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  • silverware on parade

    Published 25/03/19

    A fantastic array of silverware was presented at the Parade on Sunday. Cups included those won at the Godalming Performing Arts Festival for individual performances as well as the Semper Fidelis choir; the Boys' Choir; Solo Strings category and the Jazz Ensemble. There were rosettes from national equestrian events and the Gordon's golf team received their European Schools Team Championships Golf Trophy. U16s rugby players scooped the Worth Schools Rugby 7s Trophy and Y10 netballers were crowned Surrey Champions for the fourth consecutive year.

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  • silver for jazz band

    Published 22/03/19

    Not only did they win their class at the Godalming Performing Arts Festival, scoring an outstanding 97 per cent, but the Gordon's Jazz Band - less than a year old - won the overall band category and returned to school with the Jericho Cup. Congratulations on a great performance.

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  • au revoir!

    Published 22/03/19

    We wish our visitors from Khartoum International Community School a safe journey home and welcome seven students from Columbus State University, Georgia, enrolled on a course entitled 'A Comparison of Education Systems: USA and UK'. They have identified Gordon’s as ‘unique’ and have come to experience teacher-student learning here and observe best practice.

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  • creative arts successes

    Published 21/03/19

    Congratulations to our actors; poets; singers; choirs and musicians for fantastic performances in the Godalming Performing Arts Festival. Over 60 students taking part in this annual event with three ensemble groups and 14 solo/duo entries. Semper Fidelis retained the Hydon Cup. Looking forward to the jazz tonight.

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  • Spring serenade

    Published 21/03/19

    The Spring Serenade in the Gordon’s Chapel last night was enjoyed by all. The evening featured a selection of string soloists and ensembles playing a range of music from La La Land (Hurwitz) to Schubert’s Standchen. Visit the music page on the website to see videos of their performances.

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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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