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September 2019

  • charity coffee morning

    Published 27/09/19

    Cakes, cakes and more cakes! Staff, students and parents have been busy baking for Macmillan Cancer as the school takes part in the world’s biggest coffee morning. This afternoon parents are invited to enjoy cakes (and liquid refreshments) before exeat pick up in the Dining Hall. Please visit from 2.00pm to 3.30pm and help raise money for this worthwhile cause.

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  • if the cap fits

    Published 24/09/19

    Our new Year 7 Residential Boarders in Woolwich House are now truly part of the fabric of Gordon's as they are kitted out with their Blues uniforms. They will march for the first time at the Parade on 20th October, continuing over a century of proud tradition and ceremony. Please click here for further information on our Parades.

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  • showcasing gordon's

    Published 21/09/19

    Beautiful morning for the first of our Open Events, in which we welcome prospective parents and students. Today those visiting are interested in Gordon's OFSTED-rated Outstanding residential boarding. Please book early for the Open Events as many are already full. Click here for main school open events and here for Sixth Form.

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  • Colourful run

    Published 16/09/19

    Pastels on Parade as the girls’ Houses take to the Back Field for today’s Inter-House Cross Country run. Every year group is taking part in this hotly contested race with Year 7 students leading the races. Last year's winners Windsor are hoping to retain their crown again. 

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  • Luke Towers' Memorial Game

    Published 16/09/19

    The Luke Towers’ Memorial Match, postponed from last week, will be taking place on Saturday on the Front Field against Wellington College. All welcome. Kick off 2.00pm. 

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  • on the run

    Published 12/09/19

    The Inter-House competitions started today with Year 9 in the Cross Country event. Hoping to keep their cross country crown are Khartoum. The girls will complete their run on the Back Field next week. 

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  • flying with the raf

    Published 11/09/19

    Parachute training; flying in a C17 transport aircraft; training in the most up to date airfield defence equipment; technical instruction on the new Atlas aircraft and simulator training were just a few of the activities undertaken by our CCF Cadets during their summer camp to RAF Brize Norton. The group experienced life in the RAF first hand at the Oxfordshire base – even learning how to iron their uniforms!

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  • 'outstanding'

    Published 09/09/19

    Judged outstanding in all categories of a recent OFSTED boarding inspection, inspectors found that 'Students '…exceed their predicted outcomes and consistently reach, and further, their potential'. As well as noting the 'Excellent relationships with staff...', the inspectors found that 'Students demonstrate a maturity and responsibility above their age'. Bookings are now being taken for Main School and Sixth Form Open Events for both Residential and Day Boarding. Click here to read the OFSTED Report and here to book for a Main School open event and here for Sixth Form.

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  • platinum award

    Published 06/09/19

    It’s a Platinum for our PE and Sports Department! This sought-after extension of the School Games Mark awards, is only available to schools achieving five successive Gold Awards. It puts Gordon’s among an elite selection of schools in the country and the only one in Surrey to have made this achievement. Please click here to read more about our award-winning Sports Department. 

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  • welcome back!

    Published 05/09/19

    We welcome back all our students and staff for the start of term and the new academic year today. Those beginning their Gordon's journey as Residential and Day Boarders include Sixth Formers and 116 new students in Year 7 from 42 primary schools across the UK and overseas as well as 19 in other year groups. We wish them all the best. A reminder that our Open Events begin this month. To book a place, visit the Join Us section of the website or click here.

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  • Netballers storm in for pre-season training

    Published 03/09/19

    Pre-season training kicked off for students this morning in rugby, football, hockey and netball. Netballers welcomed Surrey Storm’s Nicole Humphrys as their coach and new Head of Netball. Ms Humphrys, who plays as a defender or in the mid-court for Surrey Storm Netball said: “I love teaching and love netball so this is my dream job!”.

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  • jumping into new school year

    Published 02/09/19

    CCF Cadets started the new school year by parachuting 3,500 feet! The group spent the weekend training with the Army Parachute Association at Netheravon in Wiltshire in preparation for their static line jump. Please click here to see them in action.

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