Summer Term 2016

Thailand Update 15/07/16

Thailand Update

Mrs Barton reports that the group participating in this year's Thailand Water project has arrived safely in Chiang Mai

Student Citations 17/06/16

Student Citations

At a recent chapel, a number of annual awards were presented to Year 13 students.

Year 9 and 10 Expeditions 15/06/16

Year 9 and 10 Expeditions

Over 150 Year 9 and 10 students recently embarked on challenging expeditions.

The Barker Cup 15/06/16

The Barker Cup

Many congratulations to Year 13's Alexander F who has been awarded the Barker Cup for Endeavour in the face of Challenge,

Parent/Student Voyage 13/06/16

Parent/Student Voyage

Over Open Weekend four parents and four students travelled to the west coast to board Ocean Spirit in Plockton.

Open Day 09/06/16

Open Day

Open Day was blessed with warm sunshine this year as the first of the day's events took place down on the athletics track with all of the Houses battling it out for the inter-House Athletics trophies.

RAF Lossiemouth Schools' Open Day 03/06/16

RAF Lossiemouth Schools' Open Day

Eight keen Year 12 and 13 students enjoyed a fabulous Open Day hosted by RAF Lossiemouth.

Joint Services Afternoon 03/06/16

Joint Services Afternoon

Thirty-six students and staff from Gordonstoun’s Services recently spent the afternoon working to clear rubbish from the true right bank of the River Lossie.

Grampian Book Awards 01/06/16

Grampian Book Awards

This year a group of Year 9 and 10 students have been avidly reading the six titles on the Grampian Book Award shortlist.

Media Studies Oscars 27/05/16

Media Studies Oscars

Media Studies recently turned out in all their finery to walk the red carpet for the annual Media Studies Oscars.

Round Square Adventure Race 25/05/16

Round Square Adventure Race

The Round Square Adventure Race team retained the challenge Cup for the seventh time in the 10 years of this competition in Snowdonia, North Wales.

Moray Sevens Final 24/05/16

Moray Sevens Final

Gordonstoun ended their rugby season is fine style with victory over holders Ellon RFC in the Moray U18 7s.

Football Cup Final 24/05/16

Football Cup Final

Gordonstoun hosted the senior boys Central Schools League Cup final on Saturday morning.

GCSE Drama Practical exams 20/05/16

GCSE Drama Practical exams

The thrity two Drama GCSE students shared their fantastic performances recently with a sweltering but packed audience.

Extreme Beach Cleaning 20/05/16

Extreme Beach Cleaning

The team from Mountain Rescue have been out on their weekly beach clean, doing a more extreme version than the average trawl along a sandy dune.

Charity Fundraising 20/05/16

Charity Fundraising

This year Plewlands House are fundraising for the charity Lupus UK, chosen because the mother of Sophia I-F, the Plewlands House Captain, suffers from SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus),

Languages Trip to Barcelona 12/05/16

Languages Trip to Barcelona

At the start of the Easter break six A-Level Spanish students headed off to Barcelona with Mrs Pereira Gill and Mrs Knight.

Gordonstoun vs MCC 10/05/16

Gordonstoun vs MCC

The much anticipated match against MCC took place recently and Gordonstoun fought well...

DofE Award Homecoming Challenge 06/05/16

DofE Award Homecoming Challenge

Last weekend, in order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the DofE and its roots in Moray, Gordonstoun, Moray Council and MLAC (Moray Local Award Committee) organised a DofE Homecoming Challenge

A Year in Industry 28/04/16

A Year in Industry

Year 13 Windmill Lodge student, Jyoti J, has been successful in gaining a placement on the Year in Industry scheme.

Geography Worldwise Quiz 28/04/16

Geography Worldwise Quiz

Gordonstoun geographers took part in the regional round of the Worldwise Quiz on Monday.


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