New Scholarships Announced

We are delighted to announce a new scholarship structure at Perrott Hill, with 9+ and 11+ scholarships now available. The scholarships are open to children currently in Years 4 and 6, who demonstrate significant potential in one or more areas of school life. Scholarship day is on Friday 7th February 2020 and the following categories […]

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29th November 2019

Bryanston Sevens Tournament

Well done to our U11 and U13s, who played some great rugby at the Bryanston Sevens tournament this week. “The opening clashes saw Perrott play some lovely sevens, drawing the opposition from side to side and exploiting the gaps,” says Director of Sport, Mr Sheldon. “With so few players on the pitch though, it is […]

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29th November 2019

Prep School Strings Day

Many thanks to all at King’s College, Taunton for an incredible Prep School Strings Day this week. Our pupils thoroughly enjoyed getting into the festive spirit alongside The Downs Preparatory School, Exeter Cathedral School and King’s Hall School – and the music they all produced together was nothing short of remarkable. Well done, everyone.

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28th November 2019

Art Scholars’ Workshop

The Grundy Hall played host to an incredible art scholars’ workshop with former Perrott parent and photographer extraordinaire, Deborah Johnson, last weekend. Following some lighting demonstrations covering quality of light and lighting patterns, the group discussed why and when they would use different lighting and then recreated a set up from a Rembrandt painting. Pupils […]

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28th November 2019

John Grundy Lecture

We were honoured to welcome John Grundy, son of our founding Headmaster, back to school last week. John rolled back the years in his lecture for Years 2-8 as he described growing up in the early days of Perrott Hill. With the help of cine footage and a sequence of photographs he traced the history […]

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28th November 2019

Year 8 Debate

Last Friday saw an excellent Year 8 debate on whether prisons should place punishment before rehabilitation. A lively exchange of views resulted in a hard earned win for the opposition. Congratulations to Oliver, Nia and Luke who proposed the motion and to Jemima, Sebastian and Ronnie, their opposers. Our thanks to Sam who chaired the […]

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22nd November 2019

Tutankhamun Exhibition

Year 3 are studying ancient Egyptians in history this term and visited The Tutankhamun Exhibition in Dorchester last week for some hands-on learning. As well as looking at the life of Tutankhamun and seeing many replica artefacts belonging to him, the children learned about archaeologist Howard Carter, Lord Carnarvon and Lady Evelyn, and the discovery of the […]

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22nd November 2019

Year 6 Mock Trial

It was a pleasure to host our friends from surrounding primary schools Ash, All Saints in Montacute, Chilthorne Domer, East Coker and Preston this morning for our annual Year 6 Mock Trial competition. Although Perrott Hill’s prosecution team did not manage to secure the conviction of Lee Smedley, a suspected fly tipper, they won the […]

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21st November 2019

Year 7 Art Project

Year 7 have been working on their entry for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation annual art competition, which encourages creativity, collaboration and concern for our planet. This year’s theme is ‘endangered’, exploring the thousands of species of animal, plant and insects at risk of extinction across the world. So far the art studio is home to a […]

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19th November 2019

Year 5 and 6 Girls’ Loft Night

Our Year 5 and 6 girls’ Loft Night on Friday was a huge success, with face masks, movies and much fun and laughter. Many thanks to our amazing boarding staff who work tirelessly to provide the children with such a warm and welcoming place to call home – the children’s smiles say it all!

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19th November 2019