Equipment and Uniform Reminder

Equipment and Uniform Reminder

Dear Parent/Carer I hope that you have all had a peaceful and restful Christmas and can I take this opportunity to wish you a Happy New Year from the staff at The Purbeck School. I am writing to you at the start of the new term to ask for your support to ensure that your son/daughter

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Entrepreneurial youngsters raise over £700 for charity on one morning

Entrepreneurial youngsters raise over £700 for charity on one morning

On the 21st December, students from one of Dorset’s top performing sixth forms, The Purbeck School in Wareham, spent the morning touring Wareham’s high street and local businesses raising money for two charities:  Purbeck Youth and Community Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Support. “We were overwhelmed with the generosity of the public. We had a fantastic warm

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True Life Conference

True Life Conference

On 7th December Year 12 & 13 Sociology students attended a ‘True Life Conference.’ This was a chance for students to develop their understanding of crime and deviance for their A-Level paper through engagement with reformed criminals. Students were able to hear first-hand about the factors which caused the criminals to offend, their experiences of the

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House point standings to 20th December 2018

House point standings to 20th December 2018

The House Championship (awarded on Sports Day) will be given to the House with the highest average House Points per student. Average house points per student Swift – 46.92 Kestrel – 45.94 Kingfisher – 45.17 Skylark – 43.86 Top students  Emma Brown Araujo (7yNHL) (192)  Holly-Louise Humphreys (7xNDS) (185)  Ferne Wilkinson (7yNHL) (166)  William Webb (9yBSH) (162)  Anna Schuitemaker (7yCSY) (162)

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A Christmas pudding with legs, a bottle of beer and a turkey?  It must be the Purbeck Sixth Form Charity Dress Up Day…

A Christmas pudding with legs, a bottle of beer and a turkey? It must be the Purbeck Sixth Form Charity Dress Up Day…

This Friday, the 21st of December, The Purbeck School 6th Form charity team will be holding their much loved Christmas costume dress up day where students of the 6th form will be going round the school, Wareham and Swanage between 8:50-10:50 with a festive smile on their face.  Money raised will be donated to Macmillan Cancer Research and the

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Pants for Rwanda!

Pants for Rwanda!

Last week’s appeal to students, parents and staff has been met with a fantastic response with more than two wheelie bins of pants already collected in readiness to send to Africa. The Purbeck School works in partnership with The Amakuru Trust to support educational projects in Rwamagana, Rwanda. This Christmas we asked for donations of brand

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Rotary Interschool Photography Competition 2019

Rotary Interschool Photography Competition 2019

Dear Parents / Carers, You and your family are hereby invited to enter the Rotary Interschool Photography Competition 2019! The competition is now its 8th year and has grown into a thriving community project involving an incredible 17 schools from across Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire There are various age group categories running from 4 -18 years

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Mock Examinations

Mock Examinations

Dear Parent/Carer Just a reminder that the mock examinations begin this week. These are an important set of examinations that will allow students to practice their exam technique and the school to predict their final results. Please can you ensure that your child is fully prepared for the exams with the right equipment and that they

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