The Purbeck School

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Display catchment area
School Type
Community school
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on a catchment area
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was not oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Good

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Not Oversubscribed
Priority admission
Catchment area
Cutoff type
Cutoff distance
Admission number
Number of preferences
Not Known

Past admissions status is no guarantee of future admissions, we advise you to always check with the school.


Admissions history

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School Admission area in 2018

  • Not Oversubscribed

This school was able to offer places to everyone who applied on time in 2018 for admission to year 7.

Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Easier to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has been increasing for the last 1 year. This mean it's easier to get a place inside.

Secondary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Age range
11-18 years old
Class size
19 pupils
Does not apply
English as first language
97% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
51% / 49% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
14% of pupils


GCSE: Pupils achieving 5 or more good passes (inc English and Maths)
Sixth form: Average point score per pupil
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2009 2011 2014
Ofsted Grade: 2 3 2
Quality of Teaching: 2 3 2
Achievement of Pupils: 2 3 2
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 2 2 2
Leadership and Management: 2 3 2
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Dorset

Schools near Worgret Road, Wareham, BH20 4PF

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
The Purbeck School
No 2 - Good
Lytchett Minster School
Yes 2 - Good
Carter Community School
No 2 - Good
Poole High School
Yes 2 - Good
Parkstone Grammar School
Yes 1 - Outstanding
The Bournemouth and Poole College
Unknown NR Not Rated
Corfe Hills School
No 3 - Requires Improvement
The Swanage School
No 2 - Good
Poole Grammar School
Yes 2 - Good
St Edward's Roman Catholic/Church of England School, Poole
Yes 2 - Good