The GCSE Countdown – 9 school weeks to go

The GCSE Countdown – 9 school weeks to go

Dear parent/carer The countdown continues – 45 school days to the first exam! Year 11 students are now busy finishing off coursework or coming to the end of their GCSE courses Revision will start in some lessons as we come back after half term and there are now revision sessions running across the school. When we

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Mentoring 2019 at The Purbeck School

Mentoring 2019 at The Purbeck School

We are half way through our mentoring programme 2019. Our fantastic year 11s are being mentored by our talented sixth formers in both years 12 and 13. Both year groups really do find the process incredibly rewarding, supporting and developing key skills as well as providing opportunities to discuss revision strategies (top tips!). Great effort all.

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Year 11 Parent Information Evening

Year 11 Parent Information Evening

It was great to see so many parents and students at the Year 11 GCSE information evening last night. Mr Darley (Headteacher), Mr Foyle (Head of Science), Mr McNaughton (Head of English), and Mr Morris (Head of Maths) all made presentations about how our Year 11 students could approach the exams and gave some helpful tips

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Football News

Football News

Year 10/11 Girls Football Purbeck 8 Shaftesbury 2 The match started well with Purbeck piling on the pressure and a few half chances that weren’t put away. The Molly stepped up and Molly did a good run up from half way to the box. Amy made an interception and ran all the way up to the

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Year 10/11 Rugby – Purbeck 46 Lytchett 0

Year 10/11 Rugby – Purbeck 46 Lytchett 0

The year 10/11 rugby team made the perfect start to their season with a highly dominant win against local ‘rivals’ Lytchett School. Right from the off, Purbeck were significantly more physical and highly skills, dominating possession and territory even when ringing the changes with 23 boys involved. Purbeck started brightly receiving their own kick off and

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Year 11 Study Leave

Year 11 Study Leave

Dear Parent/Carer We are nearing the end of the examination period and Year 11 students have equipped themselves superbly – we are very proud of the effort and professionalism that they have shown over the past month. Study leave for Year 11 begins next week – therefore Year 11 students will not have timetabled lessons from

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Year 11 Smart Day

Year 11 Smart Day

Though the prom is now behind us, year eleven once more brought a certain style and elegance to The Purbeck School in our year eleven ‘smart day’. The highlight of the day was the wonderful celebration assembly that featured heart felt appreciations from tutors, laughter and exceptional student talent with singing from Alanis Sibley-Ware. This was

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Key dates for Year 11 students

Key dates for Year 11 students

Dear Parent/Carer, As you will be well aware we are now reaching a critical time for Year 11 students as we enter the final push towards the GCSE exams.  For the next six weeks I hope that every Year 11 student is able to focus on their revision so that they can achieve the very best

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Careers Fair 2017

Careers Fair 2017

As part of Careers Fortnight The Purbeck School held a Careers Fair on Thursday 16th November 2017 where students in Years 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 were given the opportunity throughout the day to meet and talk with over 30 exhibitors, including local employers and training providers, and were able to discuss apprenticeships, job opportunities, volunteering

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