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

“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 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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Focus On: Photography

This week photographers in Year 10 started on their Component 1 coursework, this accounts for 60% of their final GCSE coursework grade. Students have been given a choice of six topics to...

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Getting your son/daughter into Oxbridge and Russell Group universities

With the removal of AS levels, what students do in their GCSEs and extra-curricular life is going to be increasingly important in determining who is successful in getting a place at these...

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Rotary Young Writer Competition

Ruby W. in Year 7 has been successful in this year's Rotary Young Writer competition. Competing against students across Sherborne, Ruby was awarded the Runner Up prize in the intermediate age group....

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Focus On: RE

In the RE department students are busy learning about the world around them and exploring different faiths and traditions. In Year 7 students have been studying Christianity and particularly focussing on how...

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TEDx Photography Exhibition

Last night saw the viewing and display of Gryphon Students work who have been selected to display images for the TedX Exhibition of #WeAreSherborne. The display is currently showing at Café Nero...

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Schools in Sherborne support ‘Future Hope’ conservation award

The Gryphon School, Sherborne Girls and Sherborne School are thrilled to announce their participation in a new conservation and rewilding initiative for schools launched by the conservation charity, Operation Future Hope (OFH). The...

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Year 12 Information Evening

Year 12 Information Evening, from 6-7pm on Thursday 9th May It covers information sessions on: UCAS and unifrog Revision EPQ Pathways, Enrichment and Study periods (use of) Oxbridge Apprenticeships and work experience...

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Focus On: English

“Be not afeared, the isle is full of noises ...” The Tempest, William Shakespeare  From the stormy seas surrounding a magical island, across the icy mountain tops of the Peruvian Andes, to...

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Gryphon students working to improve Sherborne

On Wednesday 3rd April more than twenty students from The Gryphon School’s Eco Club went out into Sherborne to collect rubbish from the local area. Teacher Bethan West said “Our students are concerned...

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Challenge Plus

This week some students have been taking part in a Challenge Plus activity. Students were tasked to discuss the anthropogenic causes and actions related to climate change. We used the book ‘There...

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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