The GCSE Countdown

The GCSE Countdown

  • April 5, 2019

3 school weeks to go Dear parent/carer The countdown continues – 13 school days to the first exam! This week has seen more examinations taking place with the Spanish speaking exams. The Easter holidays are now upon us and in-between the eating of chocolate and the

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House point standings to 5th April 2019

House point standings to 5th April 2019

  • April 5, 2019

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 – 86.59 Kingfisher – 83.1 Kestrel – 77.91 Skylark – 76.08

The Purbeck School Science Fair 2019

The Purbeck School Science Fair 2019

  • April 4, 2019

Saturday 27th April from 1pm – 4pm Fun, free and a great educational afternoon out for the whole family! No need to book, simply come along on the day ‘We had lots of hands-on fun and learned so much!’ All ages! Come and take part in

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Changes to Reading for Pleasure Home Learning

Changes to Reading for Pleasure Home Learning

  • April 4, 2019

Dear Parent or Guardian, At The Purbeck School, we know that completing home learning is essential to long term successes. It allows students to extend their learning and to reinforce what has been learnt in class. Daily home learning will continue to be in three 20

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NCS 5-day residentials for Year 11 students

NCS 5-day residentials for Year 11 students

  • April 3, 2019

Year 11 have been offered this fantastic opportunity from NCS, the National Citizens Service, to complete a 20 day course including 2, 5 day residentials, one with outdoor activities and the second building personal skills. A fantastic way for them to spend their Summer holidays once

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Pet Portrait Winners – Art & Design Taster Session

Pet Portrait Winners – Art & Design Taster Session

  • April 2, 2019

Recently Year 5 and 6 student’s from local primary schools took part in an Art and Design taster session at The Purbeck School. This session allowed the students an insight into studying Art and Design at The Purbeck School. Students were taught different methods of painting

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Dylan Ross – Handball Call Up for the National Squad.

Dylan Ross – Handball Call Up for the National Squad.

  • April 2, 2019

Dylan first discovered handball at Dorset School Games whilst playing for The Purbeck School’s U15 squad back in April 2017; in this he impressed some county coaches and was given Dorset handball trials along with some of his fellow teammates. After playing for Dorset handball for

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Solomon Theatre – Choices Year 10

Solomon Theatre – Choices Year 10

  • April 2, 2019

On Friday 22 March 2019 we arranged for the Solomon Theatre to attend school to host their performance “Choices” to our Year 10 students. “Your Choices” explains the three learning styles (kinaesthetic, visual & auditory) and the learning pathways that suit each type. The show also

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Touch Rugby Tournaments for Wooden Spoon

Touch Rugby Tournaments for Wooden Spoon

  • April 2, 2019

Last week all students and staff from across the school were given the opportunity to play touch rugby in support of Mr Biddle’s London Marathon appeal for Wooden Spoon; the children’s charity of rugby. From match fees and other donations £164.40 was raised for Wooden Spoon.

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