Upcoming Live Broadcasts- Free from Speakers for Schools

Upcoming Live Broadcasts- Free from Speakers for Schools

  • June 23, 2022

Here is the upcoming live broadcasts schedule. Live broadcasts are a great way for students to hear directly from leading figures from a range of industries, and have the opportunity to ask questions via a moderated Q&A. Please feel free to share with your staff and students! Please note that you have to register your students in advance. We have added talks from speakers from: ITV, TechUK, Virgin Atlantic, Hampshire

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Goodbye Year 13!

Goodbye Year 13!

  • May 30, 2022

The current Year 13 students’ last full day in school before their exams was 20th May 2022.  We had a lovely morning of activities, quizzes, awards, goodbyes etc. followed by a BBQ. This cohort of students has had a very unique experience having had so much disruption due to COVID, but they have been an absolute delight and risen to the challenge – we are so proud of them. We wish

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Year 12: Young Enterprise Company Programme DORSET FINAL

Year 12: Young Enterprise Company Programme DORSET FINAL

  • May 16, 2022

The fantastically talented Purbeck School Team, Team Tidal progressed on to the Dorset finals for the last stage in their Company Programme journey last week. The team did an outstanding job; they had to present their trade stand to a panel of judges, present once again in front of all the direct competition, the other Dorset School teams (and the judging panel) and were even presented with another selling opportunity,

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Visit from Magistrates in Community

Visit from Magistrates in Community

  • April 1, 2022

This week Year 12 students were visited by Magistrates in Community, Len and Callum, for a talk about the work of the magistracy and the pivotal role of a magistrate within the local community. This engaging talk included how magistrates are appointed, what kind of cases magistrates’ courts deal with, how guilt or innocence is decided and how a sentence is reached.

Y12 Art Workshop at Durlston Castle

Y12 Art Workshop at Durlston Castle

  • March 16, 2022

Year 12 Art students have had the fantastic opportunity to attend a workshop at Durlston Castle and the surrounding woodland area. The session was run by local landscape artists Tim Edgar and Tony Kerins. Students explored experimental mark making using natural materials such as feathers, grasses and debris from the woodland floor. Tim and Tony offered their critique and advice to students, as they moved through the woodlands observing the

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Sixth Form lessons this week

Sixth Form lessons this week

  • March 16, 2022

Dear Parent/Carer, I am writing to let you know that we are going to have to suspend lessons for the sixth form for the next two days due to staff absence. We have had a spike in Covid that has left us with too few staff to cover all lessons safely. Where staff are able to, they will leave work online for students. Sixth formers will be able to come

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David Bodanis visits Year 12

David Bodanis visits Year 12

  • March 15, 2022

Yesterday Year 12 students were treated to a talk by the famous author David Bodanis who talked about aspects of his book – ‘The Art of Fairness: The Power of Decency in a World Turned Mean’, together with a range of discussion points and even RNA. There were some really interesting questions from the floor which David was able to discuss in depth in his enthusiastic style. For further information

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Where Maths Meets

Where Maths Meets

  • March 10, 2022

Where maths meets… the world of work! The AMSP have created an exciting set of high-quality videos which showcase the maths in different careers. Each video is also linked to one or more activities, so your students can get a real taste of what the career may entail. The videos are suitable for all students aged 11+. Each person that features tells their story from childhood right through to the

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Apprenticeship Fair – Y11, Y12 & Y13

Apprenticeship Fair – Y11, Y12 & Y13

  • February 16, 2022

Dear Parent / Carer As part of our careers programme, we endeavour to offer a wide range of opportunities and experiences that allow students to research pathways that are open to them after their GCSE or A Level studies. We work closely with employers, as well as ensuring we have close links with universities with the aim of supporting our students to have access to ‘effective employer encounters’. We are

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Year 12: Young Enterprise Company Programme Dragons Den pitches – Clayesmore School 7th February 2021

Year 12: Young Enterprise Company Programme Dragons Den pitches – Clayesmore School 7th February 2021

  • February 9, 2022

4 students from our Company Programme, Team Tidal took part in the Dorset competition, pitching their business idea of a 1,2, and 3-piece candle holder handmade and crafted from driftwood. Students presented to not only 3 incredibly successful business dragons but also to their direct competition from other local Dorset schools including: Bournemouth School for Girls, Sturminster Newton, The Blandford School, The Grange, The Bishop of Winchester and Clayesmore themselves!

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