With over 60 awards being given out, the Purbeck School ‘Celebration of Success evening’ was packed full of proud families, students and teaching staff. Awards were given out from each department and then there were individual house awards for those who had excelled across a number of areas of the school. It was also a time
With the assistance of local business employers and employees, 30 Year 9 students participated in a Young Enterprise ‘Employability Masterclass’. A practical workshop which enabled students to deepen their understanding of the skills, attitudes and personal qualities employers’ value and how this can be evidenced. The aim of the workshop was to help students become better
Throughout the month of March, 8 groups of Year 8 students volunteered to take part the Tenner Challenge 2018 which is a national competition run by Young Enterprise. All groups were pledged £10 and had one month to set up and run their own business, gaining first-hand experience of what it’s like to be an entrepreneur.
A fantastic, insightful day for 28 of our Year 10 students! Students worked with 5 local business advisers on a variety of activities and challenges to enable students to not only learn more about themselves but also about key employability skills. Students even got to test out their handshakes with their business mentors. This really will
A fantastic selection of sweet treats and gifts were available for purchase on Tuesday 5th December ranging from cakes to salt dough tree decorations and handmade key rings / earrings. 10 groups of Year 9 students and 1 group of Year 8 students demonstrated their entrepreneurial skills and talents by taking part in The Purbeck Selling 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