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, 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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Monday, 03 Jun 2019

GISS on SBS News

Germany's viral women's football ad has inspired girls in Australia  'Fussball' is an ever-uniting force in Germany. Indeed, when it comes to the world game, Germans have had a lot to cheer about, historically.
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Thursday, 30 May 2019

School captains visit NSW Parliament

Our IB students and school captains, Saskia and Farah, visited Minister Rob Stokes at NSW Parliament yesterday. Minister Stokes previously served as Minister for Education, and is now Minister for Planning and Public Spaces in the NSW Government.
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Thursday, 23 May 2019

Second German Wheel competition

On 19th May 2019, the German International School Sydney hosted the second German Wheel competition since its formation. The 9 competitors, aged between 9 and 28 years, started in 3 different start groups, depending on their age and level. The three youngest and newest competitors, Carla, Emmelie and Juliana were...
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Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019

SBS German interviews IB student Lily Wenzel

SBS German interviewed our IB student Lily Wenzel who recently organised 'Dare The Boss' and raised over $800 for our school's charity A Girl & Her World. During 'Dare the Boss' GISS Prinicpal Dr Metzger and many of our students and staff dressed up as their biggest idol to raise...
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Monday, 08 Apr 2019


The Year 11 Visual Arts IB students have spent Term 1 working on a unit titled Where are you now? A sense of place: visual exploration of your surroundings. Armed with their sketch books and a plethora of materials, the students have been looking at the world around them and have been busy...
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Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019

International Idols visit GISS for 'Dare the Boss' Fundraiser

Our Principal, Dr Lorenz Metzger, was dared by our students to do something meaningful and challenging as part of GISS' yearly fundraiser 'Dare the Boss'. Dr Metzger and many of GISS' students and staff dressed up as their biggest idol. Jimi Hendrix, Princess Leia, George Michael, Coco Chanel, William Shakespeare, Frida Kahlo, Jane Goodall...
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Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

Harmony Week

‘Everyone belongs - Celebrate Diversity’ was the motto of the GISS Harmony Week that supports the Australian wide initiative that was launched 20 years ago. Our Primary School started Harmony Week with an assembly at which our choir sang ‘Everyone belongs’. During #HarmonyWeek all classesorganised activities to foster cultural respect and...
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