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  • home from home

    Published 19/03/19

    They travelled over 3,000 miles to get to Gordon's in Woking from Sudan but for the students and staff from the Khartoum International Community School (KICS) it was 'home from home' as they helped plant a commemorative tree outside Sudan (the Science block) in the shadow of the Nile (Maths block). Last year a commemorative tree was planted at their school in Sudan to mark the Gordon's visit. The KICS guests also viewed the camel statue overlooking the Front Field, which stood in Khartoum until 1958.

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  • STEM launch

    Published 18/03/19

    Launched today, Gordon’s Girls STEM group is already proving popular with students with some 37 girls in Years 7-11 already expressing an interest in joining. One of the aims of the group is to tackle the problem of gender imbalance in STEM careers and empower girls to feel confident in these academic disciplines.

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  • Welcome KICS!

    Published 18/03/19

    Welcome to our visitors from the Khartoum International Community School (KICS), who arrived this morning and are already developing firm friendships with students here. Last year Gordon's became the first European school to visit Sudan and KICS and we look forward to further strengthening the ties between the two schools over the coming week.

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  • Musical Monday

    Published 18/03/19

    Members of the Concert Band entertained shoppers and workers in Woking Town Centre today as they played a medley of music in the Nave of Christ Church. This was the second time Gordon's had taken part in the lunchtime recital series.

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  • eco award

    Published 14/03/19

    Eco students have reached the first stage of making Gordon’s an Eco-School by achieving a Bronze Award. The six student Eco Committee, which formed in October, has conducted an environmental survey of the school and recently shared their findings in assembly. Their focus is litter, marine and waste. Now the group is working towards the Silver Award.

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  • young enterprise success

    Published 14/03/19

    For their mindfulness and well-being journal, Black and Write, Gordon’s Young Enterprise Company won the best innovation prize in the North Surrey Young Enterprise Company Programme. The girls were also highly commended for the quality of their presentation and their company’s digital presence at the showcase this week. They will now go through to the Surrey final in May.

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  • ESFA Semi-Final

    Published 14/03/19

    Hard fought to the very last, Gordon’s First XI Football Team ended their journey in the English Schools’ Football Association U18 Trophy, bowing out to Hampton School yesterday afternoon 5-4. Some 364 teams had entered the prestigious national competition, which has seen Gordon’s achieve a place in the semi-final two years in a row. 

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  • joining artsmark community

    Published 13/03/19

    Another string to the Creative Arts Department’s bow has been added now it has joined the Artsmark community and is working towards an Artsmark. The creative quality standard for schools is accredited by Arts Council England and provides a clear framework for planning, developing and evaluating arts, culture and creativity across the curriculum.

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  • trophy win

    Published 12/03/19

    In this, their first major test as a squad, Gordon’s U18s VII side beat Shiplake College to become trophy winners in the Worth 7s Competition at the weekend by 17 points to 12. The team is now concentrating on the Surrey U18s Festival this week and the Rosslyn Park National Schools 7s.

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  • careers fair

    Published 11/03/19

    Over 44 organisations have signed up for the Gordon’s Careers Fair tomorrow from law, engineering and project management to the NHS, creative arts and event management. As well as being able to visit stands, visitors will be able to listen to careers talks. For further details and to book, please visit the box office.

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  • future leaders

    Published 11/03/19

    Eight students took part in a Model United Nations Conference at the weekend in Reigate. Three were chairing at the event and one student, at his first conference, won highly commended delegate award. 

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  • piping for england

    Published 11/03/19

    Competing in their first ever piping competition and the only English school there, the Gordon's pipers were placed 9th overall in the quartets of the Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships on Sunday.

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