Gordonstoun School is a co-educational independent school for boarding and day pupils in Moray
Moray is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland. It lies in the north-east of the country, with coastline on the Moray Firth, and borders the council areas of Aberdeenshire and Highland.- History :...

 in North East Scotland. Named after the 150 acres (60.7 ha) estate originally owned by Sir Robert Gordon in the 1600s, the school now uses this estate as its campus. It is located near Duffus
Duffus is a village in Moray, Scotland, centred on a Mercat Cross. The Duffus Village Inn, along with the local shop, Post Office and Duffus Village Hall provide a focal point for the community. Nearby are the impressive remains of Duffus Castle, St...

 to the north-west of Moray's county town of Elgin
Elgin, Moray
Elgin is a former cathedral city and Royal Burgh in Moray, Scotland. It is the administrative and commercial centre for Moray. The town originated to the south of the River Lossie on the higher ground above the flood plain. Elgin is first documented in the Cartulary of Moray in 1190...


Founded in 1934 by noted German educator Kurt Hahn
Kurt Hahn
Kurt Martin Hahn was a German educator whose philosophies are considered internationally influential.-Biography:...

, Gordonstoun has an enrollment of around 500 full boarders as well as about 100 day pupils between the ages of 8 and 18.