The Sherborne Foundation exists to support the development of Sherborne School, and to support its continuation as a top academic school for boys that promotes the widest opportunity and fulfilment outside the classroom.
If you have any comments to make please contact us. If you would like to make a gift towards one of the Foundation's projects, please click on the button above to donate securely online with Virgin Money Giving.
A number of the enrichment activities both in and beyond the School are enabled each year by generous giving.
Last year, various boys were enabled to go on music, sporting and cultural tours and trips thanks to donations to the Travel and Bursary Fund and The Peter Currie Fund, while a significant sum was granted to fund additional expert sports coaching across a variety of sports.
We are grateful for each and every contribution to changing a boy's life.
Last year, we also supported The Sherborne Sessions 2016, Sherborne School's biennial 'how to write' festival that brings 1,000+ pupils from Sherborne and other local schools together with a number of leading writers in their fields, from poets and novelists to screenwriters and comedy writers, many of them award winners. The festival, in October 2016, was very well received.
Thank you for your interest and ongoing support.
Foundation Giving Societies
The 1550 Society (for donors over £50,000)
Invited to private dinners and other events. 1550 Society members also have their names added to the Benefactors Board at the entrance to the Big School Room.
The King Edward VI Society (for donors between £10,000 and £49,999)
Invited to private dinners and other events.
The Chairmans’ Society (for donors between £1,000 and £9,999)
Invited to lunchtime receptions, drinks parties and other events.
The Headmasters’ Society (regular donors)
Invited to an annual drinks party.
The Bow Society (those leaving a legacy)
Invited to lunches in London and Sherborne.
Ten year donors (those who have given a regular or individual gift for ten or more years)
Invited to an annual event in Sherborne.