Music at Mapperton House

Hot on the heels of our special Advent service at St Martin’s Church in North Perrott, 44 of our pupils performed at an evening of Christmas Carols and Readings at Mapperton House. What a joyously informal evening of music making it was, concluding with a stonking rendition of ‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas’ with […]

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18th December 2018

Year 7 Public Speaking Competition

Our annual Year 7 Public Speaking Competition was a great success this month; each pupil had just two minutes to talk about the best human invention, using their powers of persuasion to convince our guest judge, Mr Giles Robinson from Sherborne School, that theirs should be chosen. Very well done to Jemima, who came 1st […]

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18th December 2018

U9s Hockey Success

Earlier this month, our U9s celebrated a great morning at the Hazlegrove Hockey Tournament. They tried exceptionally hard, came second in their group to go through to the knockout stage and finished joint third place with Taunton School. Well done, girls – we are very proud of you.

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18th December 2018

Millfield Rugby Training

Former England and Bath prop forward and Director of Rugby at Millfield School, John Mallett, gave a brilliant coaching session to our Year 7 and 8 boys earlier in the term. One of his protégés at Millfield was Manu Tuilagi, who played for England in last Saturday’s fixture against Australia. ‘After all this time, he […]

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17th December 2018

Archaeology Lecture by Peter Ginn

Years 3 to 8 benefited from a brilliant lecture by Perrott parent Peter Ginn this term, which took in his early days studying Egyptian archaeology as a student at University College London right up until his role as co-presenter of the acclaimed BBC Two ‘Historical Farm’ series. He gave a fascinating insight into what it takes […]

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17th December 2018

Year 2 Hockey Match

Our Year 2 children took part in their first hockey match this term, alongside our friends at Sherborne Prep. What a brilliantly supportive atmosphere it was for all the children, who thoroughly enjoyed it and are now looking forward to many more matches to come!

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17th December 2018