Coronavirus Information Update

Coronavirus Information Update

  • March 12, 2020

Dear Parent/Carer, It is obviously a concerning time for all of us regarding the Coronavirus and I wanted to write to assure you that we are doing everything that we can as a school to mitigate any spread of the virus. As yet we have had

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Latest advice regarding Coronavirus

Latest advice regarding Coronavirus

  • March 12, 2020

Keeping you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice As of 10 March, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated advice about travel to Italy. The FCO is currently advising: against all but essential travel to Italy against

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Super 7s – Well Done!

Super 7s – Well Done!

  • March 10, 2020

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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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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Updated statement on coronavirus from Ofqual

Updated statement on coronavirus from Ofqual

  • March 9, 2020

Ofqual have updated their statement on coronavirus and the summer 2020 exam series. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/updated-statement-on-coronavirus We recognise that students, parents, schools and colleges will be concerned about the possible impact of coronavirus on the 2020 summer exam series. Our advice at this time is to continue to

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The Purbeck School Science Fair 2020

The Purbeck School Science Fair 2020

  • March 5, 2020

The Purbeck School Science Fair 2020 Saturday 28th March 1 –4pm Free and no need to book, simply come along on the day ‘We had lots of hands-on fun and learned so much!’ All ages! Come and take part in an exciting range of free, inspiring

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Latest guidance from the DfE relating to Coronavirus

Latest guidance from the DfE relating to Coronavirus

  • March 5, 2020

Government Coronavirus action plan On Tuesday, the Coronavirus action plan was launched. This document sets out what the UK as a whole has done to tackle the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and what it plans to do next. The action plan can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-action-plan The document

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GB Handball Team

GB Handball Team

  • March 5, 2020

Purbeck Sixth Former, Dylan Ross, joined the U18 GB Handball Team to attend the Handleça cup in Porto Portugal last month. He played against top Portuguese teams such as Benfica and other teams from across Portugal. Overall they did well in the tournament with two wins

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Super 7s – Well Done!

Super 7s – Well Done!

  • March 3, 2020

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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History Trip to Poland and Germany

History Trip to Poland and Germany

  • March 3, 2020

22 Year 13 students visited Eastern Europe over half term. The students first flew with Mr Rainsley and Miss Yarnold to the beautiful city of Krakow in Southern Poland, where they visited the Old Town, the former Jewish Quarter and the Wawel Castle, the seat of

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