Summer Progress Reports

Summer Progress Reports

  • July 18, 2019

Summer progress reports for years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12 will be published on SIMS Parent, SIMS Student and Moodle tomorrow. SIMS Parent is a new system which will soon replace Moodle.  It allows you to access your child’s data from a smartphone, tablet or

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Year 12 History – Adventures in Wiltshire!

Year 12 History – Adventures in Wiltshire!

  • July 8, 2019

Fifteen Year 12 History students attended an Enrichment Day, visiting Neolithic sites in Wiltshire. After a classroom briefing on British Prehistory by Mr Rainsley, they travelled to the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. They marched many kilometres around the Wiltshire countryside, exploring and studying sites

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The Purbeck School Sixth Form welcome Major General J M Cowan

The Purbeck School Sixth Form welcome Major General J M Cowan

  • May 16, 2019

On Wednesday 8th May we were delighted to welcome Major General Cowan to talk to our year 12 and 13 students about his life, opportunities and situations in which he has demonstrated leadership. His talk was both fascinating and inspiring to our students. He also talked

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Visit from Dr Jon Boakes

Visit from Dr Jon Boakes

  • March 13, 2019

Dr Jon Boakes – a psychologist from St Anne’s hospital gave a talk to the Year 12 and Year 13 Psychology students on 12th March. There was a great deal of interesting information on careers in Psychology and career paths. Dr Boakes also showed the students

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Autumn reports for Year 12 and 13 students

Autumn reports for Year 12 and 13 students

  • January 22, 2019

Autumn reports for Year 12 and 13 students will be published on Moodle and the SIMS Parent app on Thursday 24th January.  Paper copies will also be available for collection at the parents evening. SIMS Parent will soon replace Moodle.  The new system allows you to

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True Life Conference

True Life Conference

  • December 21, 2018

On 7th December Year 12 & 13 Sociology students attended a ‘True Life Conference.’ This was a chance for students to develop their understanding of crime and deviance for their A-Level paper through engagement with reformed criminals. Students were able to hear first-hand about the factors

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Bath Spa University lecturer visits students at Purbeck

Bath Spa University lecturer visits students at Purbeck

  • November 9, 2018

As an early precursor to our Careers Fortnight, this week Dr Elaine Wainwright, lecturer of Psychology at Bath Spa University, gave a very informative and engaging presentation to Year 12 and 13 students of Psychology. Dr Wainwright gave an insight into the many fascinating topics studied

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Year 12 Mock Interview Day

Year 12 Mock Interview Day

  • July 23, 2018

On Thursday 16th July all of our Year 12 students were given the opportunity to have a mock interview in preparation for their university, Higher apprenticeship or employment applications.  The volunteer interviewers came from a wide range of local businesses which gave our students the best possible

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Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

  • July 19, 2018

Year 12 Chemistry students have been developing their organic synthesis and analysis skills with help from Bath University post graduate Chemistry students.  Students planned a synthetic route for the synthesis of aspirin and then carried it out in the lab. The product was then purified and

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