Category Archives: Committee’s Blog


An Embarrassment of Riches


At our annual end-of-year Christmas Celebration we’ll have a number of great gifts available at our auction. We are very grateful to the companies that support our school through the donation of the following items. Get ready to bid on Saturday December 15 when we meet at the Austrian Club. • from Mercedes Benz, a […]

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Our Annual Family Fun Day


November 24 is not just voting day, but it’s also the date of our annual Family Day. It’s a great opportunity for the students to have German-language lessons and fun outdoors, and it’s also an opportunity for the parents and carers to get to know each other. If you’re unsure where to meet, use this […]

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OPEN DAY! OPEN DAY! OPEN DAY!


Whether you have children at the school already or whether you are thinking about enrolling your children at GSS, our Open Day is a great opportunity to experience first hand what happens in class and how the school operates. We will have open class rooms for all year levels as well as class performances, giving […]

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We’re looking for a great German teacher


We are a community school operating from 9am to 12pm on Saturday mornings during the school year. The school offers classes for German language and DACHL (Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein) cultures and has about 160 students from kindergarten to upper high school, currently in about 12 classes. The German Saturday School has been operating […]

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Great Results at the Poetry Competition


The GSS left its mark once again at the state finals of the Poetry Competition. This year marked the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of this event by the Association of German Teachers of Victoria. Our students finished in the top 3 places of over half of the categories, with two gold medalists. Our principal, […]

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AGM Recap and Büchermarkt


Thanks to all who contributed in some way to our Annual General Meeting and Book Market on March 17! Parents and community members donated books, board games, freshly-baked biscuits and cakes, and of course their time. Linden from the Intext Book Company was there with text books and general German-language books and of course we […]

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Christmas Party 2017


Follow our Facebook page to see what we’re auctioning during our fundraiser. Download a PDF flyer to share with your relatives and friends.

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Family Evening at the Swiss Club


The School hosted a terrific Family Evening at the Swiss Club in June. While the kids watched movies and ate Swiss-style sausages from Walma’s Continental Butchers in Bayswater, the parents ate a delicious cheese fondue dinner in the Swiss Club Restaurant. Host Roger and staff made a great fondue for all. The pot of melted […]

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Our first Family Evening


Join us for the first Family Evening! There will be two screens, one for the older viewers and one for the younger. Movies on offer will be Older Wilkommen bei den Hartmanns [to be determined] Younger Heidi [to be determined] During the evening we’ll have a silent auction for this terrific new vacuum cleaner kindly […]

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Introducing Our New Principal


Anja Kazmeier, the new principal of the German Saturday School, has written an introduction and spelled out her vision for the school.

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