Year 12 History – Adventures in Wiltshire!

Year 12 History – Adventures in Wiltshire!

  • July 8, 2019

Fifteen Year 12 History students attended an Enrichment Day, visiting Neolithic sites in Wiltshire. After a classroom briefing on British Prehistory by Mr Rainsley, they travelled to the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. They marched many kilometres around the Wiltshire countryside, exploring and studying sites

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Year 10 History trip to Belgium and France

Year 10 History trip to Belgium and France

  • June 6, 2019

49 students visited Belgium and France, staying at a hostel in the woods outside the Belgian town of Ypres. The aim of the trip was to visit the Commonwealth War Graves to pay their respects to the Fallen of the First World War and to learn

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Purbeck teacher provides top pedagogy!

Purbeck teacher provides top pedagogy!

  • September 25, 2018

Our very own Miss Lines has recently been sharing excellent teaching advice with colleagues across the world on the pages of the esteemed Historical Association publication.  Here you will see her advice about providing A Level students with book marks to develop their critical thinking, something

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Belgium and France 2018

Belgium and France 2018

  • May 16, 2018

Our history trip to Belgium and France was, without question, one that we will never forget. I can confidently say that both our hearts and minds were touched by this incredible experience and I’m sure that it will stay with us long after we leave The

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Humanities Taster Session

Humanities Taster Session

  • April 19, 2018

On Wednesday 21st March, nearly a hundred Year 5 and 6 students from many of our partner primary schools visited The Purbeck School for an afternoon taster session in History and Geography. The students, and some keen parents, enjoyed both a History and a Geography session

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Sixth Form trip to Krakow and Berlin

Sixth Form trip to Krakow and Berlin

  • February 23, 2018

Nineteen students from Years 12 and 13 flew to a cold and snowy Krakow in Poland at the end of the half term break. They spent three days in Krakow before travelling overnight by bus to Berlin in Germany, where they spent another three days, before

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History and RE Trip to London

History and RE Trip to London

  • January 19, 2018

45 year 9 students completed a busy and adventurous day trip to London, to support their History and RE studies. They started by visiting Neasden Temple, the largest Hindu temple in Europe. This inspiring building is hand-carved from 28,000 pieces of marble! The students experienced an

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