UKMT Junior Maths Challenge 2019

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge 2019

  • June 5, 2019

The results are in! April saw 87 students sitting the Junior Maths Challenge, a yearly paper designed to stimulate mathematical problem solving.  Four students were awarded Gold, seven students were awarded Silver and seventeen students achieved Bronze. Congratulations to all of the Year 7s and 8s

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UKMT Intermediate Challenge

UKMT Intermediate Challenge

  • March 15, 2019

The beginning of March saw four Key Stage 3 students travelling to The Bishop of Winchester Academy in Bournemouth to take part in the UK Mathematics Trust Intermediate Team Challenge. After multiple Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates were awarded to individuals for the UKMT Intermediate Challenge

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Year 7/8 Handball Dorset Youth Games

Year 7/8 Handball Dorset Youth Games

  • March 1, 2019

This team of girls have worked really hard over the last few weeks since their exciting qualifier. The team consists of both year 7 and year 8 girls who have only recently started playing handball. The first match against Wey Walley was a great start, they

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Year 8 Boys Dorset School Handball Champions

Year 8 Boys Dorset School Handball Champions

  • March 1, 2019

Purbeck’s year 8 boys continued their unbeaten run to 8 games successfully winning the Dorset School Games without losing a game! Purbeck started brightly against a very big Wey Valley side who were tactically outwitted with a strong zone defence and swish counter attack convincingly winning

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Netball News

Netball News

  • October 16, 2018

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

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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 7 – 9 Home Learning

Year 7 – 9 Home Learning

  • September 21, 2018

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

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LEGO Workshop

LEGO Workshop

  • July 20, 2018

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

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Careers talks for Years 7, 8 and 9 students

Careers talks for Years 7, 8 and 9 students

  • July 9, 2018

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

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Rowing success; Dorset School Games

Rowing success; Dorset School Games

  • June 21, 2018

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

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