The Gryphon School: Sherborne - Welcome to The Gryphon School

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

Director of Education, Salisbury Diocese

Sixth Form Subjects

“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 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

Events

Year 6 Open Evening

Open Evening: Year 6 for September 2020 entry Headteacher's address at 5.30 / 6.15 / 7.00pm and school tours

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Read our Eco Club’s article in The Sherborne Times

Our fantastic Eco Club have written an article for this month's Sherborne Times about the work they have been doing at school to educate our students and staff, implement changes and transform...

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Bella is heading to the National Swimming Championships!

We're delighted to see Gryphon student Bella featured in this month's Sherborne Times! Read the full article here.

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Welcome back!

The staff have been busy preparing The Gryphon School over the past two days to welcome our students this morning. We are really looking forward to welcoming them back for another exciting...

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Sixth Form Open Evening

More details coming soon...

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Students celebrate outstanding GCSE success!

Year 11 students from The Gryphon are celebrating today, after achieving some amazing results. One student in particular – Manuel Baby – received 11 Grade 9’s, a truly remarkable achievement, putting him...

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Gryphon students celebrate fantastic A level results!

The Gryphon School is celebrating another outstanding set of A Level and BTEC results. There were 138 grades at A*/A, and 25 students achieved grades AAB or better. In addition, 27 students...

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Sixth Formers Mexican night raises over £800 for charity!

On Friday night we hosted our first ever Sixth Form charity meal. Our students supervised by the amazing Mrs Elsworth cooked up a wonderful Mexican feast, and hosted 54 guests with a...

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MFL Speaking Competition

On the 15th July we held our first Key Stage Three Modern Languages Speaking Competition. 32 students made it to the final round and took the stage to perform a speech, poem...

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French students visit The Gryphon

On Wednesday we received a visit from a group of French students from the Sherborne Girls’ summer school. The French young people joined us for a couple of lessons and ran group...

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Gryphon Sports Centre unveils new Fitness Suite

The Gryphon Sports Centre in Sherborne has unveiled its new Fitness Suite this week, with brand new app-enabled cardiovascular and resistance machines, a squat rack and free weights, as well as other...

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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