Year 11 GCSE information evening

Year 11 GCSE information evening

  • December 4, 2019

Last Monday Year 11 students and parents attended the Year 11 information evening to find out more about the forthcoming mock and formal examinations. The powerpoint that was used by Mr Darley, Mr Morris, Mr Foyle, and Mr McNaughton is available here: Yr 11 GCSE information

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Marvellous Maths

Marvellous Maths

  • October 17, 2019

On Tuesday, a group of year 9 mathematicians, including myself, were invited to help out with ‘Marvellous Maths’. This involved year 5 students from different primary schools coming into the school for a morning of Maths activities. One of the activities was based on properties of

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The Purbeck School – Hegarty-Maths Super School

The Purbeck School – Hegarty-Maths Super School

  • July 22, 2019

Dear Parents, We are so excited to share this fantastic news! The Purbeck School is one of Hegarty-Maths top-performing schools. Our students have answered over half a million questions. This averages out to be over ten hours each. I am really proud of our student’s hard

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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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UKMT Junior Maths Challenge 2019

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge 2019

  • June 5, 2019

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

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AMSP ‘Maths Feast’ at The Blandford School

AMSP ‘Maths Feast’ at The Blandford School

  • March 22, 2019

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

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UKMT Intermediate Challenge

UKMT Intermediate Challenge

  • March 15, 2019

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

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UKMT Intermediate Challenge

UKMT Intermediate Challenge

  • February 27, 2019

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.

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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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