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 The schedule is based on the two weeks starting from the 15th June (it is likely that this schedule will be repeated in the following

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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 pitch, giving them all a real flavour for University working life. Students then only had 5 minutes to explain what their product was and

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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 real life case she was involved in regarding the capability of foreign parents to adapt their parental methods to conform to our laws and

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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 this – with a classic David Attenborough input, it’s not a Geography session without him! Sixth formers were fully engaged in contributing as a

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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 the moment – topics such as autonomous vehicles, climate emergency and childhood vaccinations, with The Purbeck Sixth Form trio winning the latter debate and

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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 to think about planning next steps with some thought provoking top tips. Miss K Mason – Head of Year 13

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 included: a school wide recycling campaign, work with a local primary school building Bug Hotels, a tea party with the elderly residents of a

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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 young girl in Africa being sold by her Father to pay off his debts, opening many of our eyes to what the norm is

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