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  • Gold for Parents

    Published 08/03/21

    In this, the first challenge between students, parents, staff and Gordonians, parents won gold in both the Participation Cup and Kilometre Cup. Eighty parents seized the chance to take on their children in the Virtual Inter-House Challenge involving either running, walking, cycling or rowing. They covered 375.53 kilometres. In second place was Victoria House with 39 participants amassing 111.1 kilometres and third place equal for participation, Kensington and Khartoum with Khartoum notching up a silver place on the podium with 204.94 kilometres. Congratulations to all those taking part.

    Full results:

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  • Welcome Back!

    Published 07/03/21

    Buddy in Sandringham House and all the staff at Gordon’s are very much looking forward to welcoming back our Residential Boarders tonight and Day Boarders in the morning. Tomorrow is all about catching up with each other and reconnecting again. A presentation explaining the return to school is available here.

    Frequently asked questions can be found on the school website here.

    For second hand uniform information from the GSPA visit their page on the website, here

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  • World Book Day

    Published 04/03/21

    Pick up a book today for World Book Day! For help in choosing one, the Library has come up with suggestions for Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 students. Just click on the highlighted words to view. For further reading visit the Library page or the website or click here.

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  • Ultimate Inter-House Challenge

    Published 01/03/21

    This Inter-House challenge is the ultimate and involves not just students but their parents, staff and Gordonians. See how far you can run, walk, row or cycle in 20 minutes. The competition is open from 9am on Tuesday 2nd March to 5pm on Sunday 7th March and winning Houses will be those with the most number of kilometres and the highest participation. Just send your best result to: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=7qzGvcu7rkm6RgzbtRqTnwJa16p6LcBDp4LV7teqLA9URERLN0pFU0JCUFBKMlY0TkFXQlJUWkdQNy4u

     

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  • Careers Insight Talk

    Published 24/02/21

    Gordonian Tori Andrews talks about her journey with EY, one of the largest accountancy firms in the world as an apprentice. Tori is in conversation with Maths teacher Mrs Colloff, who incidentally also worked for EY, although after studying for a degree. Join them both to hear their experiences and why Tori ‘….hasn’t looked back’. The video will be available from 5pm on Thursday 26th February on the Careers page

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  • On your marks...

    Published 23/02/21

    Competitive sport returns with a challenge against the Royal Alexandra and Albert School for the furthest run, walk or cycle in 20 minutes. Open to all year groups and staff, entries opened today at 9am and will close on Sunday 28th February at 4pm. 

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  • TRENDSETTERS IN STEM

    Published 11/02/21

    On this, the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science, it emerges that Gordon's Sixth Form girls are bucking an international trend! According to UNESCO data, only 30 per cent of all female students selected STEM-related fields in higher education. Our statistics show that over 67 per cent of our female students in Years 12 and 13 are studying STEM subjects. 

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  • KM Challenge

    Published 11/02/21

    Over 200 students and staff took on the Gordon’s School KM Challenge, seeing how many kilometres they could cover between Monday 18th January 2021 and Wednesday 10th February 2021. Through rain, wind, snow and some sunshine the students and staff managed to cover over 19000km either running, walking, rowing or cycling! Fantastic to see so many people staying active and a new challenge is planned for after the half term! Individual results are available here: Gordon's School - LOCKDOWN CHALLENGES

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  • Captain Tom, we salute you!

    Published 08/02/21

    Tributes to Captain Sir Tom Moore, who died last week from the Gordon's School Pipes and Drums in the form of a video recorded from their homes and back gardens and a poem written in his honour by a student in Year 7:

     

     

    This poem was written by student A Goswami in Year 7 in honour of this inspirational character.

    He may have been frail but his honour was strong,
    His body was stooped but he kept walking on.
    He earned his medals through bravery and service.
    He earned our respect by battling through this.
    When the pandemic started,
    He wanted to act.
    His charity plan went from dream to a fact.
    His aim was 1,000 laps to make pounds.
    But 32 million! By walking his grounds!
    Though even heroes don’t live forever,
    We can maintain his legacy and endeavour.
    So what can we do to be more like Moore?

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  • MEMORIAL SERVICE AND WREATH LAYING

    Published 25/01/21

    General Gordon's life, was commemorated on Sunday with a simple Memorial Service in the school's Chapel of St Edward the Confessor followed by the laying of a wreath at his statue overlooking the Front Field. The event, held as it snowed for the first time in the year, was attended by Residential Boarders and staff living on-site, in line with COVID restrictions. Please see below for a video of the two services.

     

     

     

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  • REMEMBERING GENERAL GORDON

    Published 23/01/21

    Our proud history of commemorating General Gordon’s life, that has endured since the late 19th Century, will continue with a simple service in the School Chapel on Sunday, in line with Lockdown restrictions. Today would have been the annual Whitehall Parade to the statue of General Gordon, in whose memory the school was founded, on the banks of the Thames. As the only school in the country permitted to march along this central London venue, the Parade and the laying of wreaths at the foot of General Gordon’s statue, together with the Memorial Service at Guildford Cathedral the following day, are the most important events in the school’s calendar. Tomorrow Residential Boarders and on-site staff will mark Memorial weekend with a service in the School Chapel followed by the laying of a wreath at his statue on the Front Field. A recording of this will be released on Tuesday - the anniversary of General Gordon’s death.

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  • VIRTUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

    Published 21/01/21

    Hit the high note with our Lockdown Music Festival! Any style or genre of music is welcome and as well as prizes for the best vocalists and instrumentalists in each category there will be ones for individual year groups. Just film yourself in landscape and send to astanworth@gordons.school by 12th February.

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