EYFS Trip to Waitrose

Our Nursery and Reception children enjoyed a hugely entertaining and informative trip to Waitrose in Crewkerne this week, to consolidate this term’s learning about food. As well as going behind the scenes and seeing the lorry turntable, they looked at how the food is sourced, stored and distributed. They also got to fill up their […]

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15th November 2019

King’s Bruton Hockey Training

Many thanks to Mr Eriksson from King’s Bruton for a fantastic indoor hockey training session earlier in the term. The senior girls worked on developing their skills and playing in a new environment, alongside their friends from All Hallows’ School. A top afternoon of hockey.

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15th November 2019

Trip to The Nutcracker

Year 6 and 7 pupils enjoyed a captivating trip to the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil on Wednesday, to watch the final performance of The Nutcracker. It was an inspirational evening of theatre and ballet, featuring a live orchestra with over 30 musicians! Our thanks to Mr Shortman, Mr McCullough and Mr Silk for masterminding and accompanying […]

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13th November 2019

Simon Cox Lecture

As part of our renowned Lecture Programme for Years 3 to 8, Perrott parent Simon Cox gave a fascinating insight into rowing at elite level. Simon, who is currently Consultant Performance Director for the Czech national team and is helping them prepare for the Tokyo Olympics, talked through the different roles and responsibilities in a […]

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13th November 2019

Rugby Coaching with Nic Sestaret

Former Exeter Chiefs winger Nic Sestaret gave a terrific coaching session on Top Field last week. Nic, who is now Director of Rugby at Taunton School, worked on contact skills and ball presentation as well as setting the back line effectively to give options close and on the flanks. Many thanks for a top afternoon […]

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13th November 2019

The Humble Spud

Many thanks to local gardener and self-confessed ‘spud fanatic’ Keith Mayes for his informative and entertaining talk about potatoes on Thursday. For the past fortnight, the Grundy Hall has played host to a fascinating exhibition of 100 types of potatoes, representing a very small selection of the varieties Keith grows on his allotment nearby (there […]

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12th November 2019

Welcome to Feltonfleet

This weekend, we welcomed our friends from Feltonfleet Prep School to play an annual remembrance fixture that dates back to the earliest days of our inception. In 1940, during the Second World War, the children and staff from Feltonfleet were evacuated to North Perrott Manor, where they stayed for the duration of the war. Upon […]

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12th November 2019

Remembrance Service

The Prep School came together for a moving Remembrance Service in St Martin’s Church in North Perrott on Monday, with a superb address by Lieutenant General Sir Barney White-Spunner KCB, CBE. Sir Barney spoke to the children about the importance of remembering through actions, rather than just words; of honouring the fallen by making the […]

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12th November 2019

Halloween Disco

Many thanks to our amazing Friends of Perrott Hill for a gloriously gruesome Halloween Disco before half term. Years 5-8 had a great time dancing the evening away in the Grundy Hall! Very well done to Emma, Scarlet, Lily, Tilly and Evie for scooping the best dressed award – and to Levi, Sam and Alistair […]

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5th November 2019

Year 8 Girls’ Loft Night

It was the Year 8 girls’ turn for their Loft Night in the dorms recently, complete with face masks, popcorn and a film. Huge thanks to Mrs Layfield and Miss Hand for a brilliant evening! Next up, it’s the Year 5 and 6 girls – and we hear they’re very excited…

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5th November 2019