Sixth Form attend MMI workshop

Sixth Form attend MMI workshop

  • November 9, 2021

Our Sixth Form prospective Medical, Veterinary & Nursing students were joined by the University of Surrey for an MMI workshop. The MMI (mini multiple interview) consists of a series of short, structured interview stations used to assess non-cognitive qualities including cultural sensitivity, maturity, teamwork, empathy, reliability and communication

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Last Day for Donations – Hope for Food’s Appeal!

Last Day for Donations – Hope for Food’s Appeal!

  • October 21, 2021

Like many other schools in Dorset, at The Purbeck School, we are supporting Hope for Food’s appeal for donations this autumn. We are asking for every member of our school community (including students, staff and governors) to bring in one item. In one week this October,

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Sixth Form Open Evening

Sixth Form Open Evening

  • October 14, 2021

Our Sixth Form Open Evening is on Thursday 25th November 2021, 5pm to 7pm.  This event is for current Year 11 students who attend The Purbeck School as well as students from other schools.  Visit the exhibition stands for each subject and listen to the talks by

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Macmillan Cancer Support’s Coffee Morning

Macmillan Cancer Support’s Coffee Morning

  • October 13, 2021

  The Charity Team would like to thank everyone who participated in Macmillan Cancer Support’s Coffee Morning by buying cakes at Purbeck on Thursday. We are especially grateful to everyone who brought in their own cakes – they all looked absolutely delicious!  The winner of the best decorated

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First Aid Enrichment

First Aid Enrichment

  • October 6, 2021

After many Covid-19 restrictions, over the past year, it was exciting to finally get our Wednesday First Aid enrichment back up and running. Our Year 12s will be learning an array of basic first aid skills including CPR over this half term.

The National STAND UP Schools’ Human Rights Conference 2021

The National STAND UP Schools’ Human Rights Conference 2021

  • October 6, 2021

Year 13 students attended The National STAND UP Schools’ Human Rights Conference 2021 “FREE & EQUAL?” The students explored racial inequality within society: unboxing racial bias, challenging inequality and celebrating identity and inclusivity.  

Macmillan Cake Sale – Baking? There’s muffin to it!

Macmillan Cake Sale – Baking? There’s muffin to it!

  • September 30, 2021

This Thursday, 7th October, the Sixth Form Charity Prefects will be holding Purbeck’s very own Macmillan Coffee Morning (but without the coffee!). It’s the world’s biggest coffee morning and, every year, it raises money for the charity so they can continue supporting people affected by cancer. This includes

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BOOST Skills

BOOST Skills

  • February 9, 2021

FEB HALF TERM ONLINE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS TRAINING Each holiday period BOOST delivers online employability skills training to students. Training is separate and specific for each of KS3, KS4 and KS5 students. See a brief video on the course structure, learning outcomes, 7 modules, PDF summaries and Learning Logs

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STEM Events – Coming up Soon!

STEM Events – Coming up Soon!

  • February 5, 2021

Prior to 8th March, we have some excellent STEM talks lined up, ranging from Attachment in Psychology to Parasites & Proteins in Biochemistry. Each session will have direct connections with students’ existing studies but will also provide enrichment, further ‘reading’, and an insight into how study

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