Outstanding A level results at the Purbeck School

Outstanding A level results at the Purbeck School

  • August 15, 2019

Once again Purbeck students have posted impressive results and nearly all of our students have been able to secure the grades they require to progress to their first choice of University or to take up their apprenticeship placements.  There have been some superb individual results with a number of students achieving A*/A grades across the board. An exceptional A*A*A* will enable Sam Ibbotson to read Mathematical Science at Bath University;

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Sixth Form Open Evening

Sixth Form Open Evening

  • July 19, 2019

Thursday 21st November 2019 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm With excellent academic results, Oxbridge entrants, award winning teachers, 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).   Presentations will be taking place in the Sixth Form Centre:

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Sixth form end of term celebration and awards ceremony

Sixth form end of term celebration and awards ceremony

  • July 18, 2019

The awards ceremony this year saw many of our exceptional sixth form students receive recognition for their hard work and dedication to their studies throughout this academic year. Awards included: Subject awards * Thanks to Mr Foyle the lucky Scientists also won branded safety googles! Tutor awards including prizes for the best presentations given this term (delivered as part of our tutor programme) Sixth form office recognition awards Mr Tarbard’s

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The Purbeck School amazing sixth formers

The Purbeck School amazing sixth formers

  • July 15, 2019

Thank you to all our wonderful sixth form students who supported and helped with sports day. They truly helped create a superb atmosphere, one of celebration and recognition of one another’s achievements. Sixth formers took various roles: designated photographers, helping out with the logistics of running the events, supporting members of staff, sold drinks etc. with proceeds going to charity, stepped into other roles when required.  A special mention does

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Speeches at Transition Evening

Speeches at Transition Evening

  • July 9, 2019

Our sixth form student leadership welcomed the prospective year 7s to The Purbeck School on the following evenings: Transition evening: Thursday 4th July – Skylark and Swift Speeches given by Aaron Harvey, Head Boy and Kira Collins, Assistant Head Girl Transition evening: Monday 8th July – Kestrel and Kingfisher Speeches given by Ellie Wilson, Head Girl and Archie Ramsden, Deputy Head Boy Words of wisdom and advice were imparted. As

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Ex Purbeck Sixth Former Luke Walsh receives a First Class Honours

Ex Purbeck Sixth Former Luke Walsh receives a First Class Honours

  • July 2, 2019

Ex Purbeck Sixth Former Luke Walsh has received a First Class Honours in his Masters Mathematics and Physics at the prestigious Warwick University. Mrs Walsh, Luke’s mum, says “I cannot praise The Purbeck School enough and as I truly believe he wouldn’t be where he is today without the time he spent at school”. She also wanted to extend her thanks to Mr Morris Teacher of Mathematics & Mr Nicolaides

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Not too late to apply for sixth form!

Not too late to apply for sixth form!

  • June 25, 2019

Welcome Morning:  Wednesday 3rd July 2019 If you have not decided your next step after GCSEs, you should attend The Purbeck School Sixth Form Welcome morning on 3rd July, 9am to 12.15pm.  It will be an opportunity to tour the school and meet the Sixth Form staff and Student Leadership Team who will be available to answer any questions you may have. Confirmed applicants from external schools are also invited

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Hill Osborne helps Josie Cox in her dream career

Hill Osborne helps Josie Cox in her dream career

  • June 14, 2019

Former student Josie Cox (now aged 25) is on her way to being a chartered accountant with HIll Osborne.  Read her story on their website at https://www.dorsetchamber.co.uk/hill-osborne-helps-josie-cox-in-her-dream-career/ We love to hear from our past sixth form students and see what they are up to now, so if you are a former student of the school with a story to share please do get in contact, either through our website Alumni

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Member of Parliament recreates front benches for The Purbeck School Sixth Form

Member of Parliament recreates front benches for The Purbeck School Sixth Form

  • May 24, 2019

When Michael Tomlinson MP arrived at The Purbeck School, he transformed the Purbeck Hall into the debating chamber at the Houses of Parliament. Students faced each other on different sides of the House, taking their seats as Ministers, Backbenchers and Members of the Opposition, in order to resemble a Parliamentary question time and learn how debate can influence results. They learnt the meaning behind well-known phrases such as “Tow the

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Sports Scholarship

Sports Scholarship

  • May 24, 2019

Congratulations to Mike Davies who has secured a sports scholarship at the Prestigious Sport Academy Aarhus in Denmark. On completion of his A Level exams, Mike will be heading to Denmark to embark on a year’s professional sports coaching alongside academic studies. Mike was introduced to Handball as part of our school P.E. programme. He was soon recognised as a talented player and picked for the school team, who went

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