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.

Enrichment – Extending learning beyond the classroom

Enrichment – Extending learning beyond the classroom

  • January 17, 2020

Those Year 13 students applying to University have started off this term with learning what life is like at University. Mr Eden, delivered a fun filled session focusing on the budgeting aspect of university life touching upon; the myths, the truths and certainly left students excited

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NCS Celebration for Year 12

NCS Celebration for Year 12

  • January 15, 2020

We have been very fortunate to have National Citizen Service working with our Year 12 students this year. Following an adventure weekend residential in October the students then split into groups and started working on community projects. Today we celebrated the success of these projects which

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Amnesty International Talk

Amnesty International Talk

  • January 9, 2020

The enlightening talk we had from Tom, who came in to represent Amnesty International, tackled the question whether our world has become more dangerous or not. Tom talked about his experience of why he decided to get involved with volunteering with a heart-breaking story of a

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The Purbeck School Sixth Form Charity Day

The Purbeck School Sixth Form Charity Day

  • December 20, 2019

Today saw our Sixth Form students dress up in fancy dress for their annual fundraising event, which raises money for good causes. The students entertained the residents and shopkeepers in Wareham Town Centre as well as students and teachers at the school. We would like to

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Sixth Formers head out on their charity dress up day

Sixth Formers head out on their charity dress up day

  • December 20, 2019

Sixth Formers heading out on their charity dress up day, raising money for the 4 nominated school house charities: Young Minds (https://youngminds.org.uk/) Margaret Green Animal Rescue (https://www.margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk/) Alzheimer’s Society (https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/) Naomi’s House Children’s Hospice (https://www.naomihouse.org.uk/)