Train to Teach

Train to Teach

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 available to me if I want to Train to Teach?

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Dorset Echo article – Students from The Purbeck School visit Cambridge University

Dorset Echo article – Students from The Purbeck School visit Cambridge University

In the first week of term, 18 ‘high attainers and performers’ from Years 9 and 11 took a three-day residential trip to Downing College at Cambridge University. Read the full Dorset Echo article at the link below: https://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/ 16882247.students-from-the-purbeck- school-visit-cambridge-university/

Outstanding result at Oxford University

Outstanding result at Oxford University

We are delighted to have received a commendation from Oxford University for one of our former Sixth Form Students Sam Brown. The university have sent a letter to Mr Darley :- “I thought you would like to hear from us about the outstanding result achieved by your former student Sam in his Prelims in MBiochem Molecular

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Year 12 Mock Interview Day

Year 12 Mock Interview Day

On Thursday 16th July all of our Year 12 students were given the opportunity to have a mock interview in preparation for their university, Higher apprenticeship or employment applications.  The volunteer interviewers came from a wide range of local businesses which gave our students the best possible experience.  Prior to the interview students were nervous with anticipation,

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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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Careers talks for Years 7, 8 and 9 students

Careers talks for Years 7, 8 and 9 students

On Monday 9th July, Year 7,8 and 9 students were treated to a series of short talks from Natalie Mason (Battens Solicitors), Andy Burnett (Chococo) and Tom Clarke (National Trust). The speakers talked about their career and their journey to where they are now,  delivering lots of hints and tips about employability skills, education being for life

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Year 9 Employability Masterclass 2018

Year 9 Employability Masterclass 2018

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

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‘Criminal Law System’ – Visiting Magistrate to Year 12

‘Criminal Law System’ – Visiting Magistrate to Year 12

In May, Julian Black, a serving Magistrate came in to talk to our Year 12 students about the criminal justice system in the UK and the role of the Magistrates’ Court. He gave an interesting talk which challenged students’ thinking about what goes on in a Magistrates’ Court and gave students an opportunity to take part

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Train to Teach

Train to Teach

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 available to me if I want to Train to Teach?

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