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“A deeply embedded and transformative Christian vision holistically infuses the life of the school. Pupils readily speak of themselves as a 10:10 community referring to the basis of the vision.”

SIAMS 2022

“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!”

“Governors integrate the Christian vision into excellent management of all aspects of the school - SIAMS 2022”

Ofsted 2014

“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 behaviour of students is outstanding.”

Ofsted 2014

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

Daily Telegraph

“It's not too late to apply for Sixth Form in Sept 2022”

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Gryphon Students win Environmental Youth Award

Gryphon students have been presented with a prestigious Environmental Youth Award from the Royal Bath & West of England Society. The aim of the Environmental Youth Award is to promote a greater...


The Gryphon School celebrates ‘Excellent’ inspection report

Staff, pupils, parents and governors are celebrating after our school was rated ‘Excellent’ following a recent inspection. We received the rating in their recent Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist School (SIAMS)...


Sixth Form Masterclasses

Our fantastic teachers at The Gryphon are running a series of masterclasses in June, to give students a taste of what that subject is like to study at A level. From fantastic...


Year 13 Leavers Day

Last Friday we had our Leavers Day for our fantastic group of Year 13 students. Mrs Rowe organised a brilliant day that reflected the year group. They have been a superb set...


Student Liv talks about volunteering to write letters to cancer patients

Gryphon student Liv has written a fantastic article in this month's Sherborne Times about volunteering to write letters to cancer patients via the charity From Me to You. We were delighted to...


Gryphon students complete the Ten Tors Challenge!

Gryphon students took part in the renowned Ten Tors Challenge last weekend, with one team wearing original kit from the 1960s to commemorate the 60th Ten Tors event. The challenge had involved...


Headteacher Nicki Edwards appointed Lay Canon by Salisbury Cathedral

Nicki Edwards, Headteacher of The Gryphon School in Sherborne, has been appointed as a Lay Canon by invitation of The Right Revd. Karen Gorham, Acting Bishop of Salisbury. One of five new...


Mural Competition

Students are invited to take part in our mural competition! Please see further details below:


Spring Newsletter out now!

The Gryphon's Spring Newsletter is available now.    


Careers & Degree Apprenticeship Fair

Our Careers & Degree Apprenticeship Fair is being held on Weds 6th April from 4.00-7.00pm at The Gryphon School. Dorset and Somerset Careers and Apprenticeship Fair April 2022 - Attendees Listed  


Dorset Council ‘Let’s Talk’ event

Dorset Council would like to invite parents to ‘Let’s Talk – North Locality’ 6th April 2022,11.00 to 13.00 More details on the flyer below: NORTH LOCALITY LETS TALK - SPRING 2022


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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