World Book Day – Thursday 4th March

World Book Day – Thursday 4th March

  • March 3, 2021

Changing lives through a love of books and shared reading. We want you to help us celebrate World Book Day 2021 Upload a picture of yourself with your favourite book! Become a part of The Purbeck School ‘World Book Day’ collage that will be posted on

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Returning to School on 8th March.

Returning to School on 8th March.

  • March 3, 2021

Dear Parent/Carer We are very much looking forward to seeing everyone again next week. I wanted to write to ask that you discuss with your son/daughter the continuing protocols that we have in place at the school to keep everyone safe as the pandemic continues. It

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Learning Recovery (Catch Up) and the Role of Assessment

Learning Recovery (Catch Up) and the Role of Assessment

  • March 2, 2021

Over the next few months, assessment will play an important role  in recovering pupils’ learning when students return to the classroom from next week. After last year’s first lockdown, EEF-commissioned research indicates that there has been, on average, learning losses for many students. Additionally, it showed the disadvantaged

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National Careers Week: Mathematics

National Careers Week: Mathematics

  • March 1, 2021

This week is National Careers Week. Most jobs and careers will need you to use maths in some way and it’s particularly useful in job families like accountancy, banking and finance, management, environmental sciences, construction, engineering and manufacturing, medical technology, and science and research. If you want

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Maths Wall of Fame – Well Done!

Maths Wall of Fame – Well Done!

  • March 1, 2021

Maths Wall of Fame – Well Done! Purbeck Maths Learners of the Week Well done to our TOP TEN Maths students this week! Taken from Hegarty-Maths, using the ‘Total questions answered correctly’, our most successful students of the week are listed below. Who will be on

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Wall of Fame – Lockdown Learners

Wall of Fame – Lockdown Learners

  • March 1, 2021

This page is to recognise the fantastic learning that students at The Purbeck School have been completing during the ‘Lockdown’ period. If you have produced an excellent piece of work, put in exceptional effort, or gone ‘above and beyond’ we want you to be recognised. Therefore,

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Message from the Headteacher – 26th February, 2021

Message from the Headteacher – 26th February, 2021

  • February 26, 2021

Dear Parent/Carer   We are very much looking forward to welcoming everyone back from the 8th March. Hopefully, you all received the communication from the school about the way that we intend to return to school (if for any reason you did not it has also

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Full Reopening of The Purbeck School on 8th March 2021

Full Reopening of The Purbeck School on 8th March 2021

  • February 24, 2021

Full opening of the Purbeck School pdf Dear Parent/Carer, As I am sure you are aware, we have had the welcome announcement that the school can fully reopen to all students from Monday March 8th. Part of the Government reopening strategy requires the school to test

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Maths Home Learning Checklist

Maths Home Learning Checklist

  • February 23, 2021

Dear Parent / Carer, At The Purbeck School, we know practice is essential to mastering mathematics and long term academic success. Whether working from home during lockdown or from the classroom, our Maths teachers want to go above and beyond and help our students become better

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