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With our Year 12 students in their second week of exams and Year 10 and Year 11 students preparing for their exams our Wellbeing Prefects would like to share some advice for students feeling stressed. It’s easy to slip into the habit of procrastinating until the night before...

Our GIHS Wellbeing Team recently hosted the Unplugged workshop helping parents learn how to identify problematic gaming. Along with helping parents to develop practical strategies to support healthier gaming and internet use. If you would like to learn how to monitor your son/daughter’s screen time on an Apple device...

We would like to congratulate Yu (Amy) Shi from China for her success at the Study Adelaide International Student Awards. The event was held at the Government House of South Australia. His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia, presented awards...

The Schools Ministry Group and the Burnside Inter Church Council are seeking applications for a minimum 15 hour per week position commencing Term 1, 2020. The position exists to offer a chaplaincy service to students, staff and the school community. A Job and Persons Specification, along...

Resilience is one of those skills that all kids need and should have. It refers to their ability to cope and adapt in situations when confronted with challenges such as adversity, trauma, tragedy, or even stress. It is essential to their mental health and wellbeing...

The GIHS Wellbeing Team is hosting the Unplugged workshop on the 22nd of October that will help parents learn how to identify problematic gaming and develop practical strategies to support healthier gaming and internet use. Bookings are required and can be made at https://www.trybooking.com/560793 The workshop will include...

Continuing on from our recent discussion of Gaming Disorder the GIHS Wellbeing Team wishes to share this insightful video https://youtu.be/dyOLc5cl6ck covering the effects and implications of problematic gaming behaviours. Along with this, the GIHS Wellbeing Team is hosting the Unplugged workshop on the 22nd of October that...

The World Health Organisation has classified ‘Gaming Disorder’ as an illness in the International Classification of Disease 11th edition, and the Wellbeing Team is hearing from staff, students, and parents that gaming and technology use is becoming an issue for adolescents in their lives. To...

Blended or stepfamilies, come in all shapes and sizes. Today, the term “blended family” is more commonly used as opposed to “stepfamily”. Although their original meanings differ slightly, today both terms are used interchangeably. This is mostly due to some of the negative connotations associated...

Did you know that GIHS has a mobile application? Glenunga International has a School Stream mobile application. In fact, over 1700 users made up of staff and parents have already joined the app. What does the app do for you? With a plethora of features, our app is a...