17 May 2018

GISS named Excellent German School Abroad

We are proud to announce that GISS has again been awarded the title of ‘Excellent German School Abroad’. The German Consul, Mr Lothar Freischlader, officially presented GISS with the seal of approval during a morning assembly in front of the whole school community. This Gütesiegel (seal of approval), which was...
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Thursday, 14 Aug 2014

GISS IB Diploma results

Our best ever  The 2014 GISS IB Diploma results are our best ever since we introduced the IB Diploma Programme in 2002. Our students achieved a 100% pass rate (world average is 79%) with an average passing grade of 35.8; significantly above the global average of 29.81 and 0.2 points better...
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Monday, 28 Oct 2013

Outstanding IB results!

The 2013 cohort has posted our school’s best IB results since introduction of the IB diploma programme in 2002. Our students achieved a 100% pass rate (world average 78.54%) with an average passing grade of 35.6, significantly above the global average of 28.81 and 0.9 points better than our previous...
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