If your son/daughter wishes to be considered for a place in Year 7 from September 2021, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Admission confirmation will be sent to you direct from County Hall.
The Admissions Policy for 2021-22 can be found below:Admissions PolicyDownload
Published Admission Number (PAN): 240
School Year 2020-2021SAST Schools Admissions Policy 2020-21Download SAST 2020-2021 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 Ben O’Rourke 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 2021, 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:
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...