6th Form Netball Match

6th Form Netball Match

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 scoring. They had a very tall shooter who was difficult to defend and rarely missed. However Fran and Anabel were on form and rarely

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The Purbeck School hosts the Dorset Aspiring Leaders Conference

The Purbeck School hosts the Dorset Aspiring Leaders Conference

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 form students from 15 schools across Dorset joined the conference to listen to inspirational professional leaders discuss their roles, their views and advice on

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Sixth Form Open Evening

Sixth Form Open Evening

We warmly invite you to: The Purbeck School Sixth Form Open Evening   Thursday 22nd November 5.30pm to 7 pm With excellent academic results, Oxbridge entrants, award winning teachers, enrichment activities and trips, spacious and modern facilities; the Sixth Form offers a superb pathway to future careers. Teaching  staff will be available  to speak to and there will be information on the wider opportunities within the Sixth Form (e.g. enrichment, leadership &

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Sixth Form Waterpark trip

Sixth Form Waterpark trip

  Team building part 1 On Tuesday 18th September, 41 of our students in both years 12 and 13 had an action packed afternoon at The Dorset Waterpark. There were certainly many highs with photographic evidence to prove just that! Fantastic effort from all participants and we look forward to the next sixth form event!  

Outstanding result at Oxford University

Outstanding result at Oxford University

We are delighted to have received a commendation from Oxford University for one of our former Sixth Form Students Sam Brown. The university have sent a letter to Mr Darley :- “I thought you would like to hear from us about the outstanding result achieved by your former student Sam in his Prelims in MBiochem Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. Sam came to us with a strong reference from The Purbeck

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Year 12 Mock Interview Day

Year 12 Mock Interview Day

On Thursday 16th July all of our Year 12 students were given the opportunity to have a mock interview in preparation for their university, Higher apprenticeship or employment applications.  The volunteer interviewers came from a wide range of local businesses which gave our students the best possible experience.  Prior to the interview students were nervous with anticipation, however as soon as they were seated nerves were taken over by adrenaline and

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Sixth Form Alumni Facebook group

Sixth Form Alumni Facebook group

We have now set up a Sixth Form Alumni group on Facebook so that we can keep in contact with our past sixth form students and see what they are up to now. We will be able to let you know of events and would love to build up our community of students from the Purbeck School.  If you attended our sixth form please join the group and spread the

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David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

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 life. He woke up in an intensive care ward, missing a large portion of his skull due to having suffered a brain injury but only months later played a

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New Student Leadership team ready to start work

New Student Leadership team ready to start work

Following a series of formal interviews the 2018-19 Senior Student Leadership Team are ready to get going after the exam season has finished. Head Girl Imogen Radestock and Head Boy Joshua Turner lead this year’s team that also comprises of House Captains, Welfare prefects, Charity prefects, Media prefects and a Sixth Form photographer. The team will formally start their duties at the Year 6 transition day on the 5th of July.

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‘Criminal Law System’ – Visiting Magistrate to Year 12

‘Criminal Law System’ – Visiting Magistrate to Year 12

In May, Julian Black, a serving Magistrate came in to talk to our Year 12 students about the criminal justice system in the UK and the role of the Magistrates’ Court. He gave an interesting talk which challenged students’ thinking about what goes on in a Magistrates’ Court and gave students an opportunity to take part in a debate about what course of action could be taken given a fictitious

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