The Gryphon School: Sherborne - Welcome to The Gryphon School

“Applications for Sixth Form in September 2018 are now open!”

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

The Good Schools Guide 2016

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

Director of Education, Salisbury Diocese

Sixth Form Subjects

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

Nicki Edwards, Headteacher

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

Ofsted 2014

“Most teaching is good or outstanding”

Ofsted 2014

“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

The Gryphon School - Facebook 12 Dec

Former student Michael dropped in last week to tell us about his apprenticeship at Thales:

The Gryphon School - Twitter 12 Dec

Attention Year 13 Parents: Tomorrow night we are holding a Student Finance Information Evening for parents of stude…

The Gryphon School - Facebook 12 Dec

Our Autumn newsletter is now available online! Find out all about the latest school news, Gryphon alumni that have been on TV, how the Year 7 students got on at Carey Camp, author visits and much more!

The Gryphon School - Facebook 11 Dec

After six months of hard work by the Lego Club, Headteacher Mrs Edwards placed the last brick in the lego Gryphon mosaic last week! It will be displayed in Conference Reception if anyone would like to come and see it!

The Gryphon School - Twitter 11 Dec

Don’t miss our Carol Concert at @SherborneAbbey tomorrow night, 7.00-8.10pm, everyone welcome!
Here’s a pic from la…


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...

My Gryphon

“I'm working with 80 Navies across the world on sonar system reliability”

Michael Jones

My Gryphon

“George has just returned from training in New Zealand where he successfully passed his commercial pilot skills test”

The Gryphon School - Twitter 29 Nov

We had a fantastic key note speech this afternoon from @jadedareuk as part of the Rendezvous Speed Networking event…

The Gryphon School - Facebook 29 Nov

GCSE and A Level certificates are now ready for collection from Visitor Reception at the school.


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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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