On the last day of term, Friday 20th December, Purbeck Sixth Formers will be dressing up for charity. Some will be heading out into the streets of Wareham, Swanage, Corfe and Wool raising money for the 4 nominated school house charities: Young Minds (AV/NM for link 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/) Lower school pupils are invited to bring in
On Tuesday 03rd December we invited local colleges and learning providers to an Open Evening for our Year 10 and 11 students, with a view to providing them with possible opportunities after their GCSEs. In attendance were: Bournemouth & Poole College Kingston Maurward College Brockenhurst College Fareham College Rockley Watersports Stour Valley & Poole Partnership.
Two of our sixth former’s, Cara and Joshua, were invited to a celebration dinner with the Wareham Rotary Club at the Springfield Hotel. Cara and Joshua gave a presentation about their experiences on the Rotary Young Leaders Award which they completed earlier this year and received certificates of recognition for their teamwork and leadership skills.
Year 11 and 6th form students had the amazing opportunity to attend two talks from external speakers, who are experts in the field of nursing and engineering. Emily Foyle delivered a passionate and informative presentation, outlining nursing careers within the NHS and describing her own personal and fascinating experiences as a volunteer nurse in Tanzania and for charities in Sudan and Afghanistan as well as her current role as a
On Friday 15th November The Purbeck School student leadership team led and ran this year’s Aspiring Leaders Conference which was attended by students and student leaders from across Dorset. We were very privileged to have interesting insights into the career paths of a number of excellent leaders from very different fields who also provided information and insights regarding what it takes to be a good leader. The distinguished speakers were:
This week our sixth formers were invited to the Amnesty International Conference in Bournemouth. Lotte from year 12 writes about the day – After going to the Amnesty International Human Rights Conference yesterday, I can easily say it was an eye-opening event. We had the privilege of hearing Rebecca Ratcliffe (the sister in law of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe) talk about Nazanin’s ongoing, unjust imprisonment in Iran. Hearing cases such as this
Charity Team Students organised their first fundraising event for Sixth Form this month. They baked sumptuous cakes, brewed copious cups of tea and decorated the Sixth Form lounge with Macmillan paraphernalia. “I really enjoyed working with my teammates to create an event that brought together my fellow school friends and teachers. We were all thrilled to be able to donate £120 to Macmillan” said Emily Merrett. Head of Year 13,
We warmly invite you to: The Purbeck School Sixth Form Open Evening Thursday 21st November 5.30pm to 7.30pm 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 & employability skills).
Fantastic opportunity for 16-18yrs who love poetry. Write a poem on the theme of ‘Trees’ First Prize £3000 / £5000 in Prize money. Free entry, open to UK 16-18 year olds The Christopher Tower Poetry Competition 2020 Leaflet
On Sunday the 15th September students from The Purbeck School came together with the local community for a beach clean event, organised by The Dorset Wildlife Trust, at the beautiful Worbarrow Bay. In just two hours we managed to collect items off the beach including a boat battery, masses of fishing line, plastic cups, straws, bottle tops, wrappers and bottles. This event was promoted throughout The Purbeck School by the