Spring Concert

The Spring Concert was an absolute triumph, with incredible performances from our junior and senior choirs, Year 8 singers, orchestra, wind band and soloists (not forgetting our Year 2 violinists, who performed in the rehearsal). Many thanks to our fabulous music teachers and peripatetic team and to the mastermind behind it all – our wonderful […]

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27th March 2019

Paper Crane Art Project

Following his recent trip to the Children’s Peace Monument (or ‘Tower of a Thousand Cranes’ as it is sometimes known) in Hiroshima, Year 8 pupil and Head Boy, Stanley, has been working on his own paper crane installation in the art studio. “I was really inspired by my visit to the monument,” he says. “It […]

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27th March 2019

Year 6 Geography Trip

Our Year 6 geographers braved the wind and the rain on their field trip to carry out data collection on the River Axe last week. As well as investigating river processes at work they measured the depth, width and speed of the river from its source in Cheddington to its mouth in Seaton. Many thanks […]

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27th March 2019

Prefects’ Tea

Our Heads of School came together for Prefects’ Tea in the Headmaster’s Study recently, where they discussed everything from their roles at Perrott to their ambitions at their next schools. Prefects are appointed in Year 8 as recognition of their personal qualities and efforts and it’s their job to set the tone through their conduct […]

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27th March 2019

House Poetry

Last Friday saw our annual House Poetry Recitations and, from the Year 4 children opening the show with French poem ‘J’aime Papa J’aime Maman’ to the incredible house and individual performances from Pre-Prep all the way up to Year 8, we didn’t want to it end. Very well done to all the winners and to […]

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19th March 2019

Year 7 Debate

For the first time in recent Perrott Hill history, last week’s Year 7 debate was too close to call! Pupils were contesting the motion, ‘This house believes that break time is more important than lesson time,’ with some well-researched and thought-provoking arguments put forward by both sides. Very well done to all the children involved […]

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19th March 2019

Scholarship News

Yet more scholarship news this week… Many congratulations to Ed, who has been awarded an Academic Exhibition and Ted, who has been awarded an Art Scholarship, both to Sherborne School. Very well done, boys. This takes the number of scholarships this year to an incredible 24 awards (across 16 pupils), out of a year group […]

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18th March 2019

Goodnight Mister Tom

We were blown away by the incredible Year 6 production of Goodnight Mister Tom last week. As well as some stand-out performances on the stage, the musical accompaniment was in the form of a band made up entirely of Year 6 pupils – impressive! We loved the beautiful rendition of Grade 5 song, A Nightingale […]

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18th March 2019

Circle Time in Nursery

Our Nursery children have been enjoying some cross-curricular English, maths and science this term. Following a discussion about classic folktale The Gingerbread Man and how long it might take to bake their own gingerbread man, the children looked at time – and had a ‘race’ involving four different egg timers. Finally, they did their daily […]

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18th March 2019

U8 Football Tournament

Well done to our U8s who took part in the Millfield Football Tournament this weekend. The boys had a brilliant afternoon of football and played their socks off. Many thanks to our friends at Millfield and Port Regis for some great matches.

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12th March 2019