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  • Follow the sapper

    Published 24/05/19

    Follow the Sapper to Wisley Gardens! The Gordon’s Gardening Club entry for the RHS Garden Wisley Scarecrow Competition has arrived at the world-famous gardens. The entry which includes poppies is of a soldier saluting his Queen and country. It reflects that the school is the national memorial to General Gordon and our proud association with the Royal Engineers. It is also in memory of the Gordonians who lost their lives while serving in conflicts. The spectacular scarecrow display is being held during this half term holiday from Saturday 25th May to Sunday 5th June.

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  • gordonian named in the netball world cup 2019 squad

    Published 24/05/19

    Gordonian Eboni Usoro-Brown, nee Beckford-Chambers, has been named in the England Roses squad for the forthcoming Netball World Cup.

    Eboni was a Windsor House girl from 2001 to 2004.  She made her England debut in 2008 and was part of the gold medal team at last year's Commonwealth Games.

    We wish her and the whole team the best of luck for the tournament which starts on 12th July.

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  • tips from the top

    Published 24/05/19

    Our Pipers and Drummers made the most of their day at The Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming, where they worked alongside military pipers. The Director presented them with a memento of their time spent there, which will be hung on the Band Room wall. The day finished with a Beating Retreat at Holyrood Palace performed by the Scottish Schools CCF Pipe Bands - one of which was Robert Gordon's College, who they will be visiting today.

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  • Piping in scotland

    Published 23/05/19

    Our drummers and pipers, on tour in Scotland, visited the National Piping Centre's bagpipe museum followed by a bespoke workshop with the world's leading piping and drumming experts. Today it’s the Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming to work alongside military pipers.

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  • Pipes and Drums on tour

    Published 22/05/19

    The National Piping Centre is the first stop for some of our Pipes and Drums Band who have headed to Scotland on a five day tour. The visit will include a bespoke workshop with the world's leading piping and drumming experts as well as the opportunity to work alongside military pipers at the Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming. The group will also watch a Beating Retreat performed by Robert Gordon's College at Holyrood Palace and play alongside Robert Gordon's College Pipe Band. 

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  • Bethunes biking for gordon's

    Published 21/05/19

    Inspired by the London Marathon fundraising run achieved by Buckingham Head of House Jamie Sinclair, the Bethune family have set themselves a challenge to raise £3,000 to equip the new sports hub and all-weather pitch for Gordon’s School and the local community. The family of five will undertake a sponsored cycle ride from Gordon’s to Brighton – just under 90 kilometres on Saturday 15th June. Isla, aged 14 and her brother Lachlan, aged 12 – both boarders at Gordon’s  - will attempt the feat with their parents Gavin and Celia and younger sister Bea, aged 8.  Please support them. Visit their fundraising page: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/BethuneCycleRide. For more information on the new sports hub and all-weather pitch, please click here.

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  • Baking win for Windsor

    Published 21/05/19

    Viennese whirls were the order of the day for the coveted Inter-House Baking award for Years 7-10. Each had to produce at least six identical creations and the results were delicious! Windsor House made the winning combination of taste, looks and texture. In congratulating them, competition judge Paul Hopkins, Gordon’s Head of Catering said that theirs were as good as, if not better than any he’d sampled before.

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  • hurrah for the colour run

    Published 20/05/19

    Pictures of the Colour Run are available to view and buy from the website. Please click here.

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  • rhs wisley for gardening club

    Published 20/05/19

    As the National Memorial to General Charles Gordon and reflecting a proud association with the Royal Engineers, the Gordon’s entry into the RHS Garden Wisley Scarecrow Competition features a ‘Lest we Forget’ theme. The Gardening Club has been busy growing poppies (and borrowing a CCF uniform!) for their scarecrow which will be on display at Wisley in the event which runs from Saturday 25th May to Sunday 5th June.

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  • aiming high - reaching gold

    Published 20/05/19

    It’s another gold for our PE and Sports Department! For the fifth consecutive year the department has been awarded the Gold Mark – making Gordon’s the only school in the county to have done so. This Government-led award recognises a school’s commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community. Gordon’s currently offers dozens of different sporting and adventurous pursuits and has a proud heritage for producing sportsmen and women at county; national and international levels. Students compete in a range of competitions and events in many sporting disciplines including equestrian; rowing and karting. The new sports hub planned for 2020 will enable students to take part in even more competitive events and extend the range on offer.

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  • colour run

    Published 17/05/19

    Colourful, messy and the best of fun! Over 200 students took part in today’s colour run raising almost £1,000 for local charities including Eikon and Pride in Surrey.

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  • record breaker

    Published 16/05/19

    Athletics gets off to a running start with a 37 year old school record for the 1500 metres smashed by Year 8 student L Hewson. The same student who holds the Year 7 records for 800; 1500 and 3000 metres shaved 13 seconds off Gordonian S Jee’s school record set in 1982. Congratulations! To view all Girls’ and Boys’ Athletics Records, please click here.

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