Sixth Form Waterpark trip

Sixth Form Waterpark trip

  Team building part 1 On Tuesday 18th September, 41 of our students in both years 12 and 13 had an action packed afternoon at The Dorset Waterpark. There were certainly many highs with photographic evidence to prove just that! Fantastic effort from all participants and we look forward to the next sixth form event!  

Sixth Form Alumni Facebook group

Sixth Form Alumni Facebook group

We have now set up a Sixth Form Alumni group on Facebook so that we can keep in contact with our past sixth form students and see what they are up to now. We will be able to let you know of events and would love to build up our community of students from the Purbeck

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Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

Year 12 Chemistry students have been developing their organic synthesis and analysis skills with help from Bath University post graduate Chemistry students.  Students planned a synthetic route for the synthesis of aspirin and then carried it out in the lab. The product was then purified and analysed using melting point and an infra-red spectrometer (provided by

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David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

On Thursday 5th July David O’Mahoney delivered an exceptional talk to our year 12 about his life. David left a career job to join the Armed forces in 2009. His life went from escorting Her Majesty the Queen on Ceremonial State occasions, to suddenly having to fight for his life. He woke up in an intensive care ward, missing a large

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New Student Leadership team ready to start work

New Student Leadership team ready to start work

Following a series of formal interviews the 2018-19 Senior Student Leadership Team are ready to get going after the exam season has finished. Head Girl Imogen Radestock and Head Boy Joshua Turner lead this year’s team that also comprises of House Captains, Welfare prefects, Charity prefects, Media prefects and a Sixth Form photographer. The team will

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‘Criminal Law System’ – Visiting Magistrate to Year 12

‘Criminal Law System’ – Visiting Magistrate to Year 12

In May, Julian Black, a serving Magistrate came in to talk to our Year 12 students about the criminal justice system in the UK and the role of the Magistrates’ Court. He gave an interesting talk which challenged students’ thinking about what goes on in a Magistrates’ Court and gave students an opportunity to take part

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Year 13 Awards Evening

Year 13 Awards Evening

On Thursday 3rd of May, the Year 13 Awards Evening was held in the Purbeck Hall to celebrate the academic success of students and also the many ways in which they have contributed to the school and the community. The evening began with the Prefect and House Captain Awards receiving recognition for the many activities they have

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Congratulations to Joshua Turner!

Congratulations to Joshua Turner!

We are delighted and extremely proud to announce that Josh, one of our year 12 students, has been selected to participate in the Sutton Trust US programme this summer. He will experience a taste of life at a leading American university. Josh went through a rigorous selection process and has been chosen as one of 150

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UCAS Convention at Bournemouth University

UCAS Convention at Bournemouth University

On the 28th March our Year 12 students joined UCAS experts, university representatives, and industry professionals at this unique, campus based event. With inspirational talks, topical seminars, application process advice, and interactive stands, students found out about life on a university campus, and had the opportunity to ask current students from a range of universities what

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Year 12 Work Experience at Lush

Year 12 Work Experience at Lush

Throughout the week of the 5th of February, I attended work experience at a factory for the cosmetics company ‘LUSH’. The staff at the factory were very welcoming and kept me busy all week, so made sure I got the most out of my short time. The factory is made up of multiple departments. The departments I

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