Recent News

Prep 2020 Enrolments

We are looking forward to welcoming our Prep 2020 students! The Take Off transition program starts in November. Click through for more details about starting school.

# From the Principal's Office

We have had many whole school events this term including Science Week, Book Week, Giddy-Up horse education and French Day. The community involvement has been a highlight of this term with many parents volunteering their valuable time.

# Parents' Association News

An Odyssey for the ages! For a few hours on a dark cool winter night in the  midst of August, 156 of our lucky and courageous GIPS parents and staff got on board the good GIPS starship and blasted off to another world.     READ MORE

# Events Now on Compass App!

Now you can manage Events via the Compass App. You can view the details of an Event, give consent for Events, and make payments. Documents attached to the Event (such as athletics programs) are also found in the Event, under "Resources". Now all the information you need is at your fingertips!

# Art Festival…what a surprise!

Nestled away in a corner of the Art room a large motley-looking egg was discovered, hiding amongst the students’ artwork…  We stood over it watching to see if it would move, wondering if there was a baby creature inside ready to break free!

# Team Kids Holiday Fun!

Team Kids offer two weeks of activities, including sport, craft, and excursions to the movies and the circus! Click here for more information.  Book now!

# School Holiday Ideas

It's only a few weeks until school holidays.  Have a browse for ideas to keep the kids busy and entertained over the break.

# Lost Property Box is Overflowing

The lost property box is overflowing with winter uniform, lunchboxes and drink bottles. Please come and claim any items that belong to you. At the end of the term, all items in the lost property box will be donated to the pre-loved uniform shop.

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.

Book Week, House Aths, Horses and More, Up on Zenfolio

Photos from the House Athletics Carnival, Book Week, Fathers' Day Breakfast, Giddy Up Horse Day and Winter Sports are up on Zenfolio! Click through for the link and more information. The password can also be found on Compass in Recent News.

Community Events, Clubs and Forums

We are often sent information for parents about various seminars, sports groups and events. Click through for a selection!

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