Swanage School Science Visit

Swanage School Science Visit

  • November 20, 2019

On Monday 18th November, 27 keen year 11 science students visited us from the Swanage School.  They took part in four 25 minute workshops on Applied Science, Physics, Biology and Chemistry, giving a taste of the science post 16 options available at The Purbeck School. As

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The Science Experience

The Science Experience

  • November 21, 2018

Wednesday 14th November saw a large number of Year 5 and 6 students arrive at The Purbeck School for Science taster lessons. The students and their parents conducted a number of different chemical reactions, such as neutralisations, exothermic reactions and the ‘squeaky pop’ reaction . Our

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Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

  • July 19, 2018

Year 12 Chemistry students have been developing their organic synthesis and analysis skills with help from Bath University post graduate Chemistry students.  Students planned a synthetic route for the synthesis of aspirin and then carried it out in the lab. The product was then purified and

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