The GCSE Countdown

The GCSE Countdown

  • April 5, 2019

3 school weeks to go Dear parent/carer The countdown continues – 13 school days to the first exam! This week has seen more examinations taking place with the Spanish speaking exams. The Easter holidays are now upon us and in-between the eating of chocolate and the

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NCS 5-day residentials for Year 11 students

NCS 5-day residentials for Year 11 students

  • April 3, 2019

Year 11 have been offered this fantastic opportunity from NCS, the National Citizens Service, to complete a 20 day course including 2, 5 day residentials, one with outdoor activities and the second building personal skills. A fantastic way for them to spend their Summer holidays once

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The GCSE Countdown – 5 school weeks to go

The GCSE Countdown – 5 school weeks to go

  • March 22, 2019

School Week (18/3 to 22/3) Dear parent/carer The countdown continues – 25 school days to the first exam! We have had another excellent week at school and I will be writing to you next week with details of some of the key dates for Year 11

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Year 10 & 11 ‘Memory Wall’ community outreach art project

Year 10 & 11 ‘Memory Wall’ community outreach art project

  • March 4, 2019

Year 10 & 11 Art students have begun work on a community outreach art project with Miss Hayward and Mr Lynn, to provide a ‘Memory Wall’ mural to be installed at Anglebury Court residential home. This allows residents, families and staff to reconnect with their memories

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The GCSE Countdown – 9 school weeks to go

The GCSE Countdown – 9 school weeks to go

  • February 18, 2019

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

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Mentoring 2019 at The Purbeck School

Mentoring 2019 at The Purbeck School

  • February 18, 2019

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

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Year 11 Parent Information Evening

Year 11 Parent Information Evening

  • October 19, 2018

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

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Football News

Football News

  • October 5, 2018

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

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Year 10/11 Rugby – Purbeck 46 Lytchett 0

Year 10/11 Rugby – Purbeck 46 Lytchett 0

  • September 20, 2018

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

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