Spring Term 2017

Ronnie Berry Jazz and Rock Concert 22/03/17

Ronnie Berry Jazz and Rock Concert

This year's Ronnie Berry Jazz & Rock concert opened with the Junior School Rock Band.

Woyzeck by Georg Buchner 20/03/17

Woyzeck by Georg Buchner

The Year 13 production of the play ‘Woyzeck’ by Georg Büchner recently took place at Ogstoun Theatre.

Inter-House Fairtrade Bake-off Competition 17/03/17

Inter-House Fairtrade Bake-off Competition

The inter-House FairTrade Bake-off competition took place in Chapel during the last week of term.

Fire Service Call Out 16/03/17

Fire Service Call Out

The Gordonstoun Volunteer Unit was called out on Tuesday to a significant gorse / grass fire in the Covesea Links area of the Moray Firth coast.

Exchange Students Trips 16/03/17

Exchange Students Trips

International Co-ordinator, Mr Schonken, has been organising some trips for the eighteen 14 and 15 year old students on exchange this term

Year 11 Study Skills Workshop 15/03/17

Year 11 Study Skills Workshop

The Speed Learning Study Skills activity was designed to help Year 11s learn to revise, de-stress, point out useful apps, how to build confidence and keep calm, overall just stay on the right track during exams.

Fire Service Training 10/03/17

Fire Service Training

At a recent Fire Service training session, the Unit had a visit from the water carrier which is based at Buckie.

HealthyLiving Award for Refectory 10/03/17

HealthyLiving Award for Refectory

Catering Services Manager, Julie Broadhurst, Catering Co-ordinator, Kirsty Taylor, recently joined caterers from across the length and breadth of Scotland at the 10th HealthyLiving Awards at Trades Hall in Glasgow.

A Royal Visitor at School 08/03/17

A Royal Visitor at School

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal recently visited Gordonstoun to attend a re-dedication service to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Christopher’s Chapel

A Level Geography Fieldtrip to London 03/03/17

A Level Geography Fieldtrip to London

The Geography Department has recently returned from an invigorating and extremely useful fieldtrip to London to study the Queen Elizabeth’s Olympic Park and the Dockland site

The Caucasian Chalk Circle 03/03/17

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Our most recent senior production in Ogstoun Theatre has been Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle.

Dance and Music Tour to Malaysia and Singapore 03/03/17

Dance and Music Tour to Malaysia and Singapore

During the Half-term holiday a group of dance and music students went to Malaysia and Singapore on tour.

Inter-House Cross Country Competition 15/02/17

Inter-House Cross Country Competition

208 runners, at least eight First Aid Service personnel and up to twenty students from the Combined Outdoor Service acting as marshals took part in the recent inter-House cross country competition

Art Exhibition 13/02/17

Art Exhibition

Gordonstoun's Art technician, Matthew Wells, has an art exhibition "The Violet Hour"  opening at His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen on Monday 20 February.

Confirmation 10/02/17

Confirmation

Gordonstoun recently welcomed Bishop Mark Strange and the Rev Jenny Adams to The Michael Kirk for our annual confirmation service.

Round Square European Conference 09/02/17

Round Square European Conference

Peia, Lawrence and Jamie attended this year's European Round Square conference in Transylvania College, Romania, whose theme was re-thinking leadership.

Winter Mountain Day 09/02/17

Winter Mountain Day

Last weekend saw true winter conditions in the mountains for the first time this year.

Sixth Form Lecture Update 02/02/17

Sixth Form Lecture Update

Read reports on January's Sixth Form Lectures

Marines Visit 02/02/17

Marines Visit

On Tuesday 32 students were introduced to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines by eight serving members of the armed forces

Burns' Celebrations 02/02/17

Burns' Celebrations

Two Burns’ Suppers were held in the Rectory on Saturday evening followed by a whole school Ceilidh in the sports hall.

Mountain Biking Weekend 01/02/17

Mountain Biking Weekend

A group of intrepid mountain bikers embarked on a fantastic weekend of skills development last weekend.

On the Beach 26/01/17

On the Beach

The beach has proved to be a popular venue in the last few days...

Winter Mountain Trip 25/01/17

Winter Mountain Trip

Snow has been in short supply this winter, adversely affecting this term's outdoor education and learning programme.

Welcome to our Exchange Students 24/01/17

Welcome to our Exchange Students

Last week Gordonstoun welcomed 19 incoming exchange students from such places as South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Colombia, Kenya, the USA and Germany.

Start of Term Round-up 19/01/17

Start of Term Round-up

A quick round-up of happenings around the school during the first few days of the new term.


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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...

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Inter-House Tug o' War
Inter-House Tug o' War

Last Sunday saw the re-instatement of the inter-House Tug o' War competition, which turned out to be a very competitive though enjoyable competition for all who took part and spectated.

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I am ... a Sheep Shearer
I am ... a Sheep Shearer

Earlier in the week, Mr Georgeson, Sixth Form Co-ordinator took a morning chapel, the theme of which this term is I am...

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Junior Highland Games
Junior Highland Games

On Saturday Gordonstoun Junior School held their annual Junior Highland Games for primary schools, this year sponsored by Specsavers.

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Tennis on the Road
Tennis on the Road

The Gordonstoun tennis delivery team received some very useful training from the Tennis on the Road programme...

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