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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Year 13 Geography students take action on climate change

Year 13 Geography students take action on climate change

  • February 15, 2019

This week, in recognition of the stand students across the world are taking to prompt our governments acting further on the issue of climate change, our Year 13 A-Level Geography students wrote to our local MP, Michael Tomlinson, to express our concerns on the issue of

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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 13 Awards Evening

Year 13 Awards Evening

  • May 11, 2018

On Thursday 3rd of May, the Year 13 Awards Evening was held in the Purbeck Hall to celebrate the academic success of students and also the many ways in which they have contributed to the school and the community. The evening began with the Prefect and House

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Sixth Form trip to Krakow and Berlin

Sixth Form trip to Krakow and Berlin

  • February 23, 2018

Nineteen students from Years 12 and 13 flew to a cold and snowy Krakow in Poland at the end of the half term break. They spent three days in Krakow before travelling overnight by bus to Berlin in Germany, where they spent another three days, before

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Careers Fair 2017

Careers Fair 2017

  • January 8, 2018

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

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