Establishment The Gryphon School

URN: 138471

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Address:
Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4EQ
Local authority:
Dorset (838)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mrs Nicki Edwards
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 18
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
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Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 138471, DfE number: 838/4512
UKPRN: 10038102
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Telephone:
01935813122
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 15 November 2017)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese:
Diocese of Salisbury
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
1495
Number of pupils:
1553
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/08/2012
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Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field
12.9%
Date last changed / confirmed:
23/10/2020
Type of SEN provision:
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision:
Resourced provision
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Michael Sandy Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 01/06/2017 31/05/2021

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Fiona Hartley Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 26/09/2019 25/09/2023
Vivien Patterson Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 26/09/2019 25/09/2023
Yvonne Bright Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 24/07/2019 23/07/2023
Caroline Polley Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 18/07/2019 17/07/2023
Neil Grenyer Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 20/05/2018 19/05/2022
Natalie Adams Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 12/10/2017 11/10/2021
Ben Jones Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 11/10/2017 10/10/2021
Joanna Mears Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 11/10/2017 10/10/2021
Tom Crassweller Not recorded Elected by school staff 01/06/2017 31/05/2021
Nicki Edwards Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/06/2017 Not recorded

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Stephen Murcer Local governor Appointed by GB/board 01/06/2017 23/09/2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
South-West England
Government office region (GOR):
South West
District:
Dorset
Ward:
Sherborne East
Parliamentary constituency:
West Dorset
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
X999999
Easting:
363910
Northing:
117845
Census ward:
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA):
West Dorset 001
Lower super output area (LSOA):
West Dorset 001B

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