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Gryphon students celebrate fantastic A level results!

The Gryphon School is celebrating another outstanding set of A Level and BTEC results. There were 138 grades at A*/A, and 25 students achieved grades AAB or better. In addition, 27 students...


Shillingstone Primary performs ‘Pirates of the Curry Bean’

Shillingstone CE Primary School finished the school year with a whole school production of ‘Pirates of the Curry Bean’.  The children worked very hard to make all the scenery, props and costumes as...

SAST Sherborne Area Schools Trust - Twitter 15 Jul

RT Builders’ Merchants News @BMerchantsNews: Building community with Bradfords and Sherborne Primary School


New defibrillator and first aid training for students thanks to Toyota

Children at St Andrew’s CE Primary School in Yetminster have received first aid training and a new defibrillator has been installed on-site thanks to a grant from Toyota. All children in KS2...

SAST Sherborne Area Schools Trust - Twitter 3 Jul

Well done @SMTV_Gillingham on your ‘Excellent’ SIAMS rating #SIAMS #DorsetSchools


St Mary the Virgin Primary School rated ‘Excellent’ by SIAMS

St Mary the Virgin Primary School in Gillingham has received the top rating of ‘Excellent’ following their recent SIAMS inspection. SIAMS is the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools. All church...


SAST welcomes two new primary schools!

The 1st July sees two schools, Okeford Fitzpaine CE Primary and Shillingstone CE Primary School convert to become academies, and join the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST). Lizzie Peters, Headteacher at Okeford...


Gryphon teacher wins prestigious national teaching award!

  Gryphon teacher Natalie Wilsher has won a Silver Teaching Award in the category Outstanding New Teacher of the Year! She is one of 68 Silver Award Winners shortlisted for UK’s “Oscars for Teachers”...

SAST Sherborne Area Schools Trust - Twitter 19 Jun

RT North Dorset Teaching School Alliance @NorthDorsetTSA: Bookings now being taken for 2019/2020 #NPQSL course, running @GryphonSchool ! Please visit…

SAST Sherborne Area Schools Trust - Twitter 19 Jun

RT King Arthur’s School @KingArthursSch: This amazing cake was brought in by a parent who wanted to thank the staff for all their hard work in supporting he…