Sherborne Girls

Sherborne Girls

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Sherborne Girls (formally known as Sherborne School for Girls) is an independent day and boarding school for girls located in Sherborne, North Dorset. The school was founded in 1895 by Mr. and Mrs. Kenelm Wingfield Digby. There are currently almost 400 pupils attending Sherborne Girls with over 90% living on campus and residing in the seven boarding houses.

The campus includes a sports centre, newly opened in 2007 and benefiting from a 25m six lane swimming pool and a fully equipped fitness suite. Sherborne Girls also has squash courts, badminton courts, 27 tennis courts, a floodlit Astro Turf hockey pitch, climbing wall, grass pitches and dance studio.

Notable former pupils



Houses

There are 7 boarding houses on campus:
  • Aldhelmsted East (AE)
  • Aldhelmsted West (AW) (L4th and U4th ages 11–13)
  • Dunholme (DH)
  • Kenelm (K)
  • Mulliner (M) (U6th)
  • Reader Harris (RH) (formerly Eahlstan (E) and Thurstan (T))
  • Wingfield-Digby (WD) (formerly Aylmar (A) and Wingfield (W))


Each house has its own distinct colour:
  • AE-Purple
  • AW-Pink
  • DH-Pale Blue
  • K-Navy Blue
  • RH-Green (previously E-Green and T-Orange)
  • WD-Yellow (previously W-Yellow and A-Red)


External links

  • 2009 Ofsted inspectors' report:
  • 2010 Independent Schools Inspectorate report:



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