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Congratulations to the class of 2021!

The Purbeck School is delighted to report some outstanding achievements by its students in their GCSE qualifications. Adam Darley, Headteacher commented, “These exceptional results are testament to the hard work of the students, staff, and parents of the school. We are especially proud of this year

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Exceptional post-16 performance at The Purbeck School

The Purbeck School is delighted to report some outstanding achievements by its students in their A levels/level 3 qualifications. Adam Darley, Headteacher commented “We are so proud of the students. This group of young people have had their sixth form education severely disrupted over the past

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Congratulations to the class of 2019/20

Year 11 students were awarded their GCSE results today. The results were based on a mixture of Centre Assessed Grades and Ofqual’s algorithm. Headteacher Adam Darley commented: ‘This group of students have had a journey like no other to finally gain their results. We have known

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Well done to Year 13!

Huge congratulations to all our Year 13 students who have received their A level grades today. It has certainly been a year like no other in terms of how the grades have been awarded. Exam boards have used an algorithm based on previous results alongside the

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Compare School Performance

The Purbeck School is very proud of the achievements of both our A level and GCSE students.

To access our most recent school performance data, click on the link below:

www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/113855


Exam results 2019/20 and 2020/21

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, most exams and assessments did not take place in 2019/20 or 2020/21. As a result of this, the government announced that it would not publish school or college level results data in autumn 2020 or autumn 2021. Information on what this means for the way school and college accountability will operate for 2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22 can be found here.

Exam results 2018/19

In 2019, the headline GCSE performance measures for The Purbeck School are:

Progress 8 0.35
Attainment 8 47.4
Percentage of students achieving a grade 5 or above (strong pass) in English and Mathematics 37%
Percentage of students achieving a grade 4 or above (standard pass) in English and Mathematics 62%
EBacc average point score 3.96
Percentage of students entering the English Baccalaureate 18%
Percentage of students staying in education or employment after key stage 4 (destinations) (2017 figure)  94%

In 2019, the headline GCE performance measures for The Purbeck School are:

A level qualifications/academic qualifications (56 students):
  • Progress score
-0.02
  • Average grade
C
  • Retention
91.1%
Applied general qualifications (14 students):
  • Progress score
0.07
  • Average grade
Merit
  • Retention
100%
Tech level qualifications (10 students):
  • Completion and attainment score
1.22
  • Average grade
Distinction +
  • Retention
100%
Progress made in:
  • English (0 students)
  • Maths (4 students)
Percentage of students staying in education or employment in the year after the end of key stage 4 (destinations) (2017 figure) 81%