March 2019 - Page 2 of 2 - Perrott Hill

Canford Visit

Many thanks to Mr Salmon and Mr Vandvik from Canford for an informative visit this week. They had a tour of the school, ran a Q&A session with our Year 8 pupils about the transition to senior school and enjoyed lunch with selected pupils in Years 6 and 7. We look forward to seeing you both […]

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12th March 2019

Show Jumping Success

Congratulations to the Perrott Hill Show Jumping team who were victorious at the Royal Windsor Horse Show Qualifier last weekend and have booked their places to compete at the prestigious event in Windsor in May. In the individual competition, Anouska and Lola came 1st and 2nd respectively. What impressive achievements – we are very proud […]

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8th March 2019

Highly Commended for Alistair

Congratulations to Year 7 pupil Alistair, whose short story ‘Stranded on Mars’ was Highly Commended at the St Mary’s Shaftesbury Born to Write competition this week. “I was staggered by the quality, the standard of writing and the pupils’ willingness to push their imagination,” said BBC journalist and Wellcome Book Prize judge, Razia Iqbal, who presented […]

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8th March 2019

World Book Day

To kick off our World Book Day celebrations yesterday, we held a special assembly to announce the winners of our creative writing competition. From Year 3 pupil Horatio’s fantastic use of imagery to build the tension in My Scary Journey (‘the thorns looked like fingernails that were going to scratch me,’ he wrote) all the […]

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8th March 2019

Perrott Young Farmers

Our Perrott Young Farmers paid a visit to the North Perrott Fruit Farm this weekend for the grand opening of their 24/7 organic whole milk vending machine, in conjunction with Holy Cow Organic. This is the first whole milk vending machine South Somerset and West Dorset, offering people the chance to purchase milk with zero miles and zero […]

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5th March 2019

Meg Dyos Lecture

Many thanks to Old Perrott Hillian Meg Dyos, who gave a captivating lecture to Years 3 to 8 recently about her row across the Pacific in 2015-16 as part of the Coxless Crew. The all-female team rowed 8,446 miles, setting two world records and raising more than £65k for their charities, Walking With The Wounded and Breast Cancer […]

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5th March 2019

Millfield and Milton Abbey Scholarships

More exciting scholarship news… Congratulations to Henry, who has been awarded a Rugby Scholarship to Millfield, and Georgina, who has gained a Drama Scholarship to Milton Abbey. Two well-earned accolades – very well done to you both.

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5th March 2019

Hot off the Press!

We are thrilled to bits to see Perrott Hill highlighted in The Week’s Independent Schools Guide, as part of their revered ‘best of the best preps’ feature. We are one of only 15 schools across the country to be selected – and the only one to have been singled out for our excellent extra-curricular programme […]

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1st March 2019