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Student Voice

In addition to the student governing body, students at gordon's have a number of avenues to be heard

Students have the opportunity to contribute their views on Academic issues in the following ways:

  1. Annually the School conducts a whole-school curriculum survey to staff, parents and students.
  2. All departments are asked collect student views annually to aid their own self-evaluation.
  3. Each term the Curriculum Student Council meets and proposals for change are passed up to the Student Governing Body meeting.
  4. At least annually a member of Governing Body holds student focus group meetings with a cross-section of students.

Students have the opportunity to contribute their views on Boarding in the following ways:

  1. Annually the School conducts a Point-in-Time to parents and students.
  2. Each House holds weekly year group meetings.
  3. Each House holds half-termly House forum meetings.
  4. Residential students have access to an Independent Listener with whom they can raise concerns.
  5. There are Yellow Concern/Complaint form in all Houses.
  6. Each term the Boarders' Council meets and proposals for change are passed up to the Student Governing Body.
  7. Each term the Boarding Governor and Head of Boarding holds student focus group meetings with a cross-section of students.

Students have the opportunity to contribute their views on the Co-Curricular offer in the following ways:

  • The Co-Curricular Co-ordinator conducts ad hoc survey, most recently to Y11-12 with regard to new activities that they would like to see in the Sixth Form offer. 
  • Heads of Activities are encouraged to regularly collect feedback from team captains to inform their self-evaluation.
  • Each term the Co-Curricular Council meets and proposals for change are passed up to the Student Governing Body.