Visit from Dr Jon Boakes

Visit from Dr Jon Boakes

  • March 13, 2019

Dr Jon Boakes – a psychologist from St Anne’s hospital gave a talk to the Year 12 and Year 13 Psychology students on 12th March. There was a great deal of interesting information on careers in Psychology and career paths. Dr Boakes also showed the students

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Year 10 Mock Interviews

Year 10 Mock Interviews

  • March 12, 2019

On Friday 01 March 2019 all of our Year 10 students were given the opportunity to participate in mock interview,  in preparation for their work experience placement in July.  The volunteer interviewers came from a wide range of local businesses  which gave our students the best

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Careers/Futures Workshops – Thursday 24 January 2019

Careers/Futures Workshops – Thursday 24 January 2019

  • January 15, 2019

All Year 11 students will take part in a number workshops regarding their futures post 16.   Each student will receive a personalised timetable  during morning registration on the day.  The dress code for the Futures Morning will be smart dress. If you have any queries

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Learn to Teach!

Learn to Teach!

  • December 5, 2018

Are you interested in training to teach? Our partners Wessex Schools Training Partnership are hosting an open evening with plenty of useful information. Please see the information below. Simon Holmes, Assistant Head Information Evening – Train to Teach in Poole and Dorset December 13th, 5pm to

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Careers Fair

Careers Fair

  • November 21, 2018

As part of Careers Fortnight the Purbeck School held a Careers Fair on Thursday 15th November 2018 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

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The Purbeck School hosts the Dorset Aspiring Leaders Conference

The Purbeck School hosts the Dorset Aspiring Leaders Conference

  • November 20, 2018

With leadership at the forefront of people’s minds this week The Purbeck School hosted a ‘Dorset Aspiring Leaders Conference’. Head Boy, Josh Turner at The Purbeck School devised and organised a leadership conference to inspire and encourage strong leadership skills in young people. Over 60 sixth

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NHS Dorset Healthcare

NHS Dorset Healthcare

  • November 13, 2018

On Wednesday 7th November representatives from NHS Dorset Healthcare came into school to promote Occupational Therapist Week and Year 12 and 13 students were given the opportunity to ask questions regarding the profession.  Kasey was the winner of their occupational quiz!

College Evening

College Evening

  • November 9, 2018

  As part of our Careers Fortnight, The Purbeck School are holding a College/Further Education provider Information Evening on Tuesday 13th November between 5.00pm and 6.00pm. The event will be open to all students, but particularly aimed at those in year 11, and students from other

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Bath Spa University lecturer visits students at Purbeck

Bath Spa University lecturer visits students at Purbeck

  • November 9, 2018

As an early precursor to our Careers Fortnight, this week Dr Elaine Wainwright, lecturer of Psychology at Bath Spa University, gave a very informative and engaging presentation to Year 12 and 13 students of Psychology. Dr Wainwright gave an insight into the many fascinating topics studied

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Train to Teach

Train to Teach

  • September 26, 2018

Are you interested in becoming a teacher? What qualifications do I need to become a teacher? How much does it cost? How long does it take? I have a degree in one subject but want to teach another, can I still apply?  What financial help is

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