The results are in! April saw 87 students sitting the Junior Maths Challenge, a yearly paper designed to stimulate mathematical problem solving. Four students were awarded Gold, seven students were awarded Silver and seventeen students achieved Bronze. Congratulations to all of the Year 7s and 8s
The 20th of March saw four very talented and enthusiastic Year 10 Mathematicians – Tori White, Joe Daly, Geoffrey Edley and Roisin Hegarty – attend the ‘Maths Feast’ event run by the AMSP at The Blandford School. There were over ten teams in attendance. Students engaged
The beginning of March saw four Key Stage 3 students travelling to The Bishop of Winchester Academy in Bournemouth to take part in the UK Mathematics Trust Intermediate Team Challenge. After multiple Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates were awarded to individuals for the UKMT Intermediate Challenge
Each year over 6 million students from over 50 countries take part in competitions organised by the UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT). The papers are designed to promote and stimulate interest in mathematics within and beyond the classroom; an example of the questions can be seen below.
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
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
We have just had some fantastic results from The Intermediate Kangaroo Maths Challenge. Two of our Year 9 students, Joseph Daly and Sam Ward, qualified for the ‘kangaroo’ following some excellent results in the Intermediate Challenge. They both did themselves and the school proud. A particular
On Wednesday 11th October, a large group of Year 5 students from our Primary Educational Partnership schools came to The Purbeck School to take part in our Marvellous Maths workshop. The workshop was delivered by The Purbeck School Year 9 students. Parents of the primary school