School Photograph Order Closing Date Tuesday 22nd October

School Photograph Order Closing Date Tuesday 22nd October

  • October 21, 2019

Please be advised if you have NOT yet placed your School Photograph order, the order closing date is Tuesday 22nd October.  Please either return your Order to the School Reception or visit www.smileYellow.com using the passwords on the Proof card

Safe Drive Stay Alive

Safe Drive Stay Alive

  • October 21, 2019

Students across Dorset are being targeted by the new Safe Drive Stay Alive programme. Thousands of students across the county will experience a hard-hitting and ‘upsetting’ road safety presentation over the coming months – ahead of learning to drive. It will feature real people who have

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German Exchange Visit

German Exchange Visit

  • October 17, 2019

On Tuesday 15th October, here at the Purbeck School we welcomed 25 German students and two teachers from The Bergstrassen School in Hemsbach. The pupils were buddied up with students from Year 9 and 10 who took them to lessons to give them an experience of

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School Performance

School Performance

  • October 17, 2019

Today, the Department for Education (DfE) has released the first draft of performance measures for secondary schools on its website. Our school remains one of the highest ranked schools in the county. Unfortunately, there has been a delay in the inclusion of our BTEC Sport results

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Marvellous Maths

Marvellous Maths

  • October 17, 2019

On Tuesday, a group of year 9 mathematicians, including myself, were invited to help out with ‘Marvellous Maths’. This involved year 5 students from different primary schools coming into the school for a morning of Maths activities. One of the activities was based on properties of

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Purbeck School Bike Launch

Purbeck School Bike Launch

  • October 17, 2019

Sustrans Bike It Plus project launch on 21st October I’d like to introduce an exciting project that is starting at The Purbeck School this year. Bike It Plus is run by Sustrans, the country’s leading sustainable transport charity, and helps more people to be able to

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Longleat Business Studies Student Conference

Longleat Business Studies Student Conference

  • October 17, 2019

A truly insightful morning learning about how Longleat operates as a business. The conference focused specifically on marketing concepts, using real life examples to support. Students were then able to explore the park, putting theory learned into practice. Year 11 students were even able to experience

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Super 7’s – Well Done!

Super 7’s – Well Done!

  • October 15, 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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Together, we can make a real difference! #letsgivehope

Together, we can make a real difference! #letsgivehope

  • October 11, 2019

  Like many other schools in Dorset, at The Purbeck School, we are supporting Hope for Food’s appeal for donations this autumn. The charity relies on donations to feed homeless and other vulnerable people at soup kitchens in Poole and Bournemouth five times a week. They

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The Purbeck Open Evening

The Purbeck Open Evening

  • October 7, 2019

Thank you to everyone who came to the Open Evening last week. where over 500 people braved the torrential rain to visit the school. It was an excellent opportunity for prospective students and parents to tour the school and talk with staff and students. We would

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