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March 2019

  • ....And they're off

    Published 29/03/19

    After months of early morning training sessions in the snow, rain and dark, the DofE Bronze candidates in Y10 are now heading to Dartmoor for their Practice and Final. Also travelling today are 17 students making their way to China.

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  • running total

    Published 28/03/19

    A whopping £1,000 has already been raised by Gordon's London Marathon runner Jamie Sinclair. Mr Sinclair, Head of Buckingham House, is running to raise funds for equipment for the new sports hall and all weather pitch at Gordon's that will benefit both the school and community. Please support him in his bid to reach £3,000. Please click here for his blog and details of how to sponsor him.

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  • cakes and books

    Published 28/03/19

    The perfect combination, cakes and books and all in aid of a good cause! Students were taking part in World Book Night where books and money will be donated to vulnerable members of society without access to books.

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  • marshmallow challenge

    Published 27/03/19

    The challenge, using all their engineering skills, was to build the tallest structure possible, using masking tape and spaghetti and of course a marshmallow! The competition was part of Gordon's STEM Week.

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  • world book night

    Published 27/03/19

    Preparations are well underway for tonight’s World Book Night, a fundraising event where books and money are donated to vulnerable members of society without access to books. Students have baked and decorated cakes for the event, which will be sold together with winning bookmarks from the World Book Day competition.

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  • stamps galore

    Published 27/03/19

    Scores of students queuing up to see the Head Teacher this morning to be congratulated on attaining three pages of stamps this term. Stamps are awarded for particularly good effort in a class and for service and participation in other aspects of school life. They will also receive a certificate in Assembly. Congratulations all.

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  • ready for dartmoor

    Published 25/03/19

    Three months of preparation for the Ten Tors training in Dartmoor came to an end this morning. The hardy bunch of students have endured rain, snow and freezing temperatures – often before sunrise - three times a week throughout the term.

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  • Choral evensong

    Published 25/03/19

    The enchanting voices of the Boys' Choir, recent winners in the Choir section at the Godalming Performing Arts Festival, rounded off Parade Sunday with a Choral Evensong in the Chapel. 

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  • silverware on parade

    Published 25/03/19

    A fantastic array of silverware was presented at the Parade on Sunday. Cups included those won at the Godalming Performing Arts Festival for individual performances as well as the Semper Fidelis choir; the Boys' Choir; Solo Strings category and the Jazz Ensemble. There were rosettes from national equestrian events and the Gordon's golf team received their European Schools Team Championships Golf Trophy. U16s rugby players scooped the Worth Schools Rugby 7s Trophy and Y10 netballers were crowned Surrey Champions for the fourth consecutive year.

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  • silver for jazz band

    Published 22/03/19

    Not only did they win their class at the Godalming Performing Arts Festival, scoring an outstanding 97 per cent, but the Gordon's Jazz Band - less than a year old - won the overall band category and returned to school with the Jericho Cup. Congratulations on a great performance.

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  • au revoir!

    Published 22/03/19

    We wish our visitors from Khartoum International Community School a safe journey home and welcome seven students from Columbus State University, Georgia, enrolled on a course entitled 'A Comparison of Education Systems: USA and UK'. They have identified Gordon’s as ‘unique’ and have come to experience teacher-student learning here and observe best practice.

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  • creative arts successes

    Published 21/03/19

    Congratulations to our actors; poets; singers; choirs and musicians for fantastic performances in the Godalming Performing Arts Festival. Over 60 students taking part in this annual event with three ensemble groups and 14 solo/duo entries. Semper Fidelis retained the Hydon Cup. Looking forward to the jazz tonight.

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