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  • Cherry delicious

    Published 21/11/19

    Creating a stunning display, using a humble teacake as a centrepiece, our Year 10 students set to work, using marshmallows; candy floss; biscuit crumbs and fruit. Just one of their fabulous pieces will be put forward for the Tunnock’s Teacake competition with the winners being announced next year. All were winners though as they were able to eat their efforts!

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  • new school leaders

    Published 20/11/19

    Congratulations to our new Head Boy Jack and Head Girl Emily. The two were appointed after submitting a letter to the Head Teacher together with a CV and attending a formal interview. Their deputies are Euan and Olivia. The foursome will take up their duties from next term, beginning at the Guildford Cathedral Service. Wishing them the best of luck in their new roles.

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  • Yes chef!

    Published 19/11/19

    No flash in the pan for Oliver but a life-long ambition to be a chef. Now the culinary wizard is on his way to achieving this and will represent Gordon’s in the local finals of the Future Chef’s Cook up a Storm in the Classroom. Donning his apron in the school kitchens, with Head Chef Paul Hopkins, Oliver practised his two course meal which will be presented to industry chefs at Merton College for a coveted place in the Regional Finals. Corn fed chicken with a herb crust and chicken jus, vegetables and elevated mashed potato followed by soufflé pancakes with a passion fruit coulis. Best of luck to him!

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  • top talkers

    Published 18/11/19

    Our team of top talkers are through to the District Competitions in the Rotary Club’s ‘Youth Speaks’ competition. The articulate threesome of Sixth Formers debated both sides for ‘This house would limit each person to one return flight per year’ at the local heats and were awarded their shield in Assembly today. Two of them also won prizes for their roles as opposer and chair. Congratulations to all of them.

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  • eagle landed

    Published 18/11/19

    Eddie the Eagle Edwards landed at Gordon's for the BSA Public Speaking Festival. Mr Edwards, who represented Great Britain in the Winter Olympics in 1988, was Guest of Honour and gave a moving and humorous speech about his journey to Calgary. A true representation of all the school's character traits.

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  • abolishing trial by jury?

    Published 15/11/19

    Polished performances by Kensington and Buckingham Houses today for the KS5 final of the Inter-House Debating competition in which Kensington were debating for the abolition of trial by jury and Buckingham against. With Kensington referring to the O J Simpson Trial and Buckingham, the Magna Carta, the debate flowed across the years. The judges – the Head and his two deputies – are currently deliberating on the winners of the competition with other year groups to follow.

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  • tournament win

    Published 14/11/19

    Fresh from their tournament win at Lord Wandsworth College, our Hockey First Team have gone on to victory at KCS Wimbledon at their Invitational 11-a-side tournament. The sensational squad of 13 won every game without conceding a goal with Hannah finishing as top scorer. The girls also triumphed on Monday in a National Cup match against Sherborne Girls. Congratulations all.

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  • into the scrum

    Published 13/11/19

    Next stop The Stoop where our Rugby First Team will be playing Emanual School at the home of Harlequins in a Daily Mail Trophy game. 

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  • bookworms descend

    Published 12/11/19

    Bookworms made their way to the library today for the Book Fair, taking place until Thursday during break and lunchtimes. Featuring the latest in young adult fiction, the event is the perfect opportunity to buy reasonably priced books. The latest tomes can be bought with cash or the cost can be added to their school account by prior arrangement.

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  • anti-bullying

    Published 11/11/19

    As part of Anti-Bullying Week, our students are at Alexandra Palace for the Diana Award event on the theme 'Change Starts with Us'. They are attending interactive workshops and panel discussions designed to leave them inspired to tackle bullying.

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  • remembrance Service and Parade

    Published 11/11/19

    For our tomorrow, they gave their today. Gordon's honours and remembers those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in a moving Remembrance Service and Parade on Sunday. Today there will be a two minute silence throughout the school at 11am. Please click here for a video of the Parade.

     

     

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  • Hockey Heroes

    Published 08/11/19

    Lifting the Lord Wandsworth College Tournament Shield after an average of six goals per game, our Hockey 1st Team. The girls scored an amazing 42 goals in the tournament of 13 minute one way matches against tough opposition including Reed’s; Pangbourne; Bedales and Lord Wandsworth, conceding only three goals. Congratulations to all nine of them.

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