Exeter Chiefs Super Saturday Trip

Exeter Chiefs Super Saturday Trip

  • December 13, 2018

On Saturday 8th December 2018 a party of 28 rugby players and 4 PE staff from school visited Sandy Park, the home of Exeter Chiefs RFC for their Super Saturday experience. With the Exeter Chiefs vs Gloucester Rugby (Champions Cup) clash being televised live on Channel 4 and BT Sport at 1pm the party started early for all as we departed school at 5:45am in order to get to Exeter

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Autumn term sports partnership news

Autumn term sports partnership news

  • December 4, 2018

October and November have been particularly busy this year with a number of activities including multi skills events, outdoor and adventurous days and sporting competitions. The beginning of October saw the partnerships younger pupils get a chance to take part in a multi sports festival. This involved a number of activities including elephant football, team building games and indoor curling. Initially the aim was to take the event outside but

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Rugby News

Rugby News

  • September 28, 2018

Year 10 Rugby Result – Purbeck 38 St Edwards 20 The Purbeck year 10 rugby team made an excellent start to their season with a comprehensive win against a very physical St Edwards team. Purbeck started brightly with a great kick-off return camping themselves in the St Edwards half, eventually moving the defences from left to right to create space for Sam Bowen to score his first in the corner.

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Year 10/11 Rugby – Purbeck 46 Lytchett 0

Year 10/11 Rugby – Purbeck 46 Lytchett 0

  • September 20, 2018

The year 10/11 rugby team made the perfect start to their season with a highly dominant win against local ‘rivals’ Lytchett School. Right from the off, Purbeck were significantly more physical and highly skills, dominating possession and territory even when ringing the changes with 23 boys involved. Purbeck started brightly receiving their own kick off and smashing it up with the forwards. After moving the Lytchett defence from left to

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Kaitlyn is selected for England Rugby Centre of Excellence Programme

Kaitlyn is selected for England Rugby Centre of Excellence Programme

  • March 21, 2018

It brings us great pleasure to announce that Kaitlyn Phillips (year 11), who plays for the school, Dorchester and Dorset U18’s Girls Rugby, as a hooker, has been successful and selected for England Rugby Centre Of Excellence Programme. From Kaitlyn’s representation this season for Dorset U18’s she was proudly offered the opportunity to attend trials on Sunday 18th February which was also attended by players from all the South West

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Year 10/11 Rugby Storm into Dorset & Wilts Semi-Final

Year 10/11 Rugby Storm into Dorset & Wilts Semi-Final

  • November 24, 2017

After a well earned gap, the Purbeck year 10/11 team were drawn against Budmouth School in the quarter-final of the Dorset and Wilts Rugby Cup competition. Being the only two state schools left in the competition, this was a vast achievement in itself, with the winner of Bryanston or Canford awaiting in the semi-final. Purbeck started strongly working the ball up the middle of the pitch with the forwards drawing

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Purbeck U14’s Through To Dorset & Wilts Rugby Semi-Final

Purbeck U14’s Through To Dorset & Wilts Rugby Semi-Final

  • October 13, 2017

After a convincing win against Corfe Hills School 25-5 last week, Purbeck went into their Dorset and Wilts quarter-final oozing with confidence. With a full squad of 20 players, their were options all over the pitch with huge competition for places. The boys started strongly from the kick off turning over the ball quickly from the kick off, working through the faces before Lewis Reeves drew his man and put

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Year 7 Rugby Win 25-5 vs Poole High and Draw 15-15 with St Edwards

Year 7 Rugby Win 25-5 vs Poole High and Draw 15-15 with St Edwards

  • October 11, 2017

The year 7 rugby team won their first game for school on Tuesday against Poole High whilst also drawing a highly competitive game against St Edwards. Having narrowly lost their previous two games last week, the boys were still upbeat and raring to go in their first game against Poole High. The time they had put into training in the last week showed straight away with some quick fire tries

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Year 10/11 Rugby Team progress into the Dorset and Wilts Quarter-Final 52-14

Year 10/11 Rugby Team progress into the Dorset and Wilts Quarter-Final 52-14

  • October 5, 2017

The next round of the U16 Dorset and Wilts rugby cup drew Purbeck at home against St Peters School. After a triumphant win against Clayesmore in the previous round, Purbeck were pumped and ready to rise to challenge. The first 10 minutes was fiercely contested with little between the two teams with the majority of play in the middle section of the pitch. A good break from George Collington-Booth resulted in

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Purbeck U16 Rugby beat Clayesmore 17-5

Purbeck U16 Rugby beat Clayesmore 17-5

  • September 25, 2017

This week was the beginning of the Dorset and Wilts Rugby Cup competitions in which the Purbeck School were entered at both U16 and U14. This competition is run throughout the Winter Term and covers two counties incorporating private, grammar and state schools. The Purbeck U16s travelled to Clayesmore as underdogs, but dominated a game demonstrating pure grit and determination. The precedence was set right from the kick off, where

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