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

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

  • September 19, 2018

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

  • September 10, 2018

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

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Year 12 Mock Interview Day

Year 12 Mock Interview Day

  • July 23, 2018

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

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