Red Nose Day: Friday 19th March 2021

Red Nose Day: Friday 19th March 2021

  • March 12, 2021

WEAR SOMETHING RED FOR RED NOSE DAY: FRIDAY 19TH MARCH 2021 The Purbeck School Charity Prefects are looking to spread a little fun next week and asking students to wear something red for Red Nose Day.  In addition to their full uniform, students are invited to don

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National Careers Week: Mathematics

National Careers Week: Mathematics

  • March 1, 2021

This week is National Careers Week. Most jobs and careers will need you to use maths in some way and it’s particularly useful in job families like accountancy, banking and finance, management, environmental sciences, construction, engineering and manufacturing, medical technology, and science and research. If you want

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Wellbeing and Transition Week with The University of Bath

Wellbeing and Transition Week with The University of Bath

  • February 11, 2021

Hear from current students about how they dealt with the chaos of no exams, applying to university and keeping motivated with the disruptions of lockdown. Join our athletes to find out how they deal with setbacks and overcome adversary and many more tips. Find out more

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BOOST Skills

BOOST Skills

  • February 9, 2021

FEB HALF TERM ONLINE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS TRAINING Each holiday period BOOST delivers online employability skills training to students. Training is separate and specific for each of KS3, KS4 and KS5 students. See a brief video on the course structure, learning outcomes, 7 modules, PDF summaries and Learning Logs

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STEM Events – Coming up Soon!

STEM Events – Coming up Soon!

  • February 5, 2021

Prior to 8th March, we have some excellent STEM talks lined up, ranging from Attachment in Psychology to Parasites & Proteins in Biochemistry. Each session will have direct connections with students’ existing studies but will also provide enrichment, further ‘reading’, and an insight into how study

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Application for Sixth Form – Deadline 10th February 2021

Application for Sixth Form – Deadline 10th February 2021

  • February 3, 2021

With just a week left before the application deadline of 10th February 2021, now is the time to consider which subjects you would like to study.  You can watch videos for each of the subjects we offer below, apply on-line or request a personal virtual meeting

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BTEC, Cambridge Nationals, and Cambridge Technicals

BTEC, Cambridge Nationals, and Cambridge Technicals

  • January 6, 2021

  Dear Parent/Carer, BTEC, Cambridge Nationals, and Cambridge Technicals. Following the Secretary of State’s announcement today we have made the decision to cancel all of our BTEC, Cambridge Nationals, and Cambridge Technical exams that were due to be taken this half term. We have therefore cancelled

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A Level Certificates

A Level Certificates

  • December 17, 2020

Please come and collect them from reception, some students still haven’t collected theirs from 2018! We close for Christmas at 1pm Friday 18th December 2020 and reopen Tuesday 5th January 2021.

Interested in taking A Level Chemistry?

Interested in taking A Level Chemistry?

  • December 16, 2020

Students from Year 12 will be sharing weekly updates straight from their Chemistry class. Year 12 Chemistry students have made an excellent start to the course.  Students have spent this term studying concepts such as atomic structure, the fundamentals of organic chemistry, chemical calculations, structure and shapes

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Food Bank – Donations by 16th of December.

Food Bank – Donations by 16th of December.

  • December 11, 2020

The Sixth Formers holding a food bank collection this year for our local Swanage food bank.  As we near Christmas, more families are turning to these as a result of job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the food banks are relying on donations more

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