Ode to Joy

In honour of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, and in celebration of our music making during lockdown, we are thrilled to share this magnificent virtual arrangement of ‘Ode to Joy’, recorded by 78 Perrott pupils and staff during lockdown. Hats off to our extraordinary Director of Music, Mr Shortman, along with our entire music department and talented […]

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24th July 2020

Prepping for the Future

Earlier this year, Perrott Hill was selected as one of only a handful of prep schools across the country to appear in a new IAPS and ITN Productions collaboration, ‘Prepping for the Future’. Designed to showcase the very best of what a prep school education can offer in today’s ever-changing world, the film crew spent a day with us […]

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21st July 2020

Pre-Prep Prize Giving

Very well done to our wonderful Year 2 children, who impressed Ms Williams, Miss Fussell and Ms Skiverton so much this term (and across the year) that they were ALL awarded the Head of Pre-Prep Cup at their end-of-term Prize Giving ceremony! We are very proud of you, Year 2, and know you’ll make the […]

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20th July 2020

Latin Play Competition

Years 5, 6 and 7 took part in our annual Latin Play Competition at the end of term, presided over by the brilliant Mrs Cashmore, Head of Classics at King’s College Taunton. Mr Patrick was delighted with the quality of the performances, with special mention going to our newest pupils who threw themselves into the challenge […]

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20th July 2020

The Final Week

Year 8 started their final week with a spot of ‘day camping’ at school, with prizes for the fastest and best tents; very well done to winners Elvie and Amy-Charlotte. Mrs Layfield and Mrs Palmer’s group packed an all-important camera with them so were able to share these lovely pics on their return – that’s […]

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10th July 2020

Creative Writing Success

Congratulations to Year 5 pupil, Rosie, for her success in the Canford Creative Writing Competition. Rosie’s story, ‘Hidden Hero’, was awarded Highly Commended in an extremely strong field, with the judges praising the imaginative and ambitious entries across the board. Many thanks to all at Canford for an exciting programme of competitions and workshops this term and […]

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10th July 2020

Virtual Sports Day

The scores are in and the winning House from this year’s virtual sports day is… Quantocks! Very well done to you all and a special mention to Tommy (Year 7), Sam (Year 4), and Daisie (Year 3), for a superb set of individual scores. Many thanks to our wonderful Director of Sport, Mr Sheldon, for […]

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3rd July 2020

Year 2 History

Year 2 have been studying famous people and looking at how the different views and attitudes of people in the past have shaped our world today. They particularly enjoyed learning about political activist and suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, before having a go at writing their own speeches about women’s rights. The resulting work, which includes the […]

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3rd July 2020

The Rainbow Fish

Our Nursery children have been reading ‘The Rainbow Fish’ in class and loved stopping in the Rose Garden to look at the fish. As part of their literacy work, the children also made robot masks and then used their ‘robot’ voices to sound out and spell items in the classroom, such as p.e.n and b.o.x. […]

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3rd July 2020