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  • skyfall

    Published 22/10/19

    Presented with the Sword of Honour and Gardiner Memorial Award in June, as the best senior cadet in Gordon’s CCF, Gordonian David Hutchings was also invited on a tandem parachute jump with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. This week, he took to the skies above Wiltshire at the Netheravon Airfield for the jump. 

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  • opening of woolwich

    Published 20/10/19

    Tom Gordon, a direct descendant of General Charles Gordon officially opened Woolwich House today, saying General Gordon would have “approved and been very proud” of the bespoke Residential Boarding house for Year 7 students. The new house marks a return of the Woolwich name to Gordon’s after a 27 year absence. The light, contemporary building offers a term time ‘home’ to 32 Residential Boarders beginning their journey at the school from the age of 11.

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  • Inter-house music

    Published 18/10/19

    The Inter-House music competition started this week with soloists playing to an appreciative audience in the Rec. Next week it's the turn of the ensembles as the Houses to win this coveted competition with their note-worthy performances.

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  • acid test

    Published 16/10/19

    Challenged through the RHS Campaign for School Gardening to create a garden, our Gardening Club are producing a ‘mindfulness garden’ outside the Medical Centre. Today they measured the PH of the soil so they can decide the plants that will thrive best there. As part of the RHS Green Plan It scheme, they are also looking forward to a visiting horticultural mentor from Wisley Gardens to advise on the design. 

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  • Future leaders

    Published 16/10/19

    Congratulations to students and staff on their Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Awards. Gordon's and Woking High, both members of the Arete Partnership, collaborated on the training for the ILM Levels, which are designed to develop leadership and performance management for a recognised qualification. To find out more about the ILM Awards at Gordon's, please click here.

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  • tomorrow's leaders

    Published 14/10/19

    They performed brilliantly in their team building exercises at the start of term. Now our Year 12 students are competing against each other for Senior Prefect positions! Forty six students have put themselves forward for the 24 positions. Students will be selected for interview based on their letter of application; completion of an in-tray exercise and the reference from their Head of House. Best of luck to all of them.

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  • lessons in leadership

    Published 10/10/19

    Who better to learn about leadership than the retired Chief of the British Army, Sir Peter Wall? This morning our students leadership team of junior and senior prefects together with the Head Boy, Girl and their Deputies enjoyed an inspirational talk by Sir Peter. Last night Sir Peter who is Chairman of the Gordon Foundation Trustees, addressed a larger audience of students, parents, guests and staff for his talk 'Global Future - Where Does Britain Now Sit?'.

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  • all hands on deck

    Published 08/10/19

    Field Days for each of our CCF Cadets today. While the Army Cadets are in Minley with the Royal Engineers, the Navy Cadets have travelled to Portsmouth and the Air Force to RAF Odiham. Please click here for further information on our CCF and their activities.

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  • insight talk

    Published 08/10/19

    General Sir Peter Wall GCB CBE will be the speaker at our Insight Talk tomorrow (Wednesday 9th October). Sir Peter, who served most of his career in the Royal Engineers, retiring as Chief of the General Staff the Head of the Army in 2014 is Chairman of the Gordon Foundation Trustees. His talk: 'Global Future - Where Does Britain Now Sit' is free and open to all. To book please visit the Box Office or click here.  

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  • gordon's dash

    Published 07/10/19

    Puddles, mud and blue skies, Gordon's Dash runners took Brentmoor Heath by storm on Sunday, undeterred by the 'tough mudder' conditions and notching up 2.5 or five miles each as they ran to raise money for the new sports hub and all weather pitch. Thank you to all those taking part and volunteering.

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  • Hot off the press

    Published 02/10/19

    Our youngest Residential Boarders, the first to live in the new-look Woolwich House, grace the front page of the latest Semper Fidelis Magazine. Click here to see this and other school news. Hard copies are available in the Houses.

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  • charity coffee morning

    Published 27/09/19

    Cakes, cakes and more cakes! Staff, students and parents have been busy baking for Macmillan Cancer as the school takes part in the world’s biggest coffee morning. This afternoon parents are invited to enjoy cakes (and liquid refreshments) before exeat pick up in the Dining Hall. Please visit from 2.00pm to 3.30pm and help raise money for this worthwhile cause.

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