The GCSE Countdown – 9 school weeks to go

The GCSE Countdown – 9 school weeks to go

Dear parent/carer The countdown continues – 45 school days to the first exam! Year 11 students are now busy finishing off coursework or coming to the end of their GCSE courses Revision will start in some lessons as we come back after half term and there are now revision sessions running across the school. When we

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The GCSE Countdown – 10 school weeks to go

The GCSE Countdown – 10 school weeks to go

School Week 1 ( 11th Feb – 15th Feb) Dear parent/carer We now are on the countdown to the Year 11 summer exams. This year GCSE exams start on 13th May and finish on 17th June. This means that as of this Monday we have 50 school days left before that first exam – or 10

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Year 11 Parent Information Evening

Year 11 Parent Information Evening

It was great to see so many parents and students at the Year 11 GCSE information evening last night. Mr Darley (Headteacher), Mr Foyle (Head of Science), Mr McNaughton (Head of English), and Mr Morris (Head of Maths) all made presentations about how our Year 11 students could approach the exams and gave some helpful tips

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Invitation: ‘GCSE Information Evening’

Invitation: ‘GCSE Information Evening’

Dear parent/carer The final GCSE year is now here for Year 11. It is all systems ‘go’ as we embark on the final run towards the summer exams that begin in around 26 school weeks’ time! This academic year is clearly very important, and as such we would like to invite you to a ‘GCSE Information

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The GCSE Countdown

The GCSE Countdown

Dear parent/carer Welcome back after the Easter break. As I write this we now seemed to have entered another period of extreme weather – this time with a mini heat wave – it seems as though summer has arrived! The countdown continues with exams in every week from now on. This Monday (23rd) sees the start

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The GCSE Countdown

The GCSE Countdown

Dear parent/carer The countdown continues – we have only now 8 school days before the start of the Easter holidays and then we are into the final full half term of Year 11’s in school. This coming week sees more examinations with the Music GCSE performance exam – this will be a chance for Music students

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The GCSE Countdown

The GCSE Countdown

Dear parent/carer, It has been another very busy week at The Purbeck School. This week saw Ofsted come into school – they were impressed by the ethos and in particular commented on the excellent attitude shown by Year 11 students. They saw a number of Year 11 lessons and in each case students were focussed, purposeful

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The GCSE Countdown

The GCSE Countdown

Dear parent/carer Well that was a bit of a different week – 2 days of school closure for snow and ice! I hope that you enjoyed this rare south coast phenomenon. Of course I know that all Year 11 students will have used the two days wisely to stay in and revise! We have now completed

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The GCSE Countdown

The GCSE Countdown

Dear parent/carer As you will be well aware exam season is now well under way. Most of the summer exams will formally start from the 14th May (only 45 school days away) and we have already begun some of the practical examinations. This week was the first Food Technology practical exams (there is another one this week)

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