The Purbeck school Alumni

The Purbeck school Alumni

  • October 20, 2020

On Wednesday 14th October we were delighted that one of our ex students Keren Austria came into school to meet a group of budding Law students and discussed her pathway into Law. She talked to the students about the different pathways available and well as explaining

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Sixth Form Enrolment Day – Monday 7th September

Sixth Form Enrolment Day – Monday 7th September

  • September 4, 2020

Applicants should have received letter detailing times to enrol. External applicants should enrol on Monday between 11.30am and 12.30pm. If you have any questions, please email Mrs Rayner, Head of Sixth Form, at drayner@purbeck.dorset.sch.uk.

Well done to Year 13!

Well done to Year 13!

  • August 13, 2020

Huge congratulations to all our Year 13 students who have received their A level grades today. It has certainly been a year like no other in terms of how the grades have been awarded. Exam boards have used an algorithm based on previous results alongside the

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Year 12 Students – Back to School

Year 12 Students – Back to School

  • June 4, 2020

Dear Year 12 student, Year 12 Schedule In order to provide you with some face to face tuition this side of the summer break with your subject teachers, I have attached a schedule of sessions for you to come into school to participate in. The schedule

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Business Studies – Extending learning beyond the classroom

Business Studies – Extending learning beyond the classroom

  • February 27, 2020

12 Year 12 Business students completed an Insight Day at Bournemouth University on Wednesday 26th February. Students were given a brief and within 2 hours had to prepare a pitch for a new product and a launch event for BU Sport. Students worked collaboratively on their

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Bournemouth University Social Sciences Insight Day

Bournemouth University Social Sciences Insight Day

  • February 10, 2020

Firstly, the professor introduced some of the sociology-related courses available to us including sociology and criminology as well as sociology and anthropology just to name a few and asked for our understanding of what each subject involved. She then went on to tell us about a

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Sixth Form Applications

Sixth Form Applications

  • February 5, 2020

For further information on applying to The Purbeck School Sixth Form please see our ‘How to Apply’ page Alternatively please email with any queries. Deadline for applications is Monday 10th February

Truth or Lies?!

Truth or Lies?!

  • February 3, 2020

The enrichment session undertaken by the Geography team on the 29th January comprised of a climate change spin – ‘truth or lies’?  Students were encouraged to challenge their thinking on whether climate change is actually happening and the evidence that currently exists to prove and disprove

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Going beyond the media headlines

Going beyond the media headlines

  • January 24, 2020

Three brave Y13 students took on a number of private and state schools in the 2020 South West Championship of Debating Matters at Sherborne School for Girls yesterday. Daisy Tozer, Anabel Boakes and Tom Holland delved deeper into some of the biggest issues confronting society at

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Debating Matters

Debating Matters

  • January 24, 2020

Purbeck School prior to debating at the Debating Matters competition, Sherborne School for Girls. Daisy, Anabel, Tom and Simon Holmes.