Spring Term 2018

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Sir James Weatherall KCVO KBE, 1936-2018 27/03/18

Sir James Weatherall KCVO KBE, 1936-2018

Everyone at Gordonstoun has been greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Sir James Weatherall last week.

Youth and Philanthropy Initiative 26/03/18

Youth and Philanthropy Initiative

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is an active citizenship programme that raises awareness amongst young people about philanthropy and their local community.

Inter-House Bake-Off 09/03/18

Inter-House Bake-Off

This year's inter-House bake-off, timed to coincide with Fairtrade Fortnight, had a decidely chocolatey bias.

Fire Service Hazmat Exercise 09/03/18

Fire Service Hazmat Exercise

The Gordonstoun Fire Station recently hosted a multi-station exercise with around 60 firefighters from five stations across Moray.

Ronnie Berry Jazz and Rock Concert 08/03/18

Ronnie Berry Jazz and Rock Concert

The Ronnie Berry Annual Jazz and Rock concert has been so successful in recent years that it was staged on two successive nights this year.

Inter-House Snowman Competition 05/03/18

Inter-House Snowman Competition

With the first real snow in many a year, and all sports fixtures cancelled, it was announced that there would be a competition to build a snowman outside each House.

Winter Mountain Day 01/03/18

Winter Mountain Day

As we pulled into the Cairngorm car park many cars were turning around and leaving. Not a good sign.

Charity Bag Pack 27/02/18

Charity Bag Pack

Some of the girls in Sixth Form recently went to Asda in Elgin to help raise money for Moray Fresh Start...

Inter-House Cross-Country 12/02/18

Inter-House Cross-Country

In bright but very cold conditions nearly half the school population, including some members of staff, turned out for the recent inter-House cross-country competition.

Never Such Innocence 12/02/18

Never Such Innocence

Year 9 History students recently went to RAF Lossiemouth as part of the Never Such Innocence competition

Winter Skills 09/02/18

Winter Skills

Going up to the Cairngorms for a winter skills day was like reliving a scene from The Revenant. 

Exchange Students' Visit to Loch Ness 05/02/18

Exchange Students' Visit to Loch Ness

On a chilly winter's morning our 19 exchange students from as far afield as Canada, USA, Peru, Denmark, Germany, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, embarked on a trip to seek out the Loch Ness monster.

Burns Celebrations 31/01/18

Burns Celebrations

On Saturday evening the whole School celebrated Burns’ Night with a traditional supper and ceilidh.

1st XV vs Aberdeen Wanderers 31/01/18

1st XV vs Aberdeen Wanderers

The opening First XV rugby match of 2018 was an absolute thriller and set the bar very high for the rest of the year.

Gordonstoun Literacy Drive 29/01/18

Gordonstoun Literacy Drive

In conjunction with the English Department, Mrs MacCallum (Director of Teaching and Learning) is promoting a whole school literacy drive to increase the love of reading amongst the students.

The Strathpuffer 2018 24/01/18

The Strathpuffer 2018

Last weekend a team of eight students entered the mixed school category of the Strathpuffe - a 24 hour endurance mountain biking race which has legendary status in mountain biking circles and attracts competitors from all over the world.

Latest News & Alerts

Thai Cave Rescue
Thai Cave Rescue

News from OG Connor Roe who was at the heart of the recent Thai cave rescue.

Gold Duke of Edinburgh Expedition
Gold Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

Four Year 13 students headed for the Isle of Mull shortly before the end of term to carry out their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition.

News from the Junior School - Week 10
News from the Junior School - Week 10

Read the latest from the Junior School on the year Group expeditions.

News from the Junior School - Week 9
News from the Junior School - Week 9

Read the latest news from the Junior School - Year 8 Exped Training Walk, Last Chapel of the Year, the Mackenzie Cup

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