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
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,
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
After a pandemic related postponement, we were delighted to have ex sixth former Richard Heys back in school to give a talk on why to consider Economics as a future career and what the fast track civil service can offer. Richard, deputy director of the
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.
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.
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
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
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