Category Archives: Principal’s Blog


Presenting Felix


Dear members of the German Saturday School, I’m Felix from Germany. I grew up in Münster, a town in the west of Germany, very close to the Netherlands. For the past five years I lived in Berlin, where I studied at the Freie Universität. During my studies I worked at an international school with students […]

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Wir brauchen eine/n Lehrer/in


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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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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Welcome to the German Saturday School and the 2018 school year!


On behalf of the committee and staff of the GSS, I welcome all who are new to our school and welcome back all who are returning. I am looking forward to the 2018 school year at German Saturday School, which is my second year as principal at our school. I am excited to get to […]

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Der Zauberbaum


Congratulations to Luca Healy for receiving an Honourable Mention in the Association of German Teachers of Victoria’s drawing and poem competition! Der Zauberbaum Elves, gnomes and Ents live in the forist. The tree is magic because it has lived since the start of time.

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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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Introducing our new adult class teacher


Servus! Moin! Grüß Dich! I’m Jeremy Wong, the new teacher for the adult class. As you might guess from my surname, I don’t exactly have German heritage (I’m an ABC) but that hasn’t stopped me from falling in love with the German language and German-speaking cultures. I currently teach German part-time at the Presbyterian Ladies’ […]

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Das neue Schuljahr fängt an


Welcome back to our returning students and families! Classes resume this Saturday, February 4 at 9am. To new and interested students, please find the enrolment forms for download at right. Join us on Saturday with your paperwork in hand! Classes for adults will also meet on Saturday. See details here.

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Warum lernt Ihr Deutsch?


Many of our student entered the SBS competition that looked for answers to the question “Why are you learning German?” Below are three of our entries by Matthew, Amilia and Sophie. SBS will announce the winners on August 30 on their website. After that date and until September 9, we’ll all have the chance to […]

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Open Day 2016 is just around the corner


The students, teachers and Magdalena have been working hard to present another great Open Day. All are welcome! Bring a dish to share if you can. Follow the link to download a PDF to share. GSS_2016_Open Day A4 Invite.1

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