Summer Term Open Mornings

We are excited to announce our Summer Term Open Morning dates! We will be holding two Virtual Open Mornings on Friday 7th and Friday 14th May and an Open Morning at school, in accordance with all government guidelines, on Friday 21st May. Please do get in touch if you’d like to explore our multi-award-winning school […]

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19th March 2021

Ballet is Back

Our Pre-Prep ballet dancers are back in action and it’s gallops a-go-go in the Grundy Hall! EYFS children are exercising skips and first and second position along with curtsies/bows, relevé, plié, sauté and échappé, while Years 1 and 2 are working on retiré, balancer and pas de chat. Meanwhile Year 3 (not pictured) are practising […]

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19th March 2021

Book Club

Years 6-8 turned out in force for last week’s Book Club, where they shared their thoughts on Philip Pullman’s ‘Northern Lights’. An animated discussion on the central themes of love, betrayal, religion and science ensued and pupils were keen to give their opinion on the recent BBC adaptation, too. The star of the show was […]

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16th March 2021

Scholarship News

We are delighted to share some more scholarship news. Congratulations to Harry, who has been awarded an All Rounder (Thompson) Scholarship to Radley, to Erica, who has been awarded an Academic Scholarship to King’s Bruton alongside her Music Exhibition, and to George, who has been awarded a Sport Exhibition to King’s College, Taunton. Very well […]

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16th March 2021

Short Story Winners

Very well done to Harry (Year 6) and Jessica (Year 4), who were recently named the winners of a short story competition to raise money and awareness for the Forde Abbey Riding for the Disabled Carriage Riding Group. The competition was organised by 10 year-old Erin, a pupil at Combe St Nicholas Primary School whose […]

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11th March 2021

Year 7 Debate

We expected the motion of last Friday’s Year 7 Debate on Teams to be a hot potato and it certainly did not disappoint! The question of whether or not violent video games should be banned was hotly contested and despite persuasive arguments from proposers Eleanor, Harry and Sophie our Chairman, Ollie, declared Magnus, Barnaby and […]

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11th March 2021

The Week’s Schools Guide

The Week’s Independent Schools Guide is out today and we are delighted to feature not once but twice. Our Head of English, Mrs Byrne, was invited to share some essential reading for prep children in the Joy of Books feature on page 35 (she has recommended the book ‘Lampie’ by Annet Schaap) and we are […]

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5th March 2021

World Book Day

World Book Day at Perrott Hill! From Mr McCullough as James Bond in The World is not a Nerf (see what he did there…) to Mr Silk as Farmer Boggis with a plethora of Fantastic Mr Foxes to seek out, pupils and staff had great fun celebrating all things books this week. Well done to […]

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5th March 2021

Art in Pre-Prep

Our Reception class were excited and proud to show off their fantastic work to celebrate Chinese New Year last week, while Year 1 have been wowing Mr Edgar with their 3D polar bears. Meanwhile, our Nursery children have been measuring different items and printing welly footprints on paper this morning. We can’t wait to have […]

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1st March 2021