Shortlist Success

We are delighted to reveal that Perrott Hill has been named a finalist in both our categories (Pre-Prep of the Year and the Brand Communications Award) at the Independent Schools of the Year Awards with Independent School Parent. What a testament to our talented staff! We are looking forward to attending the ceremony and finding […]

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27th September 2019

Year 7 Boarding Loft Night

The Year 7 girls took over the top floor for their ‘Loft Night’ last Friday and had a blast with bubbling blueberry facemasks, hand massages and popcorn, courtesy of Mrs Layfield and Miss Hand. This week also marked the return of the much-loved talent night, with lots of singing, dancing and laughter in the Lower Den! Many […]

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27th September 2019

Milton Abbey Choral Workshop

Our choristers enjoyed a fantastic trip to Milton Abbey on Monday for a Choral Workshop and Concert alongside five other choirs. The children worked together on excerpts from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, finishing with a wonderful performance in the abbey to an audience of parents and friends. Our biggest thanks […]

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27th September 2019

Grab a Bed Night

The dorms were ringing with laughter last night as our first ‘Grab a Bed’ night of the year took place. It was so lovely to see all the Prep children, from the youngest in Year 3 up to the seniors in Year 8, come together for fun and games across the school. Many thanks to […]

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20th September 2019

U8 and U9 Rugby and Hockey

Our U8 and U9 teams enjoyed a cracking start to the season this week, with rugby and hockey matches against Sherborne Prep. It was a pleasure to host you all! Well done to all the players for their energy and commitment.

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20th September 2019

Year 8 Poetry

Year 8 read an extract from Daphne du Maurier’s gothic novel Rebecca in English this week, before looking at how atmosphere had been created in the script. They then wrote a short piece of text and, using some of Pie Corbett’s poetry rules, they chopped and changed their prose into a piece of poetry. Mrs […]

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20th September 2019

Year 7 at the BBC Proms

Year 7 pupils went to London with the Headmaster and Director of Music yesterday, where they enjoyed a guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall followed by a trip to the brilliant Wonderlab at the Science Museum, where they immersed themselves in more than 50 hands-on exhibits (special mention to Erica, who assisted in the […]

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13th September 2019

Year 6 Reading Buddies

It was lovely to see the Year 6 pupils in Pre-Prep this week; they’ve each been allocated a reading buddy in Years 1 and 2 and will spend time with them every Tuesday morning, providing support and encouragement as they build their literacy skills. Many thanks to Ms Williams, Mr Edgar, Miss Fussell and Madame […]

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11th September 2019

Parent and Toddler Group

After the summer break, our friendly and relaxed Parent and Toddler Group for 0-3 year olds returns this Friday afternoon. It is run by the wonderful Miss Becky and takes place from 2pm to 3.30pm in our Nursery, providing the perfect introduction to the school for those who may be interested in the future. If […]

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11th September 2019

Tatler Schools Guide 2020

We are thrilled with our latest review in the brilliant Tatler Schools Guide 2020 – on sale today! “One parent tells how they fell in love with this school as soon as they set eyes on the boot racks filled with muddy wellies,” it begins, before reporting that children are ‘well-mannered but full of adventure’. It […]

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5th September 2019