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OG Careers Day - Friday 30th October 2015 03/11/15

OG Careers Day - Friday 30th October 2015

Eight OGs  returned to school to take part in the  OGs Careers Day Event. They met with all of the Y11 students in the afternoon and had Dinner with members of Y12 and Y13 later in the evening.

Wig Free - Ruth McPherson 19/10/15

Wig Free - Ruth McPherson

Ruth McPherson Windmill 2006 will be going wig free from the 26th October - 1st November 2015 to raise money for alopecia research

Crossing the Chalbi for Veterans Aid 31/08/15

Crossing the Chalbi for Veterans Aid

Oliver Tillard Cumming 2005 and Henry Haselock Cumming 2006 are to cross Kenya’s Chalbi desert on foot to support Veterans Aid and Tusk. It will be a world first in support of charity.

Gordonstoun Pioneers and Pioneering 08/12/14

Gordonstoun Pioneers and Pioneering

Mary Byatt has written a book about the intrepid band of people who kept Gordonstoun going through the 1930s. ‘This is exactly what has been needed and it definitely does justice to the pioneers’.   Sophie Weidlich, née Winthrop-Young (Salem archivist).

Mike Banks 13/10/14

Mike Banks

Brisbane - based OG artist Mike Banks

Spotlight on Michael Pritchard 03/10/14

Spotlight on Michael Pritchard

OG Michael Pritchard (Round Square 1985) gave a lecture to the Sixth Form on his company LIFESAVER and its work to help eradicate water poverty in the world.

80th Anniversary Ball 22/09/14

80th Anniversary Ball

The 80th anniversary of Gordonstoun’s foundation by Kurt Hahan in 1934 was held on 27th September 2014 in London

Terence Lee 30/06/14

Terence Lee

Talented graduates get first step on the career ladder with BAE Systems Maritime Services

The Henderson Climbing Wall 30/06/14

The Henderson Climbing Wall

The Lord Lieutenant of Moray, Lt. Col. Grenville Johnston, OBE, OStJ, TD visited Gordonstoun on Friday, 27 June to open formally the refurbished ‘Henderson Climbing Wall’.

Book Review 29/05/14

Book Review

Book Review of David Sutcliffe's book about Kurt Hahn

Prinz Max von Baden 13/05/14

Prinz Max von Baden

Prinz Max von Baden and his wife Valerie returned to Gordonstoun on GA Day.

GA Day 07/05/14

GA Day

The May Bank Holiday weekend saw over 250 former students and their families visit Moray for the Gordonstoun Association Weekend. The school’s alumni returned from as far afield as Canada, the USA and South Africa, some after a gap of over 60 years, to celebrate the school 80th Anniversary

Pioneers and Pioneering 21/04/14

Pioneers and Pioneering

Mary Byatt is putting together a book about the first staff at Gordonstoun and those early pre-war years

Combined Services Championships 24/03/14

Combined Services Championships

 Huan Davies (Round Square 1988) & Robbie Houston (Bruce 2011) at the Combined Services Telemark Ski Championships in Meribel in February

The Gordonstoun Campus: A moment in time 21/01/14

The Gordonstoun Campus: A moment in time

An Estate Drawing by James Byatt MLD

Jumping from the heavens 21/01/14

Jumping from the heavens

John Gudgeon (Windmill 1957) is part of a daring congregation prepared to go to extreme measures to raise money for a church blighted by metal thieves.

Simon Parkes (Altyre 1978) 14/01/14

Simon Parkes (Altyre 1978)

Simon Parkes (Altyre 1978) is the latest to join a growing number of OGs who are published authors.

Using Our Land - a debate 01/10/13

Using Our Land - a debate

Land use professionals are invited to Gordonstoun next month to take part in a debate on how Scotland can reconcile competing interests, priorities and economic imperatives around land use.

Auckland Gathering 2013 06/09/13

Auckland Gathering 2013

Photos from the gathering at the Banque Oyster Bar.

 

Alice Boyle - 1999 - Colours the Soul 06/08/13

Alice Boyle - 1999 - Colours the Soul

Artist Alice Boyle is about to embark on her fifth exhibition, entitled Colours the Soul, at 54 The Gallery in Mayfair and would like to extend an invitation to all OGs to come along and view her work

Michael Pritchard - Round Square 1985 18/06/13

Michael Pritchard - Round Square 1985

The inventor of a bottle designed to produce safe sterile drinking water anywhere in the world has been given an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

GA Weekend 07/05/13

GA Weekend

It was absolutely wonderful to welcome so many folk back to Gordonstoun at the weekend

Christopher Monahan - Altyre 2001 25/04/13

Christopher Monahan - Altyre 2001

Monahan is the recipient of the 2013 JSA Postdoctoral Research Grant at the U

Amelia Whitaker (nee Ringrose) - 1984 22/04/13

Amelia Whitaker (nee Ringrose) - 1984

Since leaving school, Amelia have become passionate about helping to create events to support worthwhile causes

George Welsh Sports Centre Opening 22/03/13

George Welsh Sports Centre Opening

Photos from the official opening of the George Welsh Sports Centre

Charity Auction 15/03/13

Charity Auction

The Committee of the Junior Highland Games at Gordonstoun is delighted to announce this very rare opportunity to bid for a unique piece of London 2012 and Aberlour/Gordonstoun memorabilia

Henrietta Ludgate - Plewlands 1997 26/02/13

Henrietta Ludgate - Plewlands 1997

By Ruth Walker Published in the Scotsman on Sunday 24 February 2013 00:00BREATHLESS That’s the word that comes to mind when I finally manage to grab half an hour with Henrietta Ludgate, two days before London Fashion Week

Natasha Adkinson - Plewlands 2012 26/02/13

Natasha Adkinson - Plewlands 2012

A para-equestrian dressage rider from South Yorkshire has been selected for the 2013-2015 World Class Development Programme by the British Equestrian Federation (BEF)

Culcutta Weekend Gathering 04/02/13

Culcutta Weekend Gathering

The Calcutta Cup Gathering saw around 100 OGs, partners parents and children gather at bright and sunny London Scottish to see some champagne moments on and off the field

Round Square Alumni 31/01/13

Round Square Alumni

Round Square Alumni Membership Round Square would like to invite all past and present students and staff who have been involved with Round Square during their school life to become part of the Round Square European Alumni

Kate Oldfield - Hopeman 1986 25/01/13

Kate Oldfield - Hopeman 1986

I am currently writing a novel on the 51st Highland Division in WWI (from fighting in France until their surrender in June 1940 and their subsequent incarceration for 5 years in various POW camps)

Andrew Hoellering - Gordonstoun 1951 21/01/13

Andrew Hoellering - Gordonstoun 1951

We tend to think of life as a journey and history as having a direction

Fergus Harlow - Duffus 2002 15/01/13

Fergus Harlow - Duffus 2002

There is a problem with Gordonstoun

Dominic Morgan - Duffus 1987 11/01/13

Dominic Morgan - Duffus 1987

Backline and other short stories by Dominic Morgan (Duffus 1987) Both short and deceptively simple, this book of sea stories follows the central protagonist, Silas Murphy, through his hard and dangerous career as a yacht captain and a commercial fisherman

Philipp Saumweber - Altyre 1997 08/01/13

Philipp Saumweber - Altyre 1997

  The scrubby desert outside Port Augusta, three hours from Adelaide, is not the kind of countryside you see in Australian tourist brochures

GA London Carol Service 20/12/12

GA London Carol Service

Over 250 Old Gordonstounians, their family and friends turned out on a dark winter night to celebrate the annual London Carol Service this year

Film with a Twist 16/11/12

Film with a Twist

To watch Rob's film click here

Ocean Spirit Summer in the Arctic 2013 12/11/12

Ocean Spirit Summer in the Arctic 2013

The Arctic region has a unique collection of wildlife, much of which we hope to experience at first hand

Ian Waugh (Altyre 1957) 31/10/12

Ian Waugh (Altyre 1957)

Sadly Ian died on the 20th April 2012 at the age of 73 after a brave fight against pancreatic cancer

A Day at the Races 18/10/12

A Day at the Races

The inaugural GA 'Day at the Races' took place at Royal Windsor on Monday 15th October

David Byatt Memorial Address 11/10/12

David Byatt Memorial Address

I first met David, or Dadie as he was known to his friends, when he joined Gordonstoun in 1971, having been appointed Deputy Head by the Headmaster John Kempe

Vancouver Gathering 10/10/12

Vancouver Gathering

Edward Stanford (RS ’81) was accompanied by Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, niece of Gordonstoun Founder Kurt Hahn, “I drove Cornelia home after the dinner, and she pulled out the Hahn family tree to show me the larger network that Kurt was just a part of

GA Arts and Literature 09/10/12

GA Arts and Literature

Fiamma explains, “I became involved in this project, because I studied at Jacques Le coq's International Theatre School in Paris

Fighting for the Rhino 02/10/12

Fighting for the Rhino

Having witnessed “horrific wholesale slaughter by poachers” in the Eighties in the Selous, and having been influenced by the park’s former head ranger, Brian Nicholson, who “was like a second father”, Bonham soon realised that, unless he changed sides and fought on behalf of the animals, there would be none left

Paris - Dakar by Bike 02/10/12

Paris - Dakar by Bike

From a young age, Shamoon Qureshi had a fascination with the Paris-Dakar Rally and a love for travelling, but cycling this great distance was a deep desire

Preston Mommsen to Captain Scotland Cricket 01/10/12

Preston Mommsen to Captain Scotland Cricket

The squad will leave Scotland on 6 October returning on 6 November, and will be based at Senways Park, Potchefstroom

Memorial Service for David Byatt 01/10/12

Memorial Service for David Byatt

For a full obituary please visit the Gordonstoun Association pages of the website

Memorial Service for Ronnie Berry 06/09/12

Memorial Service for Ronnie Berry

To read Ronnie Berry' Obituary Click here

Inspirational Paralympics 06/09/12

Inspirational Paralympics

When she was 18 years old, Sophie had a car accident as she was driving friends back from a party, resulting in a spinal cord injury, which meant that she was paralysed from the chest down

The Descent of the Shard 31/08/12

The Descent of the Shard

Before this extraordinary building opens to the public in early 2013, a small group of people, lead by HRH The Duke of York, will raise a landmark sum for two charities dedicated to helping those facing personal and physical challenges: The Outward Bound Trust and the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund

Gordonstoun's Golden Girl 31/08/12

Gordonstoun's Golden Girl

Heather, still flush with glory after her fantastic achievement at London 2012 with partner Helen Glover, was in school on Wednesday

Death of Mrs Bette Welsh 28/08/12

Death of Mrs Bette Welsh

A message from Mr Simon Reid, Principal, " I am sure the GA will wish to share with me in expressing sadness at the death of Bette Welsh, George's wife

David Byatt MBE 13/08/12

David Byatt MBE

Gordonstoun is sad to announce the death of former Deputy Headmaster, Second Master, Warden and Biology teacher, David Byatt

Support our GA Olympians 30/07/12

Support our GA Olympians

Saeed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will be competing for UAE in both the double and the single Skeet ShootingFor further information click here Support our GA Olympians 27/07/12

Support our GA Olympians

HEATHER STANNING will be competing with her row partner Helen Glover in the Women’s Pair:For further information click here Support our GA Olympians 27/07/12

Support our GA Olympians

ZARA PHILLIPS will be competing in both the Indivdual and the Team Eventing:For further information click here Missing Person 25/06/12

Missing Person

The following police press release went out last week and Zis' mother Dr Pauline Souflas wrote to us saying that Zis had recently attended the wedding of Siddhartha Thapa (Altyre 2004) in Nepal and had subsequently disappeared whilst trekking in the Himalayas

GA Dinner Edinburgh New Club 15/06/12

GA Dinner Edinburgh New Club

After a fine day's Golf the sportsmen were joined by other OGs for dinner at the New Club in Glasgow

OGGS Golf Edinburgh Bruntsfield 14/06/12

OGGS Golf Edinburgh Bruntsfield

Happy Birthday Kurt Hahn 11/06/12

Happy Birthday Kurt Hahn

From far and wide they came, former exchange students Polly Guthrie and Ruby Leadbetter celebrated outside their school in Australia on June 5th

Sonnet on Shakespeare 08/06/12

Sonnet on Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130 is as relevant today as it ever was

County Cricket Debut 08/06/12

County Cricket Debut

Pacific 2012 08/06/12

Pacific 2012

Charlie Martell attempted to row solo and unsupported for 6,000 miles across the North Pacific from Japan to the USA

From Fish Farm to Face Cream 07/06/12

From Fish Farm to Face Cream

"My family teased me about it a little initially until they realised I was passionate about it, and although I’m now heavily involved in men’s grooming they still get me to slip on a pair of overalls and help out when I get back to Oban

Fire Service 70th Anniversary 10/05/12

Fire Service 70th Anniversary

Over 50 former student Fire fighters and members of Grampian Fire and Rescue Services joined current Gordonstoun Fire fighters and the Chief Fire Officer of GFRS to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the School’s Fire Service

GA Day 10/05/12

GA Day

OGGS Golf 08/05/12

OGGS Golf

Report by Mr McNeil On Thursday 3 May, the Old Gordonstounians’ Golf Society played against the school over the Old Course at Moray

Alice Boyle - Windmill 1999 05/04/12

Alice Boyle - Windmill 1999

Alice Boyle (Windmill 1999), artist, and co-originator of the world famous, ‘Graffiti project’, at Kelburn Castle in Scotland 2006, is proud to launch her fourth solo show in London at the Bedfordbury Gallery, running from the 15th – 21st of May 2012

Tom Greaves - Bruce House 2002 07/03/12

Tom Greaves - Bruce House 2002

After completing a post-graduate degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2009, Tom secured a job as an Assistant Producer for IMG, working on the European Tour of golf,  and more recently he has become a reporter for a programme called Golfing World

Katie Brinton - Plewlands 2008 07/03/12

Katie Brinton - Plewlands 2008

After graduating from the University of Bristol last summer, with a ‘First’ in Drama and English, Katie then spent some time traveling in South America before heading for Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting and film and television production

Gordonstoun 1962 Film 14/02/12

Gordonstoun 1962 Film

GORDONSTOUN SCHOOL 1962 Jocelin Winthrop Young OBE - Gordonstoun 1937 14/02/12

Jocelin Winthrop Young OBE - Gordonstoun 1937

The GA was deeply saddened to learn that Jocelin Winthrop Young OBE (Gordonstoun 1937), one of the original  pupils at Gordonstoun  and the Founding Director of Round Square Schools, died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Katie Hudson - Windmill 2006 26/01/12

Katie Hudson - Windmill 2006

I am setting up a not-for-profit business called Pro Science

Gordonstoun's 24 Hour Squash Marathon 19/01/12

Gordonstoun's 24 Hour Squash Marathon

In early March, 2 students (Matt Ball and Will Wheeler) and 2 staff (Andrew Lyall and Chris Barton) will take part in a challenging test of agility, stamina and endurence; a 24 hour squash marathon

Gavin Dobson - Altyre 1968 12/01/12

Gavin Dobson - Altyre 1968

Gavin Dobson (Altyre 1968) has written his first novel

Peter Carpenter - Duffus 1940 11/01/12

Peter Carpenter - Duffus 1940

Peter Carpenter (Duffus 1940) gained an MBE in the New Year Honours list "for services to Anglo-German relations and to higher education"

Malcolm Angus - Hopeman Lodge 1964 09/01/12

Malcolm Angus - Hopeman Lodge 1964

Malcolm Angus recently qualified as a Rural Fire Fighter

Charlie Martell - Altyre 1987 21/11/11

Charlie Martell - Altyre 1987

“Double Guinness World Record holder Charlie Martell will row solo and unsupported across the North Pacific in 2012”

Simon Limpus and David Murray - Altyre 1999 17/11/11

Simon Limpus and David Murray - Altyre 1999

In February 2012 adventurers Simon Limpus (Altyre 1999) and David Murray (Altyre 1999) will embark on a 1500km charity race across the frozen Siberian wilderness on an "Old School" 1940's Ural motorbike and side cart

Daniel Gouk - Gordonstoun 2008 17/11/11

Daniel Gouk - Gordonstoun 2008

Daniel Gouk (Gordonstoun House 2008) was better known as a First XV rugby player than as a singer/songwriter but in the spirit of ‘Plus est en vous’ he is beginning to make a name for himself in the music business

Congratulations to Clare Richards - Plewlands 1989 04/11/11

Congratulations to Clare Richards - Plewlands 1989

Congratulations to Clare Richards (Plewlands 1989), Chief Executive of The ClementJames Centre and a founder and trustee of the IntoUniversity charity, who has been awarded an MBE for services to the community in North KensingtonThe ClementJames Centre is located in an area of multiple deprivation in North Kensington

Sad news of Dr Don Clutton 22/09/11

Sad news of Dr Don Clutton

The family of Gordonstoun will be so sad to learn of the death of Dr Don Clutton who passed away suddenly on 11th August 2011, aged 78 years

The Big Quiz, Bristol - Friday 23 September 2011 13/09/11

The Big Quiz, Bristol - Friday 23 September 2011

By Melissa Munn (nee Jones) - Windmill 1984

Congratulations to Preston Mommsen - Duffus 2007 08/09/11

Congratulations to Preston Mommsen - Duffus 2007

Many congratulations to Preston Mommsen (Duffus 2007) who has just been awarded a central contract by Cricket Scotland

A view from the bank 07/09/11

A view from the bank

By Lesley Tattersall Rowing is not a sport about which I had any knowledge

Gordonstoun: An Enduring Vision has been launched! 20/07/11

Gordonstoun: An Enduring Vision has been launched!

The GA are very pleased to announce that the long awaited book Gordonstoun: An Enduring Vision, which celebrates Gordonstoun's first 75 years, has been launched

Heather Stanning - Plewlands 2003: Wins Gold! 14/07/11

Heather Stanning - Plewlands 2003: Wins Gold!

Congratulations to Heather Stanning (Plewlands 2003) and row partner Helen Glover who won a Gold Medal in the Women’s Pairs at the Rowing World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland, beating world champions New Zealand

Ben Goss - Keeper of the Gordonstoun Family 04/07/11

Ben Goss - Keeper of the Gordonstoun Family

As many of you know Ben Goss has just retired from Gordonstoun after many years of service in various roles

OG Visits in June 01/07/11

OG Visits in June

We had eight OGs 'pop-in' for a visit in June; a number of OGs brought their families and friends with them, often travelling from far afield to visit their old School

Alasdair Douglas-Hamilton - Duffus 1958: Lord of the Skies 21/06/11

Alasdair Douglas-Hamilton - Duffus 1958: Lord of the Skies

Review of Lord of the Skies - The life of Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton by Alasdair Douglas-Hamilton (Duffus 1958)When I was invited to review Lord of the Skies I accepted with some trepidation

Honour for Mark Pyper 16/06/11

Honour for Mark Pyper

The whole Gordonstoun community are delighted that former Principal, Mark Pyper, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to education

Catherine Jordan (nee Maley) - Windmill 1993: Barclays Wealth Jersey Boat Show 2011 15/06/11

Catherine Jordan (nee Maley) - Windmill 1993: Barclays Wealth Jersey Boat Show 2011

The Barclays Wealth Jersey Boat Show 2011 provided a welcome reunion for some OGs

Gordonstoun: An Enduring Vision - The Launch! 03/06/11

Gordonstoun: An Enduring Vision - The Launch!

The long awaited book Gordonstoun: An Enduring Vision is now in its final proofing stage

Preston Mommsen - Duffus 2007 27/05/11

Preston Mommsen - Duffus 2007

Preston in the Runs Preston Mommsen (Duffus 2007) has been in a rich vein of form with the bat for both his club and for Scotland, making an undefeated 81 in a very narrow reverse against unbeaten Northants in their the CB40 match

Ocean Spirit of Moray 24/05/11

Ocean Spirit of Moray

Those of you with a keen interest sailing may be interested to learn that the School’s sail training vessel Ocean Spirit of Moray has recently been equipped with a satellite tracking system which will enable you to follow the vessel whilst she is at sea

Andrew Bruce - Cumming 1979 16/05/11

Andrew Bruce - Cumming 1979

Andrew Bruce (Cumming 1979) will set off on 7th July 2011 on his solo walk from London to Rome (2,000km) in aid of HELP for HEROES, where he hopes to raise £100,000 for this worthy charity

The Royal Household Cricket Club (RHCC) in Windsor 30/03/11

The Royal Household Cricket Club (RHCC) in Windsor

The Royal Household Cricket Club (RHCC) in Windsor, Berkshire are looking for new playing members

Jack Marsden-Mayer - Round Square 1995 24/02/11

Jack Marsden-Mayer - Round Square 1995

Jack Marsden-Mayer (Round Square 1992-95) is rapidly making a name for himself as a ‘driftwood sculptor’ in New Zealand

Timothy Knatchbull - Cumming 1981 23/02/11

Timothy Knatchbull - Cumming 1981

Matthew Bakewell, Head of English at Gordonstoun, has reviewed 'From A Clear Blue Sky – Surviving the Mountbatten Bomb' by Timothy Knatchbull (Cumming 1981)

Andrew Stewart - Bruce 1974 11/01/11

Andrew Stewart - Bruce 1974

The GA would like to congratulate Commander Andrew Stewart (Bruce 1974) for being awarded an OBE from Her Majesty The Queen in the New Year’s Honours List

Heather Stanning - Plewlands 2003 08/11/10

Heather Stanning - Plewlands 2003

Heather Stanning (Plewlands 2003) wins Silver in the World Rowing Championships, in Karapiro, New Zealand

Sad news of staff member Steve Potter - Biology Teacher and AHM of Gordonstoun House 02/11/10

Sad news of staff member Steve Potter - Biology Teacher and AHM of Gordonstoun House

The whole Gordonstoun community was deeply shocked and profoundly saddened to learn of the death of Steve Potter in a road accident on Friday 22 October at the beginning of the half-term holiday

OG Visits to Gordonstoun 15/10/10

OG Visits to Gordonstoun

OG visits are continuing to be very popular with six OG visits since the beginning of term

Ben Prescott - Duffus 1997 19/09/10

Ben Prescott - Duffus 1997

Congratulations to Ben Prescott (Duffus 1997) who has just signed for the Irish province Leinster, the current Hieneken (European) Cup holders

Alice Boyle - Windmill 1999 19/09/10

Alice Boyle - Windmill 1999

Alice Boyle left Gordonstoun in 1999 and is now pursuing her life as an artist

Jonnie (Jay) Goss - Altyre 1998: Arch to Arc 19/08/10

Jonnie (Jay) Goss - Altyre 1998: Arch to Arc

Jonnie (Jay) Goss (Altyre 1998) is currently underway with the Arch to Arc Challenge, a continuous solo Triathlon from London to Paris to raise money for Orchid, a charity helping to save men's lives from testicular, prostate and penile cancers through pioneering research and promoting awareness

Preston Mommsen - Duffus 2007: Set for Scotland Debut 19/06/10

Preston Mommsen - Duffus 2007: Set for Scotland Debut

By Steve Brown Preston Mommsen (Duffus 2007), who has completed his four-year residency after moving to Scotland from South Africa, has been named in the senior Scotland cricket squad for the ICC Intercontinental Cup in Holland

Farquhar Laing - Altyre 1988: A leap of Faith 19/06/10

Farquhar Laing - Altyre 1988: A leap of Faith

By Steve Brown John Kempe - Headmaster 1968 - 1979 19/05/10

John Kempe - Headmaster 1968 - 1979

Members of the GA will be saddened by news of the death of John Kempe, who was Headmaster at Gordonstoun from 1968-1978

Freddie Rider - Bruce 2007, Enters the Dragon 19/05/10

Freddie Rider - Bruce 2007, Enters the Dragon

by Freddie Rider This June, along with a fellow student at Aberystwyth University and around 150 other members of Wales Universities' Officer Training Corps, I will set out on a gruelling challenge to raise money for 3 charities

Sail the Spanish Coast with Ocean Spirit of Moray 19/04/10

Sail the Spanish Coast with Ocean Spirit of Moray

This summer we are offering 12 members of the GA the chance to join us on board Ocean Spirit for a short cruise on the north coast of Spain

Kurt Hahn: The Early Years of Gordonstoun 19/03/10

Kurt Hahn: The Early Years of Gordonstoun

Following on from the Spring 2010 edition of the GA magazine, please find below a selection of photos from the presentation: 'Kurt Hahn - The Early Years of Gordonstoun' which was given by Mark Pyper during GA Day in April 2009

British Council's International Student Awards 19/03/10

British Council's International Student Awards

As you may have read in the Spring 2010 GA Magazine, Gordonstoun has entered seven students for the British Council's International Student Awards

Michael Mavor's Memorial Service 19/02/10

Michael Mavor's Memorial Service

A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Michael Mavor has been arranged by his family

Michael B Mavor CVO MA Headmaster 1979-1990 19/12/09

Michael B Mavor CVO MA Headmaster 1979-1990

It is with very great sadness that the School community heard of the death of Michael Mavor on Tuesday 8 December in Peru

Hugh Williams-Preece - Bruce 1987 19/12/09

Hugh Williams-Preece - Bruce 1987

Lisbon to London: 50 Marathons in 50 Days

News of Sandy Paterson - Former head of Geography 19/12/09

News of Sandy Paterson - Former head of Geography

Sandy Paterson, former Head of Geography at Gordonstoun, has taken heed of the advice offered by Kurt Hahn by following his ‘grand passion’ and heading for a career in the hills

News of Captain Tom Gardner - Round Square 1999 19/11/09

News of Captain Tom Gardner - Round Square 1999

Captain Tom Gardner (Round Square 1999) returned safe and sound from Afghanistan in mid-October after a six-month tour

News of Tara Comonte (nee Kynoch) - Windmill 1992 19/11/09

News of Tara Comonte (nee Kynoch) - Windmill 1992

The Gordonstoun Association was very pleased to hear of Tara Comonte's (nee Kynoch) success in Advertising

Captain Toby Rider - Duffus 1998, gives an Address at the annual Gordonstoun Service of Remembrance 19/11/09

Captain Toby Rider - Duffus 1998, gives an Address at the annual Gordonstoun Service of Remembrance

By Steve Brown This year’s annual Service of Remembrance took place on Sunday 8th November 2009 in St Christopher’s Chapel

OG Visits to Gordonstoun School 19/11/09

OG Visits to Gordonstoun School

This term a significant number of former students from the 50’s right through to the 'naughties’ have visited the school – many in a purely social capacity, but others to speak to various sections of the school community

Gordonstoun: An Enduring Vision 19/11/09

Gordonstoun: An Enduring Vision

Work is progressing well on the book to celebrate 75 years of Gordonstoun

Ryan Maclean, Silversmith - Bruce 2000 19/11/09

Ryan Maclean, Silversmith - Bruce 2000

Gordonstoun's School Shop is proud to be stocking exquisite hand-crafted pieces of silverware, designed and produced by OG Silversmith Ryan Maclean especially for Gordonstoun

Congratulations to David Selby - G-House 2009 19/10/09

Congratulations to David Selby - G-House 2009

The Gordonstoun Association would like to congratulate David Selby (G-House 2009) for being awarded a commended prize in The Focus Environment Photography Competition

Life at Oxford by Ed Watson - Bruce 2008 19/10/09

Life at Oxford by Ed Watson - Bruce 2008

Ed Watson (Bruce 2008) has very kindly written a piece for the Gordonstoun Association about his view on life at Oxford

News from David Selby - G-House 2009 19/09/09

News from David Selby - G-House 2009

The Gordonstoun Association was very pleased to hear from David Selby (G-House 2009), who has sent us his account of his volunteering work in Zambia over the summer holidays

News from Penelope Turnbull (nee Fisher) - Windmill 2000 19/09/09

News from Penelope Turnbull (nee Fisher) - Windmill 2000

Penelope Turnbull (née Fisher) (Windmill 2000) has made a documentary with her friend Gemma Caldwell, it’s called 'ARCH TO ARC: An Epic Tribute' which has been selected for the Adventure Film Festival to be screened in 35 cinemas nationwide

 

We are very keen to keep you informed as to what the Family and Friends of Gordonstoun have been up to.  If you have any news you would like to share, then please contact Emma Thorpe, GA Office Administrator on 01343 837922 or email ga@gordonstoun.org.uk who will be very pleased to hear from you.


 

 


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