Category Archives: Principal’s Blog


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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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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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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