Non School Uniform Days

Non School Uniform Days

  • July 19, 2018

Friday 20th July: Non uniform day for attendance prize winners. The winning tutor groups are: Monday 23rd July: Whole school non-uniform day On Monday the 23rd July there will be a charity non-school uniform day. This is to support Dorset MIND and CLDF (Children’s Liver Disease Foundation). Tutors

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Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

  • July 19, 2018

Year 12 Chemistry students have been developing their organic synthesis and analysis skills with help from Bath University post graduate Chemistry students.  Students planned a synthetic route for the synthesis of aspirin and then carried it out in the lab. The product was then purified and

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David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

  • July 17, 2018

On Thursday 5th July David O’Mahoney delivered an exceptional talk to our year 12 about his life. David left a career job to join the Armed forces in 2009. His life went from escorting Her Majesty the Queen on Ceremonial State occasions, to suddenly having to fight for his

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Well done Ollie, Jessica and Ben!

Well done Ollie, Jessica and Ben!

  • July 13, 2018

This week Ollie Rogers, Jessica Murphy and Ben White have represented The Purbeck School and Dorset as a team in the English Schools Team Golf Championships at Woodhall Spa Golf Club in Lincolnshire. They qualified for this by virtue of winning the team event at the

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Super 7s – Well Done!

Super 7s – Well Done!

  • July 13, 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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Changes to reporting

Changes to reporting

  • July 10, 2018

Dear Parents/Carers As we near the end of term you will receive your final reports for the year. We have consulted with parents and students about the reports and made some changes that we would like to make you aware of. On your son/daughter’s next report

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A Night at the Dogs – cancelled

A Night at the Dogs – cancelled

  • July 10, 2018

Unfortunately due to the heat, both dogs and participants may find conditions overwhelming. There will be a new date to be announced in September.

Sports Day

Sports Day

  • July 9, 2018

Dear parent/carer The excitement is rising this week as we make our way towards Wednesday – no not the World Cup semi final – but The Purbeck School Sports Day. The weather forecast is set fair and although it will not be as hot on Wednesday

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Careers talks for Years 7, 8 and 9 students

Careers talks for Years 7, 8 and 9 students

  • July 9, 2018

On Monday 9th July, Year 7,8 and 9 students were treated to a series of short talks from Natalie Mason (Battens Solicitors), Andy Burnett (Chococo) and Tom Clarke (National Trust). The speakers talked about their career and their journey to where they are now,  delivering lots of

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Super 7s – Well Done!

Super 7s – Well Done!

  • July 6, 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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