Year 9 Pedssa Netball Tournament

Year 9 Pedssa Netball Tournament

This was the first game of the season and what a game to start with! Canford were the girl’s first game in the tournament. Their goal shooter was the tallest year 9 girl at the tournament and she did not miss. Needless to say the girls lost this game but this did not damped their spirits. The

Read More

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

Read More

Rugby News

Rugby News

Year 10 Rugby Result – Purbeck 38 St Edwards 20 The Purbeck year 10 rugby team made an excellent start to their season with a comprehensive win against a very physical St Edwards team. Purbeck started brightly with a great kick-off return camping themselves in the St Edwards half, eventually moving the defences from left to

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Year 9 Rounders Tournament

Year 9 Rounders Tournament

For once the weather had been kind and the girls arrived at Thomas Hardy on a hot summer’s day. Their first match was against Budmouth. Their fielding was awesome and their opponents found it hard to score half a rounder let alone 1 whole rounder. This was a promising start and the girls won 3½ v

Read More

Year 9 Rounders v St Edwards

Year 9 Rounders v St Edwards

Purbeck 10 v St Edwards 4 ½ What a great start to the season! The girls showed excellent fielding skills and great tactical awareness and this was pivotal in their success. They worked together well as a team and made it difficult for St Edwards to score. Our batting is a work in progress but I’m

Read More

The Intermediate Kangaroo Maths Challenge

The Intermediate Kangaroo Maths Challenge

We have just had some fantastic results from The Intermediate Kangaroo Maths Challenge. Two of our Year 9 students, Joseph Daly and Sam Ward, qualified for the ‘kangaroo’ following some excellent results in the Intermediate Challenge. They both did themselves and the school proud.  A particular mention must go to Joseph who scored a fantastic 124

Read More