Category Archives: Principal’s Blog


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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Göttingen Visit for Our Principal


From 26. June to 9. July 2016 as a recipient of the Goethe-Institut scholarship our principal, Magdalena, had the opportunity to participate in a two-week professional development program for teachers of German. The seminar, at the Goethe-Institut in Göttingen, dealt with the socio-cultural studies of Germany and how to integrate them into teaching German to […]

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Wie seht ihr Deutschland? What Our Students Think of Germany


Our Secondary School-level students recently were asked about their opinions of Germany. They wrote thoughtful answers in German and the comments will be incorporated in the Yearbook of the Central Agency for German Schools Abroad, or Jahrbuch des Auslandsschulwesens 2015/2016. Here are some of the questions and our students’ thoughts. Welche drei Begriffe fallen dir […]

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Welcome Back


Welcome back, returning German Saturday School students, and a BIG welcome to our new students! The 2016 school year was off to a good start last Saturday, by all accounts, as our students arrived to meet their classmates and teachers. You may have noticed that many primary students have the same teacher as last year. […]

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