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German Exchange Visit

On Tuesday 15th October, here at the Purbeck School we welcomed 25 German students and two teachers from The Bergstrassen School in Hemsbach. The pupils were buddied up with students from Year 9 and 10 who took them to lessons to give them an experience of

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School Performance

Today, the Department for Education (DfE) has released the first draft of performance measures for secondary schools on its website. Our school remains one of the highest ranked schools in the county. Unfortunately, there has been a delay in the inclusion of our BTEC Sport results

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Marvellous Maths

On Tuesday, a group of year 9 mathematicians, including myself, were invited to help out with ‘Marvellous Maths’. This involved year 5 students from different primary schools coming into the school for a morning of Maths activities. One of the activities was based on properties of

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Purbeck School Bike Launch

Sustrans Bike It Plus project launch on 21st October I’d like to introduce an exciting project that is starting at The Purbeck School this year. Bike It Plus is run by Sustrans, the country’s leading sustainable transport charity, and helps more people to be able to

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Longleat Business Studies Student Conference

A truly insightful morning learning about how Longleat operates as a business. The conference focused specifically on marketing concepts, using real life examples to support. Students were then able to explore the park, putting theory learned into practice. Year 11 students were even able to experience

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This week's attendance - week commencing 7th October

Kestrel - 94%
Kingfisher - 95%
Skylark - 93%
Swift - 94%

House Achievement Point Totals to 16th October 2019

  • Kestrel
  • Kingfisher
  • Skylark
  • Swift