The Purbeck School Sixth Form welcome Major General J M Cowan

The Purbeck School Sixth Form welcome Major General J M Cowan

  • May 16, 2019

On Wednesday 8th May we were delighted to welcome Major General Cowan to talk to our year 12 and 13 students about his life, opportunities and situations in which he has demonstrated leadership. His talk was both fascinating and inspiring to our students. He also talked

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Super 7’s – Well Done!

Super 7’s – Well Done!

  • May 14, 2019

As part of our behaviour policy, every lesson each student is given a score.  Students receiving a 7 have exceeded expectations for the lesson. The following week the names of the students will be compiled and they will each receive a postcard home. Shortly after this,

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Mr Biddle’s London Marathon

Mr Biddle’s London Marathon

  • May 9, 2019

PE teacher Mr Biddle recently ran this year’s London Marathon for rugby based charity Wooden Spoon. The charity work through the rugby community in the UK to support disadvantaged and disabled children. Outside of work Mr Biddle is a coach for Dorchester RFC, a partner club

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The GCSE Countdown

The GCSE Countdown

  • May 8, 2019

Dear parent/carer Last week was another exceptionally busy week with the Art, Photography, and French oral examinations. Once again these examinations were approached in exactly the right way by the students – who were determined and professional throughout. I must also mention the Prom which was

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Red Box Project comes to The Purbeck School

Red Box Project comes to The Purbeck School

  • May 3, 2019

The Red Box project is a national initiative with the aim “to quietly ensure that no young person misses school because of their period” From Lyn Coleman on behalf of the Sandword and Wareham WI: “It was so pleasing to be able to hand over the

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Purbeck Top 10 Books – 25th March to 26th April

Purbeck Top 10 Books – 25th March to 26th April

  • May 2, 2019

Knife Edge by Malorie Blackman The Dare Game by Jacqueline Wilson Smart by Kim Slater Twilight by Stephenie Meyer Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell The Shining by Stephen King Beloved by Toni Morrison The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend A Brief History

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Raising funds for Kenya and Rwanda visits

Raising funds for Kenya and Rwanda visits

  • May 2, 2019

On Sunday 28th April, 15 students accompanied Jeremy Guy and Simon Holmes on a 15 mile circular walk from Corfe Castle to Studland and back. The students had gained sponsorship in support of their forthcoming visits to Africa, and each of them marched with purpose and

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