Application for Sixth Form – Deadline 10th February 2021

With just a week left before the application deadline of 10th February 2021, now is the time to consider which subjects you would like to study.  You can watch videos for each of the subjects we offer below, apply on-line or request a personal virtual meeting with a member of our Sixth Form team.

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Interested in A Level Biology? Our Head of Biology and A Level students have recorded this video explaining what it is like to study Biology at The Purbeck School Sixth Form.

Travel & Tourism

BTEC Travel & Tourism is your key to unlocking a World full of hidden wonders! From golden sandy beaches to the relatively undiscovered depths of the Arctic, Travel & Tourism is for those with a love of the World around them. Find out more in this video.

Business Studies

Studying Business at The Purbeck School can lead to many future pathways. Whether you choose uni or an apprenticeship post Purbeck Sixth Form, employers & academic institutions alike highly rate this course.

English Language

Choosing A Level subjects can be a difficult decision. Listen to our A Level students explain why they chose to study English Language at The Purbeck School.

English Litriture

Assistant Headteacher, Mr Holmes, explains why you should choose A Level English Literature and the Purbeck Sixth Form at The Purbeck School for your post 16 studies in September 2021.

Fine Art

Fine Art A Level students have left Purbeck Sixth Form at The Purbeck School with a portfolio of work that can lead them straight onto university courses. Our Head of Art & Photography explains how.


With climate change increasing the number of hurricanes to increasing water & food shortages, never has the subject of Geography been more important. Watch this video to find out why you should study it at Purbeck Sixth Form.

Health & Social Care

Health and Social Care qualifications can lead you into a multitude of careers. If you want to know more, listen to our Head of H&SC and Sixth Form students describe the course at The Purbeck School


History is not a list of dates and events – it is the links and connections between those dates and events” – Professor Eric Evans. Mr Rainsley, Head of History, takes us through History A Level at Purbeck Sixth Form in this short video.

Media Studies

From videogames, to newspapers and social media, the media is everywhere. Find out why you should study Media Studies at The Purbeck School Sixth Form in this short video.

Maths & Further Maths

Maths and Further Maths is one of our most popular courses and has an excellent track record of students leaving Purbeck Sixth Form with top A Level grades. Deputy Headteacher & Head of Maths, Mr Morris, explains why.


A Level Photography – this lens-based course centres around communicating creative ideas & personal observations. In this video, our Head of Art & Photography, showcases some of our current students’ work.


Are you an aspiring physicist? Our Head of Physics and our A Level students have made a short video to explain what is involved in your 2 year course at The Purbeck School.

Product Design

Gain the skills required to design and make high quality products that enhance our day-to-day lives. Here, Mr Eden tells us more about A Level Product Design, where it can lead you to next and why you should study it at The Purbeck School.


Psychology is one our most popular A Levels. See here what it would be like to study Psychology at The Purbeck School. Warning, this footage contains pretend spiders!


If you want to study science and prefer coursework to exams, then Applied Science would be ideal for you. This video gives you more detail of what the course entails here at  The Purbeck School.


Do you shape the world or does the world shape you? Just one of the questions you will discuss when you study Sociology A Level at The Purbeck School.


We offer Cambridge Technicals Level 3 in Sport (Single & Double) and Extended Certificate in Sport & Physical Activity Level 3. Mr Tarbard, Head of Sport, tells us more in this video.

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