Welcome to Gordonstoun

Junior School for children in Years 1-8. Senior School for children in Years 9-12.

We are proud of our famous school and we are sure that you will love it here! Below you will find everything you need to prepare for your arrival and also useful information about school activities and making the most of your time with us.

Please choose either the Junior School/Senior School tab to find the relevant information.

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If you can’t find the information you are looking for please contact us: admissions@gordonstoun.org.uk

Welcome

Welcome to Gordonstoun.

Code of Conduct (Junior School)

The Code of Conduct details the rules, regulations and expectations of members of the school community.

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Welcome to the Junior School

Welcome to the Junior School from Mr Josh Holtby, Head of Junior School, and an introduction to key members of staff.

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Day Pupils Information (Junior School)

All about what to expect as a day pupil at the Junior School - the Day Pupil Co-ordinator, getting to and from school, the daily timetable, attendance.

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ICT (Junior School)

Information about the use of ICT at the Junior School, including the school network, WiFi access, mobile phones and other electronic devices.

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Information for Boarders (Junior School)

All about life as a boarder - in the boarding House, boarding staff, guardianship, weekly and flexi boarding, communication with home...

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Information for Year 2/1 Parents

Containing information for parents and pupils on what to expect on joining the Year 2/1 class in the Junior School including the teachers, curriculum, daily routine and uniform.

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Learning Support (Junior School)

Details of Learning Support in the Junior School.

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Local Information (Junior School)

Useful information about the local area including accommodation and taxis, places of interest and things to do.

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Medical and Dental Information (Junior School)

Information about all things medical and dental - the School Doctor, consent to treatment, medications, Denplan dental insurance, the school Healthcare Centre...

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Parties (Junior School)

What to do if planning a birthday party for your child.

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Sports and Activities (Junior School)

Information on activities afternoons, sports kit, fixtures and mouthguards

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Visiting Parents Arrangements (Junior School)

Information about parents visiting the school and access to the school grounds for day pupil parents.

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Wellbeing and Child Protection (Junior School)

Essential Information for parents on wellbeing and child protection at Gordonstoun.

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Uniform

Uniform Guide (Junior School)

Information about the school uniform, where to order it and frequently asked questions.

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Uniform List (Junior School)

Information about ordering school uniform for Junior School pupils.

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Uniform and Equipment (Junior School)

Information about the uniform and standards, what essential equipment to bring and study planners.

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Mouth Guards (Junior School)

Information about the school's policy on mouth guards.

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Academic

Academic Matters

Information about the Junior School Study Planner and how the assessment system works.

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EAL (Junior School)

Details of the provision of English as an Additional Language in the Junior School.

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Music (Junior School)

Information about curricular and instrumental music lessons and music opportunities in the Junior School.

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Travel

Day Pupils Transport (Junior School)

Gordonstoun provides some daily transport for day pupils. This document details the routes and times of the transport and includes a form to be completed and returned to the Transport Manager.

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Travel Schedule 2020-2021

Information about travelling to and from the Junior School at the start and end of terms/half-terms.

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Pastoral

Chapel (Junior School)

All about daily morning Assembly and the Friday Service in the Chapel.

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Fees & Dates

Fees and Financial Matters (Junior School)

Information on the payment of termly fees and insurances for the Junior School.

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Term Dates 2020-2021

Details of important dates and times for the Autumn, Spring and Summer Terms for the academic year 2020-2021.

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Term Dates 2021-2022

Details of important dates and times for the Autumn, Spring and Summer Terms for the academic year 2021-2022.

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Welcome

Welcome to Gordonstoun.

Welcome to the Senior School

This document includes details of who to contact at the school, as well as information on settling in and the day-to-day routine of Gordonstoun Senior School.

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Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct details the rules, regulations and expectations of members of the school community.

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Day Students

Detailing life in the Senior School for day students, including daily start and finish times, Saturday school, sports commitments and overnight stays.

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Fees and Financial Matters

Information on how to pay termly fees, insurances and pocket money.

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Guardianship

Details of Guardianship arrangements for overseas students.

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Half-Term and Leave Outs

Details of Half-term holiday arrangements, Leave Out weekends and travel days.

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ICT

Information about the use of ICT at the Senior School, including the school network, user accounts, WiFi access and student laptops.

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Information for Boarders

All about life as a boarder - in the boarding house, boarding staff, guardianship, communication with home...

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Local Information

Useful information about the local area including accommodation and taxis, places of interest and things to do.

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Medical and Dental

Information about all things medical and dental - the School Doctor, consent to treatment, medications, Denplan dental insurance, the school Healthcare Centre...

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Parent Meetings and Events

Details of parent meetings and other parent-related events including parent drop-ins, Open Weekend and the Carol Service.

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Wellbeing and Child Protection

Essential information for parents on Wellbeing and Child Protection at Gordonstoun.

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Uniform

Uniform Guide (Senior School)

Information about the school uniform, where to order it and frequently asked questions.

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Uniform List (Senior School)

Information about ordering school uniform for Senior School students.

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Uniform and Equipment (Senior School)

Information about the uniform and standards, what essential equipment to bring and study planners.

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Mouth Guards

Information about the school's policy on mouth guards.

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Expedition Kit List

A comprehensive list of items required by all students participating in expeditions into the mountains.

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Academic

Assessments and Awards

Information on assessments and reporting, as well as the use of study planners and academic clinics.

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EAL

English as an Additional Language provision in the Senior School for Year 9-13.

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Examinations

Details of the examination timetables for all Year groups.

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External Tutoring

Information on arranging for additional, external tutoring.

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Higher Education

An overview of Higher Education and Careers Advice for Sixth Form students.

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Learning Support

Details of the provision of Learning Support in Years 9-13.

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Music

Information from the Music Department about curricular music and instrumental music lessons.

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Travel

Day Pupil Transport

Gordonstoun provides some daily transport for day pupils. This document details the routes and times of the transport and includes a form to be completed and returned to the Transport Manager.

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Travel Schedule 2020-2021

Information about travelling to and from the Senior School at the start and end of terms/half-terms.

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Pastoral

Chapel Welcome

Information from the Chaplain about the school's religious and spiritual life and the daily morning assembly.

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Fees & Dates

Term Dates 2020-2021

Details of important dates and times for the Autumn, Spring and Summer Terms for the academic year 2020-2021.

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Term Dates 2021-2022

Details of important dates and times for the Autumn, Spring and Summer Terms for the academic year 2021-2022.

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