2018 Applications

Gryphon School: Sherborne

Application Timetable

Wednesday 8th November

Sixth Form Open Evening. Applications open.


Friday 15th December

Early deadline for scholarship students


Monday 15th January

Scholarship interview week

– Specialist interviews


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 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: Induction day: We look forward to seeing as many prospective students as possible on Induction Day. As part of the day, students will be able to meet their tutor and enjoy a range of activities led by our student leadership team. They will also have time to meet other new Sixth Formers and find out more about starting Year 12 with us in September.


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



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