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 breadth and enthusiasm for sport and the arts make The Gryphon an all-encompassing school.”

The Good Schools Guide 2016

Gryphon School - Sixth Form

“We were especially pleased with the individual achievements of so many of our students.”

Steve Hillier. Headteacher

Gryphon School - Students

“The school's promotion of students' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is excellent”

Ofsted 2014

Gryphon School - Teachers

“Most teaching is good or outstanding”

Ofsted 2014

Gryphon School - Sixth Form

“The Sixth Form is outstanding.”

Ofsted 2014

Gryphon School - Students

“The behaviour of students is outstanding.”

Ofsted 2014

Gryphon School - Sixth Form

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

Daily Telegraph

Gryphon School - Students

“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


Sixth Form Induction Day

Join us at 9.15am for our Sixth Form Induction Day - for all students who have applied for September.

The Gryphon School - Twitter 27 Jun

Sixth Form Induction Day is happening this Friday (30th) at 9.15am for students who have applied for September

The Gryphon School - Facebook 21 Jun

Year 9 students have been creating some brilliant Battle of Britain projects this week -they will soon be on display in our Conference Reception area

The Gryphon School - Twitter 21 Jun

We’re looking for a Brass Teacher and a Piano Teacher for Sept – find out more details here: #musicteacher

Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust – SAST

Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust – SAST

I am delighted to inform you that the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust was formally established with the Department for Education on 1 June 2017. This new local primary/secondary multi-academy trust includes seven...

The Gryphon School - Twitter 15 Jun

Students have been yarn storming today in the quad- it looks fantastic! The hearts are to remember the victims of t…

The Gryphon School - Facebook 9 Jun

Tickets are now on sale for the Treorchy Male Choir’s performance at Sherborne Abbey on Sat 16th Sept. This is a fundraiser for our Duke of Edinburgh and Ten Tors programme so all support is much appreciated!

The Gryphon School - Twitter 8 Jun

The only state school to make it to the final

The Gryphon School - Facebook 5 Jun

The Lego Club have an exciting new project on the go…can anyone guess what it’s going to be?

The Gryphon School - Twitter 24 May

Some last minute revision from Mr Gray before this morning’s maths exam! #examseason #goodluckYear12

The Gryphon School - Facebook 15 May

All the details on our students’ amazing feat of completing the Ten Tors​ Challenge:


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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