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  • appointment of major general angus fay cb

    Published 24/06/19

    We are delighted that Major General Angus Fay CB has joined the Gordon Foundation Board of Trustees, the charity arm of the school. Major General Fay, a Gordon’s parent, serves at the Ministry of Defence Head Office as the Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff (Logistic Operations); is Colonel of The Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment and a Trustee of the Gurkha Welfare Trust.

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  • teen tech award

    Published 24/06/19

    Off to London for the finals of the TeenTech awards today with the prototype of a mobility device that will change the face of travel for wheelchair users by allowing them to be in a standing position rather than seated. Best of luck to them.

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  • business speed dating

    Published 21/06/19

    Year 12 Business Studies students had four minutes in which to quiz each one of our selection of ten professionals (including the Mayor of Surrey Heath!). Their expertise range from catering to professional speaking and the motor trade. All provided a wealth of knowledge and information to the students. Many of them are parents and familiar faces at the Gordon’s Business Breakfasts, held monthly at the school.

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  • lest we forget

    Published 20/06/19

    Holocaust survivor Ernest Simon from the Holocaust Educational Trust shared his testimony to a packed audience in the Rec last night. Mr Simon, who lived in Vienna prior to the Second World War, came to the UK in 1939 aged 8 years old with the Kindertransport to flee the Nazis. He is one of a number of survivors attached to the Trust, which aims to educate young people about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learned from today.

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  • it's good to talk

    Published 19/06/19

    Sixth Formers learned about recognising anxiety and dealing with it today as Oliver Nutt spoke on mental health and his struggle with anxiety. His message to the students was that there is help out there, they just need to ask for it. Now working as an engineer, Ollie visits schools on a voluntary basis to raise mental health awareness.

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  • Flowers; sweets and postcards

    Published 19/06/19

    A hive of activity for Day 3 of Feeling Good Week. Today students were able to buy a posy of Spring flowers to say ‘thank you’ to someone. Sweets were being sold for WAY (Widowed and Young), one of PSHE’s First Give charities and postcards were  written with messages of appreciation.

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  • holocaust survivor

    Published 17/06/19

    Join us on Wednesday 19th June at 6.00pm when Holocaust Survivor Ernest Simon from the Holocaust Educational Trust will be sharing his testimony. Click here to book - this event is open to all not just Gordon's students.

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  • feeling good week

    Published 17/06/19

    Feeling Good Week kicked off under the arches at lunch time today where postcards were available for students and staff to write a kind message to friend. A photo booth added further fun and even more of a feel good factor.

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  • celebrating boarding

    Published 17/06/19

    National Boarding Week - find out why boarding is great. To book your place at the Gordon's open days, click here for main school and here for Sixth Form.

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  • shirt signing

    Published 14/06/19

    Shirt signing – the rite of passage for all Gordon’s GCSE students – taking place on the Front Field as the majority celebrated the end of exams. Over 183 different exam papers have been turned over during this current exam period. Just German to finish off the GCSE’s on Monday then it's the long wait for the results on August 22nd!

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  • stem innovation

    Published 13/06/19

    Changing the face of travel for wheelchair users, our TeenTech boys have come up with a mobility device that allows the user to be in a standing position and takes up less space than a wheelchair. The group of boys in Year 7, 8 and 9 will enter their prototype in the forthcoming TeenTech Awards.

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  • gambling awareness

    Published 12/06/19

    The consequences of problem gambling and addiction were explained to Sixth Formers this afternoon by Patrick Foster from EPIC Risk Management. The former cricketing professional spoke about how his gambling had spiralled out of control and the huge impact the addiction had on his life. Mr Foster is one of a number of speakers who will be coming in over the next few weeks to talk to the Sixth Formers on a range of topics including mental health.

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