Cardiff University talk

Cardiff University talk

  • June 26, 2023

On Thursday the 8th June, we were fortunate enough to have Iwan from Cardiff University talk to parents and students from years 10, 11 and 12 about university life and student finance. He explained the recent changes to student finance and how graduates pay off their

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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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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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Goodbye Year 13!

Goodbye Year 13!

  • May 30, 2022

The current Year 13 students’ last full day in school before their exams was 20th May 2022.  We had a lovely morning of activities, quizzes, awards, goodbyes etc. followed by a BBQ. This cohort of students has had a very unique experience having had so much disruption

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Y12 Art Workshop at Durlston Castle

Y12 Art Workshop at Durlston Castle

  • March 16, 2022

Year 12 Art students have had the fantastic opportunity to attend a workshop at Durlston Castle and the surrounding woodland area. The session was run by local landscape artists Tim Edgar and Tony Kerins. Students explored experimental mark making using natural materials such as feathers, grasses

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Sixth Form lessons this week

Sixth Form lessons this week

  • March 16, 2022

Dear Parent/Carer, I am writing to let you know that we are going to have to suspend lessons for the sixth form for the next two days due to staff absence. We have had a spike in Covid that has left us with too few staff

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David Bodanis visits Year 12

David Bodanis visits Year 12

  • March 15, 2022

Yesterday Year 12 students were treated to a talk by the famous author David Bodanis who talked about aspects of his book – ‘The Art of Fairness: The Power of Decency in a World Turned Mean’, together with a range of discussion points and even RNA.

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