Open Events

Rooted in our 250 year history, Robert Gordon's College offers choice, diversity and richness of experience to enable pupils to be all they can be. Take the opportunity to learn more and come along to our Open Events.

We welcome prospective families to attend both an Open Doors Day and the Open Morning to fully experience all that Robert Gordon's College has to offer. Please note that registration is not required but will help us to organise an event that best suits your interests.

Open Door Days

We're opening our doors to let prospective families see the College during a typical school day. These events start with a welcome from the Head of College at 10:30am and will close at 12:30pm.

Registration for the following events will open nearer the time:

  • Friday 3 November 2017
  • Tuesday 5 December 2017
  • Friday 12 January 2018
  • Wednesday 7 February 2018

Open Morning

Our Open Morning takes place on Saturday 7 October 2017 and begins with a Welcome from our Head of College, Mr Simon Mills who will speak to prospective families at 9.30am in MacRobert Hall along with the School Captains.

You will learn from staff and pupils about activities in the classrooms and beyond in our wide range of clubs and societies. There will be lots of enthusiastic girls and boys available to take tours of the Junior and Senior Schools throughout the morning and they will provide families with a first hand, honest perspective on all aspects of life at Gordon’s. 

We are delighted to offer prospective families a variety of activities throughout the morning that include:

  • Campus Tours with current school pupils
  • Visit to our new Science and Technology Centre and Centre for Performing Arts
  • Departmental activities 
  • Extra Curricular Clubs and Societies displays 
  • Information on Pastoral Care
  • Exhibition area:
    • Admissions
    • Bursaries and Scholarships
    • Catering
    • Development and Alumni Relations
    • Outdoor Education
    • Parents Association
    • Support for Learning
    • Wraparound Care (Breakfast, After School and Holiday Clubs)


Parking is available close by at Denburn and Harriet Street and Loch Street (Bon Accord Centre). Please allow ample time for parking prior to the Head's Address as the local car parks can get busy from 9.15am. There is no onsite parking available at Robert Gordon's College during Open Morning.

Unable to attend an Open Event

We welcome families to visit the College at any time. Tours can be arranged with the Admissions Office (select Admissions). Please register here and he will contact you to arrange a time for you to visit.