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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Headteacher’s Newsletter

Please see our latest Headteacher's Newsletter below, as well as a printable voucher for World Book Day. World Book Day - Token  

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Teen Tips – Motivating Teens Free Webinar

Please see the information below from Teen Tips:   Free Parent Webinar - Parenting During Lockdown 3 Thursday 11th February, 7:00-7:45pm Alicia is delivering a Free Webinar on Parenting During Lockdown 3,...

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Sherborne Schools raise over £1800 to support ASHA

We are delighted that a total of £1872.57 has been raised in support of ASHA, a charity in Delhi, India with whom 15 students from The Gryphon, Leweston and Sherborne Girls were due...

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Gryphon Students Celebrate University Offers

Despite having a really challenging final year we are delighted to announce that our Year 13 students have been receiving numerous offers for universities. From universities in Aberystwyth to York, in courses varying from...

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National Literacy Trust Conference

This year The Gryphon School is taking part in the National Literacy Trust Conference which is happening from the 21st-29th January.  As part of this all of Year 11 will be taking...

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Exam Update – January 2021

GCSE, A level & Vocational and Technical Qualifications Summer Examinations Following the announcement that GCSE and A level summer examinations are being cancelled and the administration of VTQs (BTECs etc) will need...

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Former student Alex on Talk Radio

We were delighted to hear former student Alexandra on Talk Radio, talking about being a primary school teacher in South London (listen at 1hr 23mins): https://www.thetimes.co.uk/.../show/20210113-4369/2021-01-13

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Kinder, Happier Dorset Online Event

We know that many young people have struggled with their mental health during 2020, and we want to make sure more young people are equipped to look after their own mental health...

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Deadline for Sixth Form Applications

A reminder that the deadline for application deadline for applying to study at The Gryphon Sixth Form is Friday 15th January 2021.

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Kat McGreal, Head of Nurture, featured in TES

We are delighted to see our Head of Nurture, Mrs Kat McGreal, have another article published in the TES. You can read the article below:  

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Lockdown – School Update

Please see our latest letter below: School update January 2021

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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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