Purbeck Sixth Former’s Run Weymouth 10km for the NSPCC

Purbeck Sixth Former’s Run Weymouth 10km for the NSPCC

  • March 7, 2023

On Sunday 5th March, a group of sixth formers, Mr Tarbard as well as a surprise entry from Mr Basford, ran the Weymouth 10km to help raise sponsorship for the NSPCC. All students ran incredibly well and to their maximum potential all coming in under 1

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Year 12 Mock Interviews

Year 12 Mock Interviews

  • December 1, 2022

On Wednesday 23rd November each of our Year 12 students attended a mock job interview with a local employer, in preparation for their one week work placement in February. The Purbeck Hall was buzzing and feedback from both the students and the visitors was extremely positive.

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Sixth Form Engineering Talk

Sixth Form Engineering Talk

  • December 1, 2022

Our sixth form students were given the opportunity to attend an engineering talk from Stephen Turnock, who is the Head of Department of Civil, Maritime, and Environmental Engineering at University of Southampton. Stephen offers a vast amount of knowledge in all areas relating to engineering and

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Sixth Form Basketball: Purbeck 39 Milton Abbey 33

Sixth Form Basketball: Purbeck 39 Milton Abbey 33

  • November 24, 2022

On Wednesday 23rd November, Purbeck played their first Sixth Form basketball game of the season against Milton Abbey School. Purbeck fielded a highly inclusive team with a mixture of sixth form boys, girls and three year 11 students. The game was played in incredibly good spirit

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Top Tips for Interview with Bournemouth University

Top Tips for Interview with Bournemouth University

  • November 15, 2022

Last Wednesday as part of the Year 12 enrichment programme and in preparation for their employer mock interview the students were given an interactive workshop on “Interview Skills” with Bournemouth University. The pupils learnt how a job or university interview is an opportunity to demonstrate your

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Becca Langford – never give up!

Becca Langford – never give up!

  • November 9, 2022

This week, we had the ex-student Becca come to visit our students to talk about her slightly longer than normal route from The Purbeck Sixth Form to veterinary medicine. Becca was described by her sixth form tutor Mr Rainsley as one of the most tenacious students

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Amelia’s journey from Sixth Form to Registered Midwife

Amelia’s journey from Sixth Form to Registered Midwife

  • November 2, 2022

This week we were pleased to welcome back, past head girl, Amelia who came in and shared her story of what she has been up to since leaving us in 2018. Amelia had been dead set on studying Biosciences & Healthcare Sciences but within a year

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Pathways to becoming a Barrister

Pathways to becoming a Barrister

  • October 18, 2022

This week, Year 12s were given an engaging talk by Bar None, which is an initiative on the Western Circuit that visits state schools to explain how you can become a barrister. The speaker Emma, who is a barrister in family law, discussed the different areas

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Crime Scene Investigator visits The Purbeck School

Crime Scene Investigator visits The Purbeck School

  • October 5, 2022

We were delighted to invite back in to school today, Ex-Purbeck student Sophie Brown. Sophie left us 6 years ago and after completing a BSc and Masters in Forensic Science at the University of West England and is now working as a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI)

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Year 12 Information Evening

Year 12 Information Evening

  • September 29, 2022

  Please join us for our first Year 12 Information Evening for Parents and Guardians on Thursday 13th October from 6 – 7 pm The evening will include: A ‘How to Best Help’ presentation by our Year 13 leadership team; An explanation of this year’s academic

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