Outstanding A level results at The Purbeck School

Outstanding A level results at The Purbeck School

Once again Purbeck students have posted impressive results with 55% of A Level students being awarded at least one grade at an A*/A or B. Some subject areas have achieved exceptional success; Sport double award leading the way with over 80% of students being awarded A*/A grades – a phenomenal achievement. A significant number of other

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Celebration of Success Evening

Celebration of Success Evening

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

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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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A STEM hero!

A STEM hero!

Christopher Hall Year 8   STEM / computing student Stoborough Primary School found themselves in a predicament prior to their Arts Week this term:  Year 1 wanted to make clay lizards for their projects and had ordered a template online. However, when the lizard cutter arrived it was tiny and more suited to Playdoh projects.  Our Year

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Festival of Creative and Media Industries

Festival of Creative and Media Industries

On Monday 2nd July, I took 34 pupils to the Festival of Creative and Media Industries event at Chilworth Manor Hotel, Southampton.  The event was organised by Southern Universities Network, and was sponsored by various media companies, one of which, Butler and Wilson, dedicated a day of their time, to work with our students on creating a

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Digital Wave 2017

Digital Wave 2017

On Monday 2nd October, 33 Computer Science students from The Purbeck School visited Bournemouth BIC for Digital Wave, the largest digital youth conference in the UK. The one-day conference, which has run for several years, brings together people from a range of digital technologies, and showcases careers and opportunities in game development, visual effects studios, digital

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Computing Course at Wareham Library

Computing Course at Wareham Library

Would you be interested in improving your ICT skills and gaining a qualification? Skills & Learning can help! New course starts at Wareham Library Thursday 12th October 1-4pm To book a place or for more information please call Julia Graves on 01202 262373.