The Gryphon School: Sherborne - Welcome to The Gryphon School

“The whole Rock Challenge team are a credit to the school – a fantastic example of teamwork and commitment.”

“The Army's Ten Tors Challenge is the 'largest and most challenging event held nationally' - well done to all our students who took part!”

“We look forward to welcoming our new Sixth Formers this September!”

“The school's promotion of students' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is excellent”

Ofsted 2014

“The welcoming, friendly and supportive atmosphere enables everyone to thrive.”

Director of Education, Salisbury Diocese

Sixth Form Subjects

“The breadth and enthusiasm for sport and the arts make The Gryphon an all-encompassing school.”

The Good Schools Guide 2016

“We were especially pleased with the individual achievements of so many of our students.”

Nicki Edwards, Headteacher

“Teachers' expectations are high”

Ofsted 2017

“The Sixth Form is outstanding.”

Ofsted 2014

“The behaviour of students is outstanding.”

Ofsted 2014

“The Sixth Form is a centre of excellence attracting pupils from miles around.”

Daily Telegraph

“Super much sought-after school at the very centre of its community....
Truly a model of comprehensive education at its best.”

The Good Schools Guide 2016

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Gryphon students celebrate their success at Sherborne Abbey

The Gryphon School held its prestigious annual Prize Giving in Sherborne Abbey this weekend, celebrating the amazing achievements of Year 11 and 13 students over the past year. Nearly 120 students, their...

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Are you a new or aspiring Middle Leader?

Introducing a new and exciting middle leadership course, designed to develop confidence, innovation and effective leadership skills. Learn from experienced middle and senior leaders as well as a range of external speakers...

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Home to School Transport Policy & Post 16 Transport Policy for 2019/2020 Consultation

Dorset are re-consulting on the Home to School Transport Policy and the Post 16 Transport Policy for 2019/2020 with effect from Monday 3rd September 2018 to Sunday 30th September 2018.  Details of the consultation are available to...

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to all our students, and a particularly warm welcome to all our new students starting today in Year 7 and in Sixth Form. Fantastic to see so many happy, smiling...

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Bumper Crop of new Top Grades for Gryphon GCSE Students

Students in Year 11 at The Gryphon School have once again produced excellent GCSE results.  The percentage of exams awarded level 7 or above (equivalent to an A or above in previous...

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Local Plan Consultation

For any local residents, business owners and all who may be interested in the Local Plan for Sherborne there is a consulation meeting in Sherborne at Digby Memorial Hall on Wednesday, 29 August...

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Gryphon A level results smash national average!

Gryphon students are celebrating a record year of A level results with 32% A*-A, smashing the national average of 26.4%. The top A* grades also outperformed the national average with The Gryphon...

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Congratulations to Gryphon student Amy Northam who competed in the European Triathle Championship this summer.  Having come back from injury this year Amy delivered a brilliant performance to finish with an individual...

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Enjoy the holidays!

As we reach the end of the school year we’d like to wish all of our students and staff a fun and relaxing summer holiday, enjoy the break and make the most...

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Gryphon students meet astronaut Major Tim Peake

Last Friday 15 pupils went to Farnborough Futures Day where they were able to talk with representatives from many engineering companies from around the world. The students got to experience the world...

Welcome

Nicki Edwards, Headteacher

We are very proud of our school which attracts students from around North and West Dorset as well as South Somerset. The School became an academy on 1 August 2012. We are a Church of England School, but as the secondary school for all children, our religious character is highly inclusive, embracing those of all faiths and of no faith.

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SNOW CLOSURE

The Gryphon School is CLOSED today due to icy conditions on site.