Book finder

Book finder

  • July 20, 2020

Dear Parents, Are you looking to find your children’s next book to read? Look no further than the Book Trusts Book finder. https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/bookfinder/ You can search by age and genre. Pick as many themes as you want. Discover the very best children’s books: magical mystery, astonishing

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Project Lockdown

Project Lockdown

  • July 14, 2020

Project Lockdown is a writing project to collect, compile and collate individual stories of the lockdown experience / phenomenon. The invitation is to write in any shape of form expressing your individual experience of lockdown. Stories, letters, diary entries, reflections, accounts, poems…. The intention is to

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Book Trust quizzes

Book Trust quizzes

  • May 18, 2020

Enjoy quizzes with your family and friends? If so then check out Book Trusts Home Time for lots of brainteasers to test each other with… https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/quizzes/ Enjoy! The Purbeck School

Budding Purbeck novelist shortlisted for BBC workshop

Budding Purbeck novelist shortlisted for BBC workshop

  • March 10, 2020

Year 11 student, Helen Turnock, has been taking part in a regular script writing workshop as part of The Lighthouse Young Writers in Poole.  Helen’s script, The Analogue Hall, was shortlisted as part of the BBC New Creatives scheme, beating over 280 applications, to develop her

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World Book Day

World Book Day

  • March 2, 2020

Dear parents and guardians, We will be celebrating World Book Day on Friday 6th March this year.  There will be a number of activities running throughout the day celebrating and recognising the importance reading has to our students at the Purbeck School. For reasons that will

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Success for Year 7 and 8 Challenge Club

Success for Year 7 and 8 Challenge Club

  • January 15, 2020

Our challenge club entered in a competition for young writers at the end of December. The task was to write a mini saga on the topic of “hunted”. This week we received a letter telling us that the following pupils have been chosen to be published

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English Year 5 and 6 Taster Session

English Year 5 and 6 Taster Session

  • December 16, 2019

On Wednesday 11th of December, over eighty year 5 and 6 students visited The Purbeck School for an afternoon taster session in English. The students, and some keen parents, enjoyed participating in a creative writing competition where the students found themselves having to compete to write

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Challenge Club – Writing Competition

Challenge Club – Writing Competition

  • December 10, 2019

  This term our challenge club has been working on writing short 100 word sagas on the topic of Hunted. Pupils in year 7 and 8 have been busy writing their chilling stories and their entries have now been sent off to Young Writers. Good luck

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Year 11 GCSE information evening

Year 11 GCSE information evening

  • December 4, 2019

Last Monday Year 11 students and parents attended the Year 11 information evening to find out more about the forthcoming mock and formal examinations. The powerpoint that was used by Mr Darley, Mr Morris, Mr Foyle, and Mr McNaughton is available here: Yr 11 GCSE information

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