Gryphon Foundation

Gryphon School: Sherborne

In 2011 The Gryphon Foundation (formerly known as The Digby and Newland and Foster Educational Foundations) was established and registered with the Charity Commission.

This Foundation has three core purposes:

  1. Assisting in the provision of facilities and special benefits for the education of students at The Gryphon School
  2. Funding prizes at Prize Giving and Celebration of Achievement events
  3. Providing grants to present and past students (up to age 25)

An application form is available for those interested in applying for a grant. The Trustees meet at least three times per year to consider applications.

The Foundation is fortunate to benefit from the assets and income of the former The Digby and Newland and Foster Educational Foundations. The Foundations had supported the students of The Gryphon and the former schools for many years. The Trustees, who have given generously of their time, interest and expertise, approved the setting up of, and the transfer of these assets to, The Gryphon Foundation.

The Gryphon Foundation aims to benefit from future investments, gifts and legacies so we can continue to enhance the outstanding opportunities and facilities at The Gryphon. A Gryphon Alumni Group has also been established to help keep ex-students and their families in contact with the school. Please contact the School Bursar if you would like to support the Foundation or the School.

The latest National Society Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools Report (SIAMs) can be found below:

SIAMS 2015Download The Gryphon Foundation Application Form 2017Download
The Gryphon School - Facebook 18 Jan

It’s less than a week until our Careers and Degree Apprenticeship Fair! Gryphon students will have the opportunity to meet the employers during the day, but there is also an evening session (4.30-7.00pm) when you are welcome to come back with your parents, and it is also open to the public, so any young people in the area who want to find out more about career options are welcome!

Download the Event Programme now for a full list of which employers are coming, and it also includes some handy tips for how to get the most out of your discussions with companies:https://www.gryphon.dorset.sch.uk/events/sixth-form-careers-degree-apprenticeship-fair/#.WmCIdxicab9

The Gryphon School - Facebook 22 Jan

*Careers & Degree Apprenticeships Fair – Wednesdsay*
As well as some of the region’s top employers, we also have a number of other organisations attending on Wednesday. The Samee Project is a unique and inspirational social enterprise that aims to promote self-employment and freelance working as viable career options to young people in school education.

Chris Wilkinson will be on the stand to talk to students and parents – he was awarded an MBE for his services to the Police. He is also an Animal behaviourist and dog trainer and a Patron of the SAMEE Charity.

Find out more: https://samee.co.uk/news/

The Gryphon School - Facebook 24 Jan

Don’t forget today is our Careers & Degree Apprenticeship Fair, from 4.30-7.00pm. It is open to all students/young people/parents from Dorset and Somerset, so come along and meet over 45 employers and universities to discuss career options!

Sixth Form Open Evening

for September 2018 entry

Weds 8th November 2017, 5.30-7.30pm

Headteacher's address at 5.30 / 6.15 / 7.00pm