Autumn Term 2016

Christmas at Gordonstoun 16/12/16

Christmas at Gordonstoun

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from All at Gordonstoun

Inter-House Cross Country Relays 16/12/16

Inter-House Cross Country Relays

Thirty-seven teams -148 teenagers - took part in the inter-Hiouse cross country relays earlier in the week.

Let's Dance 2016 16/12/16

Let's Dance 2016

Yet another exciting Let’s Dance took place in the penultimate week of the term, 15 weeks of hard work culminated in an exciting and emotive show performed over three nights.

Giving Tuesday 29/11/16

Giving Tuesday

Today (Tuesday 29 November), people from around the world will participate in what is called “Giving Tuesday”, a growing, global movement to celebrate giving and to give back to the causes and charities we care about.

Fred Morrison in Concert 24/11/16

Fred Morrison in Concert

On Monday 28 November at 7.30pm, acclaimed solo piper, Fred Morrison, will play in a concert at Gordonstoun’s Ogstoun Theatre.

Year 13 Drama 17/11/16

Year 13 Drama

It’s been another exciting week in the Drama Department with Year 13 students presenting a number of plays.

Sixth Form Convention 16/11/16

Sixth Form Convention

The Year 11 students took part in a Sixth Form Convention, to support their choices at A-Levels, and make the move up to Sixth Form a little more real.

Remembrance at Gordonstoun 16/11/16

Remembrance at Gordonstoun

Gordonstoun held its Annual Service of Remembrance on the morning of Sunday 13 November in St Christopher’s Chapel.

Inter-House Swimming Competition 11/11/16

Inter-House Swimming Competition

The junior girls began the annual Gordonstoun “wetfest” on Sunday afternoon starting the inter-HouseSswimming Gala with the 4x25 Medley relay event which set the tone for the afternoon

Remember, Remember, the Fifth of November... 08/11/16

Remember, Remember, the Fifth of November...

... Gunpowder, Treason and Plot. We see no reason why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot!

New Leadership Team Appointed 25/10/16

New Leadership Team Appointed

The Board of Governors announce the appointment of a progressive new leadership team for Gordonstoun.

House Expeditions 11/10/16

House Expeditions

The new Year 9 students experienced their first House expedition at the weekend along with their Year 10 House mates

Geography Fieldtrip 05/10/16

Geography Fieldtrip

The Geography Department took 28 A-Level students to the Cairngorms to study glaciation.

The World's Biggest Coffee Morning 03/10/16

The World's Biggest Coffee Morning

On 30 September Gordonstoun once again took part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of the Macmillan Cancer Support.

Year 12 Expedition 03/10/16

Year 12 Expedition

Over 40 new Year 12 students recently participated in their first curriculum expedition at Gordonstoun.

First Aid Service 29/09/16

First Aid Service

Hopeman Cub Scout Pack recently did their First Aider badges

Visit from Gordonstoun's Golden Girl 27/09/16

Visit from Gordonstoun's Golden Girl

It was wonderful to be able to welcome OG and double Olympic gold medal winner Heather Stanning back to Gordonstoun

The Great British Beach Clean 22/09/16

The Great British Beach Clean

Gordonstoun’s contribution to The Great British Beach Clean 2016 was to clear rubbish from Hopeman beach last Saturday afternoon.

Peace One Day 21/09/16

Peace One Day

It was break-time with a difference today as all the students and staff from the Junior and Senior schools gathered on the South Lawn to celebrate Peace One Day.

Conservation in the Community 19/09/16

Conservation in the Community

The Conservation Service started a new project at Abbeyside Nursing Home in Elgin.

Art Trip to Hopeman 15/09/16

Art Trip to Hopeman

Recent Year 12 art classes have been on trip to Hopeman to gather resources for their AS project entitled ‘Coast’.

Ethiopia Project 13/09/16

Ethiopia Project

Our time in Ethiopia was an experience we won’t be forgetting in a long time.

Gordonstoun: Best School for All-Rounders (The Week) 12/09/16

Gordonstoun: Best School for All-Rounders (The Week)

The Week has awarded Gordonstoun Best School for All-Rounders in their Independent Schools' Guide 2016.

Thailand Project 09/09/16

Thailand Project

At the end of the Summer term twenty students, Mrs Barton and Mr Schonken flew out to Chiang Mai via Bangkok to embark on the Thailand Water Project 2016.

Year 9 Expedition 09/09/16

Year 9 Expedition

As part of their Induction Programme all fifty-nine Year 9 students  participated in their first Gordonstoun Expedition.

Year 9 Induction 09/09/16

Year 9 Induction

At the start of term fifty-nine students entered Year 9 and spent their first week getting to know each other and familiarising themselves with Gordonstoun.

Rugby Tour to South Africa 02/09/16

Rugby Tour to South Africa

Going on a rugby tour is always a wonderful experience but a tour to South Africa is particularly special.

Geography Trip to Iceland 31/08/16

Geography Trip to Iceland

A visit to the Land of Fire and Ice will always draw up impressions of impressive views and fabulous experiences as well as amazing geography; it did not fail to live up to its reputation.

Pre-Season Hockey Training 29/08/16

Pre-Season Hockey Training

The girls' pre-season training got off to very positive start with 16 keen, energetic girls ready to tackle the weekend ahead.

Exam results 25/08/16

Exam results

A very good year for Gordonstoun A-Level and GCSE results.

Latest News & Alerts

No Ordinary School
Gordonstoun - A Different Class

During the Autumn Term of 2015 a documentary aired on Sky One following daily life at Gordonstoun. Click here to read more and watch the teaser...

Arctic Blog
Arctic Blog

Read the latest news from the crew of Ocean Spirit on their voyage to the Arctic

Sheep Shearing
Sheep Shearing

Following on from Mr Georgeson's fabulous live demonstration of sheep shearing in Chapel earlier in the term, a small group of students attended a sheep-shearing course in Tomintoul.

Heather Stanning OBE
Heather Stanning OBE

Congratulations to Heather Stanning.

Year 9 and 10 Expeditions
Year 9 and 10 Expeditions

Over 130 Year 9 and 10 students recently participated in their Summer Term Expeditions.

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