LEGO Workshop

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 solving skills.  Pupils worked in small teams to program and

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UCAS Convention at Bournemouth University

UCAS Convention at Bournemouth University

On the 28th March our Year 12 students joined UCAS experts, university representatives, and industry professionals at this unique, campus based event. With inspirational talks, topical seminars, application process advice, and interactive stands, students found out about life on a university campus, and had the opportunity to ask current students from a range of universities what

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Bournemouth Soroptimist International STEM Challenge 2018

Bournemouth Soroptimist International STEM Challenge 2018

The Purbeck School entered 3 teams into the Bournemouth Soroptimist International STEM Challenge 2018.  This is an annual competition open to schools in Dorset where students work independently in teams to try and come up with designs that sustainably solve problems caused by aspects of poverty in the world’s poorest areas. Soroptimist International run the competition

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Careers Fair 2017

Careers Fair 2017

As part of Careers Fortnight The Purbeck School held a Careers Fair on Thursday 16th November 2017 where students in Years 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 were given the opportunity throughout the day to meet and talk with over 30 exhibitors, including local employers and training providers, and were able to discuss apprenticeships, job opportunities, volunteering

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Bournemouth University Budgeting Challenge

Bournemouth University Budgeting Challenge

Today’s Business challenge delivered by Bournemouth University saw 30 of our Year 10 Business studies students engage in a real life budgeting challenge. Students were tasked with budgeting for a month at university, making key decisions about employment, grocery shopping and those all important additional extras. It was a close result but the winners were Matthew

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