Category Archives: Youth Activities

Week 6 – Success for one of our Olympic Bursary Winners

Since the  2012 Olympic Games in London, Rotary in Sherborne has each year awarded Olympic Bursaries worth £500 each, to two young people from the Gryphon School to help them achieve their sporting dreams for success. Interested pupils are asked … Continue reading

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Week 4 – Opportunities for youngsters in Sherborne

RYLA and Breakthrough, two Rotary projects with the potential to change the lives of four young people from Sherborne or the surrounding villages. This week we had one of the two official Rotary meetings which we have each month.  This … Continue reading

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Rotary Youth Speaks Semi-Finals February 2016

On Thursday 4th February the team from Sherborne Preparatory School, who won the local heat of the Intermediate Youth Speaks Competition, travelled to Holyrood Academy in Chard.  Together with seven other teams they competed in the semi-finals to win a … Continue reading

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2016 Winners of our Andrew Simpson Olympic Bursaries

In 2012, in recognition of the London Olympics, the two Rotary clubs in Sherborne decided to offer a bursary to two youngsters from the Gryphon School, each year until the Rio Olympics in 2016. Now for the fourth year two … Continue reading

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Sherborne Preparatory School winners of Rotary Youth Speaks Intermediate competition

The Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles has held the local round of the national Rotary Youth Speaks Intermediate Competition at the Gryphon School. This year teams from three local schools took part. The winning team was one of the teams … Continue reading

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Sherborne’s Olympic Bursary Winners 2015

  For the third year since the 2012 Olympic Games, the Rotary Clubs of Sherborne and Sherborne Castles have awarded a bursary to some highly talented young people from the Gryphon School who are already competing at county level and … Continue reading

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Andrew Simpson Bursary Winners Meet Dame Kelly Holmes

This years winners of the Andrew Simpson Olympic Bursary, from the Gryphon School in Sherborne, had a weekend to remember when they were invited to the Powerman event on 11th May. As well as holding the tape at the end of … Continue reading

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Our Olympic Legacy Bursaries

We are again awarding two Olympic Bursaries this year so this seems a good time to review how last years awards went.    Following the successful 2012 Olympic Games it was agreed that both Rotary Clubs in Sherborne would give £500 per annum for … Continue reading

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Rotary Youth Speaks – 4 schools, 7 teams, brilliant!

This event never disappoints and last night was no exception. Congratulations to our winning team from The Gryphon School who asked the question “School Uniform – is it really necessary?” Having made some good reasons both for and against, they highlighted … Continue reading

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Club Supports Sherborne Youth Club’s Kaleidoscope Project

A cheque for £500 was handed over to members of Sherborne Youth Club at our meeting on the 17th June by President Nick to support the Kaleidoscope Project being run from the Youth Club in Tinneys Lane. The project provides … Continue reading

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Youth Speaks in Sherborne November 2012

Nine teams aged between 11 and 13 entered the event, kindly hosted by Sherborne Preparatory School in November.  Find out who the winners were.  Youth Speaks Website report 2012

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Chernobyl Children’s Life Line

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What Youth Activity is planned for 2013?

Club Competitions • A very successful Youth Speaks competition was held on 26th November with 9 teams competing. The winning team from the Gryphon School.will go forward to the regional level at St Mary’s School Puddletown on February 28th, together with two runners up … Continue reading

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