The Gryphon School

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Academy converter
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on a catchment area
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Good

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Priority admission
Catchment area  (unknown)
Cutoff type
Straight line
Cutoff distance
7,494 metres outside catchment
Admission number
Number of preferences
Not Known

Past admissions status is no guarantee of future admissions, we advise you to always check with the school.


Admissions history

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School Admission area in 2018

  • Oversubscribed
Priority Admission:
Catchment area  (unknown)
Cutoff type:
Straight line
Cutoff distance:
7,494 metres outside catchment
Size of SAA (km2):
Catchment area

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Age range
11-18 years old
Class size
20 pupils
Church of England
English as first language
95% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
49% / 51% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
9% of pupils


GCSE: Pupils achieving 5 or more good passes (inc English and Maths)
Sixth form: Average point score per pupil
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2010 2014
Ofsted Grade: 1 2
Quality of Teaching: 2 2
Achievement of Pupils: 1 2
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 1 1
Leadership and Management: 1 2
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Dorset

Schools near Bristol Road, Sherborne, DT9 4EQ

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
The Gryphon School
Yes 2 - Good
Sherborne International
Unknown NR Not Rated
Sherborne School
Unknown NR Not Rated
Sherborne School for Girls
Unknown NR Not Rated
Bucklers Mead Academy
No 2 - Good
Yeovil College
Unknown NR Not Rated
Westfield Academy
No 2 - Good
Preston School Academy
No 3 - Requires Improvement
King Arthur's Community School
No 4 - Inadequate
Sturminster Newton High School
No 2 - Good