Purbeck School Poetry Prize

Purbeck School Poetry Prize

  • March 24, 2021

We have been very privileged here at The Purbeck School to have received a wealth of quality entries for this year’s annual Poetry Prize. Inspired by National Poetry Day, the students composed imaginative and engaging pieces of writing presenting their own interpretations on the theme of

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World Book Day Winners

World Book Day Winners

  • March 16, 2021

We are now pleased to be able to announce the winners of the World Book Day competition: Congratulations to… Flo Treves – Year 7 for her wonderfully thematic reading of ‘Watership Down’:               Will Summers Year 9: for his (rather

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World Book Day Celebration

World Book Day Celebration

  • March 9, 2021

Despite our obvious separation from each other at the moment, it was wonderful to see how the pupils at The Purbeck School pulled together to celebrate World Book Day. We received hundreds of photographs from students and there is little doubt that our students are highly

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Congratulations Daisy Pipe!

Congratulations Daisy Pipe!

  • March 4, 2021

Congratulations to Daisy Pipe (8yBMN) whose short story entitled ‘Unsolved’ is going to be published in an anthology of stories by young writers! Well done Daisy!

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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