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Friends Events

Schedule of events: Autumn Term 2017 (Coming Soon)

To book events please email friends@gordons.surrey.sch.uk


Golf Day at Worplesdon Golf Club

Date: Friday 2nd June 2017
We are pleased to invite you to join us at our Gordon's Golf Day which is being held at Worplesdon Golf Club on Friday 2nd June.

Worplesdon Golf Club, near Woking and Guildford, Surrey, is a private members club featuring a well maintained heathland golf course which is recognised as being a great test of golfing skills with fair protection being provided from its heather, its bunkers and the defining woodlands.

Worplesdon Golf Club is 64 in the Golf Monthly Top 100 courses in UK & Ireland 2017/18.

For more information on the club and course please click here.

The cost for the day is £90 for Adults and £60 for Juniors, for this you will get coffee and bacon rolls on arrival, 18 holes of golf and a three course carvery lunch. Arrival at 9am and Tee off times from 10am.

You can either enter a team of 4 or enter as a single/couple and we will link you with others.


Annual Parade and Prize Giving

Date: Saturday 24 June 2017
Open invitation to attend the Parade followed by Gordonian Day activities.

Parade starts at 2pm
Cost - Free

 


Year 11 Prom (leaving Y11 parents only)

Date: Wednesday 28 June 2017

Y11 parents are invited to celebrate your child's time a Gordon's with a  glass of fizz. 
Please email friends@gordons.surrey.sch.uk to confirm your attendance on the day.

 


Summer Arts Evening

Date: Thursday 29June 2017 from 4.30pm-8pm

A fabulous evening of live music, drama and art on the front field at Gordon’s School. Bring your folding chairs and rugs, a picnic and a favourite tipple or two, and settle in for an evening of great music, art and drama.  A perfect end to the Summer Term. 
Cost - Free


Year 13 Leavers Dinner (leaving Y13 Parents only)

Date: Friday 30 June 2017

Y13 parents are invited to celebrate your child's time a Gordon's with a  glass of fizz. 
Please email friends@gordons.surrey.sch.uk to confirm your attendance on the day.


Insect and Butterfly Walk on Horsell Common

Date: Sunday 16th July 2017, 2pm start

Lee Slatter and Geoff Eaton from the Surrey Branch of the Butterfly Conservation Society will be exploring the different butterflies and insect which can be found in our local area.

Cost: TBC


PAST EVENTS

Chocolate Truffle Workshop     

Saturday 18th March 2017

A chocolate workshop run by Aneke Spacie who owns the local Water Edge Cafe on Heather Farm in Horsell.


Private Tour of Royal Holloway, University of London

Sunday 9th April 2017

We have been lucky to secure a private guided tour of Royal Holloway College which was founded by two social pioneers. 


Brookwood Cemetery; a Grade 1 Historic Park and Garden

Wednesday 15 July 2015
A guided walk around Brookwood Cemetery led by the Brookwood Cemetery 


Private Tour of Loseley Gardens

Tuesday 2 June 2015

A wonderful evening at Loseley Park courtesy of Gordon Foundation Trustee and host, Micheal More-Molyneux. Guests enjoyed drinks and canapes in the Grand Hall of Loseley House on arrival followed by a private tour of the Gardens led by the Head Gardener. Please click here to view the photo gallery.


Heritage Open Day 2015

Sunday 13th September 2015
Gordon's School was delighted to be involved with Heritage Open Days for the second time this year celebrating the school's unique history and heritage. Groups of visitors were led around the site on tours which included the Chapel, the Library and the statue of General Gordon on his camel which was renovated only last year.


Autumn Walk and Fruit Tasting at RHS Garden Wisley

Saturday 17 October 2015, 2pm
A group of Friends of Gordon's joined us for a beautiful autumn stroll through RHS Garden Wisley followed by a fruit tasting session led by Gardener and Gordonian, Bernard Boardman. It was a fantastic afternoon involving plenty of apple munching! Please click here to view photographs from the event.


Christmas Canapés with Simply Dine

Monday 2nd November 7pm to 9pm – Food Tech room at Gordon’s

Forget sophisticated finger food that requires hours of rolling, baking and finishing and go for simplicity when planning your canapé menu. Friends of Gordon's had a wonderful evening at Amanda Beavis's Simply Dine canapé demonstration sampling a selection of simple but beautiful canapés which will help every Christmas party go with a bang!


Photography Courses

January & February 2016

Our School Photographer, Ron Campbell, ran some fantastic Photography Workshops throughout January and February involving sessions in anything from getting to know your camera settings to improving  your photoshop abilities! Ron will be offering more workshops to Friends during the Summer Term 2016.


World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), The Living Planet Tour


Tour of Brookwood Cemetery

Date: Wednesday 6th July 2016
After the success of last year's Brookwood Cemetery Tour, this time we will be visiting and learning about the Military side of the Cemetery.


Christmas Make and Take    

Date: Monday 5th December

Our florist Rebecca Knight will show you how to create your own Christmas wreath and centrepiece. Once you have made your own wreath and centrepiece Rebecca will demonstrate how with a few fresh flowers you can turn your centrepiece into something extra special for Christmas Day.