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

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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Thursday, 21 Mar 2019

Warringah Independent School’s Debating Competition 2019

On Wednesday 20th March, Mrs Sinclair took the Year 9 debating teams to Galstaun College in Ingleburn, to begin our Warringah Independent School’s Debating Competition for 2019. The competition is comprised of a series of impromptu debating tournaments between The German International School Sydney, Galstaun College, NorthernBeaches Christian School and Christian Covenant School. Our two GISS teams...
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Monday, 18 Mar 2019

Montessori Model United Nations Conference in New York

13 GISS students from Year 6, 8 and 10 travelled to New York to participate at the Montesorri Model United Nations (MMUN) Conference. MMUN is a simulation of the UN General Assembly where students assume the role of UN delegates for a certain country and then debate a specific topic with other students from around the...
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