International Links

Gryphon School: Sherborne

The school has been awarded the Developing Internationalism Award which recognizes the variety of International activities that are taking place throughout the school. As a member of the Sherborne Douzelage we are fortunate to have direct links with a number of European partners and frequent exchange visits between staff and students take place.

Douzelage

The Douzelage movement was the brainchild of the Granville and Sherborne Twinning Associations in 1989. Delegates of the twelve founder members, one for each European Community member state, met in 1991 in Granville to sign the charter formally bringing Douzelage into existence. The name is a combination of douze for twelve and jumelage for twinning, and although the number of member states and the number of our member towns has grown in the meantime, as the EU is sticking to its twelve stars, so we are sticking to our douze.

The Gryphon has strong links with the Douzelage and future events and exchanges will be posted here. If you would like to find out more about the Douzelage please contact Kevin Waterfall.

Kevin Waterfall
Sherborne Douzelage Acting Chairman
e-mail: kevin.waterfall@btinternet.com
mobile: +44 (0)7825 152251

The Gryphon School - Facebook 24 May

Our Design Technician George has been busy upcycling an old palette into a blackboard for the garden at Little Gryphons Nursery School

The Gryphon School - Facebook 22 May

Well done to Portia and her horse, Tommy, who represented The Gryphon at the National Schools Equestrian Association One Day Event At Moreton Equestrian Centre over the weekend. They came 7th overall and have qualified for the NSEA championships in October!

The Gryphon School - Facebook 15 May

Good luck to all our Year 11 and Year 13 students whose exams started today!

SNOW CLOSURE

The Gryphon School is CLOSED today due to icy conditions on site.