The Gryphon School: Sherborne - Welcome to The Gryphon School

“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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Supporting children’s mental health

Young Minds have a link that parents can access so they can find out how they can support their child's mental health during the pandemic. The link to this is: https://youngminds.org.uk/supporting-parents-helpfinder/?utm_source=enewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=supporting_parents&utm_content=december20

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Dorset Council’s Winter Campaign

We need your help! This year has been hard for so many people and the cost of a warm coat and pjs can be a significant cost for many families. We are...

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Dorset Coronavirus helpline for parents and carers

There is a new support helpline for parents and carers in Dorset Dorset Coronavirus helpline for parents and carers •       Are you really worried about how your child is coping with the...

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Covid-19 – Headteacher Update

Dear Parents and Carers, I would like to take this opportunity to explain to you the protocol for schools when we are notified of a positive test for Covid since I know...

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Former student Josh is co-organising virtual climate summit

We are really proud that one of our former students is playing a leading role in challenging the narrative about climate change, and leading a massively important drive for action on climate...

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Remembrance 2020

Today Gryphon School students and staff took part in an act of remembrance to give thanks for those who gave up their lives to secure our freedom.

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Virtual Sixth Form Open Evening – Weds 4th Nov

Join our Virtual Open Evening at 5.30pm on Wednesday 4th November – click here to join! To join on the evening click here.  

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Covid-19 Update – 19th October

Dear Parents and Carers, Since my email to you on Sunday you may have heard that the school is having to take further measures following a positive test for Covid 19.  These...

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Year 6 Virtual Open Evening

We would have loved to welcome you in person, but due to the current circumstances we hope you appreciate why this is not possible at the moment. Instead we have provided online...

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Letter from Public Health England

Please see the letter below from Public Health England regarding symptoms of Covid-19 PHE letter to parents and guardians

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Covid-19 Update

9th Sept 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, We have now been in contact with Public Health England regarding the confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. The student concerned was tested as part of...

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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