Sherborne Girls is a mainly boarding school for girls aged between 11 and 18. It has a fine academic reputation of which it is justly proud, and has been in the forefront of girls’ education in Britain for over 100 years. The school is situated in beautiful grounds on the edge of the attractive Dorset town of Sherborne which enjoys a temperate climate. There are good road and rail links including direct rail links with London and Heathrow airport. The school provides a rich environment for the development of well-educated, confident and caring young women who are committed to making significant and positive contributions to the world in which they live. The school honours the timeless traditions of honesty, and integrity together with the vital characteristics of compassion, tolerance, and mutual respect.
All girls follow a broad and balanced curriculum that leads from a firm foundation in all subjects in the early years to increasing specialisation at the senior end of the school. Most girls will take 9 or 10 GCSEs (General Certificate of Secondary Education) at aged 15 or 16 followed by a 2 year Advanced Level course leading to university entrance. In the Sixth Form pupils take four or five subjects in the first year of the course, and three or four subjects in the second year. Careful guidance is provided at each stage so that the needs of the individual are fitted into the framework offered by the school. Information and Communication Technology plays a full part in each girl’s life. It is seen as an essential research and training tool as well as a means of keeping in touch with home and friends.
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