The Gryphon School: Sherborne - Welcome to The Gryphon School

“We are looking forward to welcoming our new Year 7 students in September”

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“Our mission, rooted in our Church foundations is to be a '10:10' school, where students and staff experience life in all its fullness.”

(John 10:10)

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

Director of Education, Salisbury Diocese

Sixth Form Subjects

“The Army's Ten Tors Challenge is the 'largest and most challenging event held nationally' ”

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

“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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DofE 2021 has launched!

The Duke of Edinburgh Scheme is the world’s largest youth achievement award, giving millions of 14-24 year olds the opportunity to be the very best they can be.  From volunteering to physical...

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Are you eligible for Free School Meals?

If your family's circumstances have changed during these difficult times you may be entitled to apply for Free School Meals. Who can get free school meals? Your child may be able to...

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Gryphon Watch – latest episode out now!

Featuring world facts, geographical customs, 'Don't stand so close to me' and much, much more!  

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School Notice: No visitors without an appointment

Please be aware that due to restrictions necessary to prevent the spread of Covid-19, visitors should only come on to our school site if they have an appointment.

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Welcome back after half term!

We hope you had a lovely break over half term - welcome back (albeit virtually) for the last half term of the school year. Here to brighten up your Monday is the...

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Gryphon Watch – Episode 20 is out now!

It's the end of Week 10! Wallaby and Wombat are back with episode 20 of the fabulously entertaining podcast Gryphon Watch! And here are their riddles of the week: What gets wetter...

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Year 6 Transition – Parent meetings cancelled

Due to the current circumstances, the Year 6 parent meetings scheduled for the 1st and 2nd June will not be happening. Instead, we will make all the presentations that would have been...

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Gryphon Watch Episode 19

Happy half term everyone! We hope you're all enjoying the time off but don't fear, our socially distant podcast is still here for your listening pleasure! Featuring 'This week in History', Word...

Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust – SAST
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SAST: Update on schools reopening

21 May 2020: Since the government announced plans to welcome back selected year groups of students into schools from the 1st June, at the earliest, we have been working closely with headteachers...

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Gryphon Watch Episode 18

It's almost the end of week 9! So here's something to bring a smile to your face - episode 18 of Gryphon Watch!

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Bright and Breezy Bulletin #7

The latest 'Bright and Breezy Bulletin' is out now! Breezy bulletin #7-2

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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