Sixth Form trip to Krakow and Berlin

Sixth Form trip to Krakow and Berlin

  • February 23, 2018

Nineteen students from Years 12 and 13 flew to a cold and snowy Krakow in Poland at the end of the half term break. They spent three days in Krakow before travelling overnight by bus to Berlin in Germany, where they spent another three days, before finally flying home. This was a challenging trip for the students, both in terms of the volume of visits and the emotional impact of

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The Purbeck School is the best performing state school for sixth form provision in the County

The Purbeck School is the best performing state school for sixth form provision in the County

  • January 26, 2018

The Purbeck School is the best performing state school for sixth form provision in the County. Figures released by the Department for Education have again shown what excellent opportunities are on offer for sixth form students at The Purbeck School and places the school in the top 15% of schools nationally. The school has topped the charts for state schools across the region (Dorset, Poole, and Bournemouth) and show that

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Higher Level Apprenticeships

Higher Level Apprenticeships

  • January 25, 2018

Year 12 were visited yesterday by 3 ex Sixth Formers who since September 2017 have embarked on a Higher Level Apprenticeship following their A Level studies. Our students were able to hear first-hand, how the process from application to working and studying within a Higher Level Apprenticeship works. We would like to thank James Watton from Siemens, Ryan Stearn from Wessex Water and Bruce South from Purbeck District Council for

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Great support from Hays Travel, Wareham

Great support from Hays Travel, Wareham

  • January 25, 2018

This week the school collected a very substantial charitable donation from our friends at Hays Travel. Claire and her team have taken a genuine interest in the Rwanda Journey, and in December Hays ran a Christmas shopping excursion to Bath from which all donations were kindly given to us to support our work with impoverished children and families in Rwamagana, Rwanda. Joe Davies, one of the six students who visited

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Sixth Form Parents’ Evening

Sixth Form Parents’ Evening

  • January 15, 2018

Thursday 1st February from 4.30pm-7pm Appointments can be booked using the online parents evening booking system https://thepurbeckschool.parentseveningsystem.co.uk/ We have changed the way appointments are booked to alleviate overbooking. If your child is taught by 2 teachers, only 1 teacher will appear although both teachers will be there on the night. You can send a message when you book the appointment if you wish to see another teacher or contact the Sixth

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Year 13 HSC visit to Holton Lee Livability Spinal Repair Centre

Year 13 HSC visit to Holton Lee Livability Spinal Repair Centre

  • November 23, 2017

On Wednesday 22nd of November the year 13 Health and Social Care class went on a visit to Holton Lee Livability spinal repair centre, which is the only one in the UK. The centre is opening on the 10th of December, so we were very privileged to have a tour and get to know the staff before opening day. The morning started with us being given a tour of the facilities

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Sixth Form Open Evening and Careers Fair

Sixth Form Open Evening and Careers Fair

  • November 7, 2017

Careers Fair Thursday 16th November 3.30pm to 5.30pm An opportunity for you to talk to local employers and training providers about further and higher education, intermediate and higher  apprenticeships, volunteering and employment with training. We have a large number of career professionals, prestigious companies and training providers who can advise and guide you about specific career pathways and job choices.       Sixth Form Open Evening Thursday 16th November 2017

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Dorset Admission and Transport Consultation

Dorset Admission and Transport Consultation

  • November 6, 2017

If you would like to comment on the current transport arrangements or any future possible concerns you may have regarding the home school bus provision then we would urge you to contact and express your views to the email address below. Dorset will be consulting on School Admission Arrangements and Home to School Transport Policies for 2019/2020 until Monday 4th December 2017. Details of the consultation will be available to view at https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/school-admissions-policies. All comments should be sent to schoolorganisation@dorsetcc.gov.uk

Sixth Form Art and Photography Exhibition at Durlston Castle

Sixth Form Art and Photography Exhibition at Durlston Castle

  • November 2, 2017

Year 13 Art and Photography students present ‘Collective Works’ an exhibition of 1st and 2nd year A-Level work  at the Fine Foundation Gallery, Durlston Castle. The exhibition is open to the public from the 9th-10th of December. A private view with refreshments will take place at 7pm on the 8th December. (All friends, family and students of The Purbeck School are welcome). Mr E Lynn Click thumbnail to view slideshow

6th Form Parents’ Evening

6th Form Parents’ Evening

  • October 13, 2017

Thursday 2nd November 4.30pm-7pm The Purbeck Hall Parents can now book appointments using the parents evening booking system https://thepurbeckschool.parentseveningsystem.co.uk/v2/