Celebration of Success Evening

Celebration of Success Evening

  • July 22, 2019

What an evening of celebration. Over 60 students received awards at The Purbeck School Celebration of Success Evening. Over 200 proud family members packed The Purbeck Hall as awards across all subject areas were presented by members of staff to students. The students ranged across the

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Year 12 History – Adventures in Wiltshire!

Year 12 History – Adventures in Wiltshire!

  • July 8, 2019

Fifteen Year 12 History students attended an Enrichment Day, visiting Neolithic sites in Wiltshire. After a classroom briefing on British Prehistory by Mr Rainsley, they travelled to the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. They marched many kilometres around the Wiltshire countryside, exploring and studying sites

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Year 10 History trip to Belgium and France

Year 10 History trip to Belgium and France

  • June 6, 2019

49 students visited Belgium and France, staying at a hostel in the woods outside the Belgian town of Ypres. The aim of the trip was to visit the Commonwealth War Graves to pay their respects to the Fallen of the First World War and to learn

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Purbeck teacher provides top pedagogy!

Purbeck teacher provides top pedagogy!

  • September 25, 2018

Our very own Miss Lines has recently been sharing excellent teaching advice with colleagues across the world on the pages of the esteemed Historical Association publication.  Here you will see her advice about providing A Level students with book marks to develop their critical thinking, something

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Outstanding A level results at The Purbeck School

Outstanding A level results at The Purbeck School

  • August 16, 2018

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

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Celebration of Success Evening

Celebration of Success Evening

  • July 25, 2018

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

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Belgium and France 2018

Belgium and France 2018

  • May 16, 2018

Our history trip to Belgium and France was, without question, one that we will never forget. I can confidently say that both our hearts and minds were touched by this incredible experience and I’m sure that it will stay with us long after we leave The

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Humanities Taster Session

Humanities Taster Session

  • April 19, 2018

On Wednesday 21st March, nearly a hundred Year 5 and 6 students from many of our partner primary schools visited The Purbeck School for an afternoon taster session in History and Geography. The students, and some keen parents, enjoyed both a History and a Geography session

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Sixth Form trip to Krakow and Berlin

Sixth Form trip to Krakow and Berlin

  • February 23, 2018

Nineteen students from Years 12 and 13 flew to a cold and snowy Krakow in Poland at the end of the half term break. They spent three days in Krakow before travelling overnight by bus to Berlin in Germany, where they spent another three days, before

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History and RE Trip to London

History and RE Trip to London

  • January 19, 2018

45 year 9 students completed a busy and adventurous day trip to London, to support their History and RE studies. They started by visiting Neasden Temple, the largest Hindu temple in Europe. This inspiring building is hand-carved from 28,000 pieces of marble! The students experienced an

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