Ex-Student visits Sixth Form.

Ex-Student visits Sixth Form.

  • March 12, 2019

Last week we were delighted to invite back one of our ex-students Zoe Squirrel to talk to our current sixth formers. Zoe is a competitive para dressage rider based in Dorset. It was a privilege to hear her truly inspiring talk to our students about following

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Mentoring 2019 at The Purbeck School

Mentoring 2019 at The Purbeck School

  • February 18, 2019

We are half way through our mentoring programme 2019. Our fantastic year 11s are being mentored by our talented sixth formers in both years 12 and 13. Both year groups really do find the process incredibly rewarding, supporting and developing key skills as well as providing

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Year 13 Geography students take action on climate change

Year 13 Geography students take action on climate change

  • February 15, 2019

This week, in recognition of the stand students across the world are taking to prompt our governments acting further on the issue of climate change, our Year 13 A-Level Geography students wrote to our local MP, Michael Tomlinson, to express our concerns on the issue of

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The University of Oxford top graduate!

The University of Oxford top graduate!

  • February 7, 2019

  We are delighted to hear from The University of Oxford that our ex-student Harry Fagan not only achieved a ‘first class honours degree’ last year but has been awarded the ‘top graduate’ in his year!

Sixth Former Welfare Team

Sixth Former Welfare Team

  • January 31, 2019

Sixth Former Welfare Team have launched this week their new drop in welfare service to the lower school pupils. The sixth formers have undergone in-house mentor training and studied for a Young Mental Health Champion qualification. The service is available to pupils every Tuesday, Wednesday &

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Entrepreneurial youngsters raise over £700 for charity on one morning

Entrepreneurial youngsters raise over £700 for charity on one morning

  • January 7, 2019

On the 21st December, students from one of Dorset’s top performing sixth forms, The Purbeck School in Wareham, spent the morning touring Wareham’s high street and local businesses raising money for two charities:  Purbeck Youth and Community Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Support. “We were overwhelmed with

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True Life Conference

True Life Conference

  • December 21, 2018

On 7th December Year 12 & 13 Sociology students attended a ‘True Life Conference.’ This was a chance for students to develop their understanding of crime and deviance for their A-Level paper through engagement with reformed criminals. Students were able to hear first-hand about the factors

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6th Form Netball Match

6th Form Netball Match

  • November 26, 2018

Purbeck 18 v St Edward 18 This was the 6th formers’ first match of the season and although the winter weather had arrived they did not let it affect their performance. All the way through the score was neck and neck, we would score followed by them

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The Purbeck School hosts the Dorset Aspiring Leaders Conference

The Purbeck School hosts the Dorset Aspiring Leaders Conference

  • November 20, 2018

With leadership at the forefront of people’s minds this week The Purbeck School hosted a ‘Dorset Aspiring Leaders Conference’. Head Boy, Josh Turner at The Purbeck School devised and organised a leadership conference to inspire and encourage strong leadership skills in young people. Over 60 sixth

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