Netball News

Netball News

Year 8/9 Netball Purbeck 13 Lychett 2 Considering this was the girls’ first game of the season, and it being a mixed team of year 8 and year 9 who haven’t played together as a team, the effort and team work was phenomenal.  The girls were a shooter down and Mia Petto stepped up to play

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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 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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The Tenner Challenge: 2018

The Tenner Challenge: 2018

Throughout the month of March, 8 groups of Year 8 students volunteered to take part the Tenner Challenge 2018 which is a national competition run by Young Enterprise. All groups were pledged £10 and had one month to set up and run their own business, gaining first-hand experience of what it’s like to be an entrepreneur.

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Sporting Success at the Youth Sport Games

Sporting Success at the Youth Sport Games

Year 8 Girls Handball Despite taking a relatively inexperienced U13 girls team over to the Dorset School Games they came back as champions due to sheer resilience and hard work. As the games progressed, the girls gained in confidence and by the end of the tournament were by far the superior team in the competition. Purbeck

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The Purbeck Selling Challenge

The Purbeck Selling Challenge

A fantastic selection of sweet treats and gifts were available for purchase on Tuesday 5th December ranging from cakes to salt dough tree decorations and handmade key rings / earrings. 10 groups of Year 9 students and 1 group of Year 8 students demonstrated their entrepreneurial skills and talents by taking part in The Purbeck Selling Challenge.

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