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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...

Congratulations to our Pedal Prix teams for finishing their final race of the season. Our students competed in a 24-hour race that resulted in a wide variety of placings. Our Blue Team came 20th in their category of 74, Orange Team 43rd out of 130...

Students in their final year of school are considered a high-risk group for depression and anxiety. Sleep deprivation, diet, and social media are some of the biggest issues faced by this group of teens. Therefore it is vitally important that a student's mental health is...