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Here you can keep up-to-date with all the latest news from Gordon's School. 

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  • golfing giants

    Published 21/02/19

    Gordon's golfers beat strong opposition in Spain this week to become the Millfield and Desert Springs European Team Champions 2019, with a winning score of 244 for the three days. Congratulations!

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  • top talking

    Published 15/02/19

    For their arguments against ‘Does the use of Miss and Sir promote sexism and hierarchy?’, Gravesend House won the Key Stage 3 Inter-House Debating Competition today. In second place were Victoria House.

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  • young enterprise success

    Published 15/02/19

    Year 10's Young Enterprise team 'Black and Write' has won the Most Innovative Product/Service award at the North Surrey Festival held at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Camberley. The product idea focused on a health and well-being bullet journal, and the team also finished runners up for ‘best financials.’ Well done girls and good luck representing Gordon's School at the North Surrey Area Final!

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  • dragons' den

    Published 15/02/19

    A flavoured milk van and modified exercise bike jostled for top place in the Dragons’ Den style event by Y10 GCSE Business students but the idea deemed ‘most likely to succeed’ was from Track-it – a device to find lost items in the home. Students worked in teams to create a business plan to present to the ‘dragons’ (members of the local community and real life entrepreneurs), who in the style of the popular BBC TV programme, asked questions and grilled the students.

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  • stage is set

    Published 15/02/19

    Ready for Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (as well as Years 10 and 11!), the Rec this morning ready for a production of the gothic novella, which forms part of the GCSE syllabus.

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  • ID Week

    Published 14/02/19

    Rainbow laces, badges and flags. Today at Gordon’s the focus was on LGBT+ awareness. Events at the school included a visit from Surrey Police’s Youth Intervention team who spoke to students about hate crime and how it is combatted and battling homophobia. Tonight students will see the film ‘Love Simon’.

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  • sign of the times

    Published 13/02/19

    Students learning how to sign this afternoon as part of Disability Awareness Day at Gordon's. Many also took part in the blind football and listened to Amie Humphries who spoke about breaking disability stereotypes.

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  • ESFA quarter final win

    Published 13/02/19

    A 3-2 victory against Thomas Hardye School this afternoon earned Gordon's a Semi-Final place in the prestigious national competition, the English Schools Football Association Trophy for the second successive year. Skipper Will McKechnie, who has hit the target in each of the last four rounds, scored twice as Gordon's came from behind to snatch a thunderous win. Also on the scoresheet was Elliott Sleep while man of the match was Jack Burrell with an imposing performance in midfield.

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  • friends Event

    Published 13/02/19

    Friends of Gordon's made intricate, professional-looking (and delicious!) canapes last night with the expert guidance of Amanda Beavis from Simply Dine at the Gordon's Canapes Evening. The next event is the Paint and Sip Party on Thursday 7th March. Pleases visit the Box Office on this website to book.  

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  • good friends

    Published 12/02/19

    Being a good friend and appreciating friends and family, all part of Mental Health Awareness Day at Gordon's. While some students engaged in relaxation exercises such as yoga and learned about how different foods effect moods, others wrote about why they liked particular people.

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  • music at Gordon's

    Published 11/02/19

    Tickets are still available for tonight’s Informal Concert in the Rec featuring Y10 students and Semper Fidelis Singers. This is a free public event and all are welcome. Please book through the Box Office on the Gordon’s website.

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  • food for thought

    Published 11/02/19

    Porridge; salmon; mackerel and plenty of fresh water, with a fruity twist was enjoyed by those learning about Food and Mood today as part of ID Week’s mental health day. Elsewhere, students were strolling around the grounds for a ‘Walk and Talk’ session learning relaxation techniques to manage stress and anxiety.

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