The GCSE Countdown – 6 school weeks to go

The GCSE Countdown – 6 school weeks to go

  • March 18, 2019

Dear parent/carer The countdown continues – 30 school days to the first exam! With just 6 school weeks until the examinations are due to start it is probably a good chance to sit down with your son/daughter and take stock as to where they are with

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UKMT Intermediate Challenge

UKMT Intermediate Challenge

  • March 15, 2019

The beginning of March saw four Key Stage 3 students travelling to The Bishop of Winchester Academy in Bournemouth to take part in the UK Mathematics Trust Intermediate Team Challenge. After multiple Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates were awarded to individuals for the UKMT Intermediate Challenge

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Visit from Dr Jon Boakes

Visit from Dr Jon Boakes

  • March 13, 2019

Dr Jon Boakes – a psychologist from St Anne’s hospital gave a talk to the Year 12 and Year 13 Psychology students on 12th March. There was a great deal of interesting information on careers in Psychology and career paths. Dr Boakes also showed the students

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Year 10 Mock Interviews

Year 10 Mock Interviews

  • March 12, 2019

On Friday 01 March 2019 all of our Year 10 students were given the opportunity to participate in mock interview,  in preparation for their work experience placement in July.  The volunteer interviewers came from a wide range of local businesses  which gave our students the best

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Commonwealth Day – Purbeck Student Council

Commonwealth Day – Purbeck Student Council

  • March 12, 2019

The Purbeck School was very honoured to have received an invitation from Councillor Bill Trite, Chairman of the Purbeck District Council, to send a representative group of our students to witness the raising of the Commonwealth flag. At this ceremony, ten members of our very own

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Update – School Funding Issues

Update – School Funding Issues

  • March 12, 2019

Dear Parent / Carer I wanted to contact you to provide an update on current issues relating to school funding. Sadly, I have to confirm that despite intense lobbying of the Government and Department for Education, matters remain extremely challenging.  In short, schools are still not

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Changes to the behaviour system

Changes to the behaviour system

  • March 8, 2019

Dear Parent/Carer I wanted to write to let you know of some small changes we are making to the behaviour system as of next week. At present if a student receives a community detention (this is usually for having a full principle card) it is held

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