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  • CROSS COUNTRY

    Published 25/09/20

    In this, the first of this year's Inter-House events, Buckingham House won the boys' cross country competition followed by second equal Gravesend and Khartoum and China clinched the top spot for the girls' with Victoria House in second place. Congratulations all on spirited performances showing true sportsmanship.

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  • SCHOOLS CHAMPIONS

    Published 22/09/20

    Winners, by a clear five shots, of the ISGA 2020 Schools Cup, Gordon's golfers also scooped third place in the Junior Cup's gross competition with both coaches - David Mathews and John Balmer - bagging the top spot in the staff competition. In the senior competition at Sunningdale Heath, Charlie Roper shot a 57 winning the overall gross competition. Alex Phelps came second scoring an impressive 58 and winning the girls' competition. Sarah Mardani shot a 60 to finish in joint 6th place overall and 3rd in the girls' competition. Gordon’s finished with a team score of 115 adding together the two top scores. They also managed to finish runners up in the handicap nett competition. In the Junior Competition at Drayton Park, Gordon’s finished in third place in the team gross competition with a score of 189, winning the team nett with an impressive score of 137 taking into account the players' handicaps and the best two scores. Dylan Bannister won the boys' individual nett with a cracking 89 playing off handicap 24. This left him finishing in ninth amongst many lower handicap golfers and giving him a course score of 65, seven shots under par for his handicap. Felix Houlberg and Dylan Mumford also played well for the team with Felix shooting a nett 72 finishing in tenth place.

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  • LUNCHTIME MINDFULNESS

    Published 18/09/20

    While the Front Field at lunchtime is a great space for football or rugby, the new Mindfulness Garden outside the Medical Centre is a haven of peace and tranquility and ideal for a catch up with friends. Thank you Gordon's School Parents' Association for contributing to this lovely spot.

          

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  • HOCKEY GIANTS UNITE

    Published 08/09/20

    Historic rivalries have been swept aside as two hockey giants from opposing countries unite this term to teach at Gordon’s. Former Pakistan Olympian Muhammad Irfan joins former GB player David Mathews on the Hockey coaching staff. Mr Irfan, a prolific goal scorer and renowned defender brings a wealth of experience both as a junior and senior national team player. He is looking forward to introducing ‘Asian skills’ to his new cohort. A veteran of the 2012 London Olympics, Mr Irfan also played for Pakistan in the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Hockey has been a passion of his since childhood. “I have given a very long service to my country, playing top level for many years”, he said, adding: “The time has come to help future generations”. Mr Irfan joins an impressive line-up of sports staff at Gordon’s – all experts in their fields – including former Wales International and ex-Chelsea player Gareth Hall; Former Fiji 7s Skills and Analyst Coach Chris Davies and Surrey Storm netballers Nicole Humphrys (left) and Leah Middleton (right).

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  • BACK TO SCHOOL

    Published 07/09/20

    Welcoming all our students back to school today. This Back to School video explains exactly how Gordon’s will operate this term to keep everyone safe. In addition, there is information on on-line learning should students be quarantined or in isolation. The underlying message given by Mr Pavis in the video is: “Whatever the circumstances we will ensure teaching and learning is delivered to the highest possible standards”.

     

     

     

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  • WELCOME!

    Published 04/09/20

    Wonderful to welcome our new Year 7s on their Gordon's journey. And in just a short time, they are already getting to know Gordon’s and each other! Tours, talks and meeting staff. Included in their induction day is a history of the Chapel by our school Chaplain the Reverend Sarah Norbron; music demonstrations; science, maths, IT and biometrics. Difficult choices to be made to as to which of the 50 plus co-curricular activities to join. For those joining the Sixth Form for their A Levels, there has been team building and a bbq.

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  • ON THE WATER (AT LAST!)

    Published 02/09/20

    Enjoying the open water at last! Members of the Gordon's Boat Club taking part in the first of two rowing camps at the Burway Rowing Club, Chertsey. The group has trained throughout lockdown in their homes, on borrowed ergos with many of them taking part in the British Rowing Virtual Championships. Today they were reunited with fellow scullers and their coach, three times Olympian cox Alan Inns. For more information about the Gordon's Boat Club, click here.

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  • TRIAL FOR DEFENDER

    Published 26/08/20

    Netballer Jo is undergoing a virtual trial for one of the UK’s leading netball teams, London Pulse. Helped by the school’s Head of Netball and Surrey Storm player Nicole Humphrys, Jo will have to complete at least four filmed evaluations including strength and conditioning and ball skills. Best of luck Jo! For further information on sports scholarships at Gordon's, please click here

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  • 100 MILE HIKE FOR GOLD

    Published 24/08/20

    They endured thunderstorms, wind, rain (and some questionable cooking!) but all five Sixth Formers completed the 100 mile Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award expedition from Winchester to Eastbourne recently. The group of Emma Cohen, Joshua Deakin, Lottie Henden, Jesse Holmes and Ella Litjens followed the South Downs Way, taking six days before setting eyes on the Eastbourne Pier. Ella revealed there had been some “close calls with lightening” and the inevitable blisters but that the exercise had been great for team bonding. Congratulations to all the participants!

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  • JUMPING FOR JOY

    Published 20/08/20

    The GCSE Class of 2020 celebrating on the Front Field after collecting their results. All have shown enormous courage, determination and resilience this year and their outstanding achievements are testament to many years of hard work. Congratulations all.

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  • OXBRIDGE SUCCESS

    Published 17/08/20

    Rounding off a phenomenal year in which he set records at the National Powerlifting Championships in U18 and U23, Faiyaz Moolji is now heading for Oxford University. Divya Balashanker and Benji Holland secured places to Cambridge. The recent results also mean that Asad Ali; Oli Greengrass and Teah Jasani will study medicine; Sophie Ross dental surgery and Alyssa Tutt veterinary medicine. Congratulations all. For further results information, please click here.

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  • CONGRATULATIONS!

    Published 13/08/20

    Congratulations to all our A Level students on their outstanding results. All have shown great fortitude, resilience and determination in a most difficult year. Socially-distanced celebrations at school today as we welcomed the Class of 2020 back to collect their results.

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