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 7 – 9 Home Learning

Year 7 – 9 Home Learning

Dear Parent / Carer, At The Purbeck School, we know completing home learning is essential to long term academic success. It allows our students to extend their learning and to reinforce what has been learnt in class. Every day, your child is expected to study for around one hour. Home learning will be in three 20

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LEGO Workshop

LEGO Workshop

We had an exciting opportunity with Bournemouth University STEM Outreach Programme, they visited School Friday 6th July 2018 to deliver a thrilling workshop to some of our female students in year 7, 8 and 9. This workshop combined design, engineering and programming with team work and problem solving skills.  Pupils worked in small teams to program and

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Careers talks for Years 7, 8 and 9 students

Careers talks for Years 7, 8 and 9 students

On Monday 9th July, Year 7,8 and 9 students were treated to a series of short talks from Natalie Mason (Battens Solicitors), Andy Burnett (Chococo) and Tom Clarke (National Trust). The speakers talked about their career and their journey to where they are now,  delivering lots of hints and tips about employability skills, education being for life

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Rowing success; Dorset School Games

Rowing success; Dorset School Games

We took a team of rowers to the Dorset school games at Bryanston yesterday to compete against the best of the rest in Dorset. It was a really good day in which the students worked really hard in some really tough events. The Year 7 girls team won the team event with Ruby Simcox coming 3rd in

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The Junior Maths Challenge

The Junior Maths Challenge

We have just had some fantastic results from The Junior Maths Challenge. In April over one hundred of our Year 7 and 8 students took part in the challenge.  A national competition which attracts interest from over 4000 schools.  The paper is made up of lively and intriguing questions designed to stimulate interest in mathematical and

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Ollie Rogers Golf success

Ollie Rogers Golf success

Year 7 student Ollie Rogers has been competing in the Peter Alliss Young Masters Championship. This is a national competition played over four rounds on four different golf courses. Ollie played the final round of the Dorset regional qualifier this weekend, which he duly won with a 40 point stableford score placing him in outright 2nd over

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CPR lessons for Years 7, 8 and 9

CPR lessons for Years 7, 8 and 9

Over the last few weeks we have made use of the British Heart Foundations equipment, teaching pupils in Yr7/8/9 CPR. They provided us with a step by step DVD and mannequins for our students to practise on. It is estimated that if all students in secondary school were taught CPR as part of their curriculum 5000

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