If your son/daughter wishes to be considered for a place in Year 7 from September 2019, please:
Parents have a right to appeal against the decision not to offer their child a place at The Gryphon School. If you wish to appeal you can download a form which can be found at www.dorsetforyou.com/educ/admissions under frequently asked questions. Alternatively, you can obtain one by contacting School Admissions.
If you wish your child’s name to be considered should any places become available, write to School Admissions, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ. Please note the waiting list will be held until the end of December each year preceding that of school entry and after that you will need to contact the caseworker to discuss your options on 01305 221060 or via email@example.com
Admission confirmation will be sent to you direct from County Hall.
Our Admissions Policy follows that of Dorset County Council.
The Admissions Policy for 2019-20 can be found below:Admissions PolicyDownload
Published Admission Number (PAN): 240
School Year 2020-2021SAST Schools Admissions Policy 2020-21Download SAST 2020-21 Supplementary Information FormDownload
If you have a son/daughter who wishes to join the school during the course of the academic year, please apply online through www.dorsetforyou.com or contact Vickie Street at County Hall on 01305 228509 to request the relevant forms. Contact The Gryphon School to discuss the admission process with one of our Senior Teachers and to arrange a visit.
If your son/daughter wishes to join the Sixth Form in September 2019, please see our applications process on the Sixth Form section of the website.
To enable a smooth transition from primary school there are a number of key activities that take place, these include:
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...