The GCSE Countdown – 9 school weeks to go

The GCSE Countdown – 9 school weeks to go

Dear parent/carer The countdown continues – 45 school days to the first exam! Year 11 students are now busy finishing off coursework or coming to the end of their GCSE courses Revision will start in some lessons as we come back after half term and there are now revision sessions running across the school. When we

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Mentoring 2019 at The Purbeck School

Mentoring 2019 at The Purbeck School

We are half way through our mentoring programme 2019. Our fantastic year 11s are being mentored by our talented sixth formers in both years 12 and 13. Both year groups really do find the process incredibly rewarding, supporting and developing key skills as well as providing opportunities to discuss revision strategies (top tips!). Great effort all.

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Valentines community challenge!

Valentines community challenge!

Here are a few photos of 10yHPS completing their community challenge, where they hand wrapped messages and sweets to be delivered across the school for Valentine’s day! They had over 50 orders and made £30 for the Charity MIND.

Handball success!

Handball success!

The year 7/8 girls have qualified for the Dorset Youth Games. The match was so exciting, the girls worked so hard and it was neck and neck all the way through. At full time it was a draw so it went into extra time. Holly Humphreys scored the winning goal in the last minute of the

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Can you help?

Can you help?

Dear Parents and Carers, As many of you know, for the past two years staff, parents and students have sponsored the education of several students at The Excel School in Rwamagana, Rwanda. This has made a tangible difference to real people in Africa with so little. Last year we sponsored six young children from impoverished families

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Sea Cadet success!

Sea Cadet success!

This weekend Evan Webber competed in the Dorset and Somerset Drill and Ceremonial competition at RNAS Yeovilton representing Weymouth Sea Cadet Unit as an individual Piper. He came runner up with a very good score and was put through to the next rounds competing at HMS Raleigh next month for the South West Area. The photo

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Super 7’s – Well Done!

Super 7’s – Well Done!

As part of our behaviour policy, every lesson each student is given a score.  Students receiving a 7 have exceeded expectations for the lesson. The following week the names of the students will be compiled and they will each receive a postcard home. Shortly after this, they will be presented with their Super 7 wristband which

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The GCSE Countdown – 10 school weeks to go

The GCSE Countdown – 10 school weeks to go

School Week 1 ( 11th Feb – 15th Feb) Dear parent/carer We now are on the countdown to the Year 11 summer exams. This year GCSE exams start on 13th May and finish on 17th June. This means that as of this Monday we have 50 school days left before that first exam – or 10

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Car parking – please consider our neighbours

Car parking – please consider our neighbours

Dear parent/carer If you pick up your child at the end of the day in a car could we please ask you to park with consideration to our school neighbours. There have been a number of incidents where drives have been blocked or cars have been parked on pavements in residential areas. Wherever possible we would

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