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    Sherborne School

    Category: Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Boys

    Type: Boarding and Day

    Religious Affiliation: Christian

    Day pupils: 36

    Boarder Number: 564

    Age Range: 13-18 Years

    Founded: 1550

    Location Description

    Sherborne School is situated in the thriving market town of Sherborne, Dorset, with its beautiful Abbey and surrounding glorious countryside. It is within walking distance of the mainline train station between Exeter and London Waterloo and is approximately two hours and twenty minutes from London by road or rail. High-speed trains from Paris and Brussels to London, and international flights from New York to Bristol, provide easy global connections. Other nearby airports include Southampton, Bournemouth and Exeter.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Dr Dominic Luckett

    Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP

    Tel: 01935 810403



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      We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs Natalie Bone as Head of Sherborne Prep from 1 September 2021. Mrs Bone is currently Head of Junior School at Sidcot School, having previously been a Houseparent and teacher of Mathematics at Millfield School and Head of Mathematics and a House Parent at Millfield Preparatory School....

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      Huge congratulations to our Headmaster Dr Dominic Luckett for being awarded the impressive accolade of ‘Best Head of a Public School’ 2020 at the Tatler Awards ceremony which took place in London.   Tatler Schools hosted a fantastic evening and we couldn’t be more thrilled.

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