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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Christmas Jumper Day!

Christmas Jumper Day!

  • December 8, 2020

Dear Parents & Carers, Traditionally on the last day of the Autumn Term our Sixth Formers hold a charity dress up day. This year it does have to be slightly different, however the students are preparing their costumes to celebrate the end of term, their progress

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Sixth Form Enrolment Day – Monday 7th September

Sixth Form Enrolment Day – Monday 7th September

  • September 4, 2020

Applicants should have received letter detailing times to enrol. External applicants should enrol on Monday between 11.30am and 12.30pm. If you have any questions, please email Mrs Rayner, Head of Sixth Form, at drayner@purbeck.dorset.sch.uk.

Well done to Year 13!

Well done to Year 13!

  • August 13, 2020

Huge congratulations to all our Year 13 students who have received their A level grades today. It has certainly been a year like no other in terms of how the grades have been awarded. Exam boards have used an algorithm based on previous results alongside the

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Weekly update from the Headteacher

Weekly update from the Headteacher

  • May 7, 2020

Dear all, I am writing this week on a Thursday as the school will be closed tomorrow for the Bank Holiday (Friday 8th May). We are all awaiting the announcement this Sunday from the Government about the future of the lock-down, and it does seem as

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Weekly update from the Headteacher

Weekly update from the Headteacher

  • May 1, 2020

Dear Parent/Carer I hope that you are all managing to stay safe as we end the 6th week of lockdown. Schooling continues to be very different and I hope that the online Teams lessons are continuing to support your child with their learning.  Students are continuing

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Business Studies – Extending learning beyond the classroom

Business Studies – Extending learning beyond the classroom

  • February 27, 2020

12 Year 12 Business students completed an Insight Day at Bournemouth University on Wednesday 26th February. Students were given a brief and within 2 hours had to prepare a pitch for a new product and a launch event for BU Sport. Students worked collaboratively on their

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Bournemouth University Social Sciences Insight Day

Bournemouth University Social Sciences Insight Day

  • February 10, 2020

Firstly, the professor introduced some of the sociology-related courses available to us including sociology and criminology as well as sociology and anthropology just to name a few and asked for our understanding of what each subject involved. She then went on to tell us about a

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Sixth Form Applications

Sixth Form Applications

  • February 5, 2020

For further information on applying to The Purbeck School Sixth Form please see our ‘How to Apply’ page Alternatively please email with any queries. Deadline for applications is Monday 10th February