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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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...

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Our Spring Newsletter is out now!

Read all about events and news from this term in our latest newsletter here: https://www.gryphon.dorset.sch.uk/news-events/newsletters/  

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Focus On: Food & Catering

As always, it was been a varied and busy week in the Food rooms , with Years 7 to 13 covering everything from supervising customer service in Year 13, to Baked Alaska...

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Focus On: Modern Foreign Languages

From Year 7's, some of whom have only just started out on the language learning journey, to Year 13's who are perfecting their film and literature essay writing skills, the range of...

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Focus on: Science

Our Science Department is always a busy hub in the school, and this week we have been looking behind the scenes to see what students have been learning this week. In Years...

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Focus on: History

As always, there has been a vast span of history covered across Years 7 to 13 this week. Covering everything from Ancient Sparta ( Year 13) to Native Americans (8); the Islamic...

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International Women’s Day

Today we are celebrating International Women's Day! Teachers, parents, and caregivers can use International Women's Day as an important opportunity to educate and inspire children about the role of women in society. From...

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World Book Day

Staff and students have once again made a huge effort, dressing up in a wonderful array of costumes for World Book Day! Science dressed up as the cast of Lord of the...

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Gryphon student Josh is named as a TEDxSherborne speaker

Sixth Former Josh Shortman has just been named as one of the speakers at the inaugural TEDxSherborne event this May. More than 100 speakers applied and Josh successfully navigated two rounds of...

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Focus On: Textiles

This week in Textiles, all of our lower school students have been completing their  fabric products, we have seen some fantastic results despite a rush to get them finished before rotating to...

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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