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

Truth or Lies?!

Truth or Lies?!

  • February 3, 2020

The enrichment session undertaken by the Geography team on the 29th January comprised of a climate change spin – ‘truth or lies’?  Students were encouraged to challenge their thinking on whether climate change is actually happening and the evidence that currently exists to prove and disprove

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Going beyond the media headlines

Going beyond the media headlines

  • January 24, 2020

Three brave Y13 students took on a number of private and state schools in the 2020 South West Championship of Debating Matters at Sherborne School for Girls yesterday. Daisy Tozer, Anabel Boakes and Tom Holland delved deeper into some of the biggest issues confronting society at

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The Purbeck School Sixth Form Charity Day

The Purbeck School Sixth Form Charity Day

  • December 20, 2019

Today saw our Sixth Form students dress up in fancy dress for their annual fundraising event, which raises money for good causes. The students entertained the residents and shopkeepers in Wareham Town Centre as well as students and teachers at the school. We would like to

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