2018 Applications

Gryphon School: Sherborne

Application Timetable

Wednesday 8th November

Sixth Form Open Evening. Applications open.


Friday 15th December

Early deadline for scholarship students


Friday 19th January

Deadline for applications

  • via the Applications link on the Sixth Form page of the school’s website.  Please complete all sections thoroughly.
  • References focusing on academic potential and achievements will be requested for all students.

Week commencing 29th January

Scholarship interview week

– Specialist interviews


Week commencing 5th February                

Interview week – internal students Monday – Thursday

External applicants – interview day on Friday 9th February (whole day event)

NB – Interviews for some students may take place after half term, dependent upon availability



Week commencing 19th February

Interviews continue as necessary


Friday 9th March


A letter confirming the offer of a place at The Gryphon Sixth Form will be posted to successful candidates by this date. Students who have applied for a scholarship will also find out whether or not their application has been successful by this date.

Friday 27th April

One copy of the above offer letter must be signed and returned by this date if you wish to accept your place.


Thursday 28th June

Induction day: Students will be able to sample real lessons in a relaxed atmosphere and enjoy a range of activities led by our student leadership team. You will meet other new Sixth Form students, Tutors and the Pastoral Team.


Thursday 23rd August

GCSE Results day.  Details of Enrolment Day will follow.

For more details contact the Sixth Form office on 01935 811 055 or by emailing sixthform.support@gryphon.dorset.sch.uk


Sixth Form ProspectusDownload
The Gryphon School - Twitter 22 Nov

Former student Colette visited us yesterday – find out more about her work in the media here:… https://t.co/L68fK94Aow

My Gryphon

“Through her university course and contacts in London, Colette has been able to gain work experience at Capital, which owns radio stations such as Heart and Radio X, she is a presenter on the university radio station, and has worked on various radio adverts. ”


Future Chef Competition

Students have been competing to represent The Gryphon in the Future Chef cooking competition. Following preliminary rounds, three students made it to the school final – Emily Mitchell, Will Oswald and Ruby...

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