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Dear Parent/Carer, BTEC, Cambridge Nationals, and Cambridge Technicals. Following the Secretary of State’s announcement today we have made the decision to cancel all of our BTEC, Cambridge Nationals, and Cambridge Technical exams that were due to be taken this half term. We have therefore cancelled the examinations this half term for the following courses: Year 11 Sport: OCR Nationals Level 2 Year 11 Health & Social Care BTEC Level
Here at The Purbeck School Sixth Form we take pride in our most favourite day of the year: The . After months of online lessons prior to the summer holidays, we are back in school and have recently been preparing our costumes for the last day of term when we hope to spread some Christmas Spirit throughout the school. The sixth formers have selected the local Wareham foodbank as one
Please come and collect them from reception, some students still haven’t collected theirs from 2018! We close for Christmas at 1pm Friday 18th December 2020 and reopen Tuesday 5th January 2021.
Students from Year 12 will be sharing weekly updates straight from their Chemistry class. Year 12 Chemistry students have made an excellent start to the course. Students have spent this term studying concepts such as atomic structure, the fundamentals of organic chemistry, chemical calculations, structure and shapes of molecules & reaction kinetics. Moving into the new year, students will be writing a weekly update to give an overview of their recent
The Sixth Formers holding a food bank collection this year for our local Swanage food bank. As we near Christmas, more families are turning to these as a result of job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the food banks are relying on donations more than ever. We’re asking for everyone who can, to bring in an item by the 16th of December. If students can give the donations to their
Dear Parents & Carers, Traditionally on the last day of the Autumn Term our Sixth Formers hold a charity dress up day. This year it does have to be slightly different, however the students are preparing their costumes to celebrate the end of term, their progress through what has been a really challenging time and in particular, they are raising money for charity. We would like students in Years 7-11
Students recently joined a session focused on Amazon and the success of the online retailer, attributing a lot of their success to their use of technology and innovation. Delivered by Aberystwyth University, students were able to experience a highly engaging and topical session, providing a real insight into industry in action from a Business and Product perspective.
During October half term a selection of our year 12 and 13 students participated in a NHS Virtual Work Experience Event. This included a one-day introduction to midwifery, an insight into a career in medicine, and an introduction into Allied Health Professions (including paramedics, physiotherapy, occupational therapy). The virtual one-day opportunities were designed to provide some of the most important points students might have learnt in real-world work experience in
On Wednesday 14th October we were delighted that one of our ex students Keren Austria came into school to meet a group of budding Law students and discussed her pathway into Law. She talked to the students about the different pathways available and well as explaining her journey to where she is now. Keren offered to help any students who would like to apply for work experience or wanted some