Category Archives: News


The Gryphon praised in Ofsted inspection

The Gryphon School has once again been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, who carried out an inspection of The Gryphon School on 15 November 2017.  The inspection reviewed key areas and said...


Future Chef Competition

Students have been competing to represent The Gryphon in the Future Chef cooking competition. Following preliminary rounds, three students made it to the school final – Emily Mitchell, Will Oswald and Ruby...


Igniting a passion for politics!

The Gryphon School saw lively political debate this week, as it hosted a ‘Youth in Politics’ debate.  The main political parties shared a platform to answer questions from students, and were joined...


The Gryphon Sports Centre is in new hands!

The Gryphon School formally took over the Gryphon Sports Centre from West Dorset District Council this week. The existing Joint Use Agreement between West Dorset District Council and the school was due...


The Gryphon selected to become a National Teaching School

The Executive Headteacher and staff at The Gryphon School have been selected for top roles supporting schools in challenging circumstances and training new teachers. Steve Hillier is one of more than 75...


Two day author bonanza as part of Sherborne Literature Festival 2017

This year, in just two days, 1,000 Gryphon students were able to enjoy visits from top authors as part of Sherborne Literature Festival. Joffre White, famous for his Frog series of books, which he...


The Gryphon celebrates Prize Giving at Sherborne Abbey

The Gryphon School’s prestigious annual Prize Giving ceremony took place on Saturday 16th September at Sherborne Abbey, celebrating the outstanding achievements of Year 11 and 13 students over the past year.  Over 100...


Mental Health Conference at The Gryphon

The Gryphon School hosted a conference on mental health last week bringing together over 60 parents and professionals from across the community. The conference opened with a powerful piece of performance art...


Gryphon Students Shine at GCSE

Students in Year 11 at The Gryphon School have once again produced excellent GCSE results.  The percentage of students gaining 5A*-C grades including English and Maths, rose this year to over 72%,...

Sixth Form Open Evening

for September 2018 entry

Weds 8th November 2017, 5.30-7.30pm

Headteacher's address at 5.30 / 6.15 / 7.00pm