Purbeck Dementia Group logo

Purbeck Dementia Group logo

  • July 22, 2019

The Purbeck Dementia group are setting up a meeting place at the old Wareham Hospital to start in September 2019. We were asked if any young budding artists would design a logo for them to be used at the centre. During Year 10 work experience week Purbeck Student Skyla Downey took the task on, whilst also carrying out her work experience within the School. She then took it home to

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Sam Handy, former student and Vice Chair of design at Adidas visits the Purbeck School

Sam Handy, former student and Vice Chair of design at Adidas visits the Purbeck School

  • June 14, 2019

On Wednesday 12th June, students in Y10 and Y12 were visited by former Purbeck School student Sam Handy, Vice Chair of Design at Adidas in Germany. Students heard about his career progression from Purbeck School student to being headhunted by Adidas to lead a design team. His career has seen him collaborating with Premier League footballers, Rappers, World Cup Teams and now the Olympic committees designing trainers and sportswear for

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Southern Universities Network Festival of the Creative and Digital Industries

Southern Universities Network Festival of the Creative and Digital Industries

  • May 16, 2019

On 1st May, Year 9 took part in the Southern Universities Network Festival of the Creative and Digital Industries. Students took part in an all day workshop run by Treehouse Digital where they had to create and pitch an idea for a new film. Following a presentation from Treehouse Digital and seeing some of their short film work students set about creating their film concepts. Students were shown how to

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Festival of Creative and Media Industries

Festival of Creative and Media Industries

  • July 3, 2018

On Monday 2nd July, I took 34 pupils to the Festival of Creative and Media Industries event at Chilworth Manor Hotel, Southampton.  The event was organised by Southern Universities Network, and was sponsored by various media companies, one of which, Butler and Wilson, dedicated a day of their time, to work with our students on creating a new product. Students worked diligently in groups, to come up with some original designs. 

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