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 Feb 2020

GISS introduces new Northern Beaches bus route

GISS has introduced one new Northern Beaches bus route as a direct result of record student enrolments for the 2020 school year.    Open to all GISS students from Preschool to Senior School, The Manly Express will be added to the existing Northern Beaches Flyer and Pittwater Express, expanding bus...
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Thursday, 06 Feb 2020

​Congratulations to our November 2019 IB Cohort

Congratulations to our November 2019 IB Cohort. Twenty-five per cent of our class of 2019 students made it the school’s honour board and three of our graduates received Distinction Awards from IB Schools Australasia for scoring 40 points (equivalent to 98.05 ATAR). Most importantly, all our graduates who applied to...
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Tuesday, 04 Feb 2020

GISS Kiosk now open daily

After an initial trial phase last term, we are pleased to let you know that our GISS Kiosk has started full operation in Term 1, 2020. Kapil Kalra, currently Chef at the Harbord Beach Hotel, has created a balanced school menu that will include hot and cold food options for Morning Tea...
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Monday, 23 Dec 2019

PRC raises $500 for the Terrey Hills Rural Fire Brigade

During our Christmas Concert our PRC recently raised $500 for the Terrey Hills Rural Fire Brigade. Yoel Hyman, Community Engagement Officer and Member of the local RFS, visited our Preschool and was presented with a cheque and a basket full of Thank You Cards (designed by Message to a Hero) which...
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Monday, 16 Dec 2019

GISS Choirs spread some Christmas cheer

The GISS Choirs joined together this month to spread some Christmas cheer in our local community. Students performed at Kamaroi School, Allambie Heights Village and Terrey Hills Nursing Home. It was a very enriching experience for all involved and the children really got a buzz out of seeing what a...
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Monday, 16 Dec 2019

GISS Christmas concert

What better way to get into the Christmas spirit, than seeing our GISS students perform at our annual Christmas concert! We celebrated performances from preschoolers to year 6 students. The concert was a wonderful event to farewell another successful school year passed while spreading Christmas cheer! 
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Wednesday, 11 Dec 2019

GISS Music Night

At our first GISS Music Night on 4th December, the GISS wind ensemble, string ensembles, piano students and the School Band presented a programme of pieces they rehearsed during the semester. Parents contributed with a hearty buffet for the interval. Thank you to all the students and staff who made...
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Thursday, 05 Dec 2019

Graduation Years 10 & 12

Congratulations to the classes of 2019! 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.  Guest of honours, Deputy German Consul General, Klaus Steitz, and Frau Bauni, our KMK-Representative...
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Tuesday, 03 Dec 2019

GISS Gingerbread Workshop

We held our annual Gingerbread Workshop and children and parents alike had lots of fun creating beautiful gingerbread houses, santas and trees. Thankfully there were plenty of lollies, as some of the tasty decorations ended up in small mouths instead of on the great creations. A very big thank you...
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