The UKMT Maths Challenges are a set of lively, intriguing multiple choice questions, which are designed to stimulate interest in maths. Delivered by our sixth form students, participants will be able to debate, reason and solve a wide range of problems. These will cover number, algebra, geometry and statistics.

Activity Day/Times/Room Staff Member
Maths Challenge Club Friday lunchtime – M15 Mrs Vater
Maths Help Every lunchtime – M13  


Programming practice, online homework i.e. TT Rockstars, Hegarty maths, research.

Activity Day/Times/Room Staff Member
Cyber Discovery Club Wednesday lunchtime – D25 Mrs Lay
GCSE Computing Club Thursday lunchtime – D25 Mrs Lay
STEM Club Wednesday after school – D17 Mr Davids / Mr Eden

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Science Fair 2019

On Saturday 27th of April, the Purbeck School held its annual Science fair. Now in its fifth year, this hugely popular event hit record attendance and proved to be a fantastic day out for all those who attended. Students from across the school and members of

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STEM fair at Thorpe Park

On Friday 29th March, a group of Year 10 Computer Science students visited the STEM fair at Thorpe Park, which was hosted in partnership with Middlesex University. The event introduced students to the exciting world of STEM as well as career paths to those that have

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LEGO Workshop

We had an exciting opportunity with Bournemouth University STEM Outreach Programme, they visited School Friday 6th July 2018 to deliver a thrilling workshop to some of our female students in year 7, 8 and 9. This workshop combined design, engineering and programming with team work and problem

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Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

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A STEM hero!

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