Recent News

# Father's Day Events - Breakfast orders close Wednesday

The GIPS PA invites you to a Fathers' Day Breakfast on Tuesday 27 August, and reminds families of the Fathers' Day Stall on Thursday 29 August. Of course, special friends are welcome to stand in.  READ MORE

# Second Hand Book Stall - Friday

The Pre-Loved Book Stall is happening this Friday! Donations are still being accepted at the school office of children's books in good condition. Please no pre-school or adult books please. The stall will be open after school for the Grade 3 / 4s who have excursions.

# From the Principal's Office

We have a full calendar of school events this month, and with the recent 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon, Science Week activities and our upcoming parent night theme, there is a real ‘Buzz’ in the air.

# Book Week 17 - 23 August

Book week is fast approaching! The theme this year is Reading is My Superpower.  Dress up day is Wednesday 21 August. Click through for more details.

# Parents' Association News

Thank you to all the parents who made the Space Odyssey out of this world! Silent Auction items can be paid for and collected from the school front office from Wednesday.   

# New Ukeleles in the Performing Arts Room

The Performing Arts room now has a full class set of ukuleles. Students in Years 5 and 6 have been practising the correct strum and the four most common chords. They have used these to play their own short songs, as well as learn Riptide by Vance Joy.

Term 3 Activities at GIPS

Click through for details of Term 3 programs for Digimaker Computer Coding, Fit for Kids, Dance Club and more.

Entertainment Books

Entertainment Books are back! Click through for ordering information, and then pick your book up from the front office.

Community Events, Clubs and Forums

We are often sent information for parents about various seminars and information sessions. Click through for a selection! Also clay fun for kids at St. Oswald's.

Bottle Top Tuesday!

The Environment Team will be collecting plastic bottle tops (such as milk bottle tops) for the charity Envision. Envision recycles the plastic bottle tops into prosthetic limbs for children in need. 

Activities at GIPS

Make school even more fun with extra-curricular activities, offered by outside suppliers, such as: Dance Club, taekwondo, computer programming, violin lessons, piano lessons, singing lessons, soccer, tennis, Fit Kids and Kelly Sports.   READ MORE  

Visual Art Festival

We are acknowledging the Wurundjeri People, and presenting our understandings of traditional owners of our local area, through a Visual Arts Festival in Term 4.