Super 7s – Well Done!

Super 7s – Well Done!

  • March 16, 2018

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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Weather notice

Weather notice

  • March 16, 2018

There has been another spell of wintery weather forecast for this weekend and a met office yellow warning is in place. At this point the school is fully intending to be open to all year groups on Monday, if this changes we will inform parents through

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Sporting Success at the Youth Sport Games

Sporting Success at the Youth Sport Games

  • March 16, 2018

Year 8 Girls Handball Despite taking a relatively inexperienced U13 girls team over to the Dorset School Games they came back as champions due to sheer resilience and hard work. As the games progressed, the girls gained in confidence and by the end of the tournament

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Solomon Theatre – Choices Year 10

Solomon Theatre – Choices Year 10

  • March 16, 2018

On 8th March 2018 we arranged for the Solomon Theatre to attend school to host their performance “Choices” to our Year 10 students. “Your Choices” explains the three learning styles (kinaesthetic, visual & auditory) and the learning pathways that suit each type. The show also highlights the

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Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day

  • March 14, 2018

The Purbeck School was very honoured to have received an invitation from Councillor Bill Trite, Chairman of the Purbeck District Council, to send a representative group of our students to witness the raising of the Commonwealth flag. At this ceremony, four members of our very own

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World Book Day cross-curricular workshop

World Book Day cross-curricular workshop

  • March 14, 2018

Our World Book Day cross-curricular workshop went down a storm on Wednesday 28th February. The students had a really varied day, and all completed a really lovely children’s story book with paper-cut illustration. We are really fortunate that the Canadian paper-cut illustrator, Ashley Barron, got involved

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Ofsted visit The Purbeck School

Ofsted visit The Purbeck School

  • March 12, 2018

Dear Parents/Carers Last week we had a visit from Ofsted. Two inspectors spent the day with us on Tuesday 6th March. We are one of the first secondary schools in Dorset to be inspected using Ofsted’s new section 5 regulations. This inspection format is designed to be

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The GCSE Countdown

The GCSE Countdown

  • March 12, 2018

Dear parent/carer, It has been another very busy week at The Purbeck School. This week saw Ofsted come into school – they were impressed by the ethos and in particular commented on the excellent attitude shown by Year 11 students. They saw a number of Year

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Super 7s – Well Done!

Super 7s – Well Done!

  • March 9, 2018

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 complied and they will each receive a postcard home. Shortly after this,

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